The horsepower is a something that majority of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Ford Ka III 1.2 Duratec 69HP manual which has by 7 horsepower more than the Kia, which makes this vehicle a bit faster. Due to more horsepower the Ford Ka III 1.2 Duratec 69HP manual will as well provide somewhat better efficiency in specific gears.
The Ford Ka III uses 2 % fewer in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Kia. The difference in the amount of 2 % is not realy noticeable. At the same time in the long run it would give a considerable reduction of costs.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference at the level of 17 % shows that the Kia Picanto I is slightly beaten here. In the „city cars” class, to which the Kia is assigned, the medium acceleration amounts to 14.4 s and is by 10 % faster than acceleration of Kia’s car.
With more trunk space the Ford will have much more room for carrying things and be more usefull vehicle compared with the Kia Picanto I 1.0 SOHC 62HP manual. If the capacity of the luggage compartment is appeals to you, the Ford Ka III 1.2 Duratec 69HP manual will be better choice as it is about 67 l larger than the trunk of its contender.
The maximum velocity of the Ford is greater compared with this of the Kia Picanto I by 9 km/h, which allows the Ford Ka III to cover quicker large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 9 km/h is little and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Ford is 4 percent wider in comparison to the Kia Picanto I. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Ford Ka III 1.2 Duratec 69HP manual has by 245 cc greater cubic capacity when compared to the Kia Picanto I. This play a little role in terms of acceleration, as both figures are quite simmilar.
The Ford is 125 millimeters longer when compared to the Kia Picanto I 1.0 SOHC 62HP manual. The length of the vehicle plays a role in terms of driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Ford Ka III probably will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Ford Ka III will be better driven ,however, the Kia Picanto I will be a slightly easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
Model release date
The difference in date of commencement of production between compared cars is only 4 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a staggering pace what may cause that the Ford Ka III 1.2 Duratec 69HP manual may feature more modern solutions.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of luggage to it. The difference of 29 millimeters in favor of the Ford is little and should not be really noticeable.