1987 Ford Escort vs. 2009 Subaru Legacy
To start off, 2009 Subaru Legacy is newer by 22 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 2,457 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Subaru Legacy is equipped with a bigger engine.
Because 2009 Subaru Legacy is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1987 Ford Escort. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Subaru Legacy 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.
Compare all specifications:
|1987 Ford Escort||2009 Subaru Legacy|
|Engine Size||1597 cc||2457 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Valves per Cylinder||2 valves||4 valves|
|Horse Power||0 HP||243 HP|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Length||4070 mm||4710 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1650 mm||1740 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1320 mm||1430 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2410 mm||2680 mm|