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1990 Honda Legend vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 19 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 Honda Legend. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 Honda Legend would be higher. At 2,675 cc (6 cylinders), 1990 Honda Legend is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1990 Honda Legend (175 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 101 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 Honda Legend should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1990 Honda Legend weights approximately 415 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, 1990 Honda Legend (232 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 117 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1990 Honda Legend will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

1990 Honda Legend 2009 Tata Indica
Make Honda Tata
Model Legend Indica
Year Released 1990 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2675 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 175 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 232 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 75 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1420 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4890 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 37 L


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