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2005 Kia Shuma II vs. 2005 Kia Optima

To start off, both 2005 Kia Shuma II and 2005 Kia Optima were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,670 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Kia Optima is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Kia Optima (170 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 61 more horse power than 2005 Kia Shuma II. (109 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Kia Optima should accelerate faster than 2005 Kia Shuma II. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Kia Shuma II weights approximately 513 kg more than 2005 Kia Optima.

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 Optima (245 Nm) has 88 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Kia Shuma II. (157 Nm). This means 2005 Kia Optima will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Kia Shuma II.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Kia Shuma II 2005 Kia Optima
Make Kia Kia
Model Shuma II Optima
Year Released 2005 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1793 cc 2670 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 109 HP 170 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 157 Nm 245 Nm
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 87 mm
Engine Stroke Size 87 mm 75 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2000 kg 1487 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2640 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 65 L


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