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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1972 Tatra T603

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 34 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 Tatra T603. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 Tatra T603 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 57 more horse power than 1972 Tatra T603. (104 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1972 Tatra T603. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 692 kg more than 1972 Tatra T603. 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 1972 Tatra T603. 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 176 more torque (in Nm) than 1972 Tatra T603. (170 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1972 Tatra T603.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1972 Tatra T603
Make Hyundai Tatra
Model Terracan T603
Year Released 2006 1972
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 2902 cc 2472 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 161 HP 104 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 170 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1470 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 5070 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1540 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2760 mm


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