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2007 BMW 525 vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2007 BMW 525 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Hyundai Terracan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Hyundai Terracan would be higher. At 2,902 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Hyundai Terracan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 BMW 525 (215 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 54 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 BMW 525 should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 662 kg more than 2007 BMW 525.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 BMW 525. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan 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 Terracan (346 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 96 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 BMW 525. (250 Nm @ 2900 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 BMW 525.

Compare all specifications:

2007 BMW 525 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make BMW Hyundai
Model 525 Terracan
Year Released 2007 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2497 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 250 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 2900 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 78.8 mm 98 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 245 km/hour 168 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.9 seconds 13 seconds
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1500 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1470 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1850 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2890 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 75 L


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