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2004 Nissan Altima 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 Nissan Altima. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Nissan Altima would be higher. At 2,505 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Nissan Altima is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Nissan Altima (175 HP @ 3600 RPM) has 101 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Nissan Altima should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Nissan Altima weights approximately 356 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 Nissan Altima (244 Nm) has 129 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm). This means 2004 Nissan Altima will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Nissan Altima 2009 Tata Indica
Make Nissan Tata
Model Altima Indica
Year Released 2004 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2505 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 175 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 3600 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 244 Nm 115 Nm
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 100 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1361 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4870 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.4 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 76 L 37 L


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