1972 Dodge Monaco vs. 1986 Ford Escort
To start off, 1986 Ford Escort is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 Dodge Monaco. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 Dodge Monaco would be higher. At 5,895 cc (8 cylinders), 1972 Dodge Monaco is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1972 Dodge Monaco (175 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 116 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1972 Dodge Monaco should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1972 Dodge Monaco weights approximately 1010 kg more than 1986 Ford Escort. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.
Let's talk about torque, 1972 Dodge Monaco (394 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 284 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1972 Dodge Monaco will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort.
Compare all specifications:
|1972 Dodge Monaco||1986 Ford Escort|
|Engine Size||5895 cc||1751 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||8 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||175 HP||59 HP|
|Engine RPM||4000 RPM||4800 RPM|
|Torque||394 Nm||110 Nm|
|Torque RPM||2400 RPM||2500 RPM|
|Vehicle Weight||1920 kg||910 kg|
|Vehicle Length||5650 mm||4090 mm|
|Vehicle Width||2020 mm||1650 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1410 mm||1380 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||3110 mm||2520 mm|