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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2001 Volvo V70

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Volvo V70. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Volvo V70 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 22 more horse power than 2001 Volvo V70. (139 HP @ 6100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2001 Volvo V70. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 682 kg more than 2001 Volvo V70. 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 2001 Volvo V70. 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 126 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Volvo V70. (220 Nm @ 3750 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Volvo V70.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2001 Volvo V70
Make Hyundai Volvo
Model Terracan V70
Year Released 2006 2001
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2521 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 139 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 220 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 90 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1480 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 70 L


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