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1986 Ford Escort vs. 2013 Jaguar XJ

To start off, 2013 Jaguar XJ is newer by 27 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 2,995 cc (4 cylinders), 2013 Jaguar XJ is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Jaguar XJ (335 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 276 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Jaguar XJ should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Jaguar XJ weights approximately 970 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 2013 Jaguar XJ is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1986 Ford Escort. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2013 Jaguar XJ 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, 2013 Jaguar XJ (450 Nm @ 5000 RPM) has 340 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2013 Jaguar XJ will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Ford Escort 2013 Jaguar XJ
Make Ford Jaguar
Model Escort XJ
Year Released 1986 2013
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1751 cc 2995 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line W
Horse Power 59 HP 335 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 450 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 5000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.5 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 89 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 21.5:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Top Speed 151 km/hour 195 km/hour
Drive Type Front AWD
Transmission Type Manual CVT
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 910 kg 1880 kg
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 5252 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 2105 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1456 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 3157 mm


 

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