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2009 Tata Indica vs. 2010 Volvo C30

To start off, 2010 Volvo C30 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 2,000 cc (5 cylinders), 2010 Volvo C30 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Volvo C30 weights approximately 446 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, 2010 Volvo C30 (400 Nm @ 1400 RPM) has 285 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2010 Volvo C30 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Tata Indica 2010 Volvo C30
Make Tata Volvo
Model Indica C30
Year Released 2009 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1405 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 74 HP 0 HP
Torque 115 Nm 400 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 1400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1005 kg 1451 kg
Vehicle Length 3680 mm 4252 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1783 mm
Vehicle Height 1670 mm 1448 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2639 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L 60 L


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