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2009 Tata Indica vs. 2010 Volvo V70

To start off, 2010 Volvo V70 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 3,192 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Volvo V70 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Volvo V70 (235 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 161 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Volvo V70 should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Volvo V70 weights approximately 593 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 Volvo V70 (320 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 205 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2010 Volvo V70 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica. 2010 Volvo V70 has automatic transmission and 2009 Tata Indica has manual transmission. 2009 Tata Indica will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2010 Volvo V70 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Tata Indica 2010 Volvo V70
Make Tata Volvo
Model Indica V70
Year Released 2009 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1405 cc 3192 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 74 HP 235 HP
Engine RPM 4500 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 115 Nm 320 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1005 kg 1598 kg
Vehicle Length 3680 mm 4830 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1670 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2820 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.9 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L 70 L


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