Kia Clarus Wagon 1998 Design Interior Exterior Car

The Kia Credos in South Korea and Australia known as Kia Clarus in Europe was Kia’s first large scale manufacturing substantial family car, and depended on the running apparatus of the pre-1997 Mazda Capella, which went at a bargain in Korea in 1995, and in Australia in 1998.

It was controlled by one of two Mazda sourced petrol motors with 1.8 and 2.0 liters, which turned out to be unremarkable in execution yet fabulous for dependability (additionally utilized a 2.0 Rover KV6 motor). A diesel-fueled option was not accessible. The auto’s inside was dull yet roomy and agreeable, and additionally the boot being gigantic. The approaching cost for the essential 1.8 SX was £11,000 – around £4,000 not exactly the comparable Ford Mondeo and Vauxhall Vectra.

body type 4/5 seater estate/station wagon
number of doors 5
mm inches
wheelbase 2659 104.7
track/tread (front) 1500 59.1
track/tread (rear) 1500 59.1
length 4750 187
width 1785 70.3
height 1440 56.7
ground clearance 170 6.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
kerb weight 1249 kg 2754 lb
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
cylinders Straight 4
capacity 1.8 litre
1793 cc
(109.416 cu in)
bore × stroke 81 × 87 mm
3.19 × 3.43 in
bore/stroke ratio 0.93
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 116 PS (114 bhp) (85 kW)
at 5750 rpm
specific output 63.6 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 152 Nm (112 ft·lb) (15.5 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
specific torque 84.77 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1065.3 kPa (154.5 psi)
maximum rpm 6500 rpm
engine coolant Water
unitary capacity 448.25 cc
aspiration Normal
compressor N/A
intercooler None
catalytic converter Y
maximum speed 185 km/h (115 mph)
power-to-weight ratio 92.54 PS/g
68.06 kW/g
91.27 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
weight-to-power ratio 14.69 kg/kW
24.54 lb/bhp
fuel consumption 12.1/7.8/9.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km 12.1/7.8/9.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre 8.3/12.8/10.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
uk mpg 23.3/36.2/30.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
us mpg 19.4/30.2/25.3 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
calculatedco2 215.76 g/km
engine position front
engine layout transverse
drive wheels front wheel drive
torque split N/A
steering rack & pinion PAS
wheel size front 5½JJ x 14
wheel size rear 5½JJ x 14
tyres front 195/65 R 14
tyres rear 195/65 R 14
brakes f/r VeDi/Di-S-ABS
gearbox 5 speed manual
top gear ratio 0.8
final drive ratio 4.11

Kia Clarus Wagon 1998 Design Interior Exterior Car

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