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1988 Dodge Colt vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1988 Dodge Colt. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1988 Dodge Colt 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 28 more horse power than 1988 Dodge Colt. (133 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1988 Dodge Colt. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1032 kg more than 1988 Dodge Colt. 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 1988 Dodge Colt. 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 154 more torque (in Nm) than 1988 Dodge Colt. (192 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1988 Dodge Colt.

Compare all specifications:

1988 Dodge Colt 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Dodge Hyundai
Model Colt Terracan
Year Released 1988 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1597 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 133 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 192 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 1750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1130 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4040 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2400 mm 2760 mm


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