Compare Honda S2000 and Kia Clarus. Which is Better?



Honda S2000
Kia Clarus
  • 6 reasons to buy the Kia Clarus

    • 1. Less fuel consumption (city)

      1.1 l/km less. The lower the fuel consumption, the more economical it is to drive the vehicle. Also, economical cars are more environmentally friendly.

      13.2 l/100 km  / 17.8 mpg(USA) 12.1 l/100 km  / 19.4 mpg(USA)
    • 2. Less fuel consumption (highway)

      0.1 l/km less. The lower the fuel consumption, the lower the pollution-causing emissions. Also, drivers save money by using an economical car.

      7.9 l/100 km  / 29.8 mpg(USA) 7.8 l/100 km  / 30.2 mpg(USA)
    • 3. Greater minimum boot capacity

      161 l more. The lower the trunk capacity, the fewer items a driver can store in the vehicle without lowering the rear seats

      143 L  / 5 cu-ft 304 L  / 10.7 cu-ft
    • 4. More seats

      3 seats more. The more seats, the more passengers the car can carry.

      2 Seats 5 Seats
    • 5. Piston stroke longer

      3 mm longer. The longer the piston stroke, the better the engine’s fuel combustion efficiency. This reduces fuel consumption and creates a more environmentally-friendly engine.

      84 mm 87 mm
    • 6. Greater fuel tank capacity

      10 l more. The greater the fuel tank capacity, the further the vehicle can travel without refueling.

      50 L  / 13.2 gallons 60 L  / 15.9 gallons
  • 11 reasons to buy the Honda S2000

    • 1. More engine power

      124 hp more. The greater the vehicle's power, the better the acceleration. Also, powerful cars go faster.

      240 hp  / 179 kW 116 hp  / 87 kW
    • 2. More torque

      56 Nm more. The higher the torque, the faster the acceleration.

      208 Nm  / 153 lb-ft 152 Nm  / 112 lb-ft
    • 3. More engine capacity

      204 cc bigger engine displacement. The greater the engine capacity, the lower the wear and tear. Larger engine capacities provide longer vehicle lifespans.

      1997 cc  / 2 L 1793 cc  / 1.8 L
    • 4. Faster acceleration from 0 to 100 kmh

      4.5 sec faster. The faster the acceleration, the faster the driver can reach optimal speed, though this can contribute to greater fuel consumption.

      6.2 sec 10.7 sec
    • 5. Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph

      4.3 sec faster. The faster the acceleration, the faster the driver can reach optimal speed, though this can contribute to greater fuel consumption.

      5.9 sec 10.2 sec
    • 6. Shorter wheelbase

      259 mm shorter. The shorter the wheelbase, the better the vehicle’s cross-country driving range. Also, shorter-wheelbase cars are easier to steer out of a skid.

      2400 mm / 94 in. 2659 mm / 105 in.
    • 7. Larger cylinder bore

      6 mm more. The larger the cylinder bore, the better the combustion chamber fills. This provides power but can also increase engine emissions.

      87 mm 81 mm
    • 8. More gears Manual transmission

      1 gears more. The more gears in a manual transmission, the less fuel a vehicle consumes while driving at highway speeds. This also reduces engine load and prolongs engine life.

      6 gears manual transmission 5 gears manual transmission
    • 9. Fewer weight

      5 kg less. The weight of the vehicle affects fuel consumption, acceleration dynamics, braking distance, etc.

      1270 kg  / 2800 lbs 1275 kg  / 2811 lbs
    • 10. Better compression

      1.5 more. The higher the compression ratio, the less fuel is required to achieve the same power. This can affect the engine's efficiency.

      11 9.5
    • 11. Higher top speed

      55 km/h more. The higher the top speed, the faster the car travels on the highway.

