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Old 19th June 2008, 17:00   #151
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Zen Carbon & Steel were limited edition(export surplus actually) cars so they cant be called flop as all of them were sold.
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Well, my neighbour bought one for Rs 6.4 lacs OTR. I have seen a few on the roads too. But I guess most customers must be getting swayed away to the Swift Vdi that is around 50K cheaper, or the Verna diesel that is 2 lacs costlier.
I dont think Getz CRDI can be called a Flop Car. Its just another case of bad pricing by Hyundai. I agree you can get Swift DDIS at a lesser price. But can it match the performance and space of Getz? I doubt.
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Indigo XL.I cannot definitely see them running around like their normal counterparts.
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If resale value is to be considered, we can add Optra Magnum to this list. I had a small heart attack when a used car dealer quoted the price for my 10 months old car!
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Old 20th June 2008, 01:52   #155
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I dont think Getz CRDI can be called a Flop Car. Its just another case of bad pricing by Hyundai. I agree you can get Swift DDIS at a lesser price. But can it match the performance and space of Getz? I doubt.

Getz CRDI is a flop, end of the day ,even the price matters. If Hyundai has priced it higher, then its thier mistake. No vehicles sold = Flop car
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Getz crdi may be a flop, but its one hell of a car....arguably the best hatch in terms of FE and Fun. By the way the Skoda Fabia has the potential to be the biggest flop...looks crap and obscene pricing!
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What about the Indian W124?? It was a car which was outdated and when it was launched here, india did not like it!!
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Getz CRDI is a flop, end of the day ,even the price matters. If Hyundai has priced it higher, then its thier mistake. No vehicles sold = Flop car
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Getz crdi may be a flop, but its one hell of a car....arguably the best hatch in terms of FE and Fun. By the way the Skoda Fabia has the potential to be the biggest flop...looks crap and obscene pricing!

Then is the Getz petrol also a flop? It is also priced atleast 50K higher than Swift and selling much less than Swift
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The Skoda Octavia Station wagon.

lovely car but again it flopped.
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If resale value is to be considered, we can add Optra Magnum to this list. I had a small heart attack when a used car dealer quoted the price for my 10 months old car!
What was the quote by the way ?
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What was the quote by the way ?
40% less than OTR
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Zen Carbon & Steel were limited edition(export surplus actually) cars so they cant be called flop as all of them were sold.
In that case it should be a much better built car than whats released in India...I guess.
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If sales is the criterion, then I would like to ask if these cars are FLOPs in your opinion:

1. Petrol Innova (same 1.8 l VVTi engine as Corolla, wasn't it?)
2. Petrol Qualis (2.0 GST super)-- the only one I have seen belongs to the owner of a petrol pump. Was the mileage that bad? .

I guess all the Montanas, Sipani D-1s, San Storm, Vectras, Corsa Sails, Forresters, Terracans, Tucsons, Standard 2000s, Uno Petrols, etc have already been talked about, haven't they?
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1. Petrol Innova (same 1.8 l VVTi engine as Corolla, wasn't it?)
Nope, it's a 2.0 litre engine!
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Nope, it's a 2.0 litre engine!
I stand corrected, thanks. Is the Innova petrol still available?

That reminds me, is the Scorpio petrol with REV 115 BHP Renault engine still sold?
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