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2005 Lancia Ypsilon 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 Lancia Ypsilon. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Lancia Ypsilon would be higher. At 1,405 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Tata Indica is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Tata Indica (74 HP @ 4500 RPM) has 5 more horse power than 2005 Lancia Ypsilon. (69 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Tata Indica should accelerate faster than 2005 Lancia Ypsilon. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Lancia Ypsilon weights approximately 270 kg more than 2009 Tata Indica.

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 Lancia Ypsilon (180 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 65 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Lancia Ypsilon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Lancia Ypsilon 2009 Tata Indica
Make Lancia Tata
Model Ypsilon Indica
Year Released 2005 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1248 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 69 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 180 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1275 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 3750 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2390 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 4.6 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 47 L 37 L


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