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2004 Ford Excursion vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Ford Excursion. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Ford Excursion would be higher. At 6,801 cc (10 cylinders), 2004 Ford Excursion is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Ford Excursion (310 HP @ 6250 RPM) has 172 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Ford Excursion should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Ford Excursion weights approximately 1616 kg more than 2005 Honda Accord. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2004 Ford Excursion is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Honda Accord. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Ford Excursion 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. Let's talk about torque, 2004 Ford Excursion (576 Nm) has 229 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm). This means 2004 Ford Excursion will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Ford Excursion 2005 Honda Accord
Make Ford Honda
Model Excursion Accord
Year Released 2004 2005
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6801 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 10 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 310 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6250 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 576 Nm 347 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 16.7:1
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 8 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 3261 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 5760 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 2040 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 2050 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 3490 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 167 L 65 L


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