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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2003 Opel Vectra

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Opel Vectra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Opel Vectra 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 9 more horse power than 2003 Opel Vectra. (152 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2003 Opel Vectra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 612 kg more than 2003 Opel Vectra. 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 Opel Vectra. 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 117 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Opel Vectra. (229 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Opel Vectra.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2003 Opel Vectra
Make Hyundai Opel
Model Terracan Vectra
Year Released 2006 2003
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2197 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 152 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 229 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 94.6 mm
Top Speed 168 km/hour 212 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13 seconds 10.1 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1550 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4830 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2840 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 8.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 60 L


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