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Honda CRV 20 55.56%
Hyundai Tucson 16 44.44%
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Old 4th February 2005, 14:05   #16
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For now its the CRV, but Iam waiting for the Fortuner.
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Its the CRV, primarily because the CRV is a tried and tested model. The Tucson is a new ambitious launch by Hyundie but they are chartering into untried territories. Hyundie is not known for its SUV's. But the CRDI engine in the Tucson sounds good..
Internationally, even Honda is a newbie in SUV market, may be a little more senior than Hyundai. Honda didn't have a single SUV in their stable until few years back, not considering Honda Passport which was just a rebadged Isuzu. Honda currently has only 3 SUVs, the (Acura) MDX, Pilot and CR-V. That is one each for Luxury, Premium and entry level segments respectively. And all three are first generation Honda SUVs. BTW, I have driven my boss's MDX often, but I didn't like the handling. Well, may be I am not a SUV person at all because I have never liked any SUV I have driven except may be Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Toyota is the really grand master when it comes to SUVs, I don't know how many models they have made over many decades.
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I'll put it this way....which one would u choose - elantra or accord given both are available for +/- 1 lakh of one another...that takes care of the engine aspect...
Styling: The honda IMHO is 3 generations ahead (I haven't seen the tuscon in person)

and at the end of it....for almost anything japanese over korean is a no-brainer

ages ago i remember ACI had covered something about the accord diesel being tested in europe and had delivered record breaking FE....there doesnt seem to be news of that anymore....anyone have a clue? what stops companies from honda fron entering with crdi/pd diesels? if that belongs on another section please post ur comments there and share the link...
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what stops companies from honda fron entering with crdi/pd diesels? if that belongs on another section please post ur comments there and share the link...
High sulphur content in indian diesel
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Got to be the Tucson. CRV is appealing, but falls flat for off roading. The CRDI option also gives Tucson one good reason to choose.

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Got to be the Tucson. CRV is appealing, but falls flat for off roading.
Reminds me of an TV commercial in US for Subaru Forrester where many couples in various light SUVs (Forrester/RAV4/CR-V/Tracker/Escape etc.) try to reach a mountain destination. While Subaru Forrester makes light work (it is a better SUV with AWD) of the hilly road, others get stuck for lack of power and off-road manners. The girl in the CR-V tells her guy "It's Ok, happens to lot of guys..."
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Hey vin, thats in the US. And those are MSRP's given. Actual street prices would be different.

Look at the Elantra and Sonata, both priced less than their competitors. Hyundai knows nobody is willing to pay the same or a premium for it's products, CRDi or no CRDi.
So u mean to say they'l quote a lesser price than the CR-V?!!
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Toyota Fortuner rules !!
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Toyota Fortuner rules !!
Never heard of this model, something new? Sounds similar to 4Runner if you ask me.

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Never heard of this model, something new?
Yeah, this is gonna be based on the new IMV base of which even the innova is a part of. In india most likely this will be launched after the Innova.

Check out the following link.

http://www.wheels24.co.za/Wheels24/N...628286,00.html
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Also can our TATAs be far behind?? Check out the TATA TELCOLINE product.
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It even looks like the 4Runner, except some difference in styling.

What is that two gear sticks I see? One looks like the manual stick, the other looks like the sports stick. Never seen such a combo
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Probably a 4WD eh ??
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Probably a 4WD eh ??
4WD/AWD control is usually just a button.
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tucson for me
but if i had to buy one of these then :offtopic: i would go for neither and get endeavour instead or a fortuner which are true SUVs
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