2005 Rover 45 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 Rover 45. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Rover 45 would be higher. At 1,993 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Rover 45 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Rover 45 (99 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 25 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Rover 45 should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Rover 45 weights approximately 225 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 Rover 45 (240 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 125 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Rover 45 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Rover 45 2009 Tata Indica
Make Rover Tata
Model 45 Indica
Year Released 2005 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1993 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 99 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84.5 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88.9 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 19.5:1 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 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1230 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4370 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 37 L


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