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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1968 Nissan President

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 38 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Nissan President. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Nissan President would be higher. At 2,974 cc (6 cylinders), 1968 Nissan President is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 52 more horse power than 1968 Nissan President. (109 HP @ 4400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1968 Nissan President. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 557 kg more than 1968 Nissan President. 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 Nissan President. 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 110 more torque (in Nm) than 1968 Nissan President. (236 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1968 Nissan President.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1968 Nissan President
Make Hyundai Nissan
Model Terracan President
Year Released 2006 1968
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2974 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 161 HP 109 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 236 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3200 RPM
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 1605 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 5050 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2860 mm


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