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2001 Chevrolet Astro vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Chevrolet Astro. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Chevrolet Astro would be higher. At 4,293 cc (6 cylinders), 2001 Chevrolet Astro is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Chevrolet Astro (183 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 109 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Chevrolet Astro should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Chevrolet Astro weights approximately 890 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 2001 Chevrolet Astro is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Tata Indica. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Chevrolet Astro will offer significantly more control. 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, 2001 Chevrolet Astro (338 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 223 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2001 Chevrolet Astro will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Chevrolet Astro 2009 Tata Indica
Make Chevrolet Tata
Model Astro Indica
Year Released 2001 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4293 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 183 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 4400 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 338 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 101.7 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88.4 mm 79.5 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 8 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1895 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4830 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1980 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1910 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2410 mm


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