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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2003 Ford Laser

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Ford Laser. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Ford Laser 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 56 more horse power than 2003 Ford Laser. (105 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2003 Ford Laser. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1047 kg more than 2003 Ford Laser. 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 2003 Ford Laser. 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 201 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Ford Laser. (145 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Ford Laser.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2003 Ford Laser
Make Hyundai Ford
Model Terracan Laser
Year Released 2006 2003
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 105 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 145 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 79 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 81.3 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1115 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4260 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2620 mm


 

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