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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2008 Alfa Romeo 156

To start off, 2008 Alfa Romeo 156 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Hyundai Terracan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Hyundai Terracan would be higher. At 2,902 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Hyundai Terracan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Alfa Romeo 156 (189 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 28 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Alfa Romeo 156 should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 807 kg more than 2008 Alfa Romeo 156.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2008 Alfa Romeo 156. 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 128 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Alfa Romeo 156. (218 Nm @ 5000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Alfa Romeo 156.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2008 Alfa Romeo 156
Make Hyundai Alfa Romeo
Model Terracan 156
Year Released 2006 2008
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2490 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 189 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 5000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 88 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 68.3 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Top Speed 168 km/hour 230 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13 seconds 7.3 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1355 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4440 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 63 L


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