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1986 Ford Escort vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 20 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 2,902 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Hyundai Terracan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 113 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (48 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1337 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 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1986 Ford Escort. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan will offer significantly more control. 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, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (346 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 263 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (83 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Ford Escort 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Ford Hyundai
Model Escort Terracan
Year Released 1986 2006
Body Type Hatchback SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1115 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 48 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 83 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 74 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 65 mm 98 mm
Top Speed 145 km/hour 168 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 18.2 seconds 13 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 825 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4030 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 48 L 75 L


 

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