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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2010 Mercury Mountaineer

To start off, 2010 Mercury Mountaineer is newer by 4 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 4,000 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Mercury Mountaineer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Mercury Mountaineer (210 HP @ 5100 RPM) has 49 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Mercury Mountaineer should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 70 kg more than 2010 Mercury Mountaineer.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2010 Mercury Mountaineer. 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 2 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Mercury Mountaineer. (344 Nm @ 3700 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Mercury Mountaineer.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2010 Mercury Mountaineer
Make Hyundai Mercury
Model Terracan Mountaineer
Year Released 2006 2010
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 4000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 210 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5100 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 344 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3700 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 2092 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4915 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1872 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1826 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2888 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 85 L


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