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A Comparison of two cars I would like to own: FORD ESCAPE AND HONDA ACCORD Presentation By: Zach Padden Project 15- CAR PURCHASE 4/30/2012
Honda Accord Ford Escape VS
Let’s Look at The Honda Accord I am thinking of buying this car because of the sporty look. This car is also great on gas mileage. I own this car. This is the 2012 model.
Safety Features Of the Honda Accord The safety rating of a new Honda Accord is a 10.0 Below are some of the important safety features in this car : Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) helps sense over steering or under steering in an emergency situations Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure disperses frontal crash energy over a wide area Every Accord also features standard front, front side and side curtain airbags to help reduce the likelihood of injuries in a collision. Active front head restraints help reduce the likelihood of whiplash injuries in a sufficient rear impact. Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) alerts the driver when a tire's pressure reaches a significantly low level.
Technology and Entertainment Features of the Accord The Accord is a car equipped with lots of great technology and entertainment. Listed below are some of its features: RDS audio system with AM/FM radio and CD player that reads IPods. Paddle Shifters Steering Mounted Controls Bluetooth Link USB Audio Interface Voice Recognition Navigation System These features are important to me because a stereo makes long and boring trips fun. The Controls on the steering wheel will allow me to focus more on driving. The Navigation system will allow me to not get lost. The USB Audio will allow me to play my IPod
Specifications of the Accord With the Accord comes many choices. You can have a manual or automatic transmission. The two main types of engines are 2.4-liter i- VTEC ® 4-cylinder, putting out 190 hp; and two versions of a 271-hp, 3.5- liter V-6 ® is offered with automatic transmission.
City vs. Highway Miles Per Gallon of the Accord CITY MPG: 23 HIGHWAY MPG: 32 AVERAGE PRICE PER GALLON OF GAS: $3.76 AVERAGE MILES I DRIVE PER WEEK: 40 TOTAL WEEKLY GAS BILL: $ 6.54
Now Lets Look at The Escape I have always liked the design of this car. It is very roomy, spacious and has many features that are great for a student that is 16.
Safety Features of the Escape The safety rating of this vehicle is Below are some of the important safety features this car has: Antilock breaking Automatic Parking System Monitors Internet Access Roof Racks
Technology and entertainment of the Escape The Escape is a car equipped with lots of great technology and entertainment. Listed below are some of its features: CD Player Automatic Parking IPod hook up 10 Speakers These features are important because I am not great at parallel parking. The Music is a great feature for many people to help them relax behind the wheel.
Specifications of the Escape You can select manual or automatic transmission. I prefer manual. The engine is 1.6L I HP. The horse power is 178. The cargo capacity is 66. The car is very nice and has plenty of features.
City vs. Highway Miles Per Gallon of the Escape City MPG: 21 Highway MPG: 28 Average Price per Gallon of Gas: $3.76 Average Miles per week I Drive: 40 Total weekly Gas Bill: $7.16
FINAL COSTS FORD ESCAPE $25,895 HONDA ACCORD $22,180