The Opel Meriva II Mikrovan comes with petrol which produce by 33 % more horsepower than the Kia Venga, transforming the car to a more sporty character. It seems to be googd choice for drivers who would like to feel thrill of getting behind the wheel of a sports car.
Thanks to 37 newton meters higher torque, the engine of the Opel Meriva II Mikrovan 1.4 LPG Turbo ecoFLEX 120HP manual distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Kia. This, in turn, have a positive impact on acceleration.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum speed of the Opel is higher in comparison to this of the Kia which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 3 kilometers per hour is not big and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in revolutions per minute at which the maximum torque is delivered clearly indicates that a vehicle with an engine that doesn’t need taking it up at high revs is the one of the Opel Meriva II Mikrovan 1.4 LPG Turbo ecoFLEX 120HP manual. The engine of the Kia Venga 1.4 DOHC CVVT 90HP manual reaches its full efficiency at 3,995 revolutions per minute which is by 56 percent worst result compared with the Opel Meriva II.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Opel Meriva II Mikrovan is 149 mm wider when compared to the Kia Venga. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The winner of this comparison in the category of fuel tank capacity is Opel Meriva II Mikrovan 1.4 LPG Turbo ecoFLEX 120HP manual that can carry by 15 % more gasoline in comparison to the Kia.
Opel Meriva II Mikrovan has 39 millimeters longer wheelbase in relation to the Kia Venga. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The Opel Meriva II Mikrovan has 7 % greater engine displacement compared to the Kia Venga 1.4 DOHC CVVT 90HP manual. As the difference is small, the Opel Meriva II should accelerate a bit better, if other paramerters are equal.
The Opel Meriva II is 5 % longer in comparison to the Kia. Long cars have roomy cabin and usually provide more storage space. While the Opel Meriva II Mikrovan 1.4 LPG Turbo ecoFLEX 120HP manual seems to be better for families or those who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Kia Venga may appeal to city drivers because it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
The difference in release date between these two cars is only 1 year, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a staggering pace and for that reason the Opel Meriva II may have more advanced solutions.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of loading big amount of luggage to it. The difference at the level of 1 % to the advantage of the Opel is little and does not matter much.