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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1979 Lancia Delta

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 27 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1979 Lancia Delta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1979 Lancia Delta 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 86 more horse power than 1979 Lancia Delta. (75 HP @ 5800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1979 Lancia Delta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1227 kg more than 1979 Lancia Delta. 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 1979 Lancia Delta. 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 241 more torque (in Nm) than 1979 Lancia Delta. (105 Nm @ 3400 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1979 Lancia Delta.

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2006 Hyundai Terracan 1979 Lancia Delta
Make Hyundai Lancia
Model Terracan Delta
Year Released 2006 1979
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1301 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 75 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 105 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 86.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 55.5 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 935 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 3900 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2480 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 59 L


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