2007 Kia Rio vs. 2005 Kia Sedona

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 Sedona. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Kia Sedona would be higher. At 3,491 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Kia Sedona is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Kia Sedona (195 HP @ 4150 RPM) has 101 more horse power than 2007 Kia Rio. (94 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Kia Sedona should accelerate faster than 2007 Kia Rio. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Kia Sedona weights approximately 1114 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 Sedona (296 Nm) has 171 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Kia Rio. (125 Nm). This means 2005 Kia Sedona 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 Sedona
Make Kia Kia
Model Rio Sedona
Year Released 2007 2005
Body Type Sedan Minivan
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 195 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4150 RPM
Torque 125 Nm 296 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1064 kg 2178 kg
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1900 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2920 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.9 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 75 L


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