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2006 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2009 Hyundai Accent

To start off, 2009 Hyundai Accent is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Hyundai Tucson. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Hyundai Tucson would be higher. At 1,983 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Hyundai Tucson is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Hyundai Tucson (140 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 30 more horse power than 2009 Hyundai Accent. (110 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Tucson should accelerate faster than 2009 Hyundai Accent.

Because 2006 Hyundai Tucson is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Hyundai Accent. 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, 2006 Hyundai Tucson (184 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 40 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Hyundai Accent. (144 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Tucson will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Hyundai Accent.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Hyundai Tucson 2009 Hyundai Accent
Make Hyundai Hyundai
Model Tucson Accent
Year Released 2006 2009
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1983 cc 1599 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 140 HP 110 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 184 Nm 144 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 4050 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1690 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2510 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.7 L/100km 7.3 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 10.7 L/100km 8.9 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.8 L/100km 8.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 45 L


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