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View Poll Results: Which car would you choose amongst these (only < Rs 4.5 Lakhs)?
Hyundai Santro Xing 46 23.35%
Chevy Spark 61 30.96%
Maruti WagonR 28 14.21%
Maruti Zen Estilo 3 1.52%
Tata Indica Xeta 24 12.18%
Fiat Palio Stile 1.1 35 17.77%
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Old 29th July 2007, 22:32   #1
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Question 'My choice of car' in B segment (< INR 4.5L)

Recently Autocar magazine compared 6 cars in B segment and finally chose 'Santro' as its choice, let us poll in TBHP.

Choices are (I guess all are under 4.5L):
1. Hyundai Santro Xing
2. Chevly Spark
3. Maruti WagonR
4. Maruti Zen Estilo
5. Tata Indica Xeta
6. Fiat Palio Stile

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Old 29th July 2007, 22:35   #2
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I voted for Chevly Spark.
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Recently Autocar magazine compared 6 cars in B segment and finally chose 'Santro' as its choice, let us poll in TBHP.

Choices are (I guess all are under 4.5L):
1. Hyundai Santro Zing
2. Chevly Spark
3. Maruti WagonR
4. Maruti Zen Estilo
5. Tata Indica Xeta
6. Fiat Palio Stile
I think you should mention Palio 1.1 or 1.6 & also get getz into the poll
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Old 29th July 2007, 22:51   #4
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Palio 1.6 hands down :P
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Old 29th July 2007, 22:56   #5
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Default Palio 1.6

Palio 1.6 is my choice
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Old 29th July 2007, 23:07   #6
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Palio 1.6 is not there in the list people. I wonder why though! But stick to the options. Also, won't it be nice if you could write a couple of sentences to substantiate your choice?

@E_L, I think he has tried to stick by the options in the AutoCar poll. That Fiat Palio Stile is probably the 1.1, right Sathya?
@sathya_nars, Would you like the poll to be amended to add or modify any option?

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Palio 1.6 hands down :P
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Palio 1.6 is my choice
The Palio stile 1.6 is certainly not under 4.5L
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I voted for the Wagon R because,

1.I like it's looks ( I love Boxy cars ).
2.It's easy and fun to drive.
3.It has comfortable seats ( Although only 2 people can sit in the back ).
3.It's easy and inexpensive to maintain.
4.It has the best resale value. ( Second best is the Santro. It's like that in Kerala. I don't know about other places ).
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The Palio stile 1.6 is certainly not under 4.5L
After the massive discounts fiat is offering, it can very well be had for maybe 10-15 grand more than that price. Compared to it, all these cars feel like you are driving a road going bullock cart.
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I voted for Santro Xing as it has a peppy engine and decent A.S.S.

Next choice would have been chevy spark as it looks cute but I am not very sure about A.S.S
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My choice was the Spark, it gives the best FE in its segment.
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After the massive discounts fiat is offering, it can very well be had for maybe 10-15 grand more than that price. Compared to it, all these cars feel like you are driving a road going bullock cart.
bottle paid 4.93L for his 1.6 palio. Right bottle ?
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the Santro Xing is a true allrounder and gets my vote.
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My vote- hehe... My car, the WagonR.

+ points- Nice engine, driveablitily, excellent gearing, practical with loads of storage spaces, reclining seats all around, big boot, FE, EPS, ride and handling and Maruti SERVICE.

- points- 'OK' gearshift, occasional rattles, 4 seater.
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And my vote goes to my car - Santro Xing

But offcourse if FIAT gets its act together surely Palio Stile 1.6.
Just to let you know that Palio 1.6 is now called Palio Stile 1.6 so it can be vouched for along with the 1.2 in the Stile nomination.
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