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2005 Ford Mustang vs. 2003 Ford Econovan

To start off, 2005 Ford Mustang is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Ford Econovan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Ford Econovan would be higher. At 4,015 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Ford Mustang is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Ford Mustang (202 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 112 more horse power than 2003 Ford Econovan. (90 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Ford Mustang should accelerate faster than 2003 Ford Econovan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Ford Mustang weights approximately 202 kg more than 2003 Ford Econovan. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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 Ford Mustang (326 Nm) has 187 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Ford Econovan. (139 Nm). This means 2005 Ford Mustang will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Ford Econovan.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Ford Mustang 2003 Ford Econovan
Make Ford Ford
Model Mustang Econovan
Year Released 2005 2003
Body Type Coupe Van
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4015 cc 1789 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 202 HP 90 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 326 Nm 139 Nm
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1497 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4770 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1870 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2210 mm


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