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2007 BMW 730 vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 BMW 730. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 BMW 730 would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 BMW 730 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 BMW 730 (255 HP @ 6600 RPM) has 181 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 BMW 730 should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 BMW 730 weights approximately 815 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.

Because 2007 BMW 730 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2007 BMW 730. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Tata Indica, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2007 BMW 730 (300 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 185 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2007 BMW 730 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica. 2007 BMW 730 has automatic transmission and 2009 Tata Indica has manual transmission. 2009 Tata Indica will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 BMW 730 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 BMW 730 2009 Tata Indica
Make BMW Tata
Model 730 Indica
Year Released 2007 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 255 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6600 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.7:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1820 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 5180 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1910 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 3140 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.1 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 88 L 37 L


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