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2006 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2001 Hyundai XG 300

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 XG 300. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Hyundai XG 300 would be higher. At 2,970 cc (6 cylinders), 2001 Hyundai XG 300 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Hyundai XG 300 (194 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 54 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Tucson. (140 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Hyundai XG 300 should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Tucson. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Hyundai XG 300 weights approximately 259 kg more than 2006 Hyundai Tucson. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Hyundai Tucson is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2001 Hyundai XG 300. 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, 2001 Hyundai XG 300 (235 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 51 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Hyundai Tucson. (184 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2001 Hyundai XG 300 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Hyundai Tucson.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Tucson 2001 Hyundai XG 300
Make Hyundai Hyundai
Model Tucson XG 300
Year Released 2006 2001
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1983 cc 2970 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 140 HP 194 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 184 Nm 235 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82 mm 90.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 93.5 mm 75.9 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.0:1
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1374 kg 1633 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1690 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 70 L


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