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Old 29th November 2007, 00:15   #31
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5-3 is not particularly short, in the Indian context. Most small cars would be driveable.
exactly, most indian cars are suited for avg indian heights. even here in US, my wife who is almost 5ft can drive both of our cars. you just need to get used to it.

and if you don't, you have the luxury of adding your custom foam seat, to make it feel like sofa and still not compromise on head room. consider yourself lucky. you don't have to go to the pillow route, which can be troublesome and risky in high speed driving.
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Old 29th November 2007, 13:41   #32
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@ in pursuit...

Why don't you consider the Palio Twins and the Ford Ikon Flair 1.3 to your options list. Take a TD of these as well...
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Why don't you consider the Palio Twins and the Ford Ikon Flair 1.3 to your options list. Take a TD of these as well...
My dad is quite averse to any Fiat / Ford cars primarily due to a perception of poor service.. He only reluctantly agreed to consider GM after all its 3 years service promise etc.
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Can you please provide inputs as to which car have you finalised???
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Can you please provide inputs as to which car have you finalised???
I took a couple of test drives more of the Switft VXi and am very inclined to go ahead with it. at 4.93 OTR in Bangalore, feels attractive of the lot available.
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i10 would be the car for you as i10 is for city driving. Interiors are cool. So if space is not a constraint, go for it....
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i10 would be the car for you as i10 is for city driving. Interiors are cool. So if space is not a constraint, go for it....
Well, i10 was well up on my list actually until my test drive. Do check out the hand brake. Can't believe it could be so bad! And the back seat is quite bumpy too. They put me off real badly! Otherwise, it suited me best.
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if you are very particular about driving visibility,go for tall-boy models like santro, i10 or swift. Or else getz or u-va, but hyundai service has better standards.
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