Kia Soul: Specifications - Suspension SystemKia Soul: Specifications

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Suspension System / Specifications

Specifications
Front Suspension
Item
Specification
Suspension type
MacPherson Strut
Shock absorber Type
Gas
Coil spring
Free Height [I.D. color]
327.9mm (12.9842 in.) [Violet - Yellow]

Rear Suspension
Item
Specification
Suspension type
Torsion Beam Axle
Shock absorber  Type
Gas (Mono tube)
Coil spring
Free Height [I.D. color]
318.0 mm (12.5297 in.) [White - Gray]

Wheel & Tire
Item
Specification
Wheel
Aluminum
6.5J * 16
Tire
205/60 R16
Tire pressure
230+7 kPa (33psi+1.0psi)

Wheel Alignment
Item
Specification
Front
Rear
Toe-in
Individual
0.05°±0.1°
0.15° (+0.25° / -0.15°)
Total
0.1°±0.2°
0.3° (+0.5° / -0.3°)
Camber angle
-0.5°±0.5°
-1.5°±0.5°
Caster angle
5.1°±0.5°
?-
King-pin angle
13.4°±0.5°
?-
Ride height
395±10mm

Tightening Torques
Front Suspension
Item
Tightening torque (kgf.m)
Nm
kgf.m
lb-ft
Wheel Hub nuts
88.3 ~ 107.9
9.0 ~ 11.0
65.1 ~ 79.6
Wheel speed sensor mounting bolt
6.8 ~ 10.7
0.7 ~ 1.1
5.0 ~ 7.9
wheel speed sensor wiring bracket bolt
8.8 ~ 13.7
0.9 ~ 1.4
6.5 ~ 10.1
Strut assembly upper mounting nut
44.1 ~ 58.8
4.5 ~ 6.0
32.5 ~ 43.3
Strut assembly lower mounting bolt
137.3 ~ 156.9
14.0 ~ 16.0
101.3 ~ 115.7
Strut assembly lock nut
58.8 ~ 68.6
6.0 ~ 7.0
43.4 ~ 50.6
Lower arm mounting bolt (forward)
117.7 ~ 137.3
12.0 ~ 14.0
86.8 ~ 101.3
Lower arm mounting bolt (rearward)
156.9 ~ 176.5
16.0 ~ 18.0
115.7 ~ 130.2
Lower arm ball joint mounting bolt & nut
58.8 ~ 70.6
6.0 ~ 7.2
43.4 ~ 52.1
Stabilizer link nut (to strut)
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Stabilizer bar nut ( to stabilizer link)
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~ 12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Stabilizer bracket mounting bolts
44.1 ~ 53.9
4.5 ~ 5.5
32.5 ~ 39.8
Tie rod end nut
24.5 ~ 33.3
2.4 ~ 3.4
17.4 ~ 24.5
Universal joint mounting bolt
32.4 ~ 37.3
3.3 ~ 3.8
23.9 ~ 27.5
Roll rod stopper & bracket bolt
107.9 ~ 127.5
11.0 ~ 13.0
79.6 ~ 94.0
Roll rod stopper mounting bolt
49.0 ~ 63.7
5.0 ~ 6.5
36.2 ~ 47.0
Cross member mounting (to body)
156.9 ~ 176.5
16.0 ~ 18.0
115.7 ~ 130.2
Power electric frame support mounting nut [LH]
49.0 ~ 63.7
5.0 ~ 6.5
36.2 ~ 47.0
Power electric frame support mounting nut [RH]
78.5 ~ 98.1
8.0 ~ 10.0
57.9 ~ 72.3
Accumulator mounting bolt
6.8 ~ 10.7
0.7 ~ 1.1
5.0 ~ 7.9

Rear Suspension
Item
Tightening torque (kgf.m)
Nm
kgf.m
lb-ft
Wheel Hub nuts
88.3 ~ 107.9
9.0 ~ 11.0
65.1 ~ 79.6
Rear caliper guide rod bolt
21.6 ~ 31.4
2.2 ~ 3.2
15.9 ~ 23.1
Rear caliper mounting bolt
63.7 ~ 73.5
6.5 ~ 7.5
47.0 ~ 54.2
Wheel speed sensor mounting bolt
6.8 ~ 10.7
0.7 ~ 1.1
5.0 ~ 7.9
Parking cable bracket
8.8 ~ 13.7
0.9 ~ 1.4
6.5 ~ 10.1
Disc fixing screw
4.9 ~ 5.9
0.5 ~ 0.6
3.6 ~ 4.3
Shock absorber upper bolt
49.0 ~ 63.7
5.0 ~ 6.5
36.2 ~ 47.0
Shock absorber lower bolt
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~ 12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Rear heb assembly
49.0 ~ 58.8
5.0 ~ 6.0
36.1 ~ 43.3
Torsion beam axle to body
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~ 12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8

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