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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2008 Mazda DrifterX

To start off, 2008 Mazda DrifterX 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. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 682 kg more than 2008 Mazda DrifterX.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2008 Mazda DrifterX. 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 89 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Mazda DrifterX. (257 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Mazda DrifterX.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2008 Mazda DrifterX
Make Hyundai Mazda
Model Terracan DrifterX
Year Released 2006 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2499 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 0 HP
Torque 346 Nm 257 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 168 km/hour 145 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13 seconds 16.8 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1480 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 5010 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1760 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 3010 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 12.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 80 L


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