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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1987 Buick Century

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 19 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1987 Buick Century. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1987 Buick Century would be higher. At 3,800 cc (6 cylinders), 1987 Buick Century is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (161 HP) has 11 more horse power than 1987 Buick Century. (150 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1987 Buick Century.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1987 Buick Century. 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) has 76 more torque (in Nm) than 1987 Buick Century. (270 Nm). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1987 Buick Century.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1987 Buick Century
Make Hyundai Buick
Model Terracan Century
Year Released 2006 1987
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 3800 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 161 HP 150 HP
Torque 346 Nm 270 Nm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4803 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1763 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1364 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2662 mm


 

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