• Cart

2009 Tata Indica vs. 2004 Alfa Romeo 166

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Alfa Romeo 166. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Alfa Romeo 166 would be higher. At 1,970 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Alfa Romeo 166 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Alfa Romeo 166 (148 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 74 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Alfa Romeo 166 should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Alfa Romeo 166 weights approximately 505 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 Alfa Romeo 166 (181 Nm @ 3800 RPM) has 66 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2004 Alfa Romeo 166 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Tata Indica 2004 Alfa Romeo 166
Make Tata Alfa Romeo
Model Indica 166
Year Released 2009 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1405 cc 1970 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 74 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 4500 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 115 Nm 181 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 75.1 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 79.5 mm 91 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1005 kg 1510 kg
Vehicle Length 3680 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1670 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.9 L/100km 9.9 L/100km


More Comparisons


Replacing Your Front Disc Brakes Made Simple: The Definitive DIY Guide
Replace the front disc brakes of your vehicle and save money on labour cost. Read this guide to learn how. [read more]
What to look for when buying a used/second hand car.
Diligence through every step of the buying process will help you find a reliable used car and avoid any unpleasant surprises. [read more]
Step-by-Step Guide on How to Perform an Oil Change on Your Car
One of the most effective ways of saving money on car maintenance is to change the oil yourself. [read more]