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2009 Tata Indica vs. 2012 Chevrolet Silverado

To start off, 2012 Chevrolet Silverado is newer by 3 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 5,999 cc (8 cylinders), 2012 Chevrolet Silverado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Chevrolet Silverado (323 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 249 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Chevrolet Silverado should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Chevrolet Silverado weights approximately 1833 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.

Because 2012 Chevrolet Silverado is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2012 Chevrolet Silverado. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Tata Indica, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2012 Chevrolet Silverado (516 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 401 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2012 Chevrolet Silverado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica. 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 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. 2012 Chevrolet Silverado will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Tata Indica 2012 Chevrolet Silverado
Make Tata Chevrolet
Model Indica Silverado
Year Released 2009 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1405 cc 5999 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 74 HP 323 HP
Engine RPM 4500 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 115 Nm 516 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 6 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1005 kg 2838 kg
Vehicle Length 3680 mm 6337 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 2032 mm
Vehicle Height 1670 mm 1965 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 4018 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L 136 L


 

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