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1990 Honda Legend vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 Honda Legend. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 Honda Legend would be higher. At 2,902 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Hyundai Terracan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1990 Honda Legend (175 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 14 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 Honda Legend should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 742 kg more than 1990 Honda Legend.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1990 Honda Legend. 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 114 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 Honda Legend. (232 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 Honda Legend.

Compare all specifications:

1990 Honda Legend 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Honda Hyundai
Model Legend Terracan
Year Released 1990 2006
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2675 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 175 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 232 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 75 mm 98 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 226 km/hour 168 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.1 seconds 13 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1420 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4890 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 75 L


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