Japanese SUVs Fight: Suzuki vs Kia

October 28, 2012 at 09:22

Let’s face it, even though the crisis is coming, big, sport utility vehicles are still one of the most popular ones, as they offer a great ride and comfort for the whole family. Therefore today we have prepared a fight for you with new 2013 year model of Suzuki Grand Vitara and 2013 year model of Kia Sportage. Let’s see which one will win the title of one of the best SUVs on the market of new generation models.

2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara Pic

2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara Pic

The prices of these two models start from $19,000 and can get much higher. Though the base Suzuki Grand Vitara will be priced $19,900, while new Kia Sportage is a little less expensive with the price of $19,200. Now let’s see with what these two cars are equipped. New Suzuki got the 2.4-Liter 166-horsepower I4 core, while the 2013 year model of Kia Sportage is equipped with 2.4-L 176-horsepower I4. Even though new Kia is more powerful, it still manages to offer greater fuel economy, as it can go as far as 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway, while new Suzuki goes as far as 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.

2013 Kia Sportage Image

2013 Kia Sportage Image

So in the end, let’s face it, Kia Sportage is a more justifiable choice, therefore it wins the fight!

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