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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2006 Mercedes-Benz C

To start off, both 2006 Hyundai Terracan and 2006 Mercedes-Benz C were released in the same year (2006). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. 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 12 more horse power than 2006 Mercedes-Benz C. (149 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2006 Mercedes-Benz C. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 442 kg more than 2006 Mercedes-Benz C. 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 2006 Mercedes-Benz C. 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 6 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Mercedes-Benz C. (340 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Mercedes-Benz C.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2006 Mercedes-Benz C
Make Hyundai Mercedes-Benz
Model Terracan C
Year Released 2006 2006
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2148 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 149 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 340 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 88 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 88.3 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 168 km/hour 224 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13 seconds 10.1 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1720 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2720 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 6.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 62 L


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