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2005 Kia Shuma II vs. 2007 Kia Sportage

To start off, 2007 Kia Sportage is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Kia Shuma II. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Kia Shuma II would be higher. At 1,975 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Kia Sportage is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Kia Sportage (139 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 30 more horse power than 2005 Kia Shuma II. (109 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Kia Sportage 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 451 kg more than 2007 Kia Sportage.

Because 2007 Kia Sportage is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Kia Shuma II. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Kia Sportage 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, 2007 Kia Sportage (189 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 32 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Kia Shuma II. (157 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2007 Kia Sportage 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 2007 Kia Sportage
Make Kia Kia
Model Shuma II Sportage
Year Released 2005 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1793 cc 1975 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 109 HP 139 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 157 Nm 189 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 85 mm
Engine Stroke Size 87 mm 88 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2000 kg 1549 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4360 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1700 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2640 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9 L/100km 8.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 58 L


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