VFM – Brio
all three are god but in there individual field, i 20 for interior space +features+comfort, swift is more fun to drive and yes less maintenance more brand value which is plus point , and brio is compact city rides with decent feature and spacious cabin space also so u can say that brio is kind of fusion of both swift & i 20. but when it comes to…[Read more]
Swift is overpriced. i20 is expensive but you get a car with more power, plenty of features and a strong diesel engine. Brio offers excellent bang for your buck.
Brio is Peppy package – go for it if budget constraint. Swift – Value for money. But if you have that extra bit of money to dispose than i-20 is best bet in all terms-features, driving ergonomics, interioe space, handling, fit n finish actually i-20 is as long as Swift desize and even better than dezire, leave alone only Swift.
I don’t think it’s good decision. With the base diesel, you loose out all the gizmos & safety features that you get on top end car. Mainly ABS & airbags. If you are sure that you will not be traveling much, stick with petrol car (may be some other say brio/ritz/figo) with safety features, music system all power windows, alloys etc. With base…[Read more]
I too was at this confusion and i was in dilemma earlier to buy an amaze petrol the base variant at six lacs or buy ritz or figo top end variant and i chose Ritz zxi.
I think u should change ur decision..
Going for the Base Diesel variant is useless…u miss out many features too..
And at 700km/month..please go for a petrol car…
U can go for the Sail U-VA LS ABS or top model LT ABS petrol model in this price range
its a good choice for you but you go LS model if you need a stero you buy jvc kwr400
there is a little math involved in this. if you increase the size of Tyre then you will be sacrificing comfort as the profile is lowered. If you want to upgrade the Tyre just have a look at the top end variant of the car you are using as top end variant always has the best spec package.& if you want details regarding the Tyre sizing then go thru…[Read more]
Rally cars use large rim sizes to improve the handling. Tire size selection is a game played as per the expected situation(usage). Fat tires(high aspect ratio) means better ride quality, all other things being same. Thin and wide tires on large rims improve grip and handing and reduce the roll. But kill the ride quality
Hi, was checking the same today. On OLX & zigwheel the rate is @ 1.8 – 2.5 Lacs. For a bit more you get Aveo @ 3L. Its the same in the resale market in Pune.
Under4Lac onroad – For style,Features Eon. For performance K10, economy Alto800
Overall, I would go with a choice of either the Alto K10 – if you are a driving enthusiast or the Hyundai Eon if you want a better looking vehicle, with slightly more space.
My Choice would be the Hyundai Eon
A few of my friends have installed Sony and JVC 2DIN units and are reasonably happy with both. You could choose JBLs for the rear.
A note about speakers, When you buy them ask for RMS value, salesman will always show you PMPO, but its a Sales trick. Go for a higher RMS value and also check what RMS does the Head unit support. Ritz /swift/ wagonR(new)/ I10 all have 6″ slot in the doors. If you will be mostly driving alone, go for 6″ Compound Speakers in front and 6″ round at…[Read more]
Like Dev suggests Sony or Pioneer are pretty decent systems along with JBL speakers. Fit the rear speakers in the parcel tray unless you need to remove the parcel tray every now and then because of luggage.
recently i got fitted in my eon..
speakers JVC (front as well as rear)
it cost me near abt 10k… sound is awwsm….base is gud…
i ll suggest u wot i hav done
choose the system…n ask ur dealer to check one by one all rear speakers (acc to ur budget )
this will help u …
any good dealer for ice in delhi or noida?
These days, it is difficult to see the bonnet from the driver’s seat in most hatchbacks. However, once you practice a bit, you can drive confidently without seeing it as well.
I am not sure try Ritz and Wagon R
in Ritz and Waggy, you cant see bonnet. it is not an issue man.. u will be used to it. just take care for a while from the purchase.
In the Micra, there is a bulge/ elevated fold behind the headlights which is visible from the drivers seat and which might help you in judging the corners of the car, if that’s what you’re intention is.
