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1986 Ford Escort vs. 1995 Peugeot 106

To start off, 1995 Peugeot 106 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 1,751 cc (4 cylinders), 1986 Ford Escort is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1995 Peugeot 106 (100 HP @ 7200 RPM) has 41 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1995 Peugeot 106 should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1986 Ford Escort weights approximately 100 kg more than 1995 Peugeot 106.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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, 1986 Ford Escort (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 1 more torque (in Nm) than 1995 Peugeot 106. (109 Nm @ 5400 RPM). This means 1986 Ford Escort will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Peugeot 106.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Ford Escort 1995 Peugeot 106
Make Ford Peugeot
Model Escort 106
Year Released 1986 1995
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1751 cc 1292 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 59 HP 100 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 7200 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 109 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 5400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.5 mm 75 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 73.2 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 21.5:1 9.6:1
Top Speed 151 km/hour 187 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 910 kg 810 kg
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 3570 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2390 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 45 L


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