1986 Ford Escort vs. 1995 Pontiac Firehawk
To start off, 1995 Pontiac Firehawk is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1986 Ford Escort. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1986 Ford Escort would be higher. At 5,735 cc (8 cylinders), 1995 Pontiac Firehawk is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1995 Pontiac Firehawk weights approximately 771 kg more than 1986 Ford Escort.
Because 1995 Pontiac Firehawk is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1995 Pontiac Firehawk. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1986 Ford Escort, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 1995 Pontiac Firehawk (464 Nm) has 354 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm). This means 1995 Pontiac Firehawk will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort.
Compare all specifications:
|1986 Ford Escort||1995 Pontiac Firehawk|
|Engine Size||1751 cc||5735 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||8 cylinders|
|Horse Power||59 HP||0 HP|
|Engine RPM||4800 RPM||5600 RPM|
|Torque||110 Nm||464 Nm|
|Top Speed||151 km/hour||257 km/hour|
|Number of Doors||5 doors||2 doors|
|Vehicle Weight||910 kg||1681 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4090 mm||4980 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2520 mm||2600 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||45 L||54 L|