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1979 Daihatsu Charmant vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 27 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1979 Daihatsu Charmant. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1979 Daihatsu Charmant 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 1979 Daihatsu Charmant. (53 HP @ 5800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1979 Daihatsu Charmant. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1372 kg more than 1979 Daihatsu Charmant. 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 1979 Daihatsu Charmant. 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 263 more torque (in Nm) than 1979 Daihatsu Charmant. (83 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1979 Daihatsu Charmant.

Compare all specifications:

1979 Daihatsu Charmant 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Daihatsu Hyundai
Model Charmant Terracan
Year Released 1979 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1164 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 53 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 83 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 1750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 790 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4120 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1540 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2340 mm 2760 mm


 

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