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Limited Slip Dif in the 2.0L?

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Does anyone know if the limited slip dif is only available in the GT? Will it be standard in the 2.0L as well? Will it be an option for the 2.0L?
 

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I remember reading that both engine options share the 8 speed transmission with limited slip differential. The AWD gets torque vectoring.
 

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I have read that the LSD will be optional on RWD versions (2.0T and 3.3TT). Not a standard feature :(
 

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I have read that the LSD will be optional on RWD versions (2.0T and 3.3TT). Not a standard feature :(
Interesting, I wonder if it varies between different countries.
 

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Can be yes, LSD in snow makes somewhat sense.
 

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Does anyone know if the limited slip dif is only available in the GT? Will it be standard in the 2.0L as well? Will it be an option for the 2.0L?
http://www.kiastinger.org/forum/thr...both-RWD-amp-AWD-4cyl-amp-V6)?p=1487#post1487

Updated all the US spec trim levels, standard options, and packages for ya.

V6 TT is the only one that will get the LSD and it's only available in the RWD model.

*but I'm sure wait a while and people will be swapping in the LSD from the V6 to the turbo 4cyl. ;)
 
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Glad to know its availble on all trim levels.
 

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I ended up buying a GT without the lsd as the dealer said it is only available in yellow in the GT trim; not available at all in the GT1 trim and standard in the GT 2 trim. I don?t like the yellow (I purchased one in white), and wasn?t willing to spend an extra 10 grand to get the lsd in GT 2 trim.
 
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I ended up buying a GT without the lsd as the dealer said it is only available in yellow in the GT trim; not available at all in the GT1 trim and standard in the GT 2 trim. I don?t like the yellow (I purchased one in white), and wasn?t willing to spend an extra 10 grand to get the lsd in GT 2 trim.
Judging from this thread's date the information might have changed. From kia.com you can get LSD an an option on the GT regardless of color. It comes standard on the GT2. And for someone odd reason only known to Kia it's not an option on the GT1.
 

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Yes, it shows as an option, but when I tried to order one with the lsd, it wouldn?t let the dealer do so. Has anybody been able to order the GT with the lsd as an option (besides the yellow special edition)?
 

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Maybe our forum guru [MENTION=291]MurlinatoR[/MENTION] may be able to shed some light on this.
 

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Maybe our forum guru [MENTION=291]MurlinatoR[/MENTION] may be able to shed some light on this.
Hey folks. Okay, so the LSD is part of the ADAS system AND AWD. So, if you choose the RWD model in GT and want the LSD, you need to add the ADAS package. It's standard on the GT2 because ADAS is also standard. They ONLY way to get the LSD in a GT1 is to take AWD.

Colors do NOT dictate the LSD, except in the even of getting the Sunset yellow in a GT with RWD because they did NOT produce any Sunset GT RWD models with ADAS.
 
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Hey folks. Okay, so the LSD is part of the ADAS system AND AWD. So, if you choose the RWD model in GT and want the LSD, you need to add the ADAS package. It's standard on the GT2 because ADAS is also standard. They ONLY way to get the LSD in a GT1 is to take AWD.
It was my understanding that AWD did not use LSD on the rear axle. Am I wrong? Makes a difference on the rear end lube used when changing it. Wish we had access to service manuals, but it's all online these days and proprietary.
 

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It was my understanding that AWD did not use LSD on the rear axle. Am I wrong? Makes a difference on the rear end lube used when changing it. Wish we had access to service manuals, but it's all online these days and proprietary.
Technically, that is correct. The LSD is close to the same thing that the torque vectoring system does. LSD is mechanical and the TV is electronic. They both will push the power to the tire with grip.
 
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OK. I didn't think the mechanical LSD was used on the AWD.
 


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