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2004 Alfa Romeo 156 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 Alfa Romeo 156. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Alfa Romeo 156 would be higher. At 3,177 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Alfa Romeo 156 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Alfa Romeo 156 (238 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 77 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Alfa Romeo 156 should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 677 kg more than 2004 Alfa Romeo 156.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2004 Alfa Romeo 156. 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 57 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Alfa Romeo 156. (289 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Alfa Romeo 156.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Alfa Romeo 156 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Alfa Romeo Hyundai
Model 156 Terracan
Year Released 2004 2006
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3177 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 238 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 289 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 4800 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 93 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 78 mm 98 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Top Speed 250 km/hour 168 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.3 seconds 13 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1485 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4440 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1410 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 12.1 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 75 L


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