2009 Saab 05-Sep vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, both 2009 Saab 05-Sep 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 2,290 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Saab 05-Sep is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Saab 05-Sep (256 HP @ 5300 RPM) has 182 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Saab 05-Sep should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Saab 05-Sep weights approximately 573 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 Saab 05-Sep (258 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 143 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2009 Saab 05-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Saab 05-Sep 2009 Tata Indica
Make Saab Tata
Model 05-Sep Indica
Year Released 2009 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2290 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 256 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5300 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 258 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.3:1 9.5:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1578 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1490 mm