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2000 Ford e-Ka vs. 2005 Seat Leon

To start off, 2005 Seat Leon is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Ford e-Ka. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Ford e-Ka would be higher. At 1,895 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Seat Leon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Seat Leon (154 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 65 more horse power than 2000 Ford e-Ka. (89 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Seat Leon should accelerate faster than 2000 Ford e-Ka. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Seat Leon weights approximately 168 kg more than 2000 Ford e-Ka. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2005 Seat Leon (320 Nm) has 130 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Ford e-Ka. (190 Nm). This means 2005 Seat Leon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Ford e-Ka. 2000 Ford e-Ka has automatic transmission and 2005 Seat Leon has manual transmission. 2005 Seat Leon will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2000 Ford e-Ka will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Ford e-Ka 2005 Seat Leon
Make Ford Seat
Model e-Ka Leon
Year Released 2000 2005
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1758 cc 1895 cc
Engine Cylinders 3 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 89 HP 154 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 190 Nm 320 Nm
Top Speed 154 km/hour 215 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1208 kg 1376 kg
Wheelbase Size 2730 mm 2520 mm


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