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Old 13th February 2006, 14:37   #61
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Ford Escort diesel, Hindustan trekker, Tempo Trax, Ambassador,Mahindra 500, Indica..
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Old 13th February 2006, 15:03   #62
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Perhaps the problem is with the reference - after the Safari everything else seems to feel uncomfortable. I could drive down from Coimbatore to Bangalore through the lousy route up the Ooty ghat and the challenging Masinagudi ghats, land up in Bangalore an 10 and stay on my feet with the guys till about 2 am in the morning immediately after the drive.

PS: I'm NOT talking about the landcruisers or pajeros here.
The Sonata, in particular, has horrid ride quality on the highways. It is damn "wallowy" and "soft". You literally feel sea sick on the back seat.

Also, I think its a good thing to revive old topics which had great discussions that the newer BHPians may have missed out on.

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Old 13th February 2006, 15:31   #63
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The worst i hav driven till date is Santro Xing,Conti,Amby,800.
The worst part about the Santro is its Accelator pedal which is very odd(position).I got a sprain after i drove for around 200 kms in my frenz car.
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Old 13th February 2006, 15:34   #64
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The worst car which i have ever driven is the "omni"...well uno and santro are not far behind.

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Old 13th February 2006, 15:53   #65
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Tata Indigo petrol - was forced to drive one for 1.5 years...horrible, traumatising experience. Will never buy Tata again.
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Old 13th February 2006, 22:33   #66
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Tata Safari (several years ago). It was just too slow from a stop start at lights. DICOR has probably sorted this out.
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Old ambassador Mk 11 converted to Mk IV and then transplanted with Matador diesel w/ original gearbox and column shift. It used to grind into gear. But seriously it didnt bother me that much.
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Tata Indica. The car just refuses to move. gear-shift is pathetic, interiors suck.

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The worst car which i have ever driven is the "omni"...
Spot on - but Santro ?? i found santro to one of the most comfortable cars to drive in the city !
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the Omni - torture on 4 wheels.
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It has to be the Omni - pathetic power, too much noise and vibrations in the cabin, rotten-rotten-rotten suspension and one can feel the heat on the seat of ones pants

I once drove my cousins Palio without P/S in the crowded streets of CP and old delhi - believe me, it is a real nightmare to steer, and with that huge turning radius and cramped footwell - my feet, hands and shoulders were aching horribly after the drive - not to mention a splitting headache. The car is great to drive elsewhere, especially on open highways - but old delhi is not the place where I would like to take it.
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worst driven car is definately the matiz..it was like soooooooooo pathetic to drive!
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Fiat uno and a hyundai accent. The uno was just too toyish but the accent's gears needed me to pick up weight lifitng.
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Ford Pinto from the 70s.
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Premier Padmini! It is only marginally better than the Fiat 1100!

I find it surprising that so many people think the Santro Xing is a bad drive.

The indica is more like a taxi build quality anyways, and is built for the taxi wallahs, so, easy enough to understand that.. But, given the number of educated/choice holding people buying a Santro, it does sound odd..
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