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Old 5th November 2007, 21:36   #31
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I know this is offtopic but since many here may have experienced the same situation i do want to clear my doubts
I will get delivery of my swift on 12or 13Th Nov & i do want to take it to my hometown in kanpur, my boss told me that this may not be possible for a new car i.e. u cannot take a new car without getting proper RC to other state, Is this so?
I do see a lot of people buying cars & next day off to a long drive maybe out of their state
Confused , what do you guys think
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Old 6th November 2007, 09:49   #32
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Hey Awesome! Good decision, welcome to the Swift Owners Club. If it's Vxi try and upgrade the tyres.

Enjoy your ride.
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Old 6th November 2007, 10:33   #33
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Some people say highway mileage of WagonR is 18-20 whereas Swift may touch 15 or so. But on highway WagonR would feel too much riskier where the Swift ---- man you'll love to cruise it at top speeds. It's a dream.

Both have their own advantages over each other.
I never got more than 16.5 on my WagonR on highway drives ---of course,with 100% AC. In city, it varies between 12 to 14, depending on traffic and AC usage.
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I have never got below 18 since last one year (80% -90% AC On). All my drives where Bangalore -Mysore-Gundalpet-Gudallur-Nilambur-Perinthalmanna and back.So you cant call it is 100% higway drive. But i have never exceeded 110 even in Bangalore-Mysore road, i tried to maintain 70-80 kmpts hr in 5th gear as much as possible. I fill only shell normal/reliance petrol (we dont have shell bunks in kerala).The last FE figure was 19.45 (350/18)..!!!
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The two choices you have mentioned are both good choices. The Swift's sporty stiff suspension might make rough roads a bit hard on you but not impossible and the wagon-R has small tires and will have a little difficulty, too. If I were you I would also look at Maruti Alto.

You will very quickly acquire the driving skills to operate the Swift. Probably your driving skill will not be a big issue. JUDGMENT and the commitment to drive defensively are the real issues for a new driver.
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Yes Swift takes time to accustom to however even then people will bang into it more often than they will bang into a WagonR. Suspension may be stiff but still overall ride is quite smooth silky soft.

With Diesels gaining controvesies due to new HC and SC Orders under discussion, so Vxi is best.
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