66points

Kia Sorento LX (2015)

61points

Mazda CX-5 Sport (2014)

Kia Sorento LX (2015)
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Kia Sorento LX (2015) vs Mazda CX-5 Sport (2014)

Kia Sorento LX (2015)
Mazda CX-5 Sport (2014)

Why is Kia Sorento LX (2015) better than Mazda CX-5 Sport (2014)?

  • 10mm shorter
    ?

    1.7mvs1709mm
  • 95Nm higher maximum torque
    ?

    245Nmvs150Nm
  • 17.86% larger fuel tank
    ?

    66lvs56l
  • 11.88% greater cargo volume (seats down)
    ?

    2053lvs1835l
  • 36hp more horsepower
    ?

    191hpvs155hp
  • Has four-wheel drive
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  • 0.6m smaller turn radius
    ?

    10.9mvs11.5m
  • 5yrs longer drivetrain warranty (years)
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    10yrsvs5yrs

Why is Mazda CX-5 Sport (2014) better than Kia Sorento LX (2015)?

  • 7.2l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    7.7l/100 kmvs14.9l/100 km
  • 32.69% greater cargo volume
    ?

    966lvs728l
  • 46mm narrower
    ?

    1.84mvs1885mm
  • 0.2l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
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    11.1l/100 kmvs11.3l/100 km
  • 23mm more headroom (front)
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    1.02mvs996mm
  • Has height-adjustable seat belts
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  • 84mm more headroom (rear)
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    991mmvs907mm
  • 259.23kg lighter
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    1.45tvs1708229g

General info

1.Has four-wheel drive
Kia Sorento LX (2015)
Mazda CX-5 Sport (2014)
Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.
2.turn radius

10.9m

11.5m

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
3.drivetrain warranty (years)

10yrs

5yrs

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car, such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft, etc. Typically longer than the basic warranty, it lasts for a certain number of years.
4.Has front-wheel drive
Kia Sorento LX (2015)
Mazda CX-5 Sport (2014)
Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
5.Has fully independent suspension
Kia Sorento LX (2015)
Mazda CX-5 Sport (2014)
This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
6.basic warranty (years)

5yrs

3yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Dimensions

1.height

1.7m

1.71m

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
2.cargo volume (seats down)

2053l

1835l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.
3.cargo volume

728l

966l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
4.width

1.89m

1.84m

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.wheelbase

2.7m

2.7m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
6.maximum headroom (front)

996mm

1.02m

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Engine

1.fuel economy (city)

14.9l/100 km

7.7l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
2.maximum torque

245Nm

150Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
3.fuel tank capacity

66l

56l

A larger fuel tank is an advantage because you have to stop to refill less often.
4.horsepower

191hp

155hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
5.fuel economy (highway)

11.3l/100 km

11.1l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.engine size

2.4l

2l

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.

Features

1.Has height-adjustable seat belts
Kia Sorento LX (2015)
Mazda CX-5 Sport (2014)
Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.
2.Has smart key as standard
Kia Sorento LX (2015)
Mazda CX-5 Sport (2014)
A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.
3.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Kia Sorento LX (2015)
Mazda CX-5 Sport (2014)
ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

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