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Old 12th June 2007, 16:32   #1
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Smile need help for a seriously confused mind swift or ascent gle

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1. good performance
2. decent space for weekend outings with a family of 4
3. decent milage
4. drive pleasure.
5. ownership experience
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Old 12th June 2007, 19:00   #2
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i think swift will be good decision coz accent is very out dated now(imo).

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Old 12th June 2007, 19:18   #3
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Accent might be discontinued, and this could affect the resale value.

I would say, go for the Swift.

As for your parameters-
1. good performance- Both cars would give decent performance.
2. decent space for weekend outings with a family of 4- Swift is very comfortable for 4 people. However, 5 people will feel comfier in an Accent.
3. decent milage- Swift should score over Accent.
4. drive pleasure- Swift, no doubt. Accent has got a soft suspension compromising handling for comfort.
5. ownership experience- Not much to choose, although Maruti still has an edge over Hyundai.
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Old 12th June 2007, 19:23   #4
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If you want proper space for 4 and the swift and the accent are your only options then take the accent
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Old 12th June 2007, 19:35   #5
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I would say the Swift mind-blowing,complete VFM+ A.S.S. from maruti is good and TBHp's fav.I have a Accent Glx owning it from past 3years all my reviews A.S.S. as well as the car su.ks.

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Old 12th June 2007, 19:36   #6
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You can also consider teh uva, getz and ikon
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Old 12th June 2007, 22:53   #7
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I drove my friend's Accent Viva and I felt that it has a bit of understeer as it was not going in the direction that I pointed it as fast as I expected it to (I'm comparing it to the steering characteristics of the old Zen). But otherwise I felt it was a nice car, very comfortable and decent acceleration.

From a couple of drives in the Swift, I felt that a lot of the power comes a bit high up in the rev band, so you need to work the engine a little bit harder to get good acceleration. If that's ok, I think you should not have any problems with the Swift, especially for seating 4 people.
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Old 12th June 2007, 23:40   #8
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If you want proper space for 4 and the swift and the accent are your only options then take the accent

Correct if you re looking for space then how does Swift come into Picture ,accent to be discontinued that is the only problem
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Old 12th June 2007, 23:43   #9
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looking at your requirements i think the accent would edge out the swift as the right choice.
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thanks a ton guys meanwhile I had a look at the IKON its a great car but comparing it to the cars on the road it looks kind of dated, not to say anything against the performance, drive feel which is amazing but still a lil skeptical on the running costs and the total cost of ownership. I am also test drivng the palio 1.6 today will keep u guys in the loop for everything and again a big thanks for ur replies

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based on all the advice and readig the threads i am just adding on to this
I have a Indica dls which I have driven to the lenghts
Delhi - bangalore, Bangalore - goa, bangalor - pune, bangalore - mangalore, banglore ooty etc, etc list is kinda long. so i was looking at space but what ca do u think in a sub 6 lakh budget would suit, I get a long weekend and the first thing on my mind is wher to drive to this time....
looking for ur help
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Rohits, do you really require the boot space on the car? That would help in filtering some of the answers pouring in.

Accent GLE is not a bad car, as such, but at close to 6 lakhs On road (Bangalore) you may have better cheaper options.
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Old 13th June 2007, 12:24   #13
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1. good performance : SWIFT
2. decent space for weekend outings with a family of 4 : If more luggage then need boot else if just 2 bags then SWIFT
3. decent milage : SWIFT
4. drive pleasure.: SWIFT
5. ownership experience : N/A
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Old 13th June 2007, 12:26   #14
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Between Accent GLE and Swift, I would recommend Swift for your requirements.
1. good performance - Both are good
2. decent space for weekend outings with a family of 4 - Accent scores in the back seat space
3. decent milage - Swift is the winner
4. drive pleasure - Both are good, however swift might be slightly more powerful.
5. ownership experience _ I own an Accent CRDi and my experiance is Good, so is the ***.
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If u can do without a dikki then go for the swift , accent may be discontinued in a short while but IMO Accent Black still looks stunning !!
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