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2009 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Corvette 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 6,199 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Corvette is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Corvette (430 HP @ 5900 RPM) has 269 more horse power than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (161 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Corvette should accelerate faster than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 896 kg more than 2009 Chevrolet Corvette.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Chevrolet Corvette. 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 Chevrolet Corvette (575 Nm @ 4600 RPM) has 229 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Hyundai Terracan. (346 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Corvette will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Hyundai Terracan.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Corvette 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Chevrolet Hyundai
Model Corvette Terracan
Year Released 2009 2006
Body Type Convertible SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6199 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 430 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 5900 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 575 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 4600 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 103.3 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92 mm 98 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1266 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4440 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1250 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2690 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 12.4 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 75 L


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