Kia Optima: Specifications - General Information - Suspension System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2018 Service ManualKia Optima: Specifications

Specifications

Front Suspension
Item
Specification
Suspension type
MacPherson Strut
Shock absorber
Type
H.P.D
Coil spring
Gasoline 2.0 T-GDI
Free Height [I.D. color]
297.6mm (11.7165 in.) [Yellow - Blue]
Gasoline 2.4 GDI
Free Height [I.D. color]
296.3mm (11.6653 in.) [Yellow - White]

Rear Suspension

Item
Specification
Suspension type
Multi Link-sporty
Shock absorber
Type
H.P.D
Coil spring
Gasoline 2.0 T-GDI
Free Height [I.D. color]
309.9mm (12.2008 in.) [Pink - White]
Gasoline 2.4 GDI
Free Height [I.D. color]
313.9mm (12.3582 in.) [Pink - Green]

Wheel & Tire

Item
Specification
Wheel
Aluminum
6.5J * 16
6.5J * 17
7.5J * 18
Steel
6.5J * 16
Tire
205/65 R16
215/55 R17
225/45 R18
Tire pressure
2.3 kg/cm (33psi)

Wheel Alignment

Item
Specification
Front
Rear
Toe-in
Total
0.160.2
0.170.2
Individual
0.080.1
0.0850.1
Camber angle
-0.80.5 (LH), -0.10.5 (RH)
-1.00.5
Caster angle
4.440.5
-
King-pin angle
12.730.5
-
Ride height
38910mm
38810mm

Tightening Torque

Front 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
Strut assembly to knuckle
156.9 ~ 176.5
16.0 ~ 18.0
115.7 ~ 130.2
Strut assembly lock nut
53.9 ~ 68.6
5.5 ~ 7.0
39.8 ~ 50.6
Stabilizer link to strut assembly
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Lower arm to sub frame (Front)
117.7 ~ 137.3
12.0 ~14.0
86.8 ~ 101.3
Lower arm to sub frame (Rear)
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
Cross member to body
156.9 ~ 176.5
16.0 ~ 18.0
115.7 ~ 130.2
Tie rod end castle nut
34.3 ~ 44.1
3.5 ~ 4.5
25.7 ~ 32.5
Universal joint to pinion of steering gear
29.4 ~ 34.3
3.0 ~ 3.5
21.7 ~ 25.7

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
44.1 ~ 53.9
4.5 ~ 5.5
32.5 ~ 39.8
Lower arm to sub frame
117.7 ~ 137.3
12.0 ~14.0
86.8 ~ 101.3
Lower arm to knuckle
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~ 16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
Upper arm to sub frame
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~ 16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
Upper arm to knuckle
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~ 16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
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


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