2006 Renault Clio vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Renault Clio. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Renault Clio would be higher. At 1,996 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Renault Clio is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Renault Clio (194 HP @ 7250 RPM) has 120 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Renault Clio should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Renault Clio weights approximately 330 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, 2006 Renault Clio (215 Nm @ 5550 RPM) has 100 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Renault Clio will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Renault Clio 2009 Tata Indica
Make Renault Tata
Model Clio Indica
Year Released 2006 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1996 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 194 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 7250 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 215 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 5550 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.7 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 93 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.5:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium 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 1335 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4000 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.9 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 37 L


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