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2009 Tata Indica vs. 2005 Volkswagen Lupo

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Volkswagen Lupo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Volkswagen Lupo would be higher. At 1,405 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Tata Indica is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Volkswagen Lupo (99 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 25 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Volkswagen Lupo should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Tata Indica weights approximately 58 kg more than 2005 Volkswagen Lupo.

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, 2005 Volkswagen Lupo (126 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 11 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Volkswagen Lupo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Tata Indica 2005 Volkswagen Lupo
Make Tata Volkswagen
Model Indica Lupo
Year Released 2009 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1405 cc 1390 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 74 HP 99 HP
Engine RPM 4500 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 115 Nm 126 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 75.1 mm 76.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 79.5 mm 75.6 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.5:1
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 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1005 kg 947 kg
Vehicle Length 3680 mm 3530 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1670 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2330 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.9 L/100km 6.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L 34 L


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