The fuel economy is distinctly to Nissan's advantage. This automobile uses 32 % fewer gasoline in the mixed cycle in relation to the Kia. It is also worth to know that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the mini 4x4 class, in which the Nissan Qashqai II is classified, equals to 7.5 l while the Nissan Qashqai II consumes by 25 percent less fuel than the average.
The Nissan Qashqai II has 5 Nm more torque than the Kia. Although the vast majority of people do not take into consideration the maximum torque when buying a vehicle, it reflects the best how a vehicle acclerates. In this case the difference is not really big and for that reason it probably will not make a real difference in feeling of driving a car.
The Nissan Qashqai II burns up 3.5 l fewer fuel in the city in relation to the Kia Sportage II. The difference at the level of 34 % is very big in everyday use of vehicle. Additionally, during several years it will bring huge savings. Moreover keep in mind that estimated results of the average fuel efficiency can be considerably lifted if you drive swiftly. The difference in fuel economy of the vehicles selected by you is so tremendous that you should consider to choose vehicles with similar engines. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
The Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual features 105 liters
than the Kia Sportage II 2.0 i 16V 142HP manual.
Such a difference is significant
and it will distinctly matters in terms
of the comfort of the
car’s usage. At the same time that
the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual has
trunk size than the average in its class. Bigger
luggage compartment will be useful during family
journeys as well as during
The top speed of the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual is greater in relation to this of the Kia by 4, which allows the Nissan to travel quicker long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 7 kilometers per hour is small and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in rotations per minute at which the maximum torque is produced distinctly indicates that a vehicle with an engine that doesn’t need taking it up at high revs is this of the Nissan Qashqai II. The engine of the Kia Sportage II reaches its full efficiency at 4,495 revolutions/minute which is by 55 percent worst result than the Nissan Qashqai II.
Nissan Qashqai II has 1 percent longer wheelbase when compared to the Kia. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Number of gears
The Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual have a higher gear count compared with the Kia which means
that Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual would have
better acceleration and better fuel
economy. But the difference is quiet
little and unless you are drag
racing at a timed event you would not even
notice the difference.
The Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual is 1 percent longer in relation to the Kia. The length of the vehicle is important when it comes to travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The Nissan very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Nissan Qashqai II will be better driven but the Kia Sportage II will be a bit easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Production of the older car began much more earlier than Kia Sportage II and for this reason we may expect that this vehicle has not so advanced solutions used.