Kia Sportage Timing Belt And Timing Chain List (1993 – 2017)

Does A Kia Sportage Have A Timing Belt (Cambelt) Or A Chain?

Here is a list of timing belts and timing chains for a Kia Sportage. Reference the model year with the corresponding engine to see if your car has a belt or a chain.


Kia Sportage
Model YearEngineBelt / Chain
1993 - 2004 (first generation JA)2.0 L FE I4 (gasoline)timing belt
2.0 L FE DOHC I4 (gasoline)timing belt
2.0 L RF I4 (diesel)timing belt
2004 - 2010(second generation JE/KM)2.0 L Beta II I4 (gasoline)timing belt
2.7 L Delta V6 (gasoline)timing belt
2.0 L CRDI I4-T (diesel)timing belt
2010 - 2015 (third generation SL)1.6 L I4 GDI petroltiming chain
2.0 L I4 petroltiming chain
2.0 L I4 GDI (turbo)timing chain
2.4 L I4 petroltiming chain
1.7 L I4 CRDi turbo dieseltiming chain
2.0 L I4 CRDi turbo dieseltiming chain
2015 - 2017(fourth generation QL)1.6 L I4 (turbocharged petrol)timing chain
2.0 L Nu I4 (gasoline)timing chain
2.0 L Theta II I4 (turbocharged gasoline)timing chain
2.4 L Theta II I4 (gasoline)timing chain
1.7 L I4 (turbocharged diesel)timing chain
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