The horsepower of the Kia Clarus II Estate 1.8 i 16V 116HP manual is 14 horsepowers bigger in comparison to the Audi A4 B7 Avant 1.6 i 102HP manual. Because the difference is not big this should not affect the vehicles performance to a large extent.
The Kia has 3 % more torque in comparison to the Audi A4 B7. Even though the majority of drivers do not appreciate the maximum torque when buying a vehicle, it reflects the best how a car acclerates. In this case the difference is insensible so the difference will not be much noticeable.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference that amounts to 2.3 s indicates that the Audi A4 B7 is the worst car of these two presented. In the „large family cars segment, being represented by the Audi, the average acceleration to 100km/h is 9.9 s and is by 31 percent higher than this of Audi vehicle.
Trunk capacity with seats down
Distance between two sides of a vehicle influences on the amount of space for passengers and also stability during driving. The width of the Kia Clarus II Estate 1.8 i 16V 116HP manual is larger only by 6 mm in comparison to the Audi A4 B7 Avant 1.6 i 102HP manual and is not really relevant. The medium for the „middle” class equals to 1,764 mm and is by 18 mm smaller than the same attribute of the Kia Clarus II Estate.
The wheelbase of a car means the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more desirable car's weight distribution. Kia has 5 millimeters longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Audi A4 B7 Avant. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Kia Clarus II Estate 1.8 i 16V 116HP manual should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The Kia Clarus II Estate 1.8 i 16V 116HP manual has 12 percent greater cubic capacity in comparison to the Audi A4 B7 Avant. As the difference is not big, the Kia Clarus II should accelerate slightly faster, assuming that other paramerters are equal.
Maximum load capacity
The Kia Clarus II Estate 1.8 i 16V 116HP manual is 168 mm longer when compared to the Audi A4 B7 Avant. Long vehicles are more spacious and usually have plenty of trunk space. Although the Kia Clarus II occurs to be better option for families or persons who value comfortable driving, the Audi A4 B7 Avant 1.6 i 102HP manual may appeal to women as it will not cause troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater capacity of carrying big amount of thinks to it. The difference that amounts to 70 mm in favor of the Kia Clarus II Estate is insignificant and does not matter much.