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Old 6th June 2007, 09:58   #1
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Default Highway usage: Diesel Car or SUV ?

Well there are clearly 2 kinds of animals. Car lovers and SUV lovers ! What is your personal preference, what do you drive now and why ? Would your next vehicle be a car or an SUV ?

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an suv that behaves like a car
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I drive a car right now mainly for reasons of practicality and cost. Ideally would like to have both for different purposes though. A car for daily drives and something like a classic LR for weekend fun
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There are very few option available for SUV's in India.
Personally I would like the combination of both (Subaru Forester).
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My perch in my SUV is over 3 feet from ground zero that gives me a panaromic view ahead and I look down upon all the 'chota-mota' cars including the mercs & bmws with disdain.

The mean road prescence, the sheer torque of a big diesel, the knowledge and feel that you can take it anywhere and FE are the reasons that once again my next 4 wheel contraption would be a SUV..
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Definitely a SUV for my daily haul. On weekends however, its a different story altogether - I take the Fiesta out & burn some rubber on the way back from the club or a pub. Its hard beating the adrenalin rush of the wheelspin & zooming past the other cars on the road
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I would prefer a SUV as my next vehicle. Just love it for the road presence it exudes.
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an suv that behaves like a car
Same here. Hond CRV comes very close.
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In India, definitely an SUV. It insulates you from the roads.
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I love cars. SUVs to me are for the women folk. Call it my US hangover if you will and sorry if I offended anyone.
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I love cars. SUVs to me are for the women folk. Call it my US hangover if you will and sorry if I offended anyone.
Hangovers are temporary. They are easily cured - 2 days in Bangalore and 2 hangovers later I can vouch for that.
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They are easily cured - 2 days in Bangalore and 2 hangovers later I can vouch for that.
Perfect remedy, I'd say. A few trysts with the Sumos and Qualises with their bull bars and cabs screaming down your backside, and one would think again. I am.

Envy Sumit (Godfather) at times.. bullying road maniacs with his truck.
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Well a car has got a luxury element like some status symbol manners, ettiquetes.

Whereas a SUV driver is considered as a maniac, boistorous person.

But both serve same pupose of being pressed to extreme red line.
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Hangovers are temporary. They are easily cured - 2 days in Bangalore and 2 hangovers later I can vouch for that.
I am waiting to sit in your Safari.
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waiting for the new ford endevour with crdi engine. Definetely suv
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