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Old 11th December 2015, 15:35   #466
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Completed 1.56 lakh kilometers on my Swift diesel (VDI) 2007 model.
The car's body has taken quite a beating with dents and scratches all over.

But the engine is still a dream and retains the trademark swift diesel's accleration, while giving an economy of about 17-18 kmpl on the highway.
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Old 11th December 2015, 16:07   #467
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My Figo (Diesel Zxi 2011 Sept) recently completed 1.2L kms. Thank you Ford, its been real pleasure.

No major repairs so far. Suspension work at 70k and now again at 120k. Regular services done at FASS otherwise.

Recently had issues with vehicle speed sensor (VSS) which was replaced by FASS @Rs1750

Maintained mileage log for the complete period. Average FE = 17.7. Absolute gem of a machine.
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I don't think vehicle outside India would really apply to this thread.



Driving style, conditions and the terrain are a completely different ball game compared to the rest of the world, especially the middle east or even the U.S.



Vehicles here undergo harsher treatment and take a beating!



A car that would have completed 100,000km in India is definitely not the same as it is abroad!

Just a clarification, that my car is in India itself. So it does apply to this thread, and it's obvious that it's in India because I haven't mentioned anything like 'My Prado in the US' etc.

Please ignore if you didn't comment on my picture, as there is confusion because you haven't quoted anyone.
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My dad's fiat had done 1.36 L on the odo before it was sold for 25 K. That car had no problems with no clutch work /no engine work /not Any major breakdown. It was still a half-self-starting car, as my father lobbed to call it. Loved it so much and have emotional factor attached to it as I had learned driving on this beauty
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My friend's WagonR has clocked an astonishing 2.4L kilometres! I wanted to take pictures but the car is nearly always on duty as it is used like a small goods carrier with its seats down so I've only sat in it once. Its a 2002 F10D and runs on CNG. Since I also had a wagonr of similar vintage, I can confirm that the mile muncher wagonR is the slowest wagonR I've ever come across. But no engine rebuild or anything as of yet! Going strong,albeit very slow.

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Just a clarification, that my car is in India itself. So it does apply to this thread, and it's obvious that it's in India because I haven't mentioned anything like 'My Prado in the US' etc.

Please ignore if you didn't comment on my picture, as there is confusion because you haven't quoted anyone.
@Shivjeet: My comment wasn't directed at you, just a general statement. I saw a couple of posts about cars being driven abroad. That's why I wrote that.
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Routine driving in Bombay city & highway trips - ahem, across the country
Single-person driven.

All the vehicles I have owned have crossed 1L kms: TVS-Suzuki AX100 (1986): 1.25L, Mahindra Commander (1994): 1.18 L, Daewoo Matiz (1999): 2.60L, Mahindra Scorpio (2005): 3.02L
I am eager to know the current odo reading for that scorpio which is now 10+ years old and the kind of work done on it to keep it in shape.
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I don't think vehicle outside India would really apply to this thread.



Driving style, conditions and the terrain are a completely different ball game compared to the rest of the world, especially the middle east or even the U.S.



Vehicles here undergo harsher treatment and take a beating!



A car that would have completed 100,000km in India is definitely not the same as it is abroad!

I beg to differ. I had posted about my dads RAV4 sometime back and the car was sold recently.

My Dad is in the construction field and most of his projects are on barren land or reclaimed land. 50% of the usage our RAV4 had was literally on no roads on a day to day basis.
It was sold after completing 2.03L kms. My dad just did regular servicing and nothing else.

I can say from our experience in the middle-East that people in the construction field have to abuse their vehicles on a day to day which is pretty much the same or even worse than the Indian driving conditions.
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I am eager to know the current odo reading for that scorpio which is now 10+ years old and the kind of work done on it to keep it in shape.
Remember seeing a post on FB with the odometer reading which said 4,50,000 kms.

Hats off to HVK Sir.
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My Fiat Punto 1.3 mjd still runs like a dream
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3 out of all my 4 cars have all run 1 Lakh+ km.

'99 Fiat Uno : 1,14,xxx km : Still going strong. Except the dashboard rattling, no other complaints.

'02 Honda City 1.5 Exi : 1,13,xxx km : Still going strong. Smooth.

'96 W124 250D : 1,34,000km : Going strong
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One Lakh km is too short a target to boast about, see some of the highest mileage cars world over. Note that they use miles which is 1.608 km.
http://www.cheatsheet.com/automobile...tml/?a=viewall
http://www.autoblog.com/2007/08/23/v...iesel-in-ohio/

The highest mileage in a single car that I have done till date is 3,24,000 km in an 2005 Indica, first lakh or so by myself, and then by my staff. The next was 2,40,000 in an Esteem, I never believed that small petrol engines last that much, 1,90,000 in an Innova, and 1,64,000 in my second Innova. My dad had done close to 7 lakhs in his 1989 Contessa with one Petrol to diesel change at a little over 3 Lakh km.
Of the current three cars at home, one has done 1,20,000 km, second the Polo has done 54000 km and one is still under 10,000.

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My uncle's 2005 Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI. Apart from regular maintenance, the car has not undergone any major repairs. Old gen Octavias are truly built to last.
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Nice thread, i have few:

India - 2003 Honda Accord 2.4 vtiL 110000 km still using

Egypt - 2002 Renault Clio 1.2 - 160000 km sold 2004

2003 Renault Megane 1.6 - 125000 km sold 2006

Dad's beater 2007 Mitsubishi Lancer (Cedia) - 385000 km sold 2011

Dad's beater 1998 Renault Megane 1.6 - 250000 km passed on 2007

1986 Mercedes 300 SEL - 345000 km sold 2011

England - 1999 SAAB 900 2.0 - 198000 miles sold 2008
2002 Citroen C5 1.8 - 110000 miles sold 2010

It doesn't really matter where, keeping a 100k+ car running requires regular care, in India its the bad roads, in UK bad roads and cold weather, in Egypt mixed roads, sand and hot and cold weather.

There are and were a lot more but under 100k km. Last 2-3 years discovered the joy of using Ola and Uber in Chennai, I drive only on highways now

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My uncle's 2005 Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI. Apart from regular maintenance, the car has not undergone any major repairs. Old gen Octavias are truly built to last.
More you use a scoda the less maintenance it demands. 2007 to 2009 Octavia's are in great demand in second hand market. People with heavy up country travel buy them, and even if a car has 4-5 lakh km on the odo they are not worried.

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