The horsepower of the Chevrolet Captiva II SUV is 24 % grater than the Kia Sportage III SUV. While the difference is not big it should not affect the vehicles performance to a large extent.
The Chevrolet has 39 percent more torque in relation to the Kia Sportage III SUV. The difference at such level is relevant, so that the Chevrolet Captiva II will be seeding up significantly better.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference at the level of 5 percent indicates that the Kia Sportage III is the worst vehicle of these two . In the „mini 4x4 class, being represented by the Kia, the average acceleration is 10.9 s and is by 0.2 s higher than this of Kia car.
The trunk of the Chevrolet is 479 liters bigger in comparison to the Kia. It is perceptible difference therefore in this category the Chevrolet will be much more useful. The larger the trunk, the more baggage you can transport.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The top speed possible to be reached by the Chevrolet Captiva II SUV 2.4 DOHC 167HP manual is greater compared with the Kia Sportage III SUV by 7, which allows the Chevrolet to travel faster large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 7 % is small and will be negligible in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A greater range and a lower number of revolutions at which the maximum torque is delivered affects an engine’s effectiveness and dynamism. Still, in order to get a whole view on an engine efficiency, it is always recommended to check a torque performance graph.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Chevrolet Captiva II is 1 percent wider in comparison to the Kia. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
In the aspect of fuel tank size it is the Chevrolet that can comprise 19 percent more fuel in comparison to the Kia Sportage III. The medium fuel container size in the compact SUV segment, from which the Chevrolet Captiva II SUV 2.4 DOHC 167HP manual comes from, equals 61 liters, whereas in compact SUV class (represented by the Kia Sportage III SUV) it equals 61 l.
The Chevrolet Captiva II SUV has 2 % longer wheelbase when compared to Kia Sportage III SUV. Thanks to this the Chevrolet Captiva II SUV is more safe and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable riding.
The engine displacement of the Chevrolet Captiva II SUV 2.4 DOHC 167HP manual is by 50 % larger than the Kia. As a result the Kia will consume less fuel, but, the engine of the Chevrolet Captiva II SUV 2.4 DOHC 167HP manual will be of better performance, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
The Chevrolet is 5 % longer in relation to the Kia. Long cars are more spacious and also have plenty of trunk space. While the Chevrolet Captiva II occurs to be better pick for families or persons who love the idea of comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Kia may be more appropriate to women as it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Kia was launched only 1 year earlier than the Chevrolet Captiva II SUV, the distance in technology used in both cars shouldn’t be really big, however, the Chevrolet Captiva II may feature slightly more new solutions applied in it.
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Chevrolet, which is by 90 mm higher than the Kia Sportage III SUV 1.6 GDI 135HP manual, would be better choice for you. However, presented vehicles do not differ much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.