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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2008 Renault Megane

To start off, 2008 Renault Megane 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 50 more horse power than 2008 Renault Megane. (111 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2008 Renault Megane. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 932 kg more than 2008 Renault Megane. 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 Megane. 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 194 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Renault Megane. (152 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Renault Megane.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2008 Renault Megane
Make Hyundai Renault
Model Terracan Megane
Year Released 2006 2008
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1597 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 111 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 152 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 80.5 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 168 km/hour 192 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13 seconds 10.9 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1230 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4500 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 6.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 60 L


 

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