      240 km/h  / 149 mph 185 km/h  / 115 mph
  • Neutral comparisons between the Honda S2000 and Kia Clarus

    • 1. Front track

      1470 mm / 58 in. 1500 mm / 59 in.
    • 2. Rear track

      1510 mm / 59 in. 1500 mm / 59 in.
    • 3. Length

      4135 mm / 163 in. 4750 mm / 187 in.
    • 4. Width

      1750 mm / 69 in. 1785 mm / 70 in.
    • 5. Height

      1285 mm / 51 in. 1495 mm / 59 in.
    • 6. Max weight

      1535 kg  / 3385 lbs 1840 kg  / 4057 lbs
    • 7. Number of doors

      2 Doors 5 Doors
    • 8. Rim size

      8.0J x 15; 10.5J x 16 R14
    • 9. Tire size

      205/580 R15; 265/610 R16 195/65 R14
Fuel Consumption
Fuel consumption (city)
13.2 l/100 km17.8 mpg(USA)
Fuel consumption (city)
12.1 l/100 km19.4 mpg(USA)
Fuel consumption (highway)
7.9 l/100 km29.8 mpg(USA)
Fuel consumption (highway)
7.8 l/100 km30.2 mpg(USA)
Fuel type
Petrol (Gasoline)
Fuel type
Petrol (Gasoline)
Fuel supply
Multi-point indirect
Fuel supply
Multi-point indirect
Fuel tank
50 l13.2 gallons
Fuel tank
60 l15.9 gallons
Performance
Engine power
240 hp @ 8300 rpm179 kW
Engine power
116 hp @ 5750 rpm87 kW
Torque
208 Nm @ 7500 rpm153 lb-ft
Torque
152 Nm @ 4500 rpm112 lb-ft
0 to 100 km/h Acceleration
6.2 sec
0 to 100 km/h Acceleration
10.7 sec
0 to 60 mph Acceleration
5.9 sec
0 to 60 mph Acceleration
10.2 sec
Drive type
Rear wheel drive
Drive type
Rear wheel drive
Top speed
240 km149 mph
Top speed
185 km115 mph
Engine and Transmission
Engine displacement
1997 cc
Engine displacement
1793 cc
Number of cylinders
4
Number of cylinders
4
Engine location
Front, Longitudinal
Engine location
Front, Transverse
Cylinder bore
87 mm
Cylinder bore
81 mm
Gears (Manual transmission)
6
Gears (Manual transmission)
5
Powertrain
Internal Combustion
Powertrain
Internal Combustion
Valvetrain
DOHC
Valvetrain
DOHC
Position of cylinders
Inline
Position of cylinders
Inline
Piston stroke
84 mm
Piston stroke
87 mm
Compression
11 mm
Compression
9.5 mm
Valves per cylinder
4
Valves per cylinder
4
Other Specs
Body type
Cabrio
Body type
Station wagon
Steering type
Steering rack
Steering type
Steering rack
Front brakes
Ventilated discs
Front brakes
Ventilated discs
Rear brakes
Disc
Rear brakes
Drum
Power steering
Electric Steering
Power steering
Hydraulic Steering
Dimensions and Capacity
Trunk space (min)
143 L5 cu-ft
Trunk space (min)
304 L10.7 cu-ft
Wheelbase
2400 mm94 in.
Wheelbase
2659 mm105 in.
Front track
1470 mm58 in.
Front track
1500 mm59 in.
Rear track
1510 mm59 in.
Rear track
1500 mm59 in.
Length
4135 mm163 in.
Length
4750 mm187 in.
Width
1750 mm69 in.
Width
1785 mm70 in.
Height
1285 mm51 in.
Height
1495 mm59 in.
Max weight
1535 kg3385 lbs
Max weight
1840 kg4057 lbs
Number of doors
2
Number of doors
5
Curb weight
1270 kg2800 lbs
Curb weight
1275 kg2811 lbs
Number of seats
2
Number of seats
5
Wheels and Tires
Rim size
8.0J x 15; 10.5J x 16
Rim size
R14
Tire size
205/580 R15; 265/610 R16
Tire size
195/65 R14
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