2002 Ford Focus vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Ford Focus. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Ford Focus would be higher. At 1,989 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Ford Focus is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Ford Focus (109 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 35 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Ford Focus should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Ford Focus weights approximately 195 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, 2002 Ford Focus (169 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 54 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2002 Ford Focus will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Ford Focus 2009 Tata Indica
Make Ford Tata
Model Focus Indica
Year Released 2002 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1989 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 109 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 169 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 85 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 79.5 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1200 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 37 L


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