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Old 28th March 2009, 13:47   #466
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Fiesta 1.6 S - under rated
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Old 31st March 2009, 14:06   #467
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Under-rated:
01. Baleno
02. Palio
03. Getz( & Getz Prime)
04. Sonata
05. Vista

Over-rated:
01. Wagon R
02. CRV
03. Fabia
04. Swift
05. ANHC
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Old 31st March 2009, 15:02   #468
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i think Getz and Aveo are under rated cars.
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Old 1st April 2009, 03:09   #469
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underated----
Lancer Invex 1.8
Grand Vitara XL-7
Subaru Forester (Love those pillor-less doors,and that boxter engine)


overrated---
City i-Dsi
Octavia Tdi
Verna
& TATA NANO!!
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overated - maruti 's - disaster oops i mean DEZIRE!!! LOLZ i dont know why people buy it!!! god i hate it.... no offence to owners.(not that i think they are any on this forum).

underrated - grand vitara (lost the battle because of low powered poor engine)!!!
fiesta 1.6, chevrolet SRV, lancer cedia,
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underated----
Lancer Invex 1.8
Grand Vitara XL-7
Subaru Forester (Love those pillor-less doors,and that boxter engine)


overrated---
City i-Dsi
Octavia Tdi
Verna
& TATA NANO!!
Boxer engine

and verna is not overrated,when shown the whip in a straight line it can give almost all petrol sedans <10L a run for their money.
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Old 3rd April 2009, 04:22   #472
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Boxer engine

and verna is not overrated,when shown the whip in a straight line it can give almost all petrol sedans <10L a run for their money.
oh,sorry for that extra 't'

as for verna,ofcourse its not a bad car,i have driven it quite a number of times and yes that diesel is sure a stonker,but somehow the car does not click as a true performance car and i have seen owners reffering it to be a 'sporty sedan' ,so its over-rated that way,and IMHO just having a powerful engine alone doesn't make a car sporty,its the dynamics as well which matter alot and somehow Verna,atleast to me is far from sporty.No offence to anyone here,its just my opinion and may or may not be necessarily correct.
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overated - maruti 's - disaster oops i mean DEZIRE!!! LOLZ i dont know why people buy it!!! god i hate it.... no offence to owners.(not that i think they are any on this forum).

underrated - grand vitara (lost the battle because of low powered poor engine)!!!
fiesta 1.6, chevrolet SRV, lancer cedia,
Grand vitara has been a classic case of disaster for maruti,not once but twice.
First Grand Vitara XL-7 came,with one of the best jap V6 of its time,but failed,primarily because of its high fuel consumption.
And now the new Grand Vitara came with a low powered inline-4,which was outdone by the other jap contender.
So both the times,a vehicle which was otherwise worthy enough to taste success here was let down by wrong engine option.

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Grand vitara has been a classic case of disaster for maruti,not once but twice.
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i really hope the launch the GV. with a new powerful engine.
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Underrated:
Definitely the Palio. It just because of the company's bad strategies and poor marketing skills that Palio isn't doing great. It's failure can also be blamed on the fact that most of the people give priority to fuel economy over everything else. I am not saying that it is wrong, but ya we generally tend to ignore a great car just because it does not give 20KMPL in the city ...lol

Overrated:
Lancer (all show and no go)
Zen (It was a good car when it was, but not something to brag about even after decades)
Skoda Laura (Is essentially the new octavia in world market and pretty much does what an octavia would do, but is way too over priced, especially considering that you can get a superb for a few lacs more than the top end Laura L&K)
Suzuki Grand Vitara

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Overrated -

Skoda Octavia
Honda City
TATA Indica and all its by products like Indigo, etc
Liena


Underrated -

Verna (I agree with akshay4587 on this one, the cars got an awesome engine and no other car in that segment can beat its disel engines)
Palio
Cedia
Outlander
Getz (1.3 and not prime)
Baleno (I actually liked the baleno's station wagon a lot. I guess its called the altura)
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Boxer engine

and verna is not overrated,when shown the whip in a straight line it can give almost all petrol sedans <10L a run for their money.
Unfortunately, I don't drive on an air strip, roads in my city have a lot of turns and twists.
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underrated:= Maini Reva... lost due to govt policies mainly, methinks it was way ahead of its time
overrated:- sonata, scorpio, swift diesel ( i have heard ppl saying swift diesel has a better engine than palio diesel... honestly)
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i have heard ppl saying swift diesel has a better engine than palio diesel... honestly
That's like saying Sambhar from Punjab is better than Sambhar from Chennai
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Should have put up a poll of 6-7 choices under each category.Would have been fun to know popular opinions of t-bhpians!
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Underrated
  • Palio (tough build, nice engines, good looking, but no sales)
  • Fiesta 1.6S (fantastic driver's car, reasonably priced)
Overrated
  • Laura (price is too high for an Octavia)
  • Dzire (it looks ugly especially from the back)
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