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2005 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, both 2005 Hyundai Terracan and 2005 Honda Accord were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,902 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Hyundai Terracan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Hyundai Terracan (144 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 6 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 255 kg more than 2005 Hyundai Terracan.

Because 2005 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Honda Accord. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 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, 2005 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 7 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Hyundai Terracan. (340 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Hyundai Terracan. 2005 Honda Accord has automatic transmission and 2005 Hyundai Terracan has manual transmission. 2005 Hyundai Terracan will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Honda Accord will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Hyundai Terracan 2005 Honda Accord
Make Hyundai Honda
Model Terracan Accord
Year Released 2005 2005
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 144 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 340 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2000 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1390 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1770 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 65 L


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