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What is Better Chevrolet Epica or Kia Sorento?

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7 reasons to buy Chevrolet Epica

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

150 bhp vs 148 bhp

110 kw. vs 110 kw.

1% or 2 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.7 sec. vs 10.5 sec. 0.8 sec.
More top speed 124 mph vs 113 mph 11 mph
Other specs
Less weight 1560 kg vs 1795 kg 15% or 235 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.8 meters vs 10.9 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

16 reasons to buy Kia Sorento

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 torque 382 nM vs 320 nM 16% or 62 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 44.11 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 5% or 2.16 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 52.33 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 2% or 0.94 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 35.28 mpg vs 37.7 mpg 7% or 2.42 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 531 liters vs 480 liters 10% or 51 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 65 liters 7% or 5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2510 kg vs 2045 kg 19% or 465 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 715 kg vs 485 kg 32% or 230 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 700 kg 7% or 50 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2500 kg vs 1200 kg 52% or 1300 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 6 years vs 3 years 50% or 3 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
More standard warranty - Years 7 years vs 3 years 57% or 4 years
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 12430 miles vs 9323 miles 25% or 3107 miles

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Epica vs. Kia Sorento

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 4805 mm vs 4685 mm 2% or 120 mm shorter
Width 1810 mm vs 1885 mm 4% or 75 mm narrower
Height 1450 mm vs 1745 mm 17% or 295 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 205/60 R16 vs 235/65 R17
Rear tires size 205/60 R16 vs 235/65 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs 235/65 R17
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)