Kia tuning guide, we take a look at the latest and greatest tuning mods for the Cerato and report on the best trends and latest power tuning mods.
Available in standard form with power of upto 143bhp (depending on the year), so this goes to show the tuning potential of the Cerato. From this you can increase the power from anywhere between 157.3bhp to 243.1bhp which seems almost too good to be true but is possible if you have deep pockets.
To go over the 100bhp per 1000cc limit you would need to be running a pretty serious forced induction setup. If you head for a maximum power figure you need to expect a lot of unreliability. See this link for more details on Engine Tuning
Kia mods should include an engine swap to provide a better base to work from. The ‘143bhp Cerato Hatchbacks’ is a real gem in terms of power. The already BHP endowed range of Ceratos reward tuners with a satisfying power gain. Car Tuning Guide have been impressed with the addition of stainless steel exhaust systems on the Ceratos , if you want to improve your top end go with an air induction filter. You should also get a better fuel pressure regulator such as those supplied by FSE
A fast road cam will make quite a difference to the peak power of your Cerato. Getting better flow through the head of the engine would reward your Cerato with more power. So get the engine head polished and ported.
The Ceratos come in various power levels right up to 143bhp as per the Cerato Hatchback If you apply a few tuning mods to this model of Cerato you will see power gains from anywhere between 157.3bhp to 243.1bhp. But this sort of power requires some pretty heavy investment and a hell of a lot of engine work. . Many Cerato owners improve the handling of their cars with slightly stiffer springs. To avoid other problems you should lower the car no more than 36mm.
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Drifting site covering tuning and car selection for drift.
Car tuning Blog Blog with many topics covering all aspects of car tuning and driving.
Car Tuning News A news site dealing with motoring related topics.
Car Styling A really good modified car show with a picture gallery.