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Old 1st May 2007, 15:34   #31
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As of today I am a proud owner of a Verna CRDi VGT SX (Car number 4 for Delhi). The on road cost for the car was INR 846,000 inclusive of a INR 9000 3 year extended warranty and a cash discount of INR 7000 on purchase. The prices are based on a Haryana registration.

The features of the vehicle match those of the Verna Petrol XXI. So the diesel has a Fully automatic climate control , electrically adjustable ORVM's , adjustable drivers seat, wooden garnish and beige interiors.So effectively it is a diesel with everything you need.

As always the car is a rocket and is an absolute pleasure to drive.

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Congratulations Buddy. What colour did u get? Any special observations? How about alloys?
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.... How about alloys?
The Diesel Verna VGT SX does not come with alloys as it does in Petrol XXi
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The color I got was noble blue. The SX does not have alloys, guess trying to keep the costs below the proposed new elantra launch. As far as I am concerned the car is an absolute delight to drive. Since almost 90% of my drive is a highway drive, I chose the Verna over the Fiesta and I am really happy to see that I did not make any mistakes there. While it lacks the solid feel of the fiesta , it is in no way a pushover. Where I feel the verna could have been better though is the handling around the corners, a heavier steering could have helped , it is too damn light and somehow I have never been able to get any kind of feedback from the steering. Its either me going wrong driving it , or maybe a basic issue with the design itself. Well the light steering does help while parking in tight spots. 1 finger is all it takes to turn .

From what I hear from other posts on this website, changing the tyres to a 205/R16 seems to have sorted this out, will check that out sometime later .

Overall, I am absolutely thrilled. It is far more comfortable than the Fiesta and really really rides well.
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The color I got was noble blue. The SX does not have alloys, guess trying to keep the costs below the proposed new elantra launch. As far as I am concerned the car is an absolute delight to drive. Since almost 90% of my drive is a highway drive, I chose the Verna over the Fiesta and I am really happy to see that I did not make any mistakes there. While it lacks the solid feel of the fiesta , it is in no way a pushover. Where I feel the verna could have been better though is the handling around the corners, a heavier steering could have helped , it is too damn light and somehow I have never been able to get any kind of feedback from the steering. Its either me going wrong driving it , or maybe a basic issue with the design itself. Well the light steering does help while parking in tight spots. 1 finger is all it takes to turn .

From what I hear from other posts on this website, changing the tyres to a 205/R16 seems to have sorted this out, will check that out sometime later .

Overall, I am absolutely thrilled. It is far more comfortable than the Fiesta and really really rides well.
having driven verna crdi(base)i agree with you for the light steering.The other thing i did not like much about the car are the brakes they are a touch too oversensitive and tend to skid too much even on smooth tarmac on speeds so i think ABS is a necessity in verna.The suspension though very comfortable takes the edge out of cornering and the steering is light but is direct unlike accent.(the car got stolen last month)
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I am about to finalise on verna sx but had a look at price of elentra. Difference between Verna sx and elantra is hardly anything. Is it worth buying SX? Or should i stay away from soon to be discontinued model Elantra?
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having driven verna crdi(base)i agree with you for the light steering.The other thing i did not like much about the car are the brakes they are a touch too oversensitive and tend to skid too much even on smooth tarmac on speeds
I have a CRDi base model.
I noticed this skidding too and automatically came to the conclusion that the car was too heavy to stop. But as soon as I changed the tyres to Yokohama, from the MRF stock styres, the skidding all but stopped.
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I have a CRDi base model.
I noticed this skidding too and automatically came to the conclusion that the car was too heavy to stop. But as soon as I changed the tyres to Yokohama, from the MRF stock styres, the skidding all but stopped.
I smashed my friends brand new verna. I braked so hard but it refuse to stop and just ramped into divider. How much extra did u pay for tyre upgrade?
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This (Tyres for Hyundai Verna - Edit: Review of Yoko C.Drive) thread should help you.
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Congrats. Whats your opinion now that you've used it for a few months. A friend told me that it gives about 30 kmpl! If ound it hard to believe and perhaps you can shed some light.
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Its impossible to get 30Kmpl. 20 kmpl would probably be a close figure(on the highway).
I would appreciate if anyone could tell me the on-road price of the SX CRDi in Bangalore?

I am planning on buying a Verna. I took a test drive and the sales person keeps calling me up and asking me when I will finalize. Have been putting him off by saying haven't decided between fiesta and verna and that verna is priced a little bit on the higher side and if he could offer me a good discount, I would opt for it.

BTW, the sales guy doesnt know about my problem with Metro Ford. Thought I would try and see if I could get some discounts by telling him I was deciding between Verna and fiesta.
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the cost of SX in bangalore on road is 9.47L (with abs)!! yessir. damn costly. but i just booked one. will take 2-3 weeks to deliver cuz of hyundai shifting to new plant or something.
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man, thats pretty expensive. 9.47 lakhs!!! well I think even the fiesta TDCi SXi is close to that figure. Maybe in another few months hyundai might start dishing out nice discounts ( most probably will after the launch of Aveo 1.3 multijet and other diesels). I am in no hurry and so can wait for a while.
Any idea when the Punto(estimated) launch is?
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Mid 2008...............
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can anyone tell me who is the inbuilt music system in SX....?
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An average of 30 on a Verna , am very sure would be next to impossible unless it is in some test conditions. I have got about 15.5 as an average, first service is due next week.

The guys who have the 205 60 R16 tyres on their Verna's how does it perform ? With that width does it comfortably fit in the well ?

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