2009 Tata Indica vs. 2009 Tata Indigo

To start off, both 2009 Tata Indica and 2009 Tata Indigo were released in the same year (2009). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 1,405 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Tata Indica is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Tata Indica (74 HP @ 4500 RPM) has 4 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indigo. (70 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Tata Indica should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indigo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Tata Indigo weights approximately 135 kg more than 2009 Tata Indica.

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 Tata Indigo (135 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 20 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2009 Tata Indigo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Tata Indica 2009 Tata Indigo
Make Tata Tata
Model Indica Indigo
Year Released 2009 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1405 cc 1403 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 74 HP 70 HP
Engine RPM 4500 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 115 Nm 135 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 75.1 mm 75 mm
Engine Stroke Size 79.5 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1005 kg 1140 kg
Vehicle Length 3680 mm 4140 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1670 mm 1580 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.9 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L 42 L


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