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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1979 Peugeot 505

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 27 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1979 Peugeot 505. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1979 Peugeot 505 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 31 more horse power than 1979 Peugeot 505. (130 HP @ 5750 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1979 Peugeot 505. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 927 kg more than 1979 Peugeot 505. 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 Peugeot 505. 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 161 more torque (in Nm) than 1979 Peugeot 505. (185 Nm @ 4250 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1979 Peugeot 505.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1979 Peugeot 505
Make Hyundai Peugeot
Model Terracan 505
Year Released 2006 1979
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2164 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 161 HP 130 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5750 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 185 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 88 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 89 mm
Top Speed 168 km/hour 185 km/hour
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1235 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4590 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2750 mm


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