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Old 27th January 2017, 16:48   #1111
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Congrats! Rahul. Finally, you got it. Enjoy your ride.

I guess, you've opted for Manual Version. Yes, the steering is very light. Be careful, while taking U turns.

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Thank you so much. Yes its red n black dual tone manual, I dont like automatic as I feel its a lazy man's stuff (no offence intended).

Light I can understand but its devoid of any weight whatsoever, you can drive it with your little finger.

I got the side moulding installed for 4.5k (expensive I know but couldn't resist). I also opted for basic accessories package for 6.9k and I was given doormats, numberplate base, mobile charger, boot mat, steering cover and couple of cushions (again slightly expensive but ok).

Display meter showing a mileage of 16kmpl (too early to measure I know).

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Old 27th January 2017, 20:26   #1112
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I am expecting delivery of zeta (petrol ) manual variant, next week.

Saw, all 3 colours of ignis, today at nexa dealership. All were zeta variant.
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Old 27th January 2017, 22:25   #1113
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Congrats on your new car.

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...I dont like automatic as I feel its a lazy man's stuff (no offence intended).

Light I can understand but ...

...(expensive I know but couldn't resist).... (again slightly expensive but ok).

Display meter showing a mileage of 16kmpl (too early to measure I know).

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The way you pre-empt any further comment! The perfect target audiance Maruti had intended!
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Old 27th January 2017, 22:51   #1114
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Congrats on your new car.



The way you pre-empt any further comment! The perfect target audiance Maruti had intended!
Lolz! Thanks. Light steering got a big thumbs down from me:thumbdown:.

And I am definitely not into this mileage thing just posted what I saw. As far as the dealer accessories are concerned, yeah Iam a sucker for that.

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Saw, all 3 colours of ignis, today at nexa dealership. All were zeta variant.
Congrats on your new car.

A bit of photoshop on the image here. A wider top area would have helped to remove the awkwardness from the rear angle, and release more interior space. But at the expense of highway stability?
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Old 28th January 2017, 00:45   #1116
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Congrats on your new car.

A bit of photoshop on the image here. A wider top area would have helped to remove the awkwardness from the rear angle, and release more interior space. But at the expense of highway stability?
That thing looks obese the way you altered the pic.
But you're right, it should have been a bit tapering.
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Thank you so much. Yes its red n black dual tone manual
Congratulations Rahul !!!
The car in Red/black dual tone looks great.

I have a feeling that this type of number plate does not go well with the character and it's not in sync with the the car.

You can try a different font/style and see the difference. (Within the legally allowed range/pattern)
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I was at Jayabheri Nexa in Hyderabad, and checked out the Ignis. The car stands out and looks cool. There's decent space inside as well for four.

The negatives:
1. The steering is too light and doesn't auto centre on a U turn.
2. DIMPLES!!! I could spot a couple of dimples on the hood in the display vehicle. I tried pressing the hood with one finger and BANG! There was another one created

I think the second one is going to be a major deal breaker for me, will check the Tiago next.
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Old 28th January 2017, 12:19   #1119
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The car in Red/black dual tone looks great.

I have a feeling that this type of number plate does not go well with the character and it's not in sync with the the car.

You can try a different font/style and see the difference. (Within the legally allowed range/pattern)
Thanks Sree. Well this no. plate is temporary, as actual no. plate will be available only after couple of days.

People have already started questioning me why not Swift at this price point .
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Before joining Team BHP, I never understood the importance of Dent testing of outside panels. I understood the feeling of safety / quality it gave to the observer.But as an engineer, I did not get the importance of the same. Today, I tried my hand on Subaru Impreza and Ford Mustang.Boy, they both leave dents easily. What should I make out of it?
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Before joining Team BHP, I never understood the importance of Dent testing of outside panels. I understood the feeling of safety / quality it gave to the observer.But as an engineer, I did not get the importance of the same. Today, I tried my hand on Subaru Impreza and Ford Mustang.Boy, they both leave dents easily. What should I make out of it?
From engineering point of view, there's absolutely no problem with the thickness of the outer body guage. The Cars are safe with side beams and all round cage type of chassis. Added safety is Airbags.

