2009 Renault Sandero vs. 2012 Daewoo Kalos

To start off, 2012 Daewoo Kalos is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Renault Sandero. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Renault Sandero would be higher. At 1,596 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Renault Sandero is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Renault Sandero (86 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 15 more horse power than 2012 Daewoo Kalos. (71 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Renault Sandero should accelerate faster than 2012 Daewoo Kalos. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Renault Sandero weights approximately 76 kg more than 2012 Daewoo Kalos. 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, 2009 Renault Sandero (127 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 23 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Daewoo Kalos. (104 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2009 Renault Sandero will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Daewoo Kalos.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Renault Sandero 2012 Daewoo Kalos
Make Renault Daewoo
Model Sandero Kalos
Year Released 2009 2012
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 1148 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 86 HP 71 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 127 Nm 104 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 68.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80.5 mm 78 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 174 km/hour 157 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.5 seconds 13.7 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1111 kg 1035 kg
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1540 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2490 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.2 L/100km 7.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 45 L


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