1986 Ford Escort vs. 2005 Holden Combo
To start off, 2005 Holden Combo is newer by 19 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, 2005 Holden Combo (86 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 27 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Holden Combo should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Holden Combo weights approximately 290 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, 2005 Holden Combo (133 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 23 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2005 Holden Combo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort.
Compare all specifications:
|1986 Ford Escort||2005 Holden Combo|
|Engine Size||1751 cc||1598 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||59 HP||86 HP|
|Engine RPM||4800 RPM||5400 RPM|
|Torque||110 Nm||133 Nm|
|Torque RPM||2500 RPM||3000 RPM|
|Vehicle Weight||910 kg||1200 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4090 mm||4330 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1650 mm||1690 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1380 mm||1810 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2520 mm||2720 mm|