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1972 Fiat 125 vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 34 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 Fiat 125. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 Fiat 125 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 71 more horse power than 1972 Fiat 125. (90 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1972 Fiat 125. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1202 kg more than 1972 Fiat 125. 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 1972 Fiat 125. 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 215 more torque (in Nm) than 1972 Fiat 125. (131 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1972 Fiat 125.

Compare all specifications:

1972 Fiat 125 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Fiat Hyundai
Model 125 Terracan
Year Released 1972 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1608 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 90 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 131 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 80 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80 mm 98 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 161 km/hour 168 km/hour
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 960 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4230 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2430 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 75 L


 

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