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1983 Isuzu Gemini vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 26 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1983 Isuzu Gemini. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1983 Isuzu Gemini would be higher. At 1,817 cc (4 cylinders), 1983 Isuzu Gemini is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1983 Isuzu Gemini (76 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 2 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1983 Isuzu Gemini should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1983 Isuzu Gemini weights approximately 55 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 1983 Isuzu Gemini 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 1983 Isuzu Gemini. 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. Let's talk about torque, 1983 Isuzu Gemini (129 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 14 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1983 Isuzu Gemini will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

1983 Isuzu Gemini 2009 Tata Indica
Make Isuzu Tata
Model Gemini Indica
Year Released 1983 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1817 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 76 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 129 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4240 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1580 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2410 mm


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