Opel Frontera 1996 vs Kia Sportage 1997

Opel Frontera
1996 - 1998
Kia Sportage
1997 - 1999
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.5 Diesel2.2 Diesel


Power: 115 HP63 HP
Torque: 287 NM127 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 16 seconds18.4 seconds
Opel Frontera is more dynamic to drive.
Opel Frontera engine produces 52 HP more power than Kia Sportage, whereas torque is 160 NM more than Kia Sportage. Thanks to more power Opel Frontera reaches 100 km/h speed 2.4 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 10.46.1
The Kia Sportage is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Opel Frontera consumes 4.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Kia Sportage, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Opel Frontera could require 645 litres more fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 80 litres60 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 760 km in combined cycle980 km in combined cycle
Kia Sportage gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Length: 4.19 m4.25 m
Width: 1.78 m1.73 m
Height: 1.72 m1.65 m
Opel Frontera is 6 cm shorter than the Kia Sportage, 5 cm wider, while the height of Opel Frontera is 7 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 300 litres375 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1160 litres640 litres
Opel Frontera has 75 litres less trunk space than the Kia Sportage. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Opel Frontera (by 520 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.8 meters11.2 meters
The turning circle of the Opel Frontera is 0.4 metres less than that of the Kia Sportage.
Gross weight (kg): 2`5101`930
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Average price (€): 18002000
Pros and Cons: Opel Frontera has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower price
Kia Sportage has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
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