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    Skoda Karoq vs Nissan Kicks Turbo-petrol - Price, Specs, Features

    by Jagdev Kalsi Dates: 28 May 2020

    Which turbo petrol SUV is better: Skoda Karoq or Nissan Kicks? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    Skoda Karoq vs Nissan Kicks

    Karoq 2020 vs Kicks 2020 | Price Comparison - Which Is Cheaper?

    KAROQ vs KICKS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    TURBO-PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Skoda Karoq

    Nissan Kicks

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Style

    ₹24.99

    XV

    ₹13.45

       

    XV Premium

    ₹14.15


    For the turbo-petrol automatic powertrain, Skoda Karoq prices start from Rs. 24.99 lakh and Nissan Kicks starts from Rs. 13.45 lakh. Entry-level price of Nissan Kicks is lower.

    Karoq 2020 vs Kicks 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which Is Bigger?

    Skoda Karoq is 4382mm long, 1841mm wide and 1624mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2638mm. It has a boot space of 521 litres. On the other hand, Nissan Kicks measures 4384mm in length, 1813mm in width and 1669mm in height. The wheelbase of Nissan Kicks is 2673mm and it has a boot space of 400 litres.

    A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. A higher ground clearance makes it easier to go over tall speed breakers or drive on broken roads. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase often results in more cabin space. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage.

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    KAROQ VS KICKS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Skoda Karoq

    Difference

    Nissan Kicks

    Length (mm)

    4382

    2

    4384

    Width (mm)

    1841

    28

    1813

    Height (mm)

    1624

    45

    1669

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2638

    35

    2673

    Boot Space (litre)

    521

    121

    400

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    200

    10

    210

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    0

    50

     

    Dimension Review

    • Kicks is longer than Karoq by 2mm.
    • Karoq is wider than Kicks by 28mm.
    • Kicks is taller than Karoq by 45mm.
    • Kicks has a longer wheelbase than Karoq; by 35mm.
    • Karoq has 121 litres more boot space than Kicks.
    • Kicks rides higher than Karoq. Its ground clearance is 10mm more.

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    In terms of dimensions, Karoq occupies a larger area compared to Kicks. So, if size is a measure of road presence for you, then Karoq is a better car than Kicks.

    Karoq 2020 vs Kicks 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which Is Better In Performance?

    Detailed comparison of Karoq and Kicks’ turbo-petrol powertrain is as follows.

    KAROQ vs KICKS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    TURBO-PETROL AUTOMATIC

     

    Skoda Karoq

    Nissan Kicks

    Engine Type

    Turbo-petrol

    Turbo-petrol

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.3L

    Maximum Power

    150PS @ 5000-6000rpm

    156PS @ 5500rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500-3500rpm

    254Nm @ 1600rpm

    Transmission

    7-speed DCT

    6-Speed CVT

    Claimed FE

    14.49kmpl

    16.3kmpl

     

    Karoq 1.5L Turbo Petrol Automatic vs Kicks 1.3L Petrol Automatic

    Skoda Karoq is powered by a 1.5L turbo-petrol engine that makes 150PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 7-speed dual-clutch type automatic transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 14.49kmpl.

    Nissan Kicks is powered by a 1.3L turbo-petrol engine that makes 156PS of maximum power and 254Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-Speed CVT and returns a fuel efficiency of 16.3kmpl.

    Petrol-automatic Engine Review

    • Kicks has a more powerful engine than Karoq.
    • Kicks's engine produces more torque than Karoq's.
    • Kicks automatic is more fuel efficient than Karoq automatic.

    Also Read - Skoda Karoq 2020 vs Competition | Price, Engine & Dimension Comparison

    Kicks's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Karoq's engine. If you're looking for a car with low running cost then Kicks will be better since its engine is more fuel efficient.

    Karoq 2020 vs Kicks 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    KAROQ vs KICKS | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Skoda Karoq

    Nissan Kicks

    LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    LED Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    Sunroof

    360-degree Parking Camera

    R17 Alloy Wheels

    R17 Alloy Wheels

    8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    2-zone Auto AC

    Soft-touch dashboard

     

    Top 5 features of Karoq are LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs, sunroof, R17 alloy wheels, 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and 2-zone auto AC. Top 5 features of Kicks are LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs, 360-degree parking camera , R17 alloy wheels, 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and soft-touch dashboard.

    Is Skoda Karoq Turbo-petrol Better Than Nissan Kicks Turbo-petrol?

    The price of Skoda Karoq is Rs. 24.99 lakh and Nissan Kicks’ turbo-petrol automatic range starts from Rs. 13.45 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Nissan Kicks is lower. So it is more affordable.

    In terms of dimensions, Karoq occupies a larger area compared to Kicks. So, if size is a measure of road presence for you, then Karoq is a better car than Kicks.

    As far as petrol automatic powertrain is concerned, Kicks's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Karoq's engine. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Kicks will be better since its engine is more fuel efficient.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Jagdev heads content for V3Cars. Apart from driving cars, he likes to keep an eye on the industry trends. He thinks he knows why Maruti Suzuki sells the most number of cars in India.

     

    Twitter handle : @jagdevkalsi



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