But, the dimples problem is unique to India or may be some Asian countries, where there is bumper to bumper traffic. 2 wheeler riders maintain gap in inches, not feet. Another biggest problem is damage in parking.

Nowadays, Cars are more damaged while parked, than while driving. So, the Car owner has to either drive with the dimples or get it tinkered every couple of months.

Dimples look good, If they're at the right spot

You need not worry about the dimples, as you're in a safe country, where people treat other's property with care (I guess).

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Ok, so let me be very clear at the outset that my post is not meant to hurt any present or prospective buyers.

Today we had a chance to take a Test Drive of Ignis, a sub-compact urban vehicle as per Nexa people. I had driven our Ritz to Pasco Nexa at Gurgaon. We were greeted by corporate manager there who was delighted to show us the car. He started off with telling us points about the car like HID headlights etc. I corrected him that they're LEDs and then asked him a few more questions to which he was clueless so didn't bother him much. And he also stopped with his gyaan on the car.

The TD vehicle was Alpha Petrol. I'll mention pros and cons of the car now.

Pros-
  • Cute little car. Looks much better in person.
  • Front seat has good support all around.
  • Visibility is fine.
  • Ingress-Egress is fine.
  • Lights (DRLs and headlights) look cool.

Cons-
  • It's cramped, period.
  • The ride was nothing great to talk about. We took car to 120 but steering response was very very vague. Dead I would say. When I mentioned this to the sales chap, he said that this car is mainly for city so steering is light and so is the suspension setup. He said that the steering of AGS is even lighter.
  • The engine, K12B is not as great as the first generation K12.
  • Rear seat comfort was not good. Seating is upright, under thigh support was poor.
  • The rear seat has poor shoulder room.
  • The interior white color will get dirty pretty soon.
  • Boot lip is very high, difficult to load luggage.

After the drive, we came back to our Ritz and it was like getting inside a bigger car. The rear seat comfort is much better in Ritz. Drive is more planted. Given a chance, if Ritz can be made available again, will definitely go in for a ZXi. So at the end, Ignis is a strict no for us. (Mixed inputs by self and brother.) Another thing is that at this price point, I would definitely like to look at other options at same price point. It might be a good car but not worth that much. It can be lateral upgrade from a WagonR but not from a Ritz, it's more of a downgrade but for the features. People will buy it and they should, if they feel like but we are not ready to put our money on it.

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Thanks Bonecollector.
I will also check it out in person and then only decide.
Else I ll just go and buy a Rapid or perhaps a Brezza once the petrol one comes in.
My elderly Dad will love a Brezza I think...he's already freaking out in my old Gypsy...

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My elderly Dad will love a Brezza I think...he's already freaking out in my old Gypsy...
Preferences vary of course, but the story is the same with my Dad. We were discussing cars off-hand recently (being a petrolhead sort of runs in the family) and paraphrasing his views, he'd love a compact-SUV if/when he changes cars next. Easier ingress/egress, taller seating position, better visibility and the appearance of a roomier cabin (compared to similar-sized hatchbacks) are his preferences at his age. He's happy to trade off bling for more physical comfort and convenience.
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Thank you so much. Yes its red n black dual tone manual, I dont like automatic as I feel its a lazy man's stuff (no offence intended).

Light I can understand but its devoid of any weight whatsoever, you can drive it with your little finger.

I got the side moulding installed for 4.5k (expensive I know but couldn't resist). I also opted for basic accessories package for 6.9k and I was given doormats, numberplate base, mobile charger, boot mat, steering cover and couple of cushions (again slightly expensive but ok).

Display meter showing a mileage of 16kmpl (too early to measure I know).

Attaching couple of pics (pardon the poor quality).
Congrats bro, I am going to get my Zeta AMT in Single Tone colour in next week hopefully. Whether basic accessories package from Nexa mandatory? It seems too costly though. I am planning for black side mouldings and roof spoiler in same color.
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