The horsepower of the Kia Picanto I is by 10 horsepowers grater in comparison to the Chevrolet Matiz II 0.8 52HP manual. As the difference is small this should not affect the car performance extensively.
The Kia Picanto I 1.0 SOHC 62HP manual has 25 % more torque in relation to the Chevrolet Matiz II. The difference at such level is relevant, what means
that the Kia Picanto I will accelerate significantly better.
The Kia Picanto I burns up 17 % less fuel in city traffic in relation to the Chevrolet. The difference at the level of 17 percent will be quite significant in using car. Additionally, during many months it will generate huge savings. Moreover you shoule take int consideration that estimated results of the average fuel efficiency can be considerably increased if you move dynamically. The difference in fuel consumption of the cars selected by you is so tremendous that you should consider to choose vehicles with similar engines. Only then will the comparision have a sense.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 2.4 s indicates that the Chevrolet Matiz II is the worst vehicle of these two compared. In the „city cars class, being represented by the Chevrolet, the average acceleration to 100km/h is 14.4 s and is by 27 percent higher than this of Chevrolet vehicle.
The top speed possible to be reached by the Kia Picanto I 1.0 SOHC 62HP manual is greater as compared to this of the Chevrolet Matiz II 0.8 52HP manual which allows to cover the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 5 kilometers per hour is not big and is not realy noticable in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A greater range and a lower value of rotations at which the highest torque is reached has an impact on an engine’s performance. Still, to get a whole view on an engine efficiency, it is worth to check a torque performance graph.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Kia Picanto I is 7 % wider when compared to the Chevrolet Matiz II. It is often clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The wheelbase of a car equals the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better car's weight distribution. Kia Picanto I has 1 percent longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Chevrolet Matiz II. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Kia Picanto I should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The engine size of the Kia is by 25 % greater when compared to the Chevrolet Matiz II 0.8 52HP manual. As a result the Chevrolet Matiz II will be more fuel efficient, but, the engine of the Kia Picanto I will be of better quality, running more smoothly and more durable.
Number of doors
A five-door car usually means a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and because of that the Kia, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats enlarging a luggage compartment, has an advantage over the 4-door Chevrolet Matiz II 0.8 52HP manual which is less comfortable to load and unload baggage.