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2009 Tata Indica vs. 2010 Nissan Altima

To start off, 2010 Nissan Altima is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Tata Indica. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Tata Indica would be higher. At 2,500 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Nissan Altima is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Nissan Altima (175 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 101 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Nissan Altima should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Nissan Altima weights approximately 393 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, 2010 Nissan Altima (244 Nm @ 3900 RPM) has 129 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2010 Nissan Altima will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Tata Indica 2010 Nissan Altima
Make Tata Nissan
Model Indica Altima
Year Released 2009 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1405 cc 2500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 74 HP 175 HP
Engine RPM 4500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 115 Nm 244 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual CVT
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1005 kg 1398 kg
Vehicle Length 3680 mm 4595 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1796 mm
Vehicle Height 1670 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2675 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L 76 L


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