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1955 Austin A 55 vs. 2010 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2010 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 55 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1955 Austin A 55. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1955 Austin A 55 would be higher. At 2,902 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Hyundai Terracan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Hyundai Terracan (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 110 more horse power than 1955 Austin A 55. (51 HP @ 4250 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1955 Austin A 55. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1107 kg more than 1955 Austin A 55. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2010 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1955 Austin A 55. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 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. Let's talk about torque, 2010 Hyundai Terracan (345 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 235 more torque (in Nm) than 1955 Austin A 55. (110 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2010 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1955 Austin A 55.

Compare all specifications:

1955 Austin A 55 2010 Hyundai Terracan
Make Austin Hyundai
Model A 55 Terracan
Year Released 1955 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1489 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 51 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 4250 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 345 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 1750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1055 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4250 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1570 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2530 mm 2760 mm


 

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