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2005 Kia Shuma II vs. 2000 Kia Spectra

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 Spectra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Kia Spectra 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) has 10 more horse power than 2000 Kia Spectra. (99 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Kia Shuma II should accelerate faster than 2000 Kia Spectra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Kia Shuma II weights approximately 876 kg more than 2000 Kia Spectra. 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) has 11 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Kia Spectra. (146 Nm). This means 2005 Kia Shuma II will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Kia Spectra.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Kia Shuma II 2000 Kia Spectra
Make Kia Kia
Model Shuma II Spectra
Year Released 2005 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1793 cc 1594 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 109 HP 99 HP
Torque 157 Nm 146 Nm
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 78 mm
Engine Stroke Size 87 mm 83.3 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2000 kg 1124 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4440 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2570 mm


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