The Kia Sportage III SUV is equipped with petrol which produce by 29 percent more horsepower over the the engine of the Dacia Duster SUV 1.6 16V 105HP manual 4x4, giving the vehicle a much more sporty character. It seems to be better car to those who would like to experience thrill of drive a sports car.
The Kia uses 13 percent less fuel in the combined cycle than the Dacia Duster SUV. The Kia Sportage III, which is classified in „small off-road 4x4” class consumes by 0.5 l less amount of fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle amounts to 7.5 l.
The Kia has 20 Nm more torque when compared to the Dacia Duster SUV 1.6 16V 105HP manual 4x4. Even though the majority of drivers do not appreciate the maximum torque when buying a car, it reflects the best how fast a car is speeding up. In this case the difference is quite small and for that reason it probably will not make a real difference in feeling of driving a car.
The Kia burns 2.2 l less fuel in urban cycle than the Dacia Duster SUV. The difference at the level of 21 % is very significant in using vehicle. Additionally, during several years it may generate gigantic cost savings. Moreover keep in mind that presented results of the average fuel efficiency can be considerably increased if you drive swiftly. The difference in fuel economy of the vehicles selected by you is so big that you should consider to choose vehicles with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference in the amount of 13 percent shows that the Dacia is the worst vehicle of these two presented. In the „compact SUV class, being represented by the Dacia Duster, the medium acceleration is 10.9 s and is by 18 percent higher than this of Dacia car.
The top velocity of the Kia Sportage III is greater compared with the Dacia Duster by 11, which allows the Kia Sportage III SUV 1.6 GDI 135HP manual to cover quicker long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 11 % is small and will be negligible in everyday driving.
distance between left and right side of a car directly influences on the amount of space for passengers and also stability during driving. The width of the Kia is larger by 35 millimeters than the Dacia and is not really important. The medium for the „small off-road 4x4” segment amounts to around 1,797 millimeters and is by 3 percent smaller than the same feature of the Kia Sportage III SUV 1.6 GDI 135HP manual.
Number of gears
The Kia Sportage III SUV have a higher gear count compared with the Dacia which means
that Kia Sportage III would have
better acceleration and lesser fuel consumption. But the difference is not big and unless you are drag
racer at a timed event you would not even
notice the difference.
The Kia Sportage III is 3 percent longer when compared to the Dacia Duster. The length of the car is important in respect of travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The Kia Sportage III SUV probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Kia Sportage III SUV 1.6 GDI 135HP manual will be better driven ,however, the Dacia Duster will be a slightly easier to park because of shorter length .
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of loading massive amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars of 1 percent in favor of the Kia Sportage III SUV is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.