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What is Better Chevrolet Captiva or Kia Sportage?

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11 reasons to buy Chevrolet Captiva

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.5 vs 16.5 6% or 1 . 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.
More engine power

148 bhp vs 134 bhp

110 kw. vs 100 kw.

9% or 14 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.8 sec. vs 10.9 sec. 0.1 sec.
More top speed 114 mph vs 112 mph 2 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 20% or 7.91 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 45.56 mpg vs 52.33 mpg 15% or 6.77 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 32.11 mpg vs 40.41 mpg 26% or 8.3 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 58 liters 11% or 7 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2505 kg vs 2140 kg 15% or 365 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 735 kg vs 540 kg 27% or 195 kg

10 reasons to buy Kia Sportage

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.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 97 g/mile vs 119 g/mile 23% or 22 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 564 liters vs 465 liters 18% or 99 liters
More maximum trunk space 1353 liters vs 930 liters 31% or 423 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 99441 miles vs 62150 miles 38% or 37291 miles
More standard warranty - Years 7 years vs 3 years 57% or 4 years
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 18645 miles vs 9323 miles 50% or 9322 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1600 kg vs 1770 kg 11% or 170 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 11.5 meters 8% or 0.9 meters

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Captiva vs. Kia Sportage

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1991 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 0% or 4 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4635 mm vs 4440 mm 4% or 195 mm shorter
Width 1850 mm vs 1855 mm 0% or 5 mm narrower
Height 1720 mm vs 1645 mm 4% or 75 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2705 mm vs 2640 mm 2% or 65 mm more
Front tires size 215/70 R16 vs 235/55 R18
Rear tires size 215/70 R16 vs 235/55 R18
Spare wheel Compact vs 235/55 R18
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)