The Citroen consumes 2.2 l less fuel in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Kia Optima Sedan. The difference at the level of 2.2 l will be quite very appreciable in everyday usage of the vehicle. In the long run it will bring you a considerable reduction of costs.
The Citroen has 73 % more torque in relation to the Kia Optima. Even though the majority of drivers do not take into consideration the maximum torque when choosing a car, it describes the best how a vehicle is speeding up. In this case the difference is relevant hence the Citroen will give you better feeling of driving.
The Citroen DS5 consumes 3.1 l less fuel in urban cycle than the Kia Optima. The difference at the level of 3.1 l is very significant in daily using vehicle. Additionally, during many months it may generate huge savings. Moreover you shoule take int consideration that estimated results of the average fuel consumption may be considerably raised if you move swiftly. The difference in fuel consumption of the vehicles compared by you is so huge that you should consider to choose vehicles with similar engines. Only then will the comparision have a sense.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Kia Optima Sedan accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h relatively slower than the Citroen DS5 2.0 HDi 163HP manual. The
difference in the amount of
7 percent is
not really significant and it should
not be substantially taken by you into
consideration for selecting the better one of compared
The top speed possible to be reached by the Citroen DS5 is greater in comparison to this of the Kia Optima which allows to cover the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 2 percent is little and is imperceptible in daily driving.
Maximal torque RPM
This big difference stems from the fact that both compared vehicles are equipped with various engines. The Citroen DS5 is equipped with the diesel engine and the Kia Optima Sedan 2.0 DOHC 165HP manual has the petrol engine. Because of the fact that these cars has different kinds of engines, comparing this characteristic has no sense.
Width of a car directly influences on interior space for travelers and also stability during driving. The width of the Citroen DS5 2.0 HDi 163HP manual is larger by 37 millimeters than the Kia Optima and is not really important. The average for the „middle” class amounts to 1,764 millimeters and is by 6 percent larger than the same feature of the Citroen DS5 2.0 HDi 163HP manual.
Maximum load capacity
Gross trailer weight
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Citroen, which is by 3 % higher than the Kia Optima, would be appropriate pick for you. However, compared vehicles do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much noticeable.