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2009 Ford Escape vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 2009 Ford Escape is newer by 57 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1952 Jaguar XK. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1952 Jaguar XK would be higher. At 3,441 cc (6 cylinders), 1952 Jaguar XK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Ford Escape (172 HP @ 6550 RPM) has 14 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Ford Escape should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 273 kg more than 2009 Ford Escape.

Because 2009 Ford Escape is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1952 Jaguar XK. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 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, 2009 Ford Escape (302 Nm @ 4300 RPM) has 12 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2009 Ford Escape will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Ford Escape 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Ford Jaguar
Model Escape XK
Year Released 2009 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2976 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 172 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 6550 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 302 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 4300 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.5 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 83.1 mm 106 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1022 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4440 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1730 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 62 L 63 L


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