The Subaru Forester I uses 1.1 l fewer petrol in city traffic in relation to the Kia. The Subaru Forester I, which comes from small off-road 4x4 class, uses 2.1 l fewer gasoline. Bear in mind that average fuel consumption in the urban for the small off-road 4x4 class equals to 9.6 l, while the Subaru Forester I uses by 22 percent more fuel than the average.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a dynamic driving is what you are really in to, the Subaru Forester I is better for you because it’s
acceleration from 0 to 100 Km/h is
better compared to
With more trunk space the Subaru will have much more room for loading things and be more functional one than the Kia. If the capacity of the luggage compartment is what does appeal to you, the Subaru Forester I will be better to choose as it is about 75 % more spacious than the trunk of its rival.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Subaru Forester I is greater in comparison to the Kia by 18 km/h, which allows the Subaru to cover faster long distance of highway. The difference at the level of 18 kilometers per hour is little and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Subaru Forester I 2.0 122HP manual 4x4 which can contain 3 percent more fuel in comparison to the Kia Retona 2.0 i 16V 128HP manual 4x4. The medium fuel container size in the mini 4x4 segment, which is represented by the Subaru Forester I 2.0 122HP manual 4x4, is 61 liters, whereas in mini 4x4 segment (represented by the Kia Retona) it is 61 l.
The Subaru has 166 mm longer wheelbase when compared to Kia Retona. As a result the Subaru Forester I 2.0 122HP manual 4x4 is safer and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable riding.
Maximum load capacity
The Subaru is 488 mm longer in comparison to the Kia Retona. Long vehicles have more interior space and in most cases provide more storage space. Although the Subaru Forester I seems to be better choice for families or persons who love the idea of convenient rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Kia Retona may appeal to singles as it will not make problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
A Boxer engine placed in the
Subaru Forester I occurs to be noticeably
better because it has smaller dimensions and produces less vibrations in
relation to straight
What is more bear in mind
that its horizontal
configuration results in that a
vehicle has the benefit of a lower center of
gravity what affects the better grip. The advantage of engine which cylinders are arranged in a line, like the one
installed in the Kia Retona, is that thanks to its simple construction it can be fuel efficient compared to
other types of engines.
Number of doors
It is beyond the question that the five-door Subaru is more convenient and if you frequently drive with more than one passenger then it’s the format to go for. The strongest point of a five-door car is that it’s not only easier for passengers to climb into the back but it’s as well easier to place luggage and cargo into the vehicle when the rear seats are folded down. However, three-door cars like the Kia Retona very often look much cooler and for young drivers who don’t often have passengers in the back seat the Kia Retona may be better one.