2007 Kia Rio vs. 2005 Kia Amanti

To start off, 2007 Kia Rio is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Kia Amanti. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Kia Amanti would be higher. At 3,491 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Kia Amanti is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Kia Amanti (201 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 107 more horse power than 2007 Kia Rio. (94 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Kia Amanti should accelerate faster than 2007 Kia Rio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Kia Amanti weights approximately 760 kg more than 2007 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 Amanti (298 Nm) has 173 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Kia Rio. (125 Nm). This means 2005 Kia Amanti will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Kia Rio.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Kia Rio 2005 Kia Amanti
Make Kia Kia
Model Rio Amanti
Year Released 2007 2005
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1399 cc 3491 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 94 HP 201 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 125 Nm 298 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1064 kg 1824 kg
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1860 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2910 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.9 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 70 L


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