2009 Tata Indica vs. 2013 Nissan Versa

To start off, 2013 Nissan Versa is newer by 4 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 1,600 cc (4 cylinders), 2013 Nissan Versa is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Nissan Versa (108 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 34 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Nissan Versa should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Nissan Versa weights approximately 119 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, 2013 Nissan Versa (145 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 30 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2013 Nissan Versa will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Tata Indica 2013 Nissan Versa
Make Tata Nissan
Model Indica Versa
Year Released 2009 2013
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1405 cc 1600 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 74 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 4500 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 115 Nm 145 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 75.1 mm 78 mm
Engine Stroke Size 79.5 mm 83 mm
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 1124 kg
Vehicle Length 3680 mm 4455 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1695 mm
Vehicle Height 1670 mm 1514 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L 41 L


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