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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1988 Pontiac Banshee

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1988 Pontiac Banshee. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1988 Pontiac Banshee would be higher. At 4,042 cc (8 cylinders), 1988 Pontiac Banshee is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1988 Pontiac Banshee (227 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 66 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1988 Pontiac Banshee should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 481 kg more than 1988 Pontiac Banshee.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1988 Pontiac Banshee. 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.

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2006 Hyundai Terracan 1988 Pontiac Banshee
Make Hyundai Pontiac
Model Terracan Banshee
Year Released 2006 1988
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 4042 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 227 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 92 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 76 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1681 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 5110 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 2040 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1180 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2670 mm


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