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2008 GMC Sierra vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 GMC Sierra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 GMC Sierra would be higher. At 5,999 cc (8 cylinders), 2008 GMC Sierra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 GMC Sierra (353 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 279 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 GMC Sierra should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 GMC Sierra weights approximately 1136 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 2008 GMC Sierra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Tata Indica. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 GMC Sierra will offer significantly more control. 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, 2008 GMC Sierra (506 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 391 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2008 GMC Sierra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica. 2008 GMC Sierra 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. 2008 GMC Sierra will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2008 GMC Sierra 2009 Tata Indica
Make GMC Tata
Model Sierra Indica
Year Released 2008 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5999 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 353 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5400 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 506 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 6 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2141 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 6580 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 2040 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1960 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 4250 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.8 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 129 L 37 L


 

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