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2009 Alfa Romeo Spider vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2009 Alfa Romeo Spider is newer by 3 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, 2009 Alfa Romeo Spider (197 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 36 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Alfa Romeo Spider should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 432 kg more than 2009 Alfa Romeo Spider.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Alfa Romeo Spider. 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, 2009 Alfa Romeo Spider (400 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 54 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (346 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 2009 Alfa Romeo Spider will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Hyundai Terracan.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Alfa Romeo Spider 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Alfa Romeo Hyundai
Model Spider Terracan
Year Released 2009 2006
Body Type Roadster SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2385 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 400 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 1750 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 225 km/hour 168 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.5 seconds 13 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1730 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4400 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2530 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.9 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 75 L


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