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2006 Cadillac CTS vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, both 2006 Cadillac CTS and 2006 Hyundai Terracan were released in the same year (2006). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,902 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Hyundai Terracan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Cadillac CTS (210 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 49 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Cadillac CTS should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 544 kg more than 2006 Cadillac CTS.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2006 Cadillac CTS. 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 83 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Cadillac CTS. (263 Nm @ 3300 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Cadillac CTS.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Cadillac CTS 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Cadillac Hyundai
Model CTS Terracan
Year Released 2006 2006
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2801 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 210 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 263 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 3300 RPM 1750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 221 km/hour 168 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.2 seconds 13 seconds
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1618 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4840 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2890 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 L 75 L


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