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2005 Honda Accord vs. 2011 Kia Picanto

To start off, 2011 Kia Picanto is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Honda Accord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Honda Accord would be higher. At 2,204 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Honda Accord (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 74 more horse power than 2011 Kia Picanto. (64 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 2011 Kia Picanto. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 795 kg more than 2011 Kia Picanto. 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 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 253 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Kia Picanto. (94 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Kia Picanto.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Honda Accord 2011 Kia Picanto
Make Honda Kia
Model Accord Picanto
Year Released 2005 2011
Body Type Station Wagon Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2204 cc 1086 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 64 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 347 Nm 94 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 16.7:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 195 km/hour 154 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 10.1 seconds 15.1 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1645 kg 850 kg
Vehicle Length 4760 mm 3500 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1600 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2380 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5.8 L/100km 5.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 35 L


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