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1986 Ford Escort vs. 1992 Rover 100 1.4 D

To start off, 1992 Rover 100 1.4 D is newer by 6 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 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 8 more horse power than 1992 Rover 100 1.4 D. (51 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1986 Ford Escort should accelerate faster than 1992 Rover 100 1.4 D. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1986 Ford Escort weights approximately 40 kg more than 1992 Rover 100 1.4 D. 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) has 21 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Rover 100 1.4 D. (89 Nm). This means 1986 Ford Escort will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Rover 100 1.4 D.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Ford Escort 1992 Rover 100 1.4 D
Make Ford Rover
Model Escort 100 1.4 D
Year Released 1986 1992
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1751 cc 1358 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 59 HP 51 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 89 Nm
Engine Bore Size 82.5 mm 70.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 81.3 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 910 kg 870 kg
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 3530 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1380 mm


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