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1992 Eagle Summit vs. 1986 Ford Escort

To start off, 1992 Eagle Summit is newer by 6 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 1,834 cc (4 cylinders), 1992 Eagle Summit is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1992 Eagle Summit (112 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 53 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1992 Eagle Summit should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1992 Eagle Summit weights approximately 315 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.

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. Let's talk about torque, 1992 Eagle Summit (157 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 47 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1992 Eagle Summit will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort.

Compare all specifications:

1992 Eagle Summit 1986 Ford Escort
Make Eagle Ford
Model Summit Escort
Year Released 1992 1986
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1834 cc 1751 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 112 HP 59 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 157 Nm 110 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1225 kg 910 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1660 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2530 mm 2520 mm


 

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