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2005 Ford Explorer 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 Explorer. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Ford Explorer would be higher. At 4,014 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Ford Explorer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Ford Explorer (210 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 136 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Ford Explorer should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Ford Explorer weights approximately 275 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.

Let's talk about torque, 2005 Ford Explorer (330 Nm) has 215 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm). This means 2005 Ford Explorer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Ford Explorer 2009 Tata Indica
Make Ford Tata
Model Explorer Indica
Year Released 2005 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4014 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 210 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 330 Nm 115 Nm
Engine Bore Size 100 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.5:1
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1280 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4820 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1820 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2870 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.8 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 85 L 37 L


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