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2011 Kia Sportage Technical Specifications
Body configuration Compact CUV
Body type Steel unibody
Drivetrain layout Front engine, front drive
Passenger capacity 5
  2.4L I4 (ULEV) 2.4L I4 (SULEV)
Type Four-cylinder, iron block and aluminum head Four-cylinder, iron block and aluminum head
Valve gear DOHC with CVVT DOHC
Horsepower (hp @ rpm) 176 @ 6000 170 @ 6000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 168 @ 4000 163 @ 4000
Bore x stroke (mm) 88 x 97 88 x 97
Displacement (cc) 2359 2359
Compression ratio 10.5:1 10.5:1
Emissions rating ULEV SULEV
Fuel tank capacity (gal.) 14.5 14.5
Coolant capacity (qt.) 7.5 7.5
Engine oil capacity (qt.) 4.9 4.9
  2.4L I4
Transmission Six-speed manual, Electronically-controlled overdrive w/ Sportmatic (TM) Six-speed automatic, Electronically-controlled overdrive w/ Sportmatic(TM)
Drive type FWD FWD/AWD
Gear ratios :1 M/T A/T
1st 3.267 4.212
2nd 1.794 2.637
3rd 1.542 1.8
4th 1.176 1.386
5th 0.974 1
6th 0.829 0.772
Reverse 3.416 3.385
Final drive 5.071/3.737 (1,2,R/3,4,5,6) 3.195
Clutch type Dry single plate, Diaphragm spring type Torque converter
AWD System N/A Active, full-time, electro-hydraulic control
Front Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Rear Independent, multi-link, stabilizer bar
Type Motor power assisted rack-and-pinion
Turns, lock-to-lock 2.96
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft.) 34.7
Front 11.0-inch ventilated discs (FWD)
11.8-inch ventilated discs (AWD)
Rear 10.3-inch solid discs (FWD)
11.2-inch solid discs (AWD)
Tires P215/70R16 silica (Base/LX)
P225/60R17 silica (LX optional);
P235/55R18 silica (EX)
Wheels 16-inch alloy (Base/LX)
17-inch alloy (LX Optional)
18-inch alloy (EX)