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1986 Ford Escort vs. 2005 Mazda Tribute

To start off, 2005 Mazda Tribute is newer by 19 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 2,262 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Mazda Tribute is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Mazda Tribute (153 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 94 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mazda Tribute should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mazda Tribute weights approximately 533 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, 2005 Mazda Tribute (207 Nm) has 97 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm). This means 2005 Mazda Tribute will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Ford Escort 2005 Mazda Tribute
Make Ford Mazda
Model Escort Tribute
Year Released 1986 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1751 cc 2262 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 59 HP 153 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 207 Nm
Engine Bore Size 82.5 mm 87 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 94 mm
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 910 kg 1443 kg
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4440 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1780 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 62 L


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