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Old 24th December 2012, 17:57   #1921
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Agreed white or silver is low on maintenance. but I doubt Red or blue is high maintenance colors w.r.t say black. we do see plenty of black cars on road isnt it. Black requires equally more maintenance to keep clean

I guess its just that we associate red,blue and other bright colors more suited to young people. (young people typically tend to start with hatchbacks unless dad gifts them a beemer)

So we see plenty of colorful hatches(example i10) but bigger cars start to look so boring in white and silver.

I like this blue, if i am not wrong, it is available in figo as well. But not many manufacturers are providing these kind of shades

Renault got the nice brown shade and hoping that with Ecosport we will have more such Blue and the red/orange shade
Am done with all these bright colors. prefer something understated like the rocky beige scorpio (which was what I was driving) or this color on the fluence which I saw recently. I do consider the renault brown to be flashy as well.
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Old 24th December 2012, 18:01   #1922
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Am done with all these bright colors. Want something understated like the rocky beige scorpio (which was what I was driving) or this color on the fluence which I saw recently.
Yes that is what majority prefer, including me(unless i want to go for a hatch or a compact sporty car like EcoSport)
Why is why we dont have a fluence or any other such car say bright Yellow or blue or red colors.

Skoda tried it with vRS series but how many people buy that ?
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Another snap of the same Ecosports which was spotted near Tvm airport..
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Another snap of the same Ecosports which was spotted near Tvm airport..
How I wish they would lose that silly looking chrome in the front.
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Another snap of the same Ecosports which was spotted near Tvm airport..
Though he was not allowed to photograph the interiors, with such close encounter with a stationary vehicle, he should have atleast peeked inside the car right?

Any interesting news regarding the transmission, leg/knee room, interior colors?
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Though he was not allowed to photograph the interiors, with such close encounter with a stationary vehicle, he should have atleast peeked inside the car right?

Any interesting news regarding the transmission, leg/knee room, interior colors?
He was allowed to sit in the front of the car. The interiors were all black, and looked similar to the Fiesta. Leg room was quite good. The 2 cars were manual transmission and petrol models.
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Was on my way to Trivandrum from Cochin couple of days ago and I also spotted 3 ecosports near Karunagapally (a place half way between Cochin and Trivandrum). Looks like the EcosSports that were in Trivandrum are moving to Cochin. I think the launch will be in January with the arrival of the New Year.

I could not see them very closely, but my initial feeling was they didn't have as much road presence as I expected from the pictures that have been circulating over the last 1 year or so; Duster surely has more road presence.
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How I wish they would lose that silly looking chrome in the front.
Suppose it would be better on a black color, hopefully they have black as one of the options
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Ecosport caught without mounted spare wheel on boot lid.
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That looks ugly. Look at the difference a mounted spare wheel makes!

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How I wish they would lose that silly looking chrome in the front.
Any idea if the chrome is a 'feature' for the top variant? Probably another reason to go for mid variant.

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Yes that is what majority prefer, including me(unless i want to go for a hatch or a compact sporty car like EcoSport)
Why is why we dont have a fluence or any other such car say bright Yellow or blue or red colors.

Skoda tried it with vRS series but how many people buy that ?
SUVs look fine in most sporty colours (I'm not sure of yellow though), especially the compact ones. Since we are speaking about colour choices for Ecosport here, lets not generalize and look at the colours that would suit this car.

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Red, blue, all such high maintenance colors! Is there a color which is low maintenance other that white or silver?
What is a high maintenance colour? Can you please elaborate how white or silver is lower in maintenance than red/blue?
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What is a high maintenance colour? Can you please elaborate how white or silver is lower in maintenance than red/blue?
Scratches on Dark color will be more noticeable than on lighter colors.
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Scratches on Dark color will be more noticeable than on lighter colors.
+ dust is less visible on lighter colors.
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+ dust is less visible on lighter colors.
Heck, i drive around with a big dent on the bonnet of my white swift and its barely visible !!!

Had it been any other color i would have not been so lazy
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I could not see them very closely, but my initial feeling was they didn't have as much road presence as I expected from the pictures that have been circulating over the last 1 year or so; Duster surely has more road presence.
Duster is a bigger car, bound to have more volume on the road. So no comparison there.

What we should look at what Ecosport has to offer which people can enjoy with the size it offers. If it does not offer much then it will not be a success.
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Autocar India Editor Mr Hormazd Sorabjee, a highly reliable source, in a reply to one of a question posed on Twitter by a prospective EcoSport buyer, has stated that the crossover will be available only by the middle of 2013.

Source :- http://www.indiancarsbikes.in/cars/w...of-2013-66057/
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