Kia Forte: Specifications - Suspension System - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service ManualKia Forte: Specifications

Second generation YD (2014-2019) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service Manual / Suspension System / Specifications

Front Suspension
Item
Specification
Suspension type
MacPherson Strut
Shock absorber
Type
Gas
Coil spring
Nu Engine MT
Free Height [I.D. color]
311.9mm (12.2795 in.) [Orange - Skyblue]
Nu Engine AT
317.4mm (12.4961 in.) [Orange - Pink]

Rear Suspension
Item
Specification
Suspension type
Torsion Beam Axle
Shock absorber  Type
Monotube
Coil spring
Nu Engine
Free Height [I.D color]
303.4mm(11.9449 in.) [Blue - White]

Wheel & Tire
Item
Specification
Front
Rear
Steel
15 inch
6.0J x 15
16 inch
6.5J x 16
Aluminum
16 inch
6.5J x 16
17 inch
7.0. x 17
Tire
15 inch
P195/65 R15
16 inch
P205/55 R16
17 inch
P215/45 R17
Spare tire
T125/80 D15
Tire pressure
kPa (psi)
P195/65 R15
220 (32)
220 (32)
P205/55 R16
220 (32)
220 (32)
P215/45 R17
220 (32)
220 (32)
T125/80 D15
420 (60)
420 (60)
PCD
Ø114.3

Wheel Alignment
Item
Specification
Front
Rear
Toe-in
Total
0.10.2
0.4 (+0.5 / -0.4)
Individual
0.050.1
0.2(+0.25 / -0.2)
Camber angle
-0.50.5
-1.50.5
Caster angle
4.130.50
-
King-pin angle
13.90.5
-
Ride height (in.)
38210mm (15.03930.3937in.)

Tightening Torque
Front Suspension
Item
Tightening torque (kgf.m)
Nm
kgf.m
lb-ft
Tire wheel hub nuts
88.3 ~ 107.9
9.0 ~ 11.0
65.1 ~ 79.6
Strut assembly to frame
44.1 ~ 58.3
4.5 ~ 6.0
32.5 ~ 43.4
Strut assembly to knuckle
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~ 16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
Strut assembly lock nut
58.3 ~ 73.5
6.0 ~ 7.5
43.4 ~ 54.2
Lower arm to sub frame (Front)
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~ 12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Lower arm to sub frame (Rear)
156.9 ~ 176.5
16.0 ~ 18.0
115.7 ~ 130.2
Lower arm to knuckle
78.5 ~ 88.3
8.0 ~9.0
57.9 ~ 65.1
Sub frame stay mounting bolts
44.1 ~ 53.9
4.5 ~ 5.5
32.5 ~ 39.8
Stabilizer link to strut assembly
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
Cross member to body
156.9 ~ 176.5
16.0 ~ 18.0
115.7 ~ 130.2
Tie rod end nut
23.5 ~ 33.3
2.4 ~ 3.4
17.4 ~ 24.6
Universal joint to pinion of steering gear
32.4 ~ 37.3
3.3 ~ 3.8
23.9 ~ 27.5

Rear Suspension
Item
Tightening torque (kgf.m)
Nm
kgf.m
lb-ft
Tire wheel hub nuts
88.3 ~ 107.9
9.0 ~ 11.0
65.1 ~ 79.6
Shock absorber to body
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~ 12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Shock absorber to torsion beam axle
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~ 12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Torsion beam axle to body
156.9 ~ 176.5
16.0 ~ 18.0
115.7 ~ 130.2

Suspension System
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Special Service Tools
Tool Name / Number Illustration Description Strut spring compressor 09546-26000 Compression of coli spring ...

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Removal
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