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1986 Ford Escort vs. 1965 Mazda Familia

To start off, 1986 Ford Escort is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1965 Mazda Familia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1965 Mazda Familia would be higher. At 1,751 cc (4 cylinders), 1986 Ford Escort is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1986 Ford Escort (59 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 2 more horse power than 1965 Mazda Familia. (57 HP @ 6500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1986 Ford Escort should accelerate faster than 1965 Mazda Familia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1986 Ford Escort weights approximately 118 kg more than 1965 Mazda Familia. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1986 Ford Escort (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 29 more torque (in Nm) than 1965 Mazda Familia. (81 Nm @ 4600 RPM). This means 1986 Ford Escort will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1965 Mazda Familia.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Ford Escort 1965 Mazda Familia
Make Ford Mazda
Model Escort Familia
Year Released 1986 1965
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1751 cc 985 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 59 HP 57 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 81 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4600 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 910 kg 792 kg
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 3710 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1470 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2200 mm


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