1987 Ford Escort vs. 2006 Ford E-250
To start off, 2006 Ford E-250 is newer by 19 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 4,605 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Ford E-250 is equipped with a bigger engine.
Because 2006 Ford E-250 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2006 Ford E-250. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1987 Ford Escort, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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||2006 Ford E-250|
|Engine Size||1597 cc||4605 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||8 cylinders|
|Valves per Cylinder||2 valves||2 valves|
|Horse Power||0 HP||226 HP|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||2 seats|
|Vehicle Length||4070 mm||5900 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1650 mm||2020 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1320 mm||2140 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2410 mm||3510 mm|