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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1961 Morris Minor

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 45 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1961 Morris Minor. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1961 Morris Minor 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 125 more horse power than 1961 Morris Minor. (36 HP @ 4750 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1961 Morris Minor. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1372 kg more than 1961 Morris Minor. 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 1961 Morris Minor. 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 278 more torque (in Nm) than 1961 Morris Minor. (68 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1961 Morris Minor.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1961 Morris Minor
Make Hyundai Morris
Model Terracan Minor
Year Released 2006 1961
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 946 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 36 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 4750 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 68 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 62.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 76.2 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 790 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 3770 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1560 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2190 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 45 L


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