2009 Tata Indica vs. 2004 Toyota Previa

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Toyota Previa. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Toyota Previa would be higher. At 2,362 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Toyota Previa is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Toyota Previa (157 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 83 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Toyota Previa should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Toyota Previa weights approximately 605 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, 2004 Toyota Previa (221 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 106 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2004 Toyota Previa will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Tata Indica 2004 Toyota Previa
Make Tata Toyota
Model Indica Previa
Year Released 2009 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1405 cc 2362 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 74 HP 157 HP
Engine RPM 4500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 115 Nm 221 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.6:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1005 kg 1610 kg
Vehicle Length 3680 mm 4790 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1670 mm 1790 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.9 L/100km 9.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L 75 L


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