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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 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 41 more horse power than 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier. (120 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 947 kg more than 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier. 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 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier. 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 163 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier. (183 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier
Make Hyundai Chevrolet
Model Terracan Cavalier
Year Released 2006 2000
Body Type SUV Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2190 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 120 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 183 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 88 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1215 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4600 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2650 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 57 L


 

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