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2005 Honda Accord vs. 2013 Ford E-Series

To start off, 2013 Ford E-Series is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Honda Accord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Honda Accord would be higher. At 5,400 cc (8 cylinders), 2013 Ford E-Series is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Ford E-Series (252 HP @ 4500 RPM) has 114 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Ford E-Series should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Ford E-Series weights approximately 1185 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 2013 Ford E-Series is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2013 Ford E-Series. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2013 Ford E-Series (474 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 127 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2013 Ford E-Series will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Honda Accord 2013 Ford E-Series
Make Honda Ford
Model Accord E-Series
Year Released 2005 2013
Body Type Station Wagon Van
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2204 cc 5400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 252 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 347 Nm 474 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 16.7:1 9.06:1
Fuel Type Diesel Flex Fuel
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic 4-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 12 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1645 kg 2830 kg
Vehicle Length 4760 mm 5504 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 2017 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 2111 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 3505 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 150 L


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