We measure and face three big SUV successful, all in the top 10 in sales: Kia Sportage, Peugeot 3008 and Renault Kadjar. Performance, fuel consumption, space, price … What interest?
The segment 2017 compact SUV follow this very lively. Do not stop coming new proposals, some also vital … like a leader Nissan Qashqai has just been renewed and that very soon we will have in evidence. But meanwhile, there are few models that aspire to be crowned in the category taking advantage of this little parenthesis granted by the Qashqai with his shift. Alto and Hyundai Tucson point that is still fighting the lead and Ateca Seat continues to grow and has already entered the pódium of its kind. Today, however, we focus on three other SUV that is also part of the top 10 segment: Kia Sportage, Peugeot 3008 and Renault Kadjar.
Of these, Peugeot 3008 has been the last to arrive and is taking advantage of a very attractive image (especially attentive to their original interior) And a great overall performance. He Kia Sportage It has always been one of the best alternatives to the Qashqai, and continues to put on the road a very reasonable price and a great balance in all sections. He renault kadjar, meanwhile, he was born with the aura of sharing platform and many components with the Nissan Qashqai and although started a little hesitant, and has established itself as one of the SUV clear progress. Time figures speak: We measured at three to see which is better.
Kia Sportage, Peugeot 3008 and Renault Kadjar: performance
We went addition to their three diesel versions of Access, also among its best-selling offer. In this section the winner is clear: Peugeot 3008 It is imposed dynamically. It does so by data … and does so by feelings of being the best SUV of the three roadside. Its 1.6 Diesel 120 hp engine BlueHDi proves clearly the fastest … and that the 3008 is not the lightest. Powerful at low speeds, it is also the most refined as you can see rolling sound and is accompanied by an SUV with great tuning. Frena better than anyone and, at the wheel, the 3008 feels very accurate and comfortable.
He Kia Sportage meanwhile accuses engine 115 hp 1.7 CRDi is not the strongest, but also the greater weight of the three, to 170 kg heavier than the Renault Kadjar… and it’s a lot. Dynamically it is a very good SUV, closely following his good response comfort / agility to 3008. Close the less powerful trio renault kadjar, which with its 1.5 dCi 110 hp (the most complete 1.6 dCi 130 is already here above), does not offer much less a bad performance, but fails to take advantage of their extreme lightness and you just feeling it in the roughest road of the three, both mechanically and in its ride quality.
|BENEFITS||Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi 4×2||Peugeot 3008 1.6 BlueHDi||Kadjar Renault 1.5 dCi|
|Acel. 0-100 km / h||11.27 s||10.12 s||11.38 s|
|Acel. 0-1000 meters||33.36 s||32.03 s||33.26 s|
|Overtaking 80-120 km / h||9.31 s||8.36 s||9.42 s|
|Loudness 100 km / h||65.7 dB||64.7 dB||67.9 dB|
|Loudness 120 km / h||68.4 dB||68.3 dB||69.7 dB|
|Braking from 140 km / h||71.7 m||70.2 m||76.5 m|
|Weight scale||1,591 kg||1,532 kg||1,426 kg|
Kia Sportage, Peugeot 3008 and Renault Kadjar: consumption
Of course, changing … and changing section becomes. Yes we talk about consumption, This is precisely the Kadjar Renault 1.5 dCi which does manage impose its light lower power, smaller displacement engine and, above all, his many kilos less. Extraordinary their consumption, and both city and highway driving. Spends far less than its rivals, again demonstrating that This 1.5 dCi Renault is all efficiency and reaching up to compact and even utilitarian Diesel.
Behind, good compromise between speed and efficiency Peugeot 3008. Being clearly the fastest, we can classify very good consumption of its 1.6 BlueHDI 120 hp. It does not get much at 6 l / 100 km medium, which is a figure to consider a model because of its size and volume. More spending and the Kia Sportage, where the accused here CRDi its larger displacement and greater weight than their rivals. Not eat a lot, but as diesel version of its rivals access are clearly better: 1.2 l / 100 km versus loss Kadjar It’s too much difference.
|CONSUMPTION||Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi 4×2||Peugeot 3008 1.6 BlueHDi||Kadjar Renault 1.5 dCi|
|Consumption city||7.12 l / 100 km||6.28 l / 100 km s||5.54 l / 100 km s|
|Consumption Highway||5.72 l / 100 km||5.42 l / 100 km||4.72 l / 100 km|
|average consumption||6.28 l / 100 km||5.76 l / 100 km s||5.05 l / 100 km s|
Kia Sportage, Peugeot 3008 and Renault Kadjar: space
Touch rate this time livability and trunk, and is a section here very considering considering that compact SUVs are now a clear choice of the first family car. Difficult to give here a winner in general terms, because each is imposed in a different section. Starting with the cabin, Peugeot 3008 is the widest of the three, though his height and legroom is less. Perhaps that is why the renault kadjar Here is the most complete, its more rear headroom, since its very good legroom is accurate to a large Kia Sportage also. The three, in any case, be considered comprehensive.
If we focus and in the trunk, the Kia Sportage is clear winner. Offers up to 40 liters more than a right Peugeot 3008 (both above the barrier of 500 liters and very good) while the Renault Kadjar has 65 liters less that may incriminate on trips.
|SPACE||Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi 4×2||Peugeot 3008 1.6 BlueHDi||Kadjar Renault 1.5 dCi|
|front width||145 cm||145 cm||144 cm|
|rear width||137 cm||142 cm||138 cm|
|front height||89-95 cm||87-95 cm||94-99 cm|
|rear height||94 cm||92 cm||96 cm|
|Legroom||76 cm||73 cm||76 cm|
|Trunk||540 liters||500 liters||475 liters|
Kia Sportage, Peugeot 3008 and Renault Kadjar: Price
We conclude this confrontation with a brief review of their and finished. He Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi 115 hp is available in 4 levels (Concept, Drive, X-Tech and GT-Line), But only with manual change. He Peugeot 3008 1.6 BlueHDi, meanwhile, is offered with 3 lines (Active, Allure and GT Line) But two transmissions: manual or automatic 6-speed EAT6. He renault kadjar 1.5 dCi 110 hp is presenting more choice, by combining up to 4 finishes (Life Energy, Energy Intensity, X-Mod Zen Energy and Energy) And two types of transmissions: manual or automatic 6-speed gearbox EDC.
Each should then set your preferences in terms of equipment to compare, but broadly and quickly we can say that prices starting Kia Sportage and Renault Kadjar are lower, but in return the Peugeot 3008 arrives always equipped: With control change lanes, signal recognition, climate control and light and rain sensors as standard from the beginning, unlike its rivals.
In short, we give you our favorites: If you want a modern SUV, with a great performance, best answer road and the greater sense of quality, Peugeot 3008 should be your car. If, however, are looking a proper car, with a good price and above all the best consumption, Renault Kadjar could be your choice. The Kia Sportage, meanwhile, combines the best balance between price / space … but worse than its rivals mechanical performance. Now, you choose.
|DISCOUNTED RATES (APRIL 2017)||Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi 4×2 (from 22,550 to 29,000 €)||Peugeot 3008 1.6 BlueHDi (from 25,200 to 29,600 €)||Kadjar Renault 1.5 dCi (from 22,000 to 25,000 €)|
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