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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1984 Renault Espace

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1984 Renault Espace. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1984 Renault Espace 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 59 more horse power than 1984 Renault Espace. (102 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1984 Renault Espace. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 992 kg more than 1984 Renault Espace. 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 Renault Espace. 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 188 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Renault Espace. (158 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Renault Espace.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1984 Renault Espace
Make Hyundai Renault
Model Terracan Espace
Year Released 2006 1984
Body Type SUV Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1994 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 102 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 158 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 88 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 82 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Top Speed 168 km/hour 175 km/hour
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1170 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4260 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2670 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 68 L


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