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What is Better Chevrolet Kalos or Kia Pride?

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11 reasons to buy Chevrolet Kalos

Engine and transmission
More engine power

72 bhp vs 63 bhp

53 kw. vs 47 kw.

13% or 9 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 104 nM vs 97 nM 7% or 7 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 98 mph vs 91 mph 7 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 54.25 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 6% or 3.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 33.19 mpg vs 35.28 mpg 6% or 2.09 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 97 g/mile 2% or 2 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 45 liters vs 38 liters 16% or 7 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1455 kg vs 1270 kg 13% or 185 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 500 kg vs 300 kg 40% or 200 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1100 kg vs 880 kg 20% or 220 kg

6 reasons to buy Kia Pride

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 71 mm vs 68.5 mm 4% or 2.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 83.6 mm vs 78 mm 7% or 5.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.6 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 2.1 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 42.22 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 4% or 1.89 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 795 kg vs 990 kg 25% or 195 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 8.6 meters vs 10.06 meters 17% or 1.46 meters

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Kalos vs. Kia Pride

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1150 cm3 vs 1324 cm3 13% or 174 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3880 mm vs 3565 mm 8% or 315 mm shorter
Width 1670 mm vs 1605 mm 4% or 65 mm wider
Height 1495 mm vs 1460 mm 2% or 35 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2480 mm vs 2295 mm 7% or 185 mm more
Front tires size 185/60 R14 vs 165/70 R12
Rear tires size 185/60 R14 vs 165/70 R12
Spare wheel Compact vs 165/70 R12
Type of wheels 14" steel vs 4.5 X 12
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)