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2002 Hyundai Equus 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 Hyundai Equus. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Hyundai Equus would be higher. At 3,497 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Hyundai Equus is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Hyundai Equus (220 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 146 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Hyundai Equus should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Hyundai Equus weights approximately 985 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 2002 Hyundai Equus 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 2002 Hyundai Equus. 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, 2002 Hyundai Equus (380 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 265 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2002 Hyundai Equus will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Hyundai Equus 2009 Tata Indica
Make Hyundai Tata
Model Equus Indica
Year Released 2002 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3497 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 220 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 380 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 3000 RPM
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1990 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 5340 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 3090 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 37 L


 

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