2012 Kia Cee'd vs. 2012 Lada Niva

To start off, both 2012 Kia Cee'd and 2012 Lada Niva were released in the same year (2012). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 1,690 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Lada Niva is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Kia Cee'd (124 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 43 more horse power than 2012 Lada Niva. (81 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2012 Kia Cee'd should accelerate faster than 2012 Lada Niva. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Kia Cee'd weights approximately 32 kg more than 2012 Lada Niva. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2012 Lada Niva is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2012 Kia Cee'd. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Lada Niva will offer significantly more control. 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 27 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Lada Niva. (128 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2012 Kia Cee'd will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Lada Niva.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Kia Cee'd 2012 Lada Niva
Make Kia Lada
Model Cee'd Niva
Year Released 2012 2012
Body Type Hatchback SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1591 cc 1690 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 124 HP 81 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 155 Nm 128 Nm
Torque RPM 5200 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 77 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 85.4 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 192 km/hour 137 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.1 seconds 19.3 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1317 kg 1285 kg
Vehicle Length 4480 mm 3730 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1690 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2210 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.5 L/100km 11.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 53 L 45 L


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