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1996 - 1999

General information

  • Brand: Kia
  • Model: Clarus
  • Production year: 1997 - present
  • Body: Sedan
  • Number of doors: 4-door
  • Number of car seats: 5
  • Gearbox: Automatic
  • Number of gears: 4


Wheel driveFront
Drive systemFuel engine

Fuel Engine

Cylinders position
Number of cylinders4
Valves per cylinder4
Engine capacity1998
Bore x stroke86,0 x 86,0 mm
Compression ratio9,2 :1
Total max power98 Kw (133 Hp)
Total max torque171 Nm
Max power kW98
Max power HP133
Max power at RPM6000 rpm
Max torque171 Nm
Max torque at RPM4000 rpm
Fuel systemInjection
Engine typeDohc
Fuel tank capacity60 liter

Electric Engine

Electric engine power-
Electric engine torque-
Electric engine type-
Number of engines-
Battery type-
Battery capacity-
Battery voltage-
Charging 230V/16A-


Top speed180 km/h
Acceleration to 100kmh13,8 s.
Urban consumption15,4 l/100km
Highway consumption10,2 l/100km
Average consumption12,0 l/100km
CO2 Emission- g/km
Energy level-
Average distance with a full fuel tank500 km


Number of gears4
1st gear ratio2,80:1
2nd gear ratio1,54:1
3th gear ratio1,00:1
4th gear ratio0,70:1
5th gear ratio-
6th gear ratio-
7th gear ratio-
8th gear ratio-
9th gear ratio-
Reverse gear ratio2,33:1
Final drive3,70:1


Front suspensionIndependent
Rear suspensionMulti-link
Front stabilizerNo
Rear stabilizerYes
Front BrakesVentilated disc
Rear BrakesDisc
Tire size195/65R14
Turning circle10,6 m


Electronic brake distribution (EBD)No
Brake assistantNo
Driver airbag
Passenger airbagNo
Side airbagsNo
Head curtain airbagsNo
Electronic stability program (ESP)No
Traction controlNo
Locking differentialNo


Weight1247 kg
Max loading capacity523 kg
Maximum weight1770 kg
Maximum roof load70 kg


Trunk capacity351-764 l
Height cargo-
Sill height-

Body size

Height1420 mm
Wheelbase2659 mm
Front track1500 mm
Rear track1500 mm


Central door lockingYes
Keyless entryNo
Electric windows
Power steeringYes
Cruise controlNo
Air conditioningAdditional
Dual zone climatronicNo
Star stop systemNo
Sliding tilt sunroofNo
Roof railsNo
Electric mirrors
Daytime running light DRLNo