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2007 Ford Galaxy vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2007 Ford Galaxy 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, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 72 more horse power than 2007 Ford Galaxy. (89 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 2007 Ford Galaxy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 423 kg more than 2007 Ford Galaxy. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Ford Galaxy. 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 106 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Ford Galaxy. (240 Nm @ 1900 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Ford Galaxy.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Ford Galaxy 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Ford Hyundai
Model Galaxy Terracan
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type Minivan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1894 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 89 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.5 mm 98 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 164 km/hour 168 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 17.2 seconds 13 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1739 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4650 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.7 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 75 L


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