Other than that, it’s just a matter of getting used to the car- judging it is not such a big hassle.
True, as Kaiserketkar says, the Micra / Pulse have this bulge behind the headlights which helps in judging the corners if you want. In the Figo too, if you sit bolt upright and peer over the dash, you can see the corners of the bonnet. But this isn’t the ideal way to drive – you need to drive by intuition generally. (I’m not the right one to talk…[Read more]
Another thumb rule is Stop the car when you cannot the the Road. There is still enough space for a bike to pass
I never drove SUV…in my Vista i cant see the bonnet…..can we see Bonnet in SUV ??
u could see the bonnet Only in Scorpio & Endeavour
Yes one of my friend had this from Blupunkt. They called it ‘Thin series’, it has inbuild app so you don’t have to install one separately. You can get this at any good after market Accessory shop, but the availability will be issue as these are not the running models.
There is a thin sub from JBL too. I’ve seen this fitted in a couple of XUV500′s under the middle row seat.
i checked it on eBay but one Boss product costs 15K but worries about the quality. i Don’t think Boss have under seat subwoofers in just 15K
What do you mean by GL? If you mean Ground Clearance, the Rapid is better but not all that much, and for a petrol car, I would pick the City over the Rapid.
Honda city any day!!
Between the Rapid and the City, I would go with the City if the choice is a petrol mid-size sedan.
Between these two, the Rapid has the better ground clearance, although it’s marginal. He could look at the Verna or the SX4 from the same segment- they have better ground clearance. Besides, service for a Maruti or a Hyundai is easier to come by.
undoubtedly city makes the sense
Figo diesel is a good choice. but the cons here are the ground clearance and the rear window does not go all the way down. Maintenance cost wise i have heard that Figo is becoming cheaper by the day. Resale value will be less than the Maruti and Hyundai. But for a tight budget it is a really good car.
If your running is less (just for an example – 5 to 10 KMs per day) then there is no point in going for a diesel car. Diesel cars carry higher maintenance cost as compare to petrol cars and need optimum usage to give added benefit on a longer run. As Sabha correctly mentioned, Figo has got lesser lower ground clearance (and for that company is…[Read more]
If you’re worried about maintainence and long term ownership costs, Maruti will do the job just fine.
I would like to add the Chevy Sail UV-A to the list though. http://www.cartoq.com/five-reasons-why-the-chevrolet-sail-u-va-should-be-on-your-shopping-list/
It’s more spacious and comfortable, and has a great warranty and maintainence package,…[Read more]
Clearly depends on Monthly Run here – if more than 1K kms/month go for Figo – diesel, else many premium ones in petrol are available for the budget
chevy sail uva not on the list because of its looks
monthly run will be around 900 kms
the only reason i am considering ford figo diesel is it fits in my budget whereas in the same budget i have to settle for a petrol hatch bck if i go 4 swift ritz or i20
also ground clearance of ford figo on paper is 168mm
and i20 165 mm
then why does only figo has issues with ground clearance??
I heard the Figo ground clearance stories too. Just Ignore them. Figo has no issues with ground clearance. I am using it for last 8 months and done 11K km. It has its pros & cons but GC is definitely not a con.
I had the same situation and had finalized Brio, but as my running was high and need a bigger boot I went for the base diesel model of figo, But i would suggest to go at least for the second trim.
yes if will b go for figo ill consider the secnd trim or likely the clebration edition
please elaborate the cons u found out
cabin noise aftr 10k km?? headroom problm on bumpy surface??
n what about the maintenance??
con: 1.On bumpy road I didn’t had 6′ passengers they are mostly 5.8 max and they had no problem.
2. It does not have gismos like I20, but the available equipment does its job well.
3. No rear power window so if your passenger left window open you have to pull it up.
4. Indicator on left side was a headache for first few days. (now I have…[Read more]
yea the opposite controls in a ford car, they are really a headache