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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 1997 Mercedes-Benz C

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1997 Mercedes-Benz C. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1997 Mercedes-Benz C would be higher. At 4,266 cc (8 cylinders), 1997 Mercedes-Benz C is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1997 Mercedes-Benz C (303 HP @ 5850 RPM) has 142 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1997 Mercedes-Benz C should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 592 kg more than 1997 Mercedes-Benz C.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1997 Mercedes-Benz C. 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, 1997 Mercedes-Benz C (410 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 64 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (346 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 1997 Mercedes-Benz C will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Hyundai Terracan.

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2006 Hyundai Terracan 1997 Mercedes-Benz C
Make Hyundai Mercedes-Benz
Model Terracan C
Year Released 2006 1997
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 4266 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 303 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5850 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 410 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 84 mm
Top Speed 168 km/hour 250 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13 seconds 6.5 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1570 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4520 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2700 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 69 L


 

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