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1976 Dodge Aspen vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 30 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Dodge Aspen. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Dodge Aspen would be higher. At 3,687 cc (6 cylinders), 1976 Dodge Aspen is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 60 more horse power than 1976 Dodge Aspen. (101 HP @ 3600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1976 Dodge Aspen. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 697 kg more than 1976 Dodge Aspen. 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 1976 Dodge Aspen. 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 115 more torque (in Nm) than 1976 Dodge Aspen. (231 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1976 Dodge Aspen.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Dodge Aspen 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Dodge Hyundai
Model Aspen Terracan
Year Released 1976 2006
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3687 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 101 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 3600 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 231 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.5 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 117.5 mm 98 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1465 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 5020 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2760 mm


 

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