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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1986 Mitsubishi Colt

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 20 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1986 Mitsubishi Colt. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1986 Mitsubishi Colt 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 104 more horse power than 1986 Mitsubishi Colt. (57 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1986 Mitsubishi Colt. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1226 kg more than 1986 Mitsubishi Colt. 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 1986 Mitsubishi Colt. 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 238 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Mitsubishi Colt. (108 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Mitsubishi Colt.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1986 Mitsubishi Colt
Make Hyundai Mitsubishi
Model Terracan Colt
Year Released 2006 1986
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1795 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 161 HP 57 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 108 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Drive Type 4WD Front
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 936 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 3880 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2390 mm


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