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What is Better BMW X1 or Kia Magentis?

Comparing BMW X1 with Kia Magentis may help you make it clear which vehicle is worth buying. Our research found 9 factors to purchase BMW X1 - it's above Kia Magentis, according to such points. But Kia Magentis also has got some benefits: look at 10 points why it's beating BMW X1. Our team gathered information about the vehicles to present a pure match of Kia Magentis with BMW X1. Compare steering or efficiency, look at length, and easily compare two cars. Though Magentis is hard to call an inferior vehicle, as Kia invested much efforts in the development. If you had the possibility, which car would you buy?

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BMW X1 Kia Magentis

9 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 83 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

143 bhp vs 140 bhp

105 kw. vs 103 kw.

2% or 3 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 305 nM 5% or 15 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.6 sec. vs 10.4 sec. 0.8 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 101 g/mile 19% or 16 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 560 kg vs 520 kg 7% or 40 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1700 kg 6% or 100 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1525 kg 4% or 55 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Kia Magentis

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.3 vs 16.5 5% or 0.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 90 mm 2% or 2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
More top speed 125 mph vs 124 mph 1 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 47.11 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 15% or 7.14 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 56.46 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 6% or 3.59 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 34.91 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 33% or 11.36 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 62 liters vs 61 liters 2% or 1 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2045 kg vs 2030 kg 1% or 15 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 75 kg 6% or 5 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.8 meters vs 11.3 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Kia Magentis

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1991 cm3 0% or 4 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4735 mm 6% or 281 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1805 mm 0% or 7 mm narrower
Height 1545 mm vs 1480 mm 4% or 65 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2720 mm 1% or 40 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/50 R17
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/50 R17
Spare wheel BMW mobile system for tire maintenance vs 215/50 R17
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)