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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1969 Mercedes-Benz 250

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 37 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1969 Mercedes-Benz 250. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1969 Mercedes-Benz 250 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 11 more horse power than 1969 Mercedes-Benz 250. (150 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1969 Mercedes-Benz 250. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 802 kg more than 1969 Mercedes-Benz 250. 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 1969 Mercedes-Benz 250. 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 1969 Mercedes-Benz 250. (236 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1969 Mercedes-Benz 250.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1969 Mercedes-Benz 250
Make Hyundai Mercedes-Benz
Model Terracan 250
Year Released 2006 1969
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2497 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 161 HP 150 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 236 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 78.8 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Top Speed 168 km/hour 190 km/hour
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1360 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4690 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 65 L


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