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1970 AMC Gremlin vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 36 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 AMC Gremlin. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 AMC Gremlin would be higher. At 4,228 cc (6 cylinders), 1970 AMC Gremlin is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 51 more horse power than 1970 AMC Gremlin. (110 HP @ 3500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1970 AMC Gremlin. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 986 kg more than 1970 AMC Gremlin. 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 1970 AMC Gremlin. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (346 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 81 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 AMC Gremlin. (265 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 AMC Gremlin.

Compare all specifications:

1970 AMC Gremlin 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make AMC Hyundai
Model Gremlin Terracan
Year Released 1970 2006
Body Type Hatchback SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4228 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 110 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 3500 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 265 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 95.2 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 99 mm 98 mm
Top Speed 172 km/hour 168 km/hour
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1176 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4100 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1320 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 75 L


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