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2004 Honda Civic 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 Honda Civic. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Honda Civic 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 79 more horse power than 2004 Honda Civic. (82 HP @ 5700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2004 Honda Civic. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 892 kg more than 2004 Honda Civic. 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 2004 Honda Civic. 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 194 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Honda Civic. (152 Nm @ 1000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Honda Civic.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Honda Civic 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Honda Hyundai
Model Civic Terracan
Year Released 2004 2006
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1339 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 82 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 5700 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 152 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 1000 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 73 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80 mm 98 mm
Top Speed 177 km/hour 168 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 12.9 seconds 13 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1270 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5.1 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 75 L


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