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1987 Ford Escort vs. 2000 Ford Focus

To start off, 2000 Ford Focus is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1987 Ford Escort. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1987 Ford Escort would be higher. At 2,260 cc (4 cylinders), 2000 Ford Focus is equipped with a bigger engine.

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.

Compare all specifications:

1987 Ford Escort 2000 Ford Focus
Make Ford Ford
Model Escort Focus
Year Released 1987 2000
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1597 cc 2260 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 0 HP 143 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Length 4070 mm 4450 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1320 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2620 mm


 

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