Cars KIA Sportage
In the present Management cars KIA Sportage of II lineup of the sample 1999 ÷ are considered 2002.
Along with Suzuki Vitara, Kia Sportage is one of pioneers of compact off-road cars of family Part-time 4WD, i.e., with a connected full drive. Prominent feature of the given family is the absence of interaxal differential predetermining use of a mode 4WD only at movement on a cross-country terrain with weak грунтами (a dirt, sand, snow), or on roads with a slippery or friable covering (ice, snow).
Considered models are equipped рядным 4-cylinder 16-klapannym by the petrol engine of series FE with the top arrangement of two camshafts (DOHC) in volume 2.0 l and capacity of 128 h.p., or two-litre рядным 4-cylinder 8-klapannym турбированным with the top arrangement of one camshaft (OHC) and capacity of 83 h.p. According to car appointment (an off-road car 4 х 4) the power unit is located by diesel engine RF TCI in an impellent compartment is longitudinal.
Transfer of a twisting moment from a cranked shaft of the engine to wheels of leaders of back and forward bridges is carried out by means of a 5-step manual box of a gear change (Manual transmission) / 4-step automatic transmission (АТ) and the distributing box connected to reducers of bridges by means of back and forward карданных of shaft. The distributing box is in addition equipped by the two-level reducer providing possibility of fall of transfer in an all-wheel drive mode (4L). Naves of forward wheels are standardly equipped муфтами a free wheeling with the vacuum drive providing possibility of automatic switching-off of wheels from power shafts at switching in a mode 2Н, without necessity of the movement termination. Blocking of interwheel differentials is not provided.
Опционально the back bridge can be equipped by the self-blocked differential limited проскальзывания (LSD).
Forward suspension bracket independent, two-lever, with the stabilizer of cross-section stability, back - dependent, with штанговым the directing device.
Steering drive hydrostrengthened, designs «the screw - a ball nut», widely applied on cars of sports-economic appointment (category SUV).
Base brake system - hydraulic, two-planimetric with vacuum strengthening and dynamic adjustment of distribution of brake forces. Forward brake mechanisms disk, ventilated, back - drum-type. A drive of a lay brake manual, тросовый, with an exit on brake mechanisms of back wheels.
In addition to base brake system cars KIA Sportage can be equipped by system of antiblocking of brakes (ABS) and elektronno-hydraulic system of distribution of brake forces (EBD).
Now the Russian assembly line of cars of foreign manufacture – Joint-Stock Company "áóÔ«Ô«Ó" company (Kaliningrad) lets out only petrol version KIA Sportage with a body of a frame design of type 5-dvernyj the Versatile person with standard, or extended (Grand) a body.