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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2008 Renault Grand Espace

To start off, 2008 Renault Grand Espace 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 43 more horse power than 2008 Renault Grand Espace. (118 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2008 Renault Grand Espace. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 332 kg more than 2008 Renault Grand Espace. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2008 Renault Grand Espace. 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 76 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Renault Grand Espace. (270 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Renault Grand Espace.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2008 Renault Grand Espace
Make Hyundai Renault
Model Terracan Grand Espace
Year Released 2006 2008
Body Type SUV Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1870 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 118 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 270 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 80 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 93 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 168 km/hour 180 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13 seconds 13.2 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1830 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1900 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1750 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2880 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 7.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 83 L


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