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1986 Ford Escort vs. 2005 Toyota Tazz

To start off, 2005 Toyota Tazz 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 Toyota Tazz (74 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 15 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Toyota Tazz should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Toyota Tazz weights approximately 38 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, 1986 Ford Escort (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 7 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Toyota Tazz. (103 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 1986 Ford Escort will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Toyota Tazz.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Ford Escort 2005 Toyota Tazz
Make Ford Toyota
Model Escort Tazz
Year Released 1986 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1751 cc 1295 cc
Horse Power 59 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 103 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.5 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 77.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 21.5:1 9.5:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 910 kg 948 kg
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2500 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 60 L


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