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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2005 Volkswagen Jetta

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Volkswagen Jetta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Volkswagen Jetta 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 46 more horse power than 2005 Volkswagen Jetta. (115 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2005 Volkswagen Jetta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 796 kg more than 2005 Volkswagen Jetta. 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 2005 Volkswagen Jetta. 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) has 181 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Volkswagen Jetta. (165 Nm). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Volkswagen Jetta.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2005 Volkswagen Jetta
Make Hyundai Volkswagen
Model Terracan Jetta
Year Released 2006 2005
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1896 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 165 Nm
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 93 mm
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1366 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4420 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2690 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 55 L


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