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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1968 Mazda Luce

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 38 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Mazda Luce. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Mazda Luce 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 91 more horse power than 1968 Mazda Luce. (70 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1968 Mazda Luce. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1112 kg more than 1968 Mazda Luce. 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 1968 Mazda Luce. 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 228 more torque (in Nm) than 1968 Mazda Luce. (118 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1968 Mazda Luce.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1968 Mazda Luce
Make Hyundai Mazda
Model Terracan Luce
Year Released 2006 1968
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1490 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 161 HP 70 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 118 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1050 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2510 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 57 L


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