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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2010 Kia Magentis

To start off, 2010 Kia Magentis is newer by 58 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1952 Jaguar XK. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1952 Jaguar XK would be higher. At 3,441 cc (6 cylinders), 1952 Jaguar XK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1952 Jaguar XK (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 16 more horse power than 2010 Kia Magentis. (142 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 2010 Kia Magentis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Kia Magentis weights approximately 193 kg more than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Because 1952 Jaguar XK is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1952 Jaguar XK. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Kia Magentis, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1952 Jaguar XK (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 101 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Kia Magentis. (189 Nm @ 4250 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Kia Magentis.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2010 Kia Magentis
Make Jaguar Kia
Model XK Magentis
Year Released 1952 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 142 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 189 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 86 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 201 km/hour 208 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1488 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4740 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2730 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 62 L


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