2008 Mitsubishi Galant 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 Mitsubishi Galant. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Mitsubishi Galant would be higher. At 2,378 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 Mitsubishi Galant is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Mitsubishi Galant (160 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 86 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Mitsubishi Galant should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Mitsubishi Galant weights approximately 515 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, 2008 Mitsubishi Galant (213 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 98 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2008 Mitsubishi Galant will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica. 2008 Mitsubishi Galant 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 Mitsubishi Galant will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Mitsubishi Galant 2009 Tata Indica
Make Mitsubishi Tata
Model Galant Indica
Year Released 2008 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2378 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 160 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 213 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1520 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.2 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 67 L 37 L


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