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2005 Ford Bantam 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 Ford Bantam. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Ford Bantam would be higher. At 1,597 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Ford Bantam is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Ford Bantam (94 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 20 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Ford Bantam should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Ford Bantam weights approximately 31 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 Ford Bantam (137 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 22 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Ford Bantam will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Ford Bantam 2009 Tata Indica
Make Ford Tata
Model Bantam Indica
Year Released 2005 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1597 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 94 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 137 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 75.5 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1036 kg 1005 kg
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 54 L 37 L


 

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