The Kia Sorento I 2.4 i 16V 139HP manual 4x4 distinctly loses with the Saab 9-7X 4.2 285HP in the category of amount of horses under the hood having them by 105 percent less. As a result the engine of the Saab 9-7X ,unlike the Kia Sorento I 2.4 i 16V 139HP manual 4x4, provides relatively lots of power and rapid acceleration.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle affects the amount of space for passengers as well as stability while driving. The width of the Saab 9-7X 4.2 285HP is larger by 3 % than the Kia Sorento I 2.4 i 16V 139HP manual 4x4 and is not really worth considering. The average for the „mini 4x4” segment equals to approximately 1,797 mm and is by 7 % smaller than the width of the Saab 9-7X.
The wheelbase of a car is the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more appropriate car's weight distribution. Saab has 6 percent longer wheelbase distance when compared to Kia Sorento I 2.4 i 16V 139HP manual 4x4. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Saab 9-7X should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Saab is 7 % longer when compared to the Kia. Long cars are more spacious and also provide bigger trunk. Although the Saab seems to be better option for families or persons who love the idea of comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Kia Sorento I may be more appropriate to city drivers as it will not make problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
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The difference in debut day between compared vehicles is only 3 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a fast pace and for that reason the Saab 9-7X may feature more modern technologieswhich in a consequence may deliver you more joy of having it.
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of loading big amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 9 mm in favor of the Saab is small and does not matter much.