2004 Ford Focus vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Ford Focus. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Ford Focus would be higher. At 2,260 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Ford Focus is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Ford Focus (144 HP @ 6250 RPM) has 70 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Ford Focus should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Ford Focus weights approximately 177 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, 2004 Ford Focus (202 Nm) has 87 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm). This means 2004 Ford Focus will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Ford Focus 2009 Tata Indica
Make Ford Tata
Model Focus Indica
Year Released 2004 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2260 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 144 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6250 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 202 Nm 115 Nm
Engine Bore Size 87 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 94 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.5:1
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1182 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4280 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.4 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 53 L 37 L


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