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1986 Ford Escort vs. 2013 Porsche Cayenne

To start off, 2013 Porsche Cayenne 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 3,000 cc (6 cylinders), 2013 Porsche Cayenne is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Porsche Cayenne (328 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 269 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Porsche Cayenne should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Porsche Cayenne weights approximately 1405 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 Porsche Cayenne 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 Porsche Cayenne 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 Porsche Cayenne (441 Nm @ 5250 RPM) has 331 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2013 Porsche Cayenne will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Ford Escort 2013 Porsche Cayenne
Make Ford Porsche
Model Escort Cayenne
Year Released 1986 2013
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 1751 cc 3000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Horse Power 59 HP 328 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 441 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 5250 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 Diesel / Electric Hybrid
Top Speed 151 km/hour 250 km/hour
Drive Type Front AWD
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 910 kg 2315 kg
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4846 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 2154 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1705 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2895 mm


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