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Old 31st December 2007, 15:29   #331
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Expect the base version to have black interiors.
interiors are available according to color,white gets black interiors,red and black get beige interiors.
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interiors are available according to color,white gets black interiors,red and black get beige interiors.
I hate this about Skoda, why do they have to decide the interiors with the colour, same is the issue with the Laura
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here is the full brochure RapidShare: 1-Click Webhosting
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I hate this about Skoda, why do they have to decide the interiors with the colour, same is the issue with the Laura
Many manufacturers follow this principle including Mercs, Beemers and Toyotas.
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if its 7.5lac OTR for the Elegance then I guess its a good buy.
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EXACTLY. why are people hell bent on the pricing??
comparing it to swift and getz is so bizarre...these cars are like poop in front of the fabia!!
Are your words not too extreme considering you are quoting virtues of a car by degrading two other competent autos?
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Just went through the brochure of Fabia, the 1.4 PD engine is in a 3-cylinder configuration which is ok but what was striking is the simple 2-valve per cylinder installation, so it makes a total of 6-valves for the package.How strong can we expect the performance to be?
The issue with a 3 pot motor is the increased vibration (even if mounted properly, with age the vibration will show), and the uneven idling noise. Not sure if this makes sense in a 'luxury' hatchback pricing.
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The accent CRDi was priced at 8L+ and had bare basic features with the 3pot diesel it sold like hotcakes.

Infact even teh hatch version the Viva CRDi sold really well.


I am sure skoda/VW have done their homework on the engine's NVH.
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Test drive and review of the Fabia diesel by Speedzak can be found here
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Infact even teh hatch version the Viva CRDi sold really well.
That was a notch back not a hatch back, and the Accent sold because it was a sedan, with a boot, the Fabia is not a 3 box.
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Any info regarding the 0-100 timings? Hope its less than 15sec.

Ok, so Accent Crdi sold well, why didnt the Fiesta or the Focus with a better NVH ?
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Any info regarding the 0-100 timings? Hope its less than 15sec.

Ok, so Accent Crdi sold well, why didnt the Fiesta or the Focus with a better NVH ?
0 - 100 round 14.5 secs.

Well the Accent used to be around 7.6L OTR, wheras the Fiesta comes out to be 8.5L+ Also people have lots of faith in Hyundai and their servicing, not so much in Ford. And when did the focus come?
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0 - 100 round 14.5 secs.

Well the Accent used to be around 7.6L OTR, wheras the Fiesta comes out to be 8.5L+ Also people have lots of faith in Hyundai and their servicing, not so much in Ford. And when did the focus come?
Fusion not Focus.

And Fusion diesel costs 7lac OTR right?
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We should ask ourselves whether we would buy this car for 8L or not. It's definitely going to be somewhere there.
I will not buy a Skoda hatchback for that price. Atleast 2 lakhs less and I know many would buy.
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We should ask ourselves whether we would buy this car for 8L or not. It's definitely going to be somewhere there.
I will not buy a Skoda hatchback for that price. Atleast 2 lakhs less and I know many would buy.
Absolutely Right !!!

The customer would probably say that they could get a Fiesta / Verna in that price. Then why go for a Hatchback ??

But then the Indian customer is also blind towards the SKODA brand. They would pay anything for a Skoda ( as in Honda also !! )

So I only hope Skoda prices it sensibly so I can also buy one. Else I am happy with a Verna.
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