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2005 Kia Shuma II vs. 2000 Kia Rio

To start off, 2005 Kia Shuma II is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Kia Rio. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Kia Rio would be higher. At 1,793 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Kia Shuma II is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Kia Shuma II (109 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 35 more horse power than 2000 Kia Rio. (74 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Kia Shuma II should accelerate faster than 2000 Kia Rio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Kia Shuma II weights approximately 1075 kg more than 2000 Kia Rio. 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 Kia Shuma II (157 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 36 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Kia Rio. (121 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Kia Shuma II will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Kia Rio.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Kia Shuma II 2000 Kia Rio
Make Kia Kia
Model Shuma II Rio
Year Released 2005 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1793 cc 1343 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 109 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 157 Nm 121 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2000 kg 925 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4220 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2420 mm


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