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2009 Pontiac Solstice vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, both 2009 Pontiac Solstice 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 2,383 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Pontiac Solstice is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Pontiac Solstice (173 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 99 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Pontiac Solstice should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Pontiac Solstice weights approximately 324 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 2009 Pontiac Solstice 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 2009 Pontiac Solstice. 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, 2009 Pontiac Solstice (226 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 111 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2009 Pontiac Solstice will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Pontiac Solstice 2009 Tata Indica
Make Pontiac Tata
Model Solstice Indica
Year Released 2009 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2383 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 173 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.4:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1329 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4000 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1280 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2420 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 49 L 37 L


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