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2002 Citroen C2 vs. 1987 Ford Escort

To start off, 2002 Citroen C2 is newer by 15 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 1,597 cc (4 cylinders), 1987 Ford Escort 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.

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2002 Citroen C2 1987 Ford Escort
Make Citroen Ford
Model C2 Escort
Year Released 2002 1987
Body Type Hatchback Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1398 cc 1597 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 67 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Length 3670 mm 4070 mm
Vehicle Width 1670 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1320 mm
Wheelbase Size 2320 mm 2410 mm


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