Kia Sportage LX (2014)
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Kia Sportage LX (2014): 27 facts and highlights

1. height

1.63m
Volvo XC70 (2015): 917mm

2. greater cargo volume (seats down)

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.
1353l
Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015): 3429l

3. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
6
Tesla Model X 75D (2016): 12

4. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
255Nm
Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG (2014): 759Nm

5. better fuel economy (city)

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.
6.3l/100 km
Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014): 3l/100 km

6. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
58l
Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015): 117l

7. width

1.85m
Suzuki Jimny (2014): 1.6m

8. longer wheelbase

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).
2.64m
Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015): 3.3m

9. larger engine size

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.
1.7l
Cadillac Escalade (2015): 6.2l

10. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
564l
Volvo XC60 (2015): 1909l

11. better fuel economy (highway)

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.
4.8l/100 km
Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014): 3.4l/100 km

12. Has front-wheel drive

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.
Kia Sportage LX (2014)
35% have it

13. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
114hp
BMW X6 M (2014): 555hp

14. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Kia Sportage LX (2014)
84% have it

15. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
992mm
GMC Yukon SLE (2015): 1.09m

16. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
977mm
Ford Flex SE (2014): 1.03m

17. better fuel economy (combined)

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.
5.3l/100 km
Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014): 3.3l/100 km

18. lower ground clearance

The ground clearance is the distance between the lowest point of the car and the road surface. A shorter ground clearance lowers a vehicle’s center of gravity - increasing its handling ability and reducing the chance of a rollover. However, a higher ground clearance allows you to go over more uneven terrain.
172mm
Toyota RAV4 LE (2014): 106mm

19. weight

1.54t
Volvo XC90 (2015): 2.12kg

20. shorter length

4.44m
Suzuki Jimny (2014): 3.67m

21. faster top speed

The fastest speed that the car can reach.
173km/h
Audi Q5 Premium (2014): 280km/h

22. Has a diesel engine

Improvements in diesel engine technology have lead to vast gains in fuel efficiency over petrol (gasoline) cars (and even hybrids), as well as having lower carbon emissions. It is also safer as it doesn't explode as petrol can.
Kia Sportage LX (2014)
3% have it

23. faster acceleration (0-100)

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.
12.3s
Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG (2014): 4.9s

24. less CO2 emissions

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.
139g/km
Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014): 85g/km

25. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Kia Sportage LX (2014)
90% have it

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