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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1983 Mitsubishi Sigma

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1983 Mitsubishi Sigma. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1983 Mitsubishi Sigma 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 72 more horse power than 1983 Mitsubishi Sigma. (89 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1983 Mitsubishi Sigma. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1092 kg more than 1983 Mitsubishi Sigma. 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 1983 Mitsubishi Sigma. 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 228 more torque (in Nm) than 1983 Mitsubishi Sigma. (118 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1983 Mitsubishi Sigma.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1983 Mitsubishi Sigma
Make Hyundai Mitsubishi
Model Terracan Sigma
Year Released 2006 1983
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1597 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 161 HP 89 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 118 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3200 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1070 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4460 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2520 mm


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