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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2008 Nissan 350Z

To start off, 2008 Nissan 350Z 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 3,497 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Nissan 350Z is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Nissan 350Z (306 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 145 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Nissan 350Z should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1050 kg more than 2008 Nissan 350Z.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2008 Nissan 350Z. 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, 2008 Nissan 350Z (363 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 17 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (346 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 2008 Nissan 350Z will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Hyundai Terracan.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2008 Nissan 350Z
Make Hyundai Nissan
Model Terracan 350Z
Year Released 2006 2008
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 3497 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 306 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 363 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4800 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1112 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4320 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 76 L


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