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View Poll Results: Which C/C+ diesel sedan is best overall package?
Logan 2 1.28%
Fiesta 6 3.85%
Verna 20 12.82%
Linea 71 45.51%
Optra Magnum 31 19.87%
Dzire 15 9.62%
Indigo 5 3.21%
Octavia 5 3.21%
Ikon 1 0.64%
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Old 19th January 2009, 17:39   #16
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Believe me I am driving Verna every day since last 8 month's or so. I have driven 14800 K.m. It is the best machine. Till now no heavy maintenance or anything like that.

My vote is for Verna.
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Old 19th January 2009, 17:41   #17
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MODs,
Seems like all previous votes are lost and poll page says i've already voted
what happens to 'already voted' votes?
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Old 19th January 2009, 17:59   #18
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There is no need to vote again. The count has not been updated in the poll after the change, but I can see my ID under the list.

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Old 19th January 2009, 19:25   #19
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Neither of them are perfect, if only the Linea had the pep to move all that mass. However, if you had to put a gun to my head, I'd choose the Linea for home / chauffeur driven use or the Optra Magnum for personal use.
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Old 19th January 2009, 19:33   #20
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IMO,
Logan : Weak engine. Otherwise good.
Fiesta : Overpriced and not so strong engine.
Verna : Strong engine, but doubt chassis ability.
Linea : Not so strong engine as compared to competetion.
Optra Magnum : Good package, poor resale, not so nice A.S & S.
Dzire : MY VOTE goes to this. The best overall. Issues are there, but its relatively lively performance and A.S & S. that also contribute significantly.
Indigo : Good overall,but quality, niggling problems and A.S & S. bring it down.
Octavia : A.S & S. + old design.
Ikon : Old design + A.S & S.
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Old 19th January 2009, 20:16   #21
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I voted for Optra Megnum for its powerful engine and overall better package. It is almost into the D segment. The only thing I don't like about it are the SRv headlights. If they do a facelife then it becomes even better.
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Old 19th January 2009, 20:25   #22
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i voted for the linea.
i think FIAT will improve A.S.S this time.
Price vs. features, its the linea for sure.

The verna doesn't come with airbags even in the top model. Thats a shame.
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other than resale value magnum diesel beats all the other cars here
space and comfort better than 15 to 20 lakh priced cars,soft comfy suspension,super power-u have to drive one to feel it,top end lt model has all 4 wheel disk brakes with abs,dual air bags,alloywheels,luxurious interior-full leather interior,leather gearknob and steering wheel,
looks wise it beats all the above cars(cant comment on linea as i have not seen 1 on road yet)
have any doubts check out my bhp gallery
routine servicing is also pretty cheap around rs 500/-
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Logan: Cheap pricing
Logan & Cheap?? I personally feel its overpriced !!

I havent yet driven the Linea. But from reviews it seems that it needs more grunt.

So ill safely go for the Dzire. Apart from looks its truly a VFM and loaded to the brim.
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I voted for VERNA & my 2nd choice would have been LINEA.
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Why there is no 'None' as option? I am put off by the initial high cost of diesels over its petrol variant.

BTW, I know the winner of this poll .
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Why there is 'None' as option? I am put off by the initial high cost of diesels over its petrol variant.

BTW, I know the winner of this poll .
Plus the Honda has no Diesels

For sheer driving pleasure it has to be the Verna/Magnum. For everything else, the Linea should do
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I have mentioned my reasons.
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Plus the Honda has no Diesels
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Logan -> Good space, Below Average Engine, Average A.S.S, Overpriced, Low Equipment level)
Fiesta -> Average Engine, Costly spares
Verna -> good engine, Heavily overpriced, Unstable on Bad roads,
Linea -> Excellent VFM, Good package, Good engine, Average A.S.S
Optra Magnum -> good engine,Heavily overpriced, Average A.S.S
Dzire -> Good engine, Lack of rear space, Claustrophobic interior. Good A.S.S
Indigo -> Average Engine, Low quality components, Good A.S.S
Octavia -> Good Engine, Very costly spares, Average A.S.S
Ikon -> VFM, good engine, good A.S.S

Its LINEA for me for the excellent package and riding comfort.
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No brainer. It has to be the Optra Magnum - Great engine, good comfort, decent A.S.S.
How many here have driven the Linea diesel? For me it's unknown quantity. The look of the car is impressive, but, the company's / dealers' attitude dosen't seem to have changed much. The car displayed at the Auto Show last week reflected this. The only thing open, was the boot. How do they expect to sell cars?
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