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1987 Mazda 626 vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1987 Mazda 626. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1987 Mazda 626 would be higher. At 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 1987 Mazda 626 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1987 Mazda 626 (146 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 72 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1987 Mazda 626 should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1987 Mazda 626 weights approximately 315 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.

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. Let's talk about torque, 1987 Mazda 626 (182 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 67 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1987 Mazda 626 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

1987 Mazda 626 2009 Tata Indica
Make Mazda Tata
Model 626 Indica
Year Released 1987 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 146 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 182 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 79.5 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1320 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4520 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2410 mm


 

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