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1986 Ford Escort vs. 2003 Honda Mobilio

To start off, 2003 Honda Mobilio is newer by 17 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, 2003 Honda Mobilio (89 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 30 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Honda Mobilio should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Honda Mobilio weights approximately 340 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.

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, 2003 Honda Mobilio (131 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 21 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2003 Honda Mobilio will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Ford Escort 2003 Honda Mobilio
Make Ford Honda
Model Escort Mobilio
Year Released 1986 2003
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1751 cc 1496 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 59 HP 89 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 131 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2700 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Vehicle Weight 910 kg 1250 kg
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4060 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1690 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1730 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2750 mm


 

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