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2010 Kia Magentis vs. 2010 Chevrolet Matiz

To start off, both 2010 Kia Magentis and 2010 Chevrolet Matiz were released in the same year (2010). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 1,991 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Kia Magentis is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Kia Magentis (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 72 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Matiz. (66 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2010 Kia Magentis should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Matiz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Kia Magentis weights approximately 672 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Matiz. 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, 2010 Kia Magentis (305 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 214 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Matiz. (91 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2010 Kia Magentis will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Matiz.

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2010 Kia Magentis 2010 Chevrolet Matiz
Make Kia Chevrolet
Model Magentis Matiz
Year Released 2010 2010
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1991 cc 995 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 66 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 305 Nm 91 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 17.3:1 9.3:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 201 km/hour 151 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1602 kg 930 kg
Vehicle Length 4740 mm 3500 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1500 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2730 mm 2350 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6 L/100km 5.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 62 L 35 L


 

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