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2009 Hyundai Entourage vs. 2005 Toyota Highlander

To start off, 2009 Hyundai Entourage is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Toyota Highlander. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Toyota Highlander would be higher. At 3,800 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Hyundai Entourage is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Hyundai Entourage (247 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 17 more horse power than 2005 Toyota Highlander. (230 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Hyundai Entourage should accelerate faster than 2005 Toyota Highlander.

Because 2005 Toyota Highlander is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Hyundai Entourage. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Toyota Highlander 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, 2005 Toyota Highlander (343 Nm) has 90 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Hyundai Entourage. (253 Nm). This means 2005 Toyota Highlander will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Hyundai Entourage.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Hyundai Entourage 2005 Toyota Highlander
Make Hyundai Toyota
Model Entourage Highlander
Year Released 2009 2005
Body Type Minivan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3800 cc 3309 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 247 HP 230 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 253 Nm 343 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.4:1 10.8:1
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 7 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Width 1990 mm 1830 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 10.4 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 14.9 L/100km 13.1 L/100km


 

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