Design Specifications


Item Measurement Qualification Specification 
DIMENSIONS Overall length European models 4,615 mm (184.4 in.)*1, 4,635 mm (185.4 in.)*2 
KQ (RVi), KK (LX), KU, KX models 4,535 mm (178.5 in.) 
KQ (RVSi), KK (EX), KM (RSVi) models 4,550 mm (179.1 in.) 
KH, KY (RVSi), KD models 4,630 mm (185.2 in.) 
KY (RVi) model 4,610 mm (184.4 in.) 
Overall width  1,780 mm (70.1 in.) 
Overall height  1,710 mm (67.3 in.) 
Wheelbase  2,625 mm (103.3 in.) 
Track Front Except European, KX models 1,535 mm (60.4 in.) 
Front European model 1,540 mm (60.6 in.) 
Front KX model 1,533 mm (60.4 in.) 
Rear Except European, KX models 1,540 mm (60.6 in.) 
Rear European model 1,560 mm (62.4 in.) 
KY model 1,545 mm (61.8 in.) 
Rear KX model 1,538 mm (60.6 in.) 
Seating capacity  Five (5) 
WEIGHT Curb weight European models ( M/T model) 1,502-1,555 kg (3,304-3,421 lbs) 
European models ( A/T model) 1,526-1,579 kg (3,357-3,474 lbs) 
KQ model 1,475-1,515 kg (3,252-3,340 lbs) 
KH model 1,495-1,520 kg (3,296-3,351 lbs) 
KY model 1,500-1,565 kg (3,300-3,443 lbs) 
KU model 1,500-1,550 kg (3,300-3,410 lbs) 
KK, KM, KN, KP, KT, KW models 1,440-1,510 kg (3,175-3,329 lbs) 
KX, KU (Hongkong) models 1,535-1,545 kg (3,377-3,399 lbs) 
Max. permissible weight (EU) A/T 2,020 kg (4,444 lbs) 
M/T 1,990 kg (4,378 lbs) 
Max. permissible weight (Korea) 2WD 1,475 kg (3,245 lbs) 
4WD 1,545 kg (3,399 lbs) 
Max. loaded vehicle weight (ADR) A/T 1,940 kg (4,277 lbs) 
M/T 1,910 kg (4,211 lbs) 

*1: With soft type spare tyre cover 
*2: With hard type spare tyre cover 

Item Measurement Qualification Specification 
ENGINE Type  Water cooled, 4-stroke DOHC i-VTEC engine 
Cylinder arrangement  Inline 4-cylinder, transverse 
Bore and stroke K20A4, K20A5 engines 86 x 86 mm (3.39 x 3.39 in.) 
K24A1 engine 87 x 99 mm (3.43 x 3.90 in.) 
Displacement K20A4, K20A5 engines 1,998 cm3 (122 cu in.) 
K24A1 engine 2,354 cm3 (143 cu in.) 
Compression ratio K20A4, K20A5 engines 9.8 
K24A1 engine 9.6 
Valve train  Chain drive, DOHC i-VTEC 4 valves per cylinder 
Lubrication system  Forced, wet sump, with trochoid pump 
Oil pump displacement At 6,000 rpm (min-154.3 L (57.4 US qt, 47.8 Imp qt)/minute 
Water pump displacement At 6,000 rpm (min-182 L (87 US qt, 72 Imp qt)/minute 
Fuel required K20A4 engine
European models, K24A1 engine KY model 
Premium UNLEADED petrol with 95 research octane number or higher 
K20A4 engine
Except European models, K24A1 engine Except KY, KU (India) models 
UNLEADED petrol with 91 research octane number or higher 
K20A5 engine KP, KT models LEADED petrol with 91 research octane number or higher 
K20A5 engine
KW, IN models 
LEADED petrol with 88 research octane number or higher 
K24A1 engine
KU (India) model 
UNLEADED petrol with 93 research octane number or higher 
STARTER Type  Gear reduction 
Normal output K20A4 engine KZ model 1.0 kW 
K20A4 engine
European models 
1.1 kW 
K20A4 engine
Except European, KZ models, K20A5 engine 
1.2 kW 
K24A1 engine 1.6 kW 
Nominal voltage  12 V 
Hour rating  30 seconds 
Direction of rotation  Clockwise as viewed from gear end 
CLUTCH Clutch type M/T Single plate dry, diaphragm spring 
A/T 3-element torque converter with lock-up clutch 
Clutch friction material surface area M/T 174 cm2 (26.97 sq in.) 
MANUAL TRANSMISSION Type PSB1, PRC1 Synchronized, 5-speed forward, 1 reverse 
Primary reduction  Direct 1:1 
Gear ratio 1st 3.533 
2nd 1.769 
3rd 1.212 
4th 0.921 
5th 0.714 
Reverse 3.583 
Transfer gear Type Hypoid gear 
Gear ratio 0.904 
Differential final gear Type Single helical gear 
Gear ratio 5.062 

