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1949 BMW 340 vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 57 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1949 BMW 340. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1949 BMW 340 would be higher. At 2,902 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Hyundai Terracan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 108 more horse power than 1949 BMW 340. (53 HP @ 3750 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1949 BMW 340. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 912 kg more than 1949 BMW 340. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1949 BMW 340. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control.

Compare all specifications:

1949 BMW 340 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make BMW Hyundai
Model 340 Terracan
Year Released 1949 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1971 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 53 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 3750 RPM 3800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1250 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4610 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1640 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2760 mm


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