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2006 Hyundai Trajet vs. 2002 Jaguar XJ

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Trajet is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Jaguar XJ. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Jaguar XJ would be higher. At 3,248 cc (8 cylinders), 2002 Jaguar XJ is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Jaguar XJ (240 HP @ 6350 RPM) has 129 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Trajet. (111 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Jaguar XJ should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Trajet. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Trajet weights approximately 171 kg more than 2002 Jaguar XJ.

Because 2002 Jaguar XJ is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2002 Jaguar XJ. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Trajet, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2002 Jaguar XJ (316 Nm @ 4350 RPM) has 61 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Hyundai Trajet. (255 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2002 Jaguar XJ will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Hyundai Trajet. 2002 Jaguar XJ has automatic transmission and 2006 Hyundai Trajet has manual transmission. 2006 Hyundai Trajet will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Jaguar XJ will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Trajet 2002 Jaguar XJ
Make Hyundai Jaguar
Model Trajet XJ
Year Released 2006 2002
Body Type Minivan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1991 cc 3248 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 111 HP 240 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6350 RPM
Torque 255 Nm 316 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4350 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83.1 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92 mm 70 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1881 kg 1710 kg
Vehicle Length 4700 mm 5160 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2880 mm


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