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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2012 Honda Civic

To start off, 2012 Honda Civic is newer by 6 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, 2012 Honda Civic (201 HP @ 7000 RPM) has 40 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Honda Civic should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 857 kg more than 2012 Honda Civic.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2012 Honda Civic. 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 116 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Honda Civic. (230 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Honda Civic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2012 Honda Civic
Make Hyundai Honda
Model Terracan Civic
Year Released 2006 2012
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 161 HP 201 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 7000 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 230 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1305 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 50 L


 

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