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2005 Fiat Stilo vs. 1986 Ford Escort

To start off, 2005 Fiat Stilo is newer by 19 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 1,910 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Fiat Stilo is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Fiat Stilo (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 79 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Fiat Stilo should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Fiat Stilo weights approximately 485 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, 2005 Fiat Stilo (305 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 195 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2005 Fiat Stilo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Fiat Stilo 1986 Ford Escort
Make Fiat Ford
Model Stilo Escort
Year Released 2005 1986
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1910 cc 1751 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 138 HP 59 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 305 Nm 110 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82 mm 82.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90.4 mm 82 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 21.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 203 km/hour 151 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1395 kg 910 kg
Vehicle Length 4190 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2520 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 45 L


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