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2007 Ford Territory vs. 1966 Ford Cortina

To start off, 2007 Ford Territory is newer by 41 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1966 Ford Cortina. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1966 Ford Cortina would be higher. At 3,984 cc, 2007 Ford Territory is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Ford Territory (244 HP) has 195 more horse power than 1966 Ford Cortina. (49 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Ford Territory should accelerate faster than 1966 Ford Cortina. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Ford Territory weights approximately 1121 kg more than 1966 Ford Cortina. 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, 2007 Ford Territory (380 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 195 more torque (in Nm) than 1966 Ford Cortina. (185 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2007 Ford Territory will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1966 Ford Cortina. 2007 Ford Territory has automatic transmission and 1966 Ford Cortina has manual transmission. 1966 Ford Cortina will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Ford Territory will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Ford Territory 1966 Ford Cortina
Make Ford Ford
Model Territory Cortina
Year Released 2007 1966
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3984 cc 1296 cc
Horse Power 244 HP 49 HP
Torque 380 Nm 185 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 92.3 mm 81 mm
Engine Stroke Size 99.3 mm 63 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.0:1
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2016 kg 895 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4310 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1900 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 76 L 36 L


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