1986 Ford Escort vs. 1975 Seat 124
To start off, 1986 Ford Escort is newer by 11 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Seat 124. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Seat 124 would be higher. At 1,751 cc (4 cylinders), 1986 Ford Escort is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1975 Seat 124 (74 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 15 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1975 Seat 124 should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Seat 124 weights approximately 44 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, 1975 Seat 124 (113 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 3 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1975 Seat 124 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort.
Compare all specifications:
|1986 Ford Escort||1975 Seat 124|
|Engine Size||1751 cc||1438 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||59 HP||74 HP|
|Engine RPM||4800 RPM||5400 RPM|
|Torque||110 Nm||113 Nm|
|Torque RPM||2500 RPM||3400 RPM|
|Vehicle Weight||910 kg||954 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4090 mm||4070 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1650 mm||1620 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1380 mm||1430 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2520 mm||2430 mm|