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Kia Sportage vs Proton X70 Comparison

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The detailed car comparison of Kia Sportage and Proton X70, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Kia Sportage priced at RM 126,888 - RM 139,888 while the Proton X70 car has a price tag of RM 94,800 - RM 122,800 . Comparing the technical specifications, Proton X70 engine displacement is 1799 cc while the Kia Sportage houses a 1999 cc engine.

Overview Kia Sportage Proton X70
Brand
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 126,888 RM 94,800
User Rating
Available Color(s)
Sportage Colors
X70 Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol Cars in Malaysia
Petrol
Petrol Cars in Malaysia
Vehicle Type
SUV
SUV Cars in Malaysia
SUV
SUV Cars in Malaysia

User Review Comparison

Kia Sportage
  • F
    Firash Dis 24, 2020 for Kia Sportage

    Like all Kia cars, the Sportage too comes with a number of features. It’s a reasonably agile vehicle in its class. Seating on both rows is spacious and comfortable but Read More

  • k
    Kavithran Nov 27, 2020 for Kia Sportage

    Style, comfort and safety features make the Kia Sportage a great car. The front makes the Sportage look like an SUV. Front and rear passengers get ample knee room and Read More

  • M
    Mathias Okt 14, 2020 for Kia Sportage

    The all-new Kia Sportage is an evolutionary approach towards hybrid designing and to be very honest, the Kia engineers have done a fantastic job with the car. Starting from a Read More

  • K
    Kechik Ogo 26, 2020 for Kia Sportage

    I am highly satisfied with my new car, Kia Sportage. There are multiple qualities that I should mention about. Firstly, the car is good to handle. You will find no Read More

  • g
    Galwish Jan 11, 2020 for Kia Sportage

    The best part of the Kia Sportage is its distinctive looks and design on the outside – the front looks really is something unique – it is a good mix Read More

Proton X70
  • P
    Paichen Dis 17, 2020 for Proton X70

    A luxurious and executive SUV that is powerful and extremely comfortable for long and rugged trips, as well as a family SUV that is sure to provide unexpected comfort. The Read More

  • g
    Galwish Nov 26, 2020 for Proton X70

    I was looking for a large and spacious SUV that comes with a five-seater configuration so that the rear passengers get excellent space. Another factor was the boot space, as Read More

  • y
    Yiizzan Nov 13, 2020 for Proton X70

    The 2020 Proton X70 was long awaited and I had my eyes set on this car. The best thing about the car is its super-smooth 7-speed DCT transmission where every Read More

  • R
    Robert Sep 18, 2020 for Proton X70

    If you are thinking of buying a CBU car you can consider this car. A highly dynamic car that is available with some modifications and up gradation off late. The Read More

  • I
    Iyaan Ogo 22, 2020 for Proton X70

    If you are looking for an SUV that is affordable yet value for money, then the Proton X70 is one of the best choices you can make in the Malaysian Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Kia Sportage

Premium appeal

Great comfort

Superb fit and finish

Proton X70

For a five-seater SUV, the Proton X70 feels fairly large and is big enough to put some seven-seater SUVs from one segment above. The Proton X70 is the longest in its class, which dwarfs some SUVs from one segment above, thus giving the Proton X70 a much expensive feel on the outside.

In terms of comfort and convenience, features on the inside, the Proton X70 really outclasses all the SUVs in its category. The X70 feels plush on the inside as well, thanks to the sturdy build quality and impeccable fit and finish, which wasn’t totally expected from a mainstream car maker like Proton.

Due to having the largest dimensions in its category, the Proton X70 feels incredibly spacious when it comes to interior. The legroom, knee room and head room at the rear are comparable to really premium sedans, and thanks to the sliding backrest, the rear seat feels very comfortable even for much longer travel runs.

Kia Sportage

Quirky design might not go well with everyone

Proton X70

While the Proton X70 is quite big enough giving it an intimidating stance, the overall design is not that eye-catching and distinctive. While the side profile, as well as rear profile, still manages to look quite unique, the front end of the X70 looks quite pale, if going by the segment standards. The grille too looks very simple for a car of this category.

While there is no question on the levels of space on the inside, the rear seat lacks under-thigh support a bit, which robs of some of the comfort to the rear occupants. The short length of the rear bench might be a bit of a trouble to tall passengers.

While the engine feels very responsive and powerful for an SUV this big, the 6-speed automatic transmission of the Proton X70 feels a bit sluggish and doesn’t feel as exciting to drive while shifting gears as in other premium SUVs.

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Technical Specifications
Engine Details
Engine 2.0 L Petrol Engine, 4-Cylinders 16 Valve DOHC 1.8L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Supply System MPI Direct Injection
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
Transmission
Drive Type FWD 2WD
Gear Box 6-Speed 7-Speed
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Performance
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 1999 cc 1799 cc
Power 153 hp 181 hp
Torque 192 Nm 300 Nm
Dimensions & Capacity
Seating Capacity 5 5
No Of Doors 5 5
Length 4480 mm 4519 mm
Width 1855 mm 1831 mm
Height 1655 mm 1694 mm
Wheel Base 2670 mm 2670 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 62 L 60 L
Suspension & Brakes
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Multi-Link
Wheel & Tyre
Tyre Size 225/55 R18 225/65 R17
Tyre Type Radial Radial
Wheel Size R18 R17
Alloy Wheel Size 18 Inch 17 Inch
Steering
Turning Radius 5.3 m 5.5 m
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes
Steering Column Tilt & Telescopic Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Type Power Electric Power
Safety & Security
Safety
Anti-Lock Braking System
Parking Sensors
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Crash Sensor
Child Safety Locks
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Rear Camera
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Ebd
Engine Check Warning
Vehicle Stability Control System
Security
Central Locking
Smart Access Card Entry
Anti-Theft Alarm
Power Door Locks
Engine Immobilizer
Anti Theft Device
Features
Comfort & Convenience
Air Conditioner
Power Steering
Rear A/C Vents
Engine Start/Stop Button
Accessory Power Outlet
Foldable Rear Seat
Adjustable Seats
Low Fuel Warning Light
Automatic Climate Control
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest
Heated Seats - Rear
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Vanity Mirror
Bottle Holder
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Multi-function Steering Wheel
Automatic Headlamps
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Folding Table Rear
Heater
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Keyless Entry
Power Windows Front
Entertainment & Communication
Navigation System
FM/AM/Radio
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
Bluetooth Connectivity
USB & Auxiliary Input
Voice Control
Exterior
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Front Brake Type Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
Rear Brake Type Discs Discs
Adjustable Headlights
Alloy Wheels
Fog Lights Front
Integrated Antenna
Manually Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Power Antenna
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Removable Convertible Top
Side Stepper
Sun Roof
Wheel Covers
Miscellaneous
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Advance Safety Feature Hill Start Assist Auto Brake Hold, Hill Hold Assist, Hill Descent Control
Digital Clock
Digital Odometer
Driving Experience Control Eco
Electric Adjustable Seats
Electronic Multi Tripmeter
Leather Steering Wheel
Tacho Meter
Headlamp Type LED Halogen

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