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2006 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2001 Hyundai Trajet

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Tucson is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Hyundai Trajet. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Hyundai Trajet would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Hyundai Trajet is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Hyundai Tucson (140 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 1 more horse power than 2001 Hyundai Trajet. (139 HP @ 5800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Tucson should accelerate faster than 2001 Hyundai Trajet. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Hyundai Trajet weights approximately 271 kg more than 2006 Hyundai Tucson.

Because 2006 Hyundai Tucson is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2001 Hyundai Trajet. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Tucson 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, both vehicles can yield 184 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 2001 Hyundai Trajet
Make Hyundai Hyundai
Model Tucson Trajet
Year Released 2006 2001
Body Type SUV Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1983 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 140 HP 139 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 184 Nm 184 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1374 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 4700 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1850 mm
Vehicle Height 1690 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2840 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 45 L


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