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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2008 Land Rover Discovery

To start off, 2008 Land Rover Discovery 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 3,950 cc (8 cylinders), 2008 Land Rover Discovery is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Land Rover Discovery weights approximately 13 kg more than 2006 Hyundai Terracan.

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 6 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Land Rover Discovery. (340 Nm @ 2600 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Land Rover Discovery.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2008 Land Rover Discovery
Make Hyundai Land Rover
Model Terracan Discovery
Year Released 2006 2008
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 3950 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 0 HP
Torque 346 Nm 340 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 2600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 71.1 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Top Speed 168 km/hour 170 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13 seconds 12.8 seconds
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 2175 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4980 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1910 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 16.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 93 L


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