The horsepower of the Kia Sorento II is 34 hp grater in relation to the Opel Antara. While the difference is little this should not affect the vehicles performance in a noticeable way.
The Kia Sorento II SUV uses 9 % fewer fuel in the combined cycle in comparison to the Opel Antara. The Kia Sorento II SUV, being classified in „mini 4x4” segment consumes by 1.2 l more of fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle is 7.5 l.
Maximum torque of the Kia Sorento II SUV 2.4 DOHC 174HP manual is 3 percent bigger than the Opel Antara SUV. As a result, the Kia Sorento II will accelerate somewhat swifter and be better to overtake other cars. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine may also cause that the Kia Sorento II SUV 2.4 DOHC 174HP manual will burn up less fuel per 100 kilometers.
The Kia Sorento II SUV 2.4 DOHC 174HP manual uses 15 % less in the city in relation to the Opel Antara SUV 2.4 ECOTEC 140HP manual 4x4. The difference in the amount of 15 % is not realy noticeable in everyday usage of the vehicle nonetheless within a year it would allow you to make a real savings.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference at the level of 1.4 s indicates that the Opel Antara SUV is slightly beaten here. In the „compact SUV” class, to which the Opel is assigned, the average acceleration amounts to 10.9 s and is by 1 sek faster than acceleration of Opel’s vehicle.
With more trunk space the Kia Sorento II SUV 2.4 DOHC 174HP manual will have much more room for carrying things and be more usefull one than the Opel Antara SUV 2.4 ECOTEC 140HP manual 4x4. If the capacity of the luggage compartment is important to you, the Kia Sorento II SUV 2.4 DOHC 174HP manual will be better to buy because it is around 107 l larger than the trunk of its competitor.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum velocity of the Kia is greater in relation to of the Opel Antara SUV 2.4 ECOTEC 140HP manual 4x4 by 9, which allows the Kia Sorento II SUV 2.4 DOHC 174HP manual to travel faster large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 15 km/h is little and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle influences on interior space for travelers and also stability on road. The Kia Sorento II is widther by 2 % compared with the Opel Antara and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „compact SUV” class is approximately 1,797 mm and is by 5 percent smaller than the width of the Kia Sorento II SUV.
The Opel Antara SUV loses with the Kia in the field of fuel tank capacity. The Kia Sorento II SUV 2.4 DOHC 174HP manual is able to take by 4 liters more fuel than its contender.
Number of gears
The Kia Sorento II SUV 2.4 DOHC 174HP manual has a one extra
speed than the
Opel. Generally the
additional gear is used as an overdrive thanks to which the previous
speeds can be narrower in order to
allow better acceleration in the
lower gears. One more speed as well will casuse
fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
Gross trailer weight
The Kia is 3 percent longer in relation to the Opel Antara. Long vehicles more of passenger space and also provide plenty of trunk space. Although the Kia Sorento II SUV 2.4 DOHC 174HP manual occurs to be better option for families or persons who value comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Opel Antara SUV may be more appropriate to the young as it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
Given that the Opel Antara was introduced only 3 years prior to the Kia Sorento II SUV, the distance in technology used in both cars is not really huge, however, the Kia may have slightly more advanced solutions applied in it.
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of putting big amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 5 millimeters in favor of the Kia is not big and should not be really noticeable.
The Kia Sorento II has 6.6 m. less turning circle in relation to the Opel Antara SUV 2.4 ECOTEC 140HP manual 4x4. Because the difference is really significant, the Kia Sorento II SUV features better maneuverability in tight, urban traffic as opposed to the the Opel Antara, which is harder to fit in small parking space.