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Old 6th October 2008, 19:18   #181
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Aray yaar I knew I'll be crucified for this!
it was like feather touch gearshifting..
Nothing personal against Zen guys! Just my opinion..
None taken yar...!
Its a personal choice, correct.

Compared to the Zen when I drive the Swift I feel it is having a very hard (but precise) gear shift. Indica and WagonR too rubbery.

I was just shocked to hear someone say Zen had a "bad" gear shift
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Old 6th October 2008, 20:04   #182
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Hard shifts in Swift..thats exactly how I like them!

Having said that I have never driven a Fiat Premier with the steering mounted gears.. I bet they would be real hard shifts!
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For me it was the old Indica DLE, didn't feel like a car, more like a truck.
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Old 8th October 2008, 10:30   #184
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For me it has to be an Indica DLE. I was heading back home after work in one of the office cabs when the driver complained of head ache. I obliged and realized the real pain in driving the non-powersteering Indica. It felt as if I was driving a TATA 407. But somehow I liked the experience but never would want to own.
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Old 8th October 2008, 11:21   #185
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worst is Matiz hands down.gear shifts bad no pick up and absolutely no POWER. Once i had to drop my friend to her place and her building has a steep slope and we were 3 people in the car. The gal who i was supposed to drop was really "healthy". the car just wouldnt climb the slope and i had to ask her to get out and walk up the slope which was a very awkward situation for her and me
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The NHC was my worst car yet.
Drove it to goa from bangalore.
Pickup,fuel efficiency, handling,braking, seat comfort i can go on and on about it.
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The NHC was my worst car yet.
Drove it to goa from bangalore.
Pickup,fuel efficiency, handling,braking, seat comfort i can go on and on about it.
You forgot the "state of the art" number plate.
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My worst drive is a Premier Padmini from near to Ernakulam North Railway to Azad Road kalur during a peak evening trafic. That car was baught by my friend for Rs.3000/. to learn driving. Imagine the condition of it then...!!!!

Next worst driving was Tata 607 with fully load climbing up from a quary which deep about 100meter...!!!
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2001 Tata Indica Diesel (45k on the Odo)
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Old 9th October 2008, 17:51   #190
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The worst car I've driven was an 1995 esteem.
Its primarily due to the poor condition of the car.
  • floor was like a mesh (lot of rust, yeah..!)
  • lots and lots of "free-play" in the steering.
  • brake ? well there was not much.
  • Talk about shivers up and down the spine, the car was shaking itself to bits.
  • Amazingly the engine was still sweet and gearshift was ok.
I've driven Jeeps, Amby's, Padmini's
Each car has its own charm, yes agreed its like a dinosaur compared to the cars we have now. But I like anything with wheels on it.

For me there is no bad car/bike, I like all of them.
How can you hate a car/bike , there might be few moments where you'd have wished "If I had a better car/bike".

But no matter how bad it is, there will be at least "1" reason to like it.

Take the Indica Diesel, its not a fun car to drive but it will make you smile at the time you fill her up, right ?

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The worst I had driven was a Kia Spectra in the US - I rented it because that was the only car left. I returned the car in half a day and walked for a day till I got a better car (Mustang ) - It had extremely bad distribution of power and torque across revs. I really couldn't understand how to drive it! I have never driven (and hopefully never will) anything like that.

In India, the worst car I drove was my friend's zen! I hopped into the car with high expectations, but the gear was pathetic. May be my friend had her car in bad shape.
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for me its Zen Diesel in 2001 in Navi Mumbai at some relative place, when they asked me to buy Rabri Chuski. I was accompained by my cousin to direct me, but for my surprise acceleration was so hard, I have to literally stand on it to move that baby. It was like driving a truck.
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maruti van..enough said!
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my worst driving experiences were in the congested interiors of an M800, a Zen and an Alto.
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worst car i ever drove was a Mahindra Marshall- no need to say more
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