1971 Avanti Avanti vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 38 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1971 Avanti Avanti. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1971 Avanti Avanti would be higher. At 5,732 cc (8 cylinders), 1971 Avanti Avanti is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1971 Avanti Avanti (229 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 155 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1971 Avanti Avanti should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1971 Avanti Avanti weights approximately 495 kg more than 2009 Tata Indica. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1971 Avanti Avanti is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1971 Avanti Avanti. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Tata Indica, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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. 1971 Avanti Avanti has automatic transmission and 2009 Tata Indica has manual transmission. 2009 Tata Indica will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1971 Avanti Avanti will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1971 Avanti Avanti 2009 Tata Indica
Make Avanti Tata
Model Avanti Indica
Year Released 1971 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5732 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 229 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1500 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4910 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2780 mm 2410 mm


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