Kia Enterprise

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Kia Enterprise
20100731 kia enterprise 01.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Kia Motors
Production 1998-2002
Assembly Gwangmyeong, South Korea, Sohari Plant
Body and chassis
Class Full-size luxury car
Body style 4-door sedan
Layout FR layout
Platform HE platform
Related Mazda Sentia
Powertrain
Engine 2.5L J5-DE V6
3.0L JE-ZE V6
3.6L JE V6
Transmission 5-speed automatic transmission
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,850 mm (112 in)
Length 5,200 mm (200 in)
Width 1,810 mm (71 in)
Height 1,435 mm (56.5 in)
Curb weight 1,530 kg (3,370 lb)-1,620 kg (3,570 lb)
Chronology
Predecessor Kia Potentia
Successor Kia Opirus

The Enterprise is a sedan built by Kia Motors, based on the Mazda Sentia. It was made available for sale in 1998. It was powered by one of three Mazda-sourced petrol engines of 2.5, 3.0, or 3.6 litres. These proved to be unremarkable in performance but excellent for reliability. The Enterprise has a FR layout with multilink front and rear suspension. In 2002, it was replaced by the Kia Opirus, a platform shared with the Hyundai Grandeur.

Rear view of Kia Enterprise