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1986 Ford Escort vs. 1999 SsangYong Chairman H

To start off, 1999 SsangYong Chairman H is newer by 13 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 2,787 cc (6 cylinders), 1999 SsangYong Chairman H is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1999 SsangYong Chairman H (198 HP @ 5900 RPM) has 139 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1999 SsangYong Chairman H should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1999 SsangYong Chairman H weights approximately 720 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.

Because 1999 SsangYong Chairman H is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1999 SsangYong Chairman H. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1986 Ford Escort, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 1999 SsangYong Chairman H (272 Nm @ 4700 RPM) has 162 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1999 SsangYong Chairman H will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort. 1999 SsangYong Chairman H has automatic transmission and 1986 Ford Escort has manual transmission. 1986 Ford Escort will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1999 SsangYong Chairman H will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Ford Escort 1999 SsangYong Chairman H
Make Ford SsangYong
Model Escort Chairman H
Year Released 1986 1999
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1751 cc 2787 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 59 HP 198 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 5900 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 272 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4700 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 910 kg 1630 kg
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 5060 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2910 mm


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