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2005 Peugeot 206 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 Peugeot 206. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Peugeot 206 would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Peugeot 206 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Peugeot 206 (138 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 64 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Peugeot 206 should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Peugeot 206 weights approximately 222 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 Peugeot 206 (190 Nm @ 4100 RPM) has 75 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Peugeot 206 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Peugeot 206 2009 Tata Indica
Make Peugeot Tata
Model 206 Indica
Year Released 2005 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 190 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 4100 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.8:1 9.5:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1227 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 3840 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 47 L 37 L


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