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2004 Acura TL vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Acura TL. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Acura TL would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Acura TL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Acura TL (267 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 106 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Acura TL should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 584 kg more than 2004 Acura TL.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2004 Acura TL. 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 23 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Acura TL. (323 Nm @ 5000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Acura TL.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Acura TL 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Acura Hyundai
Model TL Terracan
Year Released 2004 2006
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3210 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 267 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 323 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 98 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1578 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4810 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.8 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 75 L


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