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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2008 Lada Niva

To start off, 2008 Lada Niva 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, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 80 more horse power than 2008 Lada Niva. (81 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2008 Lada Niva. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 872 kg more than 2008 Lada Niva. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 218 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Lada Niva. (128 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Lada Niva.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2008 Lada Niva
Make Hyundai Lada
Model Terracan Niva
Year Released 2006 2008
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1690 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 81 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 128 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 168 km/hour 137 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13 seconds 19 seconds
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1290 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 3730 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1690 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2210 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 11.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 45 L


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