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1982 Mitsubishi Lancer vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 27 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Mitsubishi Lancer. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Mitsubishi Lancer would be higher. At 1,405 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Tata Indica is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Tata Indica (74 HP @ 4500 RPM) has 21 more horse power than 1982 Mitsubishi Lancer. (53 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Tata Indica should accelerate faster than 1982 Mitsubishi Lancer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Tata Indica weights approximately 135 kg more than 1982 Mitsubishi Lancer. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2009 Tata Indica (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 25 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Mitsubishi Lancer. (90 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2009 Tata Indica will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Mitsubishi Lancer 2009 Tata Indica
Make Mitsubishi Tata
Model Lancer Indica
Year Released 1982 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 53 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 90 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 870 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4140 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1600 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2390 mm 2410 mm


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