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2006 Hyundai Terracan vs. 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer

To start off, 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 7 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 15 more horse power than 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer. (146 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 862 kg more than 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 149 more torque (in Nm) than 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer. (197 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Terracan 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer
Make Hyundai Mitsubishi
Model Terracan Lancer
Year Released 2006 2013
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2902 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 16 cylinders
Engine Type in-line W
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 146 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 346 Nm 197 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97.1 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 98 mm 86 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2162 kg 1300 kg
Vehicle Length 4720 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2635 mm


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