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2005 Kia Shuma vs. 2000 Toyota Tundra

To start off, 2005 Kia Shuma is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Toyota Tundra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Toyota Tundra would be higher. At 4,663 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Toyota Tundra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Toyota Tundra (242 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 142 more horse power than 2005 Kia Shuma. (100 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra should accelerate faster than 2005 Kia Shuma. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Toyota Tundra weights approximately 860 kg more than 2005 Kia Shuma. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 Toyota Tundra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Kia Shuma. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra 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, 2000 Toyota Tundra (426 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 282 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Kia Shuma. (144 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2000 Toyota Tundra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Kia Shuma. 2000 Toyota Tundra has automatic transmission and 2005 Kia Shuma has manual transmission. 2005 Kia Shuma will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2000 Toyota Tundra will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Kia Shuma 2000 Toyota Tundra
Make Kia Toyota
Model Shuma Tundra
Year Released 2005 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1594 cc 4663 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 242 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 144 Nm 426 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 78.1 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 83.4 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1090 kg 1950 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 5530 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2570 mm 3270 mm


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