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2008 Citroen C5 vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2008 Citroen C5 is newer by 2 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 2,946 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Citroen C5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Citroen C5 (204 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 43 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Citroen C5 should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 573 kg more than 2008 Citroen C5.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2008 Citroen C5. 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 60 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Citroen C5. (286 Nm @ 3750 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Citroen C5.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Citroen C5 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Citroen Hyundai
Model C5 Terracan
Year Released 2008 2006
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2946 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 204 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 286 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82.6 mm 98 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 230 km/hour 168 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.6 seconds 13 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1589 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 L 75 L


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