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1998 Daihatsu Domino vs. 1986 Ford Escort

To start off, 1998 Daihatsu Domino is newer by 12 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 1,751 cc (4 cylinders), 1986 Ford Escort is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1986 Ford Escort (59 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 16 more horse power than 1998 Daihatsu Domino. (43 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1986 Ford Escort should accelerate faster than 1998 Daihatsu Domino. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1986 Ford Escort weights approximately 285 kg more than 1998 Daihatsu Domino. 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, 1986 Ford Escort (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 41 more torque (in Nm) than 1998 Daihatsu Domino. (69 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 1986 Ford Escort will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1998 Daihatsu Domino.

Compare all specifications:

1998 Daihatsu Domino 1986 Ford Escort
Make Daihatsu Ford
Model Domino Escort
Year Released 1998 1986
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 845 cc 1751 cc
Engine Cylinders 3 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 43 HP 59 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 69 Nm 110 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 625 kg 910 kg
Vehicle Length 3200 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 1420 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1380 mm


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