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2009 Citroen C5 vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, both 2009 Citroen C5 and 2009 Tata Indica were released in the same year (2009). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 1,748 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Citroen C5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Citroen C5 (123 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 49 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Citroen C5 should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Citroen C5 weights approximately 619 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, 2009 Citroen C5 (170 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 55 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2009 Citroen C5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Citroen C5 2009 Tata Indica
Make Citroen Tata
Model C5 Indica
Year Released 2009 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1748 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 123 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 170 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 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 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1624 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4840 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1520 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2820 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.1 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 71 L 37 L


 

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