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Old 18th August 2004, 14:04   #1
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I am considering buying eirther Tata Indica or Maruti Versa. Experts please advise on comparable pros and cons.

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Welcome onboard pal......
Indica and Versa are 2 different leagues pal.Minor comparison.....Indica is comfy for around 5,and Versa for around 6-8.
Can u give us more info bout ur budget,daily drive etc etc.

Im sure u`ll find ur answer here.
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Budget is upto 5 lkh. Parents gonna use it so has to be easily maneauvreable and sturdy. Want to go for CNG model for sure.
Had decided on Versa but apparently the model hasnt sold as much was expected from it. So wish to know the reasons.
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versa rear are cramped for people more than 5 foot 3 inch otherwise a very good car easy to drive around.. esteem engine is bullet proof and u will get huge discounts.. ride might be a lil choppy compared to indica

indica vfm but i personally am not convinced with Tata build quality and relaibility
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totally different cars dude, what are u looking for?

one's a wagon the other is a hatchback

is carrying space an issue?
mileage?
got a lotta kids?

gonna depend on couple of these factors..
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the new indica is a good buy with large improvement though it still has quality problems.
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Topic Moved to "Indian Car Scene" (from "Marketplace&quot
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I think we are comparing apples to oranges !
In any case if space for 6 people is the main requirement I feel the interior of the Versa is cramped. *I can think of *two other options :

1.Mahindra Bolero - A colleague of mine had this same problem of choosing a vehicle which will seat 6 *and he ultimately picked the Bolero over Versa. It is priced competetively too.

2.A used Qualis ( dont know how much a sparingly used one would cost ) .

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Quote[/b] (Beetle @ Aug. 18 2004,17:00)]I
1.Mahindra Bolero - A colleague of mine had this same problem of choosing a vehicle which will seat 6 *and he ultimately picked the Bolero over Versa. It is priced competetively too.

a bolero
just try sitting in the last side seats.u will never say it again.

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go with the indigo
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Quote[/b] (Godspeed @ Aug. 18 2004,13:58)]got a lotta kids?

gonna depend on couple of these factors..
yeah deshmukh_pg indeed does have half a dozen kids ...and hence he needs a big vehicle to carry them around


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Yeps adityapd..
that gives me a feelin abt u

See ya in the arena when chance permits
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You might give a try these- Tata Indigo / Fiat Petra / Ford Ikon
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