2005 Skoda Fabia 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 Skoda Fabia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Skoda Fabia would be higher. At 1,968 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Skoda Fabia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Skoda Fabia (101 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 27 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Skoda Fabia should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Skoda Fabia weights approximately 219 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 Skoda Fabia (240 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 125 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Skoda Fabia will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Skoda Fabia 2009 Tata Indica
Make Skoda Tata
Model Fabia Indica
Year Released 2005 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1968 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 101 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.5 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 19.0:1 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 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1224 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 3970 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2470 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 4.9 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 37 L


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