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2007 Audi A6 vs. 1986 Ford Escort

To start off, 2007 Audi A6 is newer by 21 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 2,393 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Audi A6 (175 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 116 more horse power than 1986 Ford Escort. (59 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 1986 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Audi A6 weights approximately 572 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, 2007 Audi A6 (230 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 120 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Ford Escort. (110 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2007 Audi A6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Ford Escort. 2007 Audi A6 has automatic transmission and 1986 Ford Escort has manual transmission. 1986 Ford Escort will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Audi A6 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Audi A6 1986 Ford Escort
Make Audi Ford
Model A6 Escort
Year Released 2007 1986
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2393 cc 1751 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 175 HP 59 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 230 Nm 110 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 82.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 77.4 mm 82 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 21.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 231 km/hour 151 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1482 kg 910 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2520 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 45 L


 

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