Serial production of the 4-door, 5-seater sedan Kia Capital was carried out by the Korean automaker from 1986 to 1995, although the production of limited car lots continued until 1998.
In essence, Capital was converted and manufactured under license at the Kia Motors plant in Seoul Mazda 626.
The car body had dimensions of 4430/1705/1405 mm with a wheelbase of 2520 mm and a track gauge of 1440/1430 mm.
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The car was fairly well equipped, its equipment included adjustable steering wheel height, heated mirrors, central locking, power windows and exterior mirrors, alarm, radio, air conditioning and velor seat upholstery.
The base engine was a transverse carburetor inline 4-cylinder 8-valve gasoline engine with a volume of 1.498 liters with an ohc gas distribution mechanism, which developed a power of 73 hp. (5500 rpm) and torque of 109 Nm / 3500 rpm; The maximum speed of the car reached 150 km / h. The average consumption of AI-95 gasoline was 6.5 liters per 100 kilometers.
Since 1990, the model began to be upgraded, with distributed injection, 16-valve GLX engine with increased to 115 hp. power (at 6500 rpm) and 152 Nm (at 4800 rpm) of torque.
The model had front-wheel drive and a basic 5-speed manual transmission. Since 1990, it has become possible to purchase a car with a 4-speed automatic transmission.
The car was originally used steering type "gear - rail", which had a positive effect on the handling of the car. Since 1990, the steering has been modified and received power steering.
The front suspension of the Kia Capital was a wishbone, and in the rear axle suspension struts were used.
The disc brakes installed on Capital (ventilated disc brakes on the front wheels) provided the car with effective braking. To be fair, it should be noted that not all vehicles had discs at the back, in the basic configuration the rear brakes were drum.
The size of standard tires was 165/80 R13S, and since 1990 - 185/70 R13S.
The active safety system included the ABS and Brake Assist already supplied in the basic equipment.