Kia Niro: Suspension System / Specifications

Specifications

Front Suspension

Item
Specification
Suspension type
Macpherson Strut
Shock absorber
Type
GAS

Rear Suspension

Item
Specification
Suspension type
Multi link
Shock absorber
Type
GAS

Wheel & Tire

Item
Specification
Wheel
Aluminum
6.5J * 16
7.5J * 18
Tire
205/60 R16
225/45 R18
Tire pressure
205/60 R16
2.5kg/cm?(36psi)
225/45 R18
2.5kg/cm?(36psi)

Wheel Alignment

Item
Specification


Toe-in
Total
0.1°±0.2°
0.14°±0.2°
Individual
0.05°±0.1°
0.07°±0.1°
Camber angle
-0.4°±0.5°
-1.2°±0.5°
Caster angle
4.4°±0.5°
-
King-pin angle
13.7°±0.5°
-
Ride height
397±10mm (15.6299 ± 0.3937 in.)
397±10mm (15.6299 ± 0.3937 in.)

Tightening Torques

Front Suspension

Item
Tightening torque (kgf·m)
N·m
kgf·m
lb·ft
Wheel nut
107.9 - 127.5
11.0 - 13.0
79.6 - 94.0
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 bar to sub frame
44.1 - 53.9
4.5 - 5.5
32.5 - 39.8
Lower arm to knuckle
78.4 - 98.0
8.0 - 10.0
57.8 - 72.3
Lower arm to sub frame (Front)
117.7 - 137.3
12.0 - 14.0
86.8 - 101.3
Lower arm to sub frame (Rear)
156.9 - 176.5
16.0 - 18.0
115.7 - 130.2
Strut assembly to knuckle
156.9 - 176.5
16.0 - 18.0
115.7 - 130.2
Strut assembly lock nut
53.9 - 73.5
5.5 - 7.5
39.8 - 54.2
Tie rod end nut
78.4 - 98.0
8.0 - 10.0
57.8 - 72.3
Steering gear box to sub frame
88.3 - 107.9
9.0 - 11.0
65.1 - 79.6
Sub frame stay bracket
44.1 - 53.9
4.5 - 5.5
32.5 - 39.8
Sub frame mounting nuts and bolts
156.9 - 176.5
16.0 - 18.0
115.7 - 130.2
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)
N·m
kgf·m
lb·ft
Wheel nut
107.9 - 127.5
11.0 - 13.0
79.6 - 94.0
Trailing arm to body
98.1 - 117.7
10.0 -12.0
72.3 - 86.8
Trailing arm to knuckle
137.2 - 156.9
14.0 - 16.0
101.2 - 115.7
Assist arm to sub frame
107.9 - 117.7
11.0 - 12.0
79.6 - 86.8
Assist arm to knuckle
137.3 - 156.9
14.0 -16.0
101.3 - 115.7
Lower arm to sub frame
107.9 - 117.7
11.0 - 12.0
79.6 - 86.8
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 body
58.8 - 73.5
6.0 - 7.5
43.4 - 54.2
Shock absorber to lower arm
98.1 - 117.7
10.0 -12.0
72.3 - 86.8
Stabilizer bar to stabilizer link
58.8 - 78.5
6.0 - 8.0
43.4 - 57.9
Stabilizer bar to sub frame
44.1 - 53.9
4.5 - 5.5
32.5 - 39.8
Stabilizer link to lower arm
19.6 - 29.4
2.0 - 3.0
14.5 - 21.7
Sub frame mounting bolts & nuts
156.9 - 176.5
16.0 - 18.0
115.7 - 130.2

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