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2003 Kia Sorento vs. 2005 Maserati Spyder

To start off, 2005 Maserati Spyder is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Kia Sorento. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Kia Sorento would be higher. At 4,244 cc, 2005 Maserati Spyder is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Maserati Spyder (385 HP @ 4500 RPM) has 193 more horse power than 2003 Kia Sorento. (192 HP @ 5750 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Maserati Spyder should accelerate faster than 2003 Kia Sorento. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Kia Sorento weights approximately 310 kg more than 2005 Maserati Spyder.

Because 2003 Kia Sorento is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Maserati Spyder. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2003 Kia Sorento will offer significantly more control. 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 Maserati Spyder (451 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 141 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Kia Sorento. (310 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Maserati Spyder will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Kia Sorento.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Kia Sorento 2005 Maserati Spyder
Make Kia Maserati
Model Sorento Spyder
Year Released 2003 2005
Body Type SUV Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3489 cc 4244 cc
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 192 HP 385 HP
Engine RPM 5750 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 310 Nm 451 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 93 mm 92 mm
Engine Stroke Size 85.8 mm 80 mm
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1990 kg 1680 kg
Vehicle Length 4500 mm 4310 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1710 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2450 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 88 L


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