Foton Thunder
Foton Thunder
2.0L MT
₱1.18 Million
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Kia K2500
Kia K2500
4x2 Single Cab & Chassis
₱1.02 Million
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Foton Thunder vs Kia K2500 Comparison

Find below the detailed Cars comparison of Foton Thunder and Kia K2500, based on price, specifications, & other features. We have the Foton Thunder priced at ₱1.18 Million, while Kia K2500 is priced at ₱1.02 Million . If we compare the technical specifications, Foton Thunder houses 1984 engine whereas Kia K2500 engine displacement stands at 2497.

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Overview: Thunder vs Kia K2500

Key Features

Transmission Type Manual Manual
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Engine Displacement 1984 cc 2497 cc
Power 160 hp 128 hp

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

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User Review Comparison
  • Rugged looking mid-sized pick up from Foton

    My friend recently bought this medium sized pickup that exudes a rugged feel. I am referring about Foton Thunder. The car dons a sleek style which is...

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    Kenny Feb 20, 2023 for Foton Thunder
  • Profitable and affordable

    I was looking for an affordable passenger carrier for my business and I finally settled for the KIA K2500. I think this pickup style minivan is the...

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    Tristan Mar 23, 2023 for Kia K2500

From The Experts

Things we like

4x4 drivetrain works efficiently

Dual cab variant is very plush

Powerful engine with good performance

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Load-carrying capabilities

Torquey engine

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Things we don't like

Slightly expensive than some competitors


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Too simple and bland design

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Dimensions & Capacity

Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 75 L 60 L
Gross Weight 2605 kg 3380 kg
Length 5340 mm 4825 mm
Width 1940 mm 1740 mm
Height 1870 mm 1995 mm
Wheel Base 3110 mm 2415 mm
Ground Clearance 220 mm 200 mm
Turning Radius 6.0 m 5.6 m
No Of Doors 4 2
Seating Capacity 5 seats 3 seats
Front Tread -- 1490 mm
Rear Tread -- 1460 mm
Kerb Weight -- 1745 kg
Payload Capacity -- 1635 kg
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Engine Details

Engine 2.0L Diesel Engine, 4 Cylinder 16 Valve 2.5L Diesel Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Supply System -- CRDi
Valve Configuration -- DOHC


Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Engine Displacement 1984 cc 2497 cc
Power 160 hp 128 hp
Torque 390 Nm 255 Nm
RPM At Max Power -- 3800 RPM
RPM At Max Torque -- 1500-3500 RPM
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Power Steering Yes Yes
Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes
Steering Column Adjustable Adjustable
Steering Type Power Power
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion

Suspension & Brakes

Front Brake Type Discs Discs
Rear Brake Type Drums Drums
Front Suspension Double Wishbone Torsion Beam
Rear Suspension Leaf spring Leaf spring


Transmission Type Manual Manual
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddle No No
Drive Type -- 4x2

Wheel & Tyre

Alloy Wheels No No
Wheel Covers Yes Yes
Alloy Wheel Size 18 Inch 15 Inch
Tyre Size 265/60 R18 195 R15
Tyre Type Radial Radial
Spare Tyre Size -- 195 R15
Spare Tyre Material -- Steel
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Anti-Lock Braking System Yes No
Brake Assist Yes No
Ebd Yes No
Vehicle Stability Control System No No
Crash Sensor Yes No
Driver Airbag Yes No
Passenger Airbag Yes No
Curtain Airbags Yes No
Side Airbag-Front Yes No
Side Airbag-Rear No No
Knee Airbags No No
Seat Belt Warning Yes Yes
Rear Seat Belts Yes No
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts Yes --
Child Safety Locks Yes No
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts Yes No
Day & Night Rear View Mirror Manual Dimming Manual Dimming Yes
Parking Sensors Yes No
Rear Parking Sensors Yes No
360 Camera No No
Park Assist No No
Hill-Start Assist Control Yes No
Downhill Assist Control Yes No
Front Impact Beams Yes Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes --
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) No --
Traction Control -- No
Front Parking Sensors -- No
Rear Camera -- No
Emergency Stop Signal -- No
Tyre Pressure Monitor -- No
Electric Parking Brake -- No
Blind Spot monitor -- No
Lane Departure Warning System -- No
Rear Cross Traffic Alert -- No
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Central Locking Yes No
Power Door Locks Yes No
Anti Theft Device Yes No
Anti-Theft Alarm Yes No
Engine Immobilizer Yes No

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control Yes No
Rear A/C Vents Yes No
Heater Yes --
Ventilated Front Seats No No
Ventilated Rear Seats No No
Accessory Power Outlet Front Front --
Engine Start/Stop Button Yes No
Central Console Armrest Yes --
Bottle Holder Front & Rear Front & Rear Yes
Cup Holders-Front Yes Yes
Cup Holders-Rear Yes No
Keyless Entry Yes No
Power Windows Front Yes Yes
Power Windows Rear Yes No
Rear Reading Lamp Yes No
Vanity Mirror Yes No
Follow Me Home Headlamps No No
Head-Up Display No No
Wireless Charger No No
Air Quality Control -- No
Glove Box Cooling -- No
Cruise Control -- No
Adaptive Cruise Control -- No
Automatic Headlamps -- No
Memory Seats -- No
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Entertainment & Communication

