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1978 Fiat 128 vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1978 Fiat 128. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1978 Fiat 128 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 1978 Fiat 128. (53 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1978 Fiat 128. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1287 kg more than 1978 Fiat 128. 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 1978 Fiat 128. 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:

1978 Fiat 128 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Fiat Hyundai
Model 128 Terracan
Year Released 1978 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1116 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 53 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 3800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front 4WD
Vehicle Weight 875 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 3880 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1600 mm 1870 mm


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