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2011 Tata Indigo vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2011 Tata Indigo is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Acura CL. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Acura CL would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 175 more horse power than 2011 Tata Indigo. (85 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 2011 Tata Indigo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 440 kg more than 2011 Tata Indigo. 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, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 200 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Tata Indigo. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Tata Indigo. 2002 Acura CL has automatic transmission and 2011 Tata Indigo has manual transmission. 2011 Tata Indigo will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Acura CL will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Tata Indigo 2002 Acura CL
Make Tata Acura
Model Indigo CL
Year Released 2011 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1405 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 85 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 115 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 75 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 79.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1140 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4160 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1550 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 42 L 65 L


 

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