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Item Measurement Qualification Specification 
MANUAL TRANSMISSION Type PSA3 Synchronized, 5-speed forward, 1 reverse 
Primary reduction  Direct 1:1 
Gear ratio 1st 3.533 
2nd 1.880 
3rd 1.212 
4th 0.921 
5th 0.738 
Reverse 3.583 
Transfer gear Type Hypoid gear 
Gear ratio 0.904 
Differential final gear Type Single helical gear 
Gear ratio 4.764 
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Type PSB2, MRVA, MCVA Electronically controlled automatic, 4-speed forward, 1 reverse 
MKYA, MKZA Electronically controlled automatic, 5-speed forward, 1 reverse 
Primary reduction  Direct 1:1 
Gear ratio
PSB2, MRVA, MCVA 
1st 2.684 
2nd 1.534 
3rd 1.081 
4th 0.695 
Reverse 2.000 
Gear ratio
MKYA, MKZA 
1st 2.652 
2nd 1.516 
3rd 1.037 
4th 0.738 
5th 0.566 
Reverse 2.000 
Transfer gear Type Hypoid gear 
Gear ratio 0.904 
Differential final gear Type Single helical gear 
Gear ratio
PSB2, MRVA, MCVA 
4.562 
Gear ratio
MKYA, MKZA 
4.438 
STEERING Type  Power-assisted rack and pinion 
Overall ratio  15.06 
Turns, lock-to-lock  3.26 
Steering wheel diameter  360 mm (14.2 in.) 
SUSPENSION Type Front Independent strut with stabilizer, coil spring 
Rear Double wishbone 
Shock absorber Front Telescopic, hydraulic, nitrogen gas-filled 
Rear Telescopic, hydraulic, nitrogen gas-filled 
BRAKES Type of service brake Front Power-assisted self-adjusting ventilated disc 
Rear Power-assisted self-adjusting solid disc 
Type of parking brake  Mechanical actuating, rear wheels 
Pad friction surface area Front 42 cm2 (6.5 sq in.) x 2 
Rear 21 cm2 (3.3 sq in.) x 2 
Shoe friction surface area Rear 49.0 cm2 (7.60 sq in.) x 2 

Item Measurement Qualification Specification 
TYRES Size of front and rear tyres  215/65R16 98T 
Size of spare tyre  215/65R16 98T 
AIR CONDITIONING Compressor Type Scroll 
Number of cylinder ——— 
Capacity 85.7 mL (5.23 cu in.)/rev. 
Maximum speed 12,000 rpm (min-1
Lubricant capacity 130 mL (4 1/3 fl oz) 
Lubricant type KEIHIN SP-10 
Condenser Type Corrugated fin 
Evaporator Type Corrugated fin 
Blower Type Sirocco fan 
Motor type 220 W/12 V 
Speed control Infinite variable 
Maximum capacity 480 m3 (16.900 cu ft)/h 
Temperature control  Air-mix type 
Compressor clutch Type Dry, single plate, poly-V belt drive 
Electrical power consumption at 20 °C (68 °F) 42 W maximum at 12 V 
Refrigerant Type HFC-134a (R-134a) 
Capacity 480-530 g (16.9-18.7 oz) 
ELECTRICAL RATINGS Battery  12 V-36 AH/5 HR, 12 V-45 AH/20 HR 
Starter  12 V-1.0 kW, 1.1 kW, 1.2 kW, 1.6 kW 
Alternator  12 V-90 A 
Fuses Under-hood fuse/relay box 100 A, 40 A, 30 A, 20 A, 15 A, 10 A 
Under-dash fuse/relay box 30 A, 20 A, 15 A, 10 A, 7.5 A 
Light bulbs Headlight high beam 12 V-60 W 
Headlight low beam 12 V-55 W 
Front turn signal lights 12 V-21 W 
Front side marker lights 12 V-5 W 
Front parking lights 12 V-5 W 
Rear turn signal lights 12 V-21 W 
Side turn signal lights 12 V-5 W 
Brake/taillights 12 V-21/5 W 
Taillights 12 V-5 W (Except Taiwan model), 12 V-3 CP (Taiwan model) 
Rear fog lights 12 V-21 W 
Front fog lights 12 V-51 W 
High mount brake light 12 V-21 W 
Back-up lights 12 V-21 W 
License plate light 12 V-5 W 
Ceiling lights 12 V-8 W 
Spotlights without roof console 12 V-8 W 
Spotlights with
roof console 
12 V-4 CP 
Gauge lights 12 V-1.4 W 
Indicator lights LED, 12 V-1.4 W