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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2003 Mitsubishi Magna

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Mitsubishi Magna. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Mitsubishi Magna would be higher. At 2,971 cc (6 cylinders), 2003 Mitsubishi Magna is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Mitsubishi Magna (187 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 26 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Mitsubishi Magna should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 707 kg more than 2003 Mitsubishi Magna.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2003 Mitsubishi Magna. 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 91 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Mitsubishi Magna. (255 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Mitsubishi Magna.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2003 Mitsubishi Magna
Make Hyundai Mitsubishi
Model Terracan Magna
Year Released 2006 2003
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2971 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 161 HP 187 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 255 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1455 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4820 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2730 mm


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