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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2004 Lexus ES

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Lexus ES. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Lexus ES would be higher. At 2,995 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Lexus ES is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Lexus ES (208 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 47 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Lexus ES should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 596 kg more than 2004 Lexus ES.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2004 Lexus ES. 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 48 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Lexus ES. (298 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Lexus ES.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2004 Lexus ES
Make Hyundai Lexus
Model Terracan ES
Year Released 2006 2004
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2995 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 208 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 298 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 86 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 1566 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2730 mm


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