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2006 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2002 Hyundai XG 350

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Tucson is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Hyundai XG 350. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Hyundai XG 350 would be higher. At 3,500 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Hyundai XG 350 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Hyundai XG 350 (195 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 55 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Tucson. (140 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Hyundai XG 350 should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Tucson. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Hyundai XG 350 weights approximately 618 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 2002 Hyundai XG 350. 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, 2002 Hyundai XG 350 (293 Nm) has 109 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Hyundai Tucson. (184 Nm). This means 2002 Hyundai XG 350 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Hyundai Tucson.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Tucson 2002 Hyundai XG 350
Make Hyundai Hyundai
Model Tucson XG 350
Year Released 2006 2002
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1983 cc 3500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 140 HP 195 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 184 Nm 293 Nm
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1374 kg 1992 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1690 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2630 mm


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