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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1993 Renault 21

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1993 Renault 21. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1993 Renault 21 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 86 more horse power than 1993 Renault 21. (75 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1993 Renault 21. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1142 kg more than 1993 Renault 21. 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 1993 Renault 21. 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 217 more torque (in Nm) than 1993 Renault 21. (129 Nm @ 3250 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1993 Renault 21.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 1993 Renault 21
Make Hyundai Renault
Model Terracan 21
Year Released 2006 1993
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1721 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 75 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 129 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 81 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 83.5 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1020 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4650 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2820 mm


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