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1979 Mitsubishi Colt vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 30 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1979 Mitsubishi Colt. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1979 Mitsubishi Colt would be higher. At 1,405 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Tata Indica is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Tata Indica weights approximately 195 kg more than 1979 Mitsubishi Colt.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear 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.

Compare all specifications:

1979 Mitsubishi Colt 2009 Tata Indica
Make Mitsubishi Tata
Model Colt Indica
Year Released 1979 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1244 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 74 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 810 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 3800 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1590 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2310 mm 2410 mm


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