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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier would be higher. At 2,190 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier (120 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 46 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier weights approximately 186 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, 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier (183 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 68 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier 2009 Tata Indica
Make Chevrolet Tata
Model Cavalier Indica
Year Released 2005 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2190 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 120 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 183 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1191 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4600 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2570 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 14 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 57 L 37 L


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