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Third generation SL (20102016) / Kia Sportage SL Service & Repair Manual / Suspension System / Specifications

Specifications
Front Suspension
Item
Specification
Suspension type
Macpherson Strut
Shock absorber
Type
Gas
H.P.D (High Performance Damper)
Coil spring
Free Height [I.D. color]
318.1 mm (Green - Green)
312.8 mm (Yellow - Yellow)

Rear Suspension
Item
Specification
Suspension type
Multi link
Shock absorber
Type
Gas
H.P.D (High Performance Damper)
Coil spring
Free Height [I.D. color]
330.1 mm (Pink - Yellow)
317.4 mm (Pink - Orange)

Wheel & Tire
Item
Specification
Wheel
Aluminum
6.5J * 16
6.5J * 17
7.0J * 18
Tire
215/70 R16
225/60 R17
235/55 R18
Tire pressure
215/70 R16
240kPa (35psi)
225/60 R17
240kPa (35psi)
235/55 R18
235kPa (34psi)
T155/90 D16
4.2+0.07kg/cm? (60+1.0psi)

Wheel Alignment
Item
Specification
Front
Rear
Toe-in
Individual
00.1
0.10.1
Total
00.2
0.20.2
Camber angle
-0.50.5
-1.00.5
Caster angle
4.020.5
-
King-pin angle
12.910.5
-

Tightening torque
Front Suspension
Item
Tightening torque (kgf.m)
Nm
kgf.m
lb-ft
Wheel nut
88.3 ~ 107.9
9.0 ~ 11.0
65.1 ~ 79.6
Strut assembly to knuckle
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
Strut assembly lock nut
44.1 ~ 58.8
4.5 ~ 6.0
32.5 ~ 43.4
Stabilizer link to strut assembly
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Front lower arm mounting bolt (forward)
117.7 ~ 137.3
12.0 ~14.0
86.8 ~ 101.3
Front lower arm mounting bolt (rearward)
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
Lower arm to knuckle
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Stabilizer bar to stabilizer link
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Stabilizer bracket mounting bolts
44.1 ~ 53.9
4.5 ~ 5.5
32.5 ~ 39.8
Sub frame mounting bolts
176.5 ~ 196.1
18.0 ~ 20.0
130.2 ~ 144.7
Sub frame bracket mounting bolts
44.1 ~ 58.8
4.5 ~ 6.0
32.5 ~ 43.4
Tie rod end castle nut
34.3 ~ 44.1
3.5 ~ 4.5
25.3 ~ 32.5
Universal joint to pinion of steering gear
29.4 ~ 34.3
3.0 ~ 3.5
21.7 ~ 25.3
Roll rod mounting bolt & nut
107.9 ~ 127.5
11.0 ~ 13.0
79.6 ~ 94.0

Rear Suspension
Item
Tightening torque (kgf.m)
Nm
kgf.m
lb-ft
Hub nuts
88.3 ~ 107.9
9.0 ~ 11.0
65.1 ~ 79.6
Trailing arm to body
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Trailing arm to knuckle
34.3 ~ 53.9
3.5 ~ 5.5
25.3 ~ 39.8
Assist arm to sub frame
107.9 ~ 117.7
11.0 ~ 12.0
79.6 ~ 86.8
Assist arm to knuckle
2WD
44.1 ~ 53.9
4.5 ~ 5.5
32.5 ~ 39.8
4WD
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
Lower arm to sub frame
337.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~ 16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
Lower arm to knuckle
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
Upper arm to sub frame
2WD
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
4WD
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Upper arm to knuckle
2WD
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
4WD
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Shock absorber to frame
49.0 ~ 63.7
5.0 ~ 6.5
36.2 ~ 47.0
Shock absorber to knuckle
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
Stabilizer bar to stabilizer link
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Stabilizer bar to sub frame
44.1 ~ 53.9
4.5 ~ 5.5
32.5 ~ 39.8
Sub frame mounting bolt & nut
156.9 ~ 176.5
16.0 ~ 18.0
115.7 ~ 130.2

Suspension System
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