Display Size 12.25 Inch 12.25 Inch --
USB & Auxiliary Input Yes Yes
Bluetooth Connectivity Yes No
FM/AM/Radio Yes Yes
Speakers Front Yes Yes
Speakers Rear Yes No
Multi-function Steering Wheel Yes No
Integrated 2DIN Audio No Yes
Voice Control No No
Touch Screen Yes No
Apple Carplay/Android Auto -- No
CD Player -- No
DVD Player -- No
No Of Speakers -- 2 2
Navigation System -- No
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Low Fuel Warning Light Yes Yes
Digital Clock Yes --
Digital Odometer Yes --
Tacho Meter Yes Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter Yes Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes --
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Seats & Upholstery

Adjustable Seats Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes
Electric Adjustable Seats 6-Way Driver 6-Way Driver No
Seat Lumbar Support No No
Heated Seats - Front No No
Heated Seats - Rear No No
Adjustable Headrest Front & Rear Front & Rear --
Rear Seat Headrest Yes No
Fabric Upholstery No Yes
Leather Seats Yes No
Folding Table Rear No No
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest -- No
Leather Steering Wheel -- No
Foldable Rear Seat -- No
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Electric Folding Rear View Mirror Yes No
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator Yes No
Remote Trunk Opener Yes --
Remote Fuel Lid Opener Yes No
Integrated Antenna Yes No
Power Antenna No Yes
Rear Window Wiper No No
Rear Window Washer No No
Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Headlamp Type Projector Projector Halogen Halogen
Daytime Running Lights LED LED --
Taillight Type Bulb Bulb Bulb Bulb
Fog Lights Front LED LED --
Roof Carrier No No
Roof Rail No No
Rear Spoiler No No
Sun Roof No No
Moon Roof No No
Removable Convertible Top No No
Side Stepper Yes No
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank Yes Yes
Chrome Grille Yes --
Chrome Garnish Yes --
Manually Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror -- Yes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror -- No
Rain Sensing Wiper -- No
Rear Window Defogger -- No
Headlamps Washer -- No
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Outside Temperature Display -- No


Ambient Light No No
Sun Visors Yes Yes

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Foton Thunder vs Kia K2500 FAQs

Which Car is cheaper between Foton Thunder vs Kia K2500?

Thunder is priced at ₱1.18 Million and K2500 is priced at ₱1.02 Million. Hence K2500 is the cheapest amongst these Car.

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Which Car has more power between Foton Thunder vs Kia K2500?

The Foton Thunder has power of 160 hp with 390 Nm torque and Kia K2500 has power of 128 hp with 255 Nm torque. Thus making Thunder the more powerful as compared to K2500.

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Which Car has higher ground clearance between Thunder vs K2500?

The Thunder comes with a ground clearance of 220 mm , on the other hand the K2500 comes with a ground clearance of 200 mm , hence the Foton Thunder has better ground clearence and off roading capabilities.

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Which Car has more safety features between Foton Thunder vs Kia K2500?

Thunder safety features: Anti-Lock Braking System, Brake Assist, Ebd, Crash Sensor, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Curtain Airbags, Side Airbag-Front, Seat Belt Warning, Rear Seat Belts, Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts, Child Safety Locks, ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts, Parking Sensors, Rear Parking Sensors, Hill-Start Assist Control, Downhill Assist Control, Front Impact Beams, Side Impact Beams and Engine Check Warning

K2500 safety features: Seat Belt Warning, Day & Night Rear View Mirror, Front Impact Beams and Engine Check Warning

The Foton Thunder has higher number of sefety features than K2500, hence Foton Thunder is more safer than Kia K2500.

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Which Car has more comfort features between Thunder vs K2500?

Thunder comfort features: Air Conditioner, Automatic Climate Control, Rear A/C Vents, Heater, Engine Start/Stop Button, Central Console Armrest, Cup Holders-Front, Cup Holders-Rear, Keyless Entry, Power Windows Front, Power Windows Rear, Rear Reading Lamp and Vanity Mirror

K2500 comfort features: Air Conditioner, Bottle Holder, Cup Holders-Front and Power Windows Front

The Foton Thunder has higher number of comfort features than K2500, hence Foton Thunder is more comfortable than Kia K2500.

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Which is bigger Thunder or K2500?

The Thunder dimensions are 5340 mm length, 1940 mm width, 1870 mm height while the K2500 dimensions are 4825 mm length, 1740 mm width, 1995 mm height. Hence the K2500 is more longer more wider and more higher.

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