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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz S

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Mercedes-Benz S. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Mercedes-Benz S would be higher. At 3,723 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Mercedes-Benz S is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Mercedes-Benz S (242 HP @ 3000 RPM) has 81 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz S should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 247 kg more than 2005 Mercedes-Benz S.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Mercedes-Benz S. 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, 2005 Mercedes-Benz S (350 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 4 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (346 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz S will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Hyundai Terracan.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2005 Mercedes-Benz S
Make Hyundai Mercedes-Benz
Model Terracan S
Year Released 2006 2005
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 3723 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 242 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 3000 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 350 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 97 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 84 mm
Top Speed 168 km/hour 241 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13 seconds 7.6 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1915 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 5050 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2840 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 88 L


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