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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1992 Nissan Pintara

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Nissan Pintara. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Nissan Pintara 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 50 more horse power than 1992 Nissan Pintara. (111 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1992 Nissan Pintara. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1002 kg more than 1992 Nissan Pintara. 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 1992 Nissan Pintara. 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 178 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Nissan Pintara. (168 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Nissan Pintara.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1992 Nissan Pintara
Make Hyundai Nissan
Model Terracan Pintara
Year Released 2006 1992
Engine Size 2902 cc 1974 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 161 HP 111 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 168 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1160 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2560 mm


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