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2007 Ford Galaxy vs. 2006 Ford Escape

To start off, 2007 Ford Galaxy is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Ford Escape. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Ford Escape would be higher. At 2,262 cc, 2006 Ford Escape is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Ford Escape (153 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 64 more horse power than 2007 Ford Galaxy. (89 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Ford Escape should accelerate faster than 2007 Ford Galaxy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Ford Galaxy weights approximately 519 kg more than 2006 Ford Escape.

Because 2006 Ford Escape is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Ford Galaxy. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Ford Escape 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, 2007 Ford Galaxy (240 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 34 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Ford Escape. (206 Nm @ 4250 RPM). This means 2007 Ford Galaxy will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Ford Escape.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Ford Galaxy 2006 Ford Escape
Make Ford Ford
Model Galaxy Escape
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type Minivan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1894 cc 2262 cc
Horse Power 89 HP 153 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 206 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 4250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 87.4 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.5 mm 94 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1739 kg 1220 kg
Vehicle Length 4650 mm 4450 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1780 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.7 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 62 L


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