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View Poll Results: Alternative to Indica taxi?
Swift DDiS 33 15.71%
Getz CRDi 24 11.43%
WagonR LPG/CNG 46 21.90%
Santro LPG/CNG 19 9.05%
Other (please specify) 88 41.90%
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Old 12th November 2008, 21:35   #1
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Default If not Indica, what else for Taxi operators?

We all know the Indica in its Diesel/CNG avatar is the preferred small cab for taxi operators.
Considering a hypothetical situation, if Indica production is halted/discontinued, what would else make for the most viable alternative?
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Old 12th November 2008, 21:39   #2
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We all know the Indica in its Diesel/CNG avatar is the preferred small cab for taxi operators.
Considering a hypothetical situation, if Indica production is halted/discontinued, what would else make for the most viable alternative?
I do not think there is any other car available in Hatch segment other than Indica. The "Other" would be a car - it would be Ambassador for sure - if we take the price segment in consideration.
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Old 12th November 2008, 21:40   #3
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Palio Stile Diesel :P
comfy, reliable, strurdy in high speed

Spares ?? :sigh: :(
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Indigo CS/Swift DDiS (I've seen enough of both)

personally I think there should be more swift taxis
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Please tell me the purpose of this thread.
Are u planning to start a taxi service ?

EDIT: Just saw the poll. Getz CRDi?? lol

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Old 12th November 2008, 21:49   #6
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of the 4 choices i vote for Wagon R LPG/CNG - cheaper of the four, low maintenance, no problems with spares, good A*S*S

Swift - terrible back seat. tiny boot. ergo, not for cabs.
Getz - expensive. too powerful a car for a revv-happy cabbie
Santro - expensive to buy & maintain compared to WagonR
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Old 12th November 2008, 21:52   #7
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LOGAN :-D all the way. a CNG version will do the job neat
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Old 12th November 2008, 21:54   #8
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Logan

Boot+brilliant FE+low maintenance should do the trick
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My best bet will be Ikon Tdci.
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My best bet will be Ikon Tdci.
+1 to this.

I think this makes a ideal car for the cab guys with the diesel heart. I already saw one yellow board near ITPL yesturday.
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Logan or Indigo r the best bet.

Hyundai Accent Diesel should also do it.
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Old 12th November 2008, 22:27   #12
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Either the Logan , or the Indigo CS TDi
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i voted for "other". my choice would be Logan diesel.
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Old 12th November 2008, 22:34   #14
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Voted for Others

I was wondering about the VERSA, with a CNG kit. Comfortable, roomy, economical, good service network, cheap spares.

Have been seeing quite a few of those on Delhi's roads for quite a while now.
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There is no replacement for Indica taxi. No other car can be repaired in every other workshop nowadays, and can be driven at a mileage of around 18-20 for diesel and offer generous space and have the best VFM and the price it comes for.
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