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2012 Kia Cee'd vs. 2012 Kia Picanto

To start off, both 2012 Kia Cee'd and 2012 Kia Picanto were released in the same year (2012). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 1,591 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Kia Cee'd is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Kia Cee'd (124 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 60 more horse power than 2012 Kia Picanto. (64 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2012 Kia Cee'd should accelerate faster than 2012 Kia Picanto. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Kia Cee'd weights approximately 467 kg more than 2012 Kia Picanto. 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, 2012 Kia Cee'd (155 Nm @ 5200 RPM) has 61 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Kia Picanto. (94 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2012 Kia Cee'd will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Kia Picanto.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Kia Cee'd 2012 Kia Picanto
Make Kia Kia
Model Cee'd Picanto
Year Released 2012 2012
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1591 cc 1086 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 124 HP 64 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 155 Nm 94 Nm
Torque RPM 5200 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 77 mm 67 mm
Engine Stroke Size 85.4 mm 77 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 192 km/hour 154 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.1 seconds 15.1 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1317 kg 850 kg
Vehicle Length 4480 mm 3500 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1600 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2380 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.5 L/100km 5.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 53 L 35 L


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