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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1984 Isuzu Gemini

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1984 Isuzu Gemini. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1984 Isuzu Gemini 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 85 more horse power than 1984 Isuzu Gemini. (76 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1984 Isuzu Gemini. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1100 kg more than 1984 Isuzu Gemini. 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 1984 Isuzu Gemini. 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 217 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Isuzu Gemini. (129 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Isuzu Gemini.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1984 Isuzu Gemini
Make Hyundai Isuzu
Model Terracan Gemini
Year Released 2006 1984
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1817 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 161 HP 76 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 129 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1062 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4240 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1580 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2410 mm


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