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Old 3rd May 2006, 17:16   #181
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I am ready to be flamed but even OHC was hugely overrated.
The car had nothing except the honda engine.... the interiors and suspension were crap, no big car feel and it cost a bomb. Infact Vtec version was woefully overpriced nearing the 10 lakh mark.
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Old 5th May 2006, 20:07   #182
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underrated - baleno/camry
overrated - esteem/ NHC family

i think people are just obsessed with the word VTEC ,which seems to be a brand in itself, whether it be the city/civic or accord ... toyota has VVT in india, which can compete with the VTEC for every penny ... i don't see people going gaga about that or even mentioning it when it comes to the corrola/camry/innova petrol.

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I think the most underrated car is the baleno...only coz it has no wraparound rear ligts n clear lens bla bla...

Then theres the palio....but the palios case is different i think......its not xactly 'underrated' but sales are poor coz of poor service from fiat and mayb a bit of thirst as well...

Overrated - Esteem...i dont know wether u know but its actually the OLD SWIFT sold in europe, albeit with a tail!!!!! poor buid qualty, but good engine and FE spurs it on.....

Scorpio...poor build quality,bad ride and handling, cramped...

and ZEN....try this link ppl...zen(alto there, & not in sale now..) in a european perspective... http://www.verdictoncars.com/jsp/voc...=Suzuki%20Alto

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Old 11th May 2006, 13:58   #184
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The most underrated car in INdia is hyundai Elantra I think. It has so many practical aspects which are completely unspoken of and never highlighted. I think it is the most practical car in that segment. And the most overrated car is undoubtedly Swift. The only positive thing about this car seems to be its look which is a highly subjective factor.Wait for some more days and you will find the 'broken hearts' will start telling their sad stories.
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underrated - has to be palio and to some extent baleno
overrated - Zen, Scorpio
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I am ready to be flamed but even OHC was hugely overrated.
The car had nothing except the honda engine.... the interiors and suspension were crap, no big car feel and it cost a bomb. Infact Vtec version was woefully overpriced nearing the 10 lakh mark.
I agree with you here. I'd add the gearbox to the positives.
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I am ready to be flamed but even OHC was hugely overrated.
The car had nothing except the honda engine.... the interiors and suspension were crap, no big car feel and it cost a bomb. Infact Vtec version was woefully overpriced nearing the 10 lakh mark.
I guess, the most **** thingy abt that car was its interiors.
Btw, it does give a big car feel.

overrated: Esteem,Swift,Accord.
Underrated: Baleno,Sonata embera,getz
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Old 17th May 2006, 23:51   #188
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I guess, the most **** thingy abt that car was its interiors.
Btw, it does give a big car feel.

overrated: Esteem,Swift,Accord.
Underrated: Baleno,Sonata embera,getz
would really like to know the reason behind putting Accord and Swift in overrated cars!
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IMHO

Over rated cars -
1.Hyundai Accent
2.NHC
3.Corolla

Under-rated cars
1.Baleno
2.Getz
3.Palio 1.6GTX
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at t-bhp i dont feel tht the baleno in underated...lol
frankly i find the following as underated

1:suzuki vitara
2:chevy forester
3:opel corsa

Overated
1:nhc
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would really like to know the reason behind putting Accord and Swift in overrated cars!
why accord: its simple, there are better cars out there in that segment, it sells coz of HONDA and higest snob value.

why swift: selling coz of its hot looks, maruti a/s/s...nothing special about that car.

getz is anyday more practical than swift.
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why accord: its simple, there are better cars out there in that segment, it sells coz of HONDA and higest snob value.
Yes I agree there are better cars than Accord available, but these cars are not available at the price of accord.
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The most over rated car is the new Suzuki Swift..

The most under rated car is the now extinct Daewoo Ceilo / Daewoo Nexia

ummm..the Palio 1.6
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The most over rated car is the new Suzuki Swift..

The most under rated car is the now extinct Daewoo Ceilo / Daewoo Nexia

ummm..the Palio 1.6
under rated daewoo : because of obvious reasons.
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[quote=sunny_8518]Underrated: Camry
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no way man......the new one is selling like hot cakes sold by pamela....
underrated would be baleno........outside the modding community
overrated would me the nhc without a shade of doubt.....whats so great in it anyway?
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