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Old 11th June 2007, 09:07   #106
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any idea what they're sayin about FE ?
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Old 11th June 2007, 09:57   #107
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ENGINE: Turbo lag is definitely evident and the car feels quite lethargic between idle and just a shade under 2000.

CLUTCH AND GEARBOX:

Gearbox, extremely notchy and needs to be slotted carefully.
BRAKING:

Completely agreed with this. Only negatives i found in the car are turbo lag and notchy gear shift.
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I dint find the turbo lag extremely annoying. It feels like the silence before the storm
my only gripe with the top end model is the lack of climate control would readily do away eith those leather seats for climate control and a sun roof
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@rodeo : did you get your car yet??, have yo booked it ??
If yes from which showroom ???
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Old 11th June 2007, 10:36   #110
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Man, 314 NM of torque! That is awesome and will make the common-rail diesel way superior to the 1.6 and 1.8 petrol versions. I saw the ad and it states a 0 - 100 dash of 9.8 seconds. Isnt that quicker than the 1.8 petrol? The Octavia 1.9 TDi finally has some genuine diesel competition.

Only concern appears to be the turbo-lag and will await some more test-drive reports for an opinion on that. What is the price differential over the petrols?
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Goodbye Verna, Goodbye Octavia, Goodbye Sonata, Goodbye Laura.

Hello Chevrolet! Long time no see! Time for a TD.
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i miss the sunroof on this now. only reason i love this car was that. its gone here not there in diesel too ?
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Old 11th June 2007, 11:49   #113
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@rodeo : did you get your car yet??, have yo booked it ??
If yes from which showroom ???
I have booked it at Kun. They ready to give me today but yesterday i had decided to change the colour to Platinum and they do not have it in stock. They have all other colours. Will hv to wait for 4-5 days now...
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They have all colours in stock at orange. Which model did you go for and what is the otr price
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They have all colours in stock at orange. Which model did you go for and what is the otr price

Are you sure? They said even orange does not have. Otherwise they would have got it from them. please can you confirm if Orange has that colour.

I am going for the middle model LS.

It costed me 10.25L , i think + they giving me matting, mud flaps and teflon coting.
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Goodbye Verna, Goodbye Octavia, Goodbye Sonata, Goodbye Laura.

Hello Chevrolet! Long time no see! Time for a TD.
Might or Might not, since it depends on individual priority.

I saw on HT channel and they were quoting the company figures of between 12-14 as FE for city driving, although it seems a powerful machine and a big chasis but some other competitiors offer good FE too and so they will still have their customers, like I said depends on individual preferences.
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I have booked it at Kun. They ready to give me today but yesterday i had decided to change the colour to Platinum and they do not have it in stock. They have all other colours. Will hv to wait for 4-5 days now...
Just called them up said they have it in stock and can deliver it by today evening if you can make full payment. dont know what deals trhey are offering. for further info call 988566880.
Keep us updated ..
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Just called them up said they have it in stock and can deliver it by today evening if you can make full payment. dont know what deals trhey are offering. for further info call 988566880.
Keep us updated ..

Cool. Will check. I have already given some advance to Kun... but will see what can be done.

Thanks a ton.
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Cool. Will check. I have already given some advance to Kun... but will see what can be done.

Thanks a ton.
No problem and best of luck getting your car asap
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No problem and best of luck getting your car asap
I just read your TD report thou even i have taken one. You have mentioned in that thread the cost is 10.15 and in Kun they quoted me 10.25L. Any idea why that difference?
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