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2002 Dodge Ram vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Dodge Ram. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Dodge Ram would be higher. At 5,212 cc (8 cylinders), 2002 Dodge Ram is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Dodge Ram (220 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 59 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Dodge Ram should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 283 kg more than 2002 Dodge Ram.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2002 Dodge Ram. 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, 2002 Dodge Ram (408 Nm) has 62 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (346 Nm). This means 2002 Dodge Ram will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Hyundai Terracan.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Dodge Ram 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Dodge Hyundai
Model Ram Terracan
Year Released 2002 2006
Body Type Pickup SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5212 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 220 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 408 Nm 346 Nm
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 6 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1879 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 5700 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1830 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 3530 mm 2760 mm


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