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Old 21st February 2009, 09:53   #31
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I think there's a better chance of spotting the real Yeti than one of these on Indian roads.
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It's a nice looking car, but surely not an SUV? More like a pumped up hatch (a la Fusion).

That aside, zigwheels ought to relax. Let Skoda launch the Yeti in markets like the UK etc. Still a long way from coming to India.
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10-11 Lacs for this? Sorry, not going to work.
Remember the Chevy Forester? It was a brilliant car and as reliable as the sun. Priced at 12.5 Lacs, it was bigger than the Yeti and launched during the market boom. It still bombed.
The Yeti looks nice, but, during these times of recession, with that price, it's going nowhere.
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10-11 Lacs for this? Sorry, not going to work.
Are you kidding me? This is SKODA. Considering that some variants of the Fabia sell for 9 lakhs, I'd say the Yeti is going to launch at 14 lakhs. Minimum!
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Who in his right mind would buy a Yeti?! I would really like to know the customer research Skoda has done for this car. What kind of customers do they think will buy the Yeti?

For 10 lakhs I'd rather buy a City. If I want a diesel, I'd buy the Linea or Verna. For 14 Lakhs I'll buy a Civic. If I want diesel I'll buy a Chevrolet Cruze. And if I am hopelessly in love with Skoda then I'll buy the Laura!
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If it is really 10L on-road, then I would definitely buy one. Only thing holding me back would be the Skoda service.
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If it is really 10L on-road, then I would definitely buy one. Only thing holding me back would be the Skoda service.
i'm in the same boat.

toobad there aren't really good small SUV's in India under 10L
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Who in his right mind would buy a Yeti?! I would really like to know the customer research Skoda has done for this car. What kind of customers do they think will buy the Yeti?

For 10 lakhs I'd rather buy a City. If I want a diesel, I'd buy the Linea or Verna. For 14 Lakhs I'll buy a Civic. If I want diesel I'll buy a Chevrolet Cruze. And if I am hopelessly in love with Skoda then I'll buy the Laura!
Agreed 75% with Tata Launching the XENON for less price than the Yeti, nobody in their right mind should go for yeti.

But on the other hand (25%) if Skoda brings in this Skoda Yeti 2 Concept (2005) with pictures and wallpapers beauty, then i will be the first one in the queue to buy one, provided the pricing is competitive and one gets a decent FE.
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Who in his right mind would buy a Yeti?! I would really like to know the customer research Skoda has done for this car. What kind of customers do they think will buy the Yeti?

For 10 lakhs I'd rather buy a City. If I want a diesel, I'd buy the Linea or Verna. For 14 Lakhs I'll buy a Civic. If I want diesel I'll buy a Chevrolet Cruze. And if I am hopelessly in love with Skoda then I'll buy the Laura!
Why wouldn't anyone buy a Skoda Yeti for Ten Lakh ? and why would they ever choose any of those cars over the Yeti ?

Would you buy a cordless phone for Rs. 5000/- instead of a cellphone for Rs. 5000/- if you needed to call from outside home ? I believe in buying things that you need, and if I need an SUV in the next 3 yrs but I can't afford anything decent, with the yeti at (say 10 lakh, don't really beleive it) why would I buy a city, laura, octavia, civic, do I really love scraping the underbelly of my car so much ?

I don't know what kind of research has been done to sell this here, but at 10-15 lakh, there is a dearth of good quality SUV's in the market, I am sure there are many people looking out for something like that, albeit the alleged spares and *** Issues.
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this looks a muscular offroader type vehicle. at 10 lacs it will be a real steal. i think skoda should really launch is as soon as possible.
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Here are the exclusive spy pics cold weather testing.

The production version will debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

http://www.autowereld.com/spyshots/d...p?artikel=7616
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Plus, we are very happy with our Yeti

PS: I always wanted to buy the Yeti, the Skoda Yeti!
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isnt the yeti already alive?
I think I'm going to sue Skoda....
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this looks a muscular offroader type vehicle. at 10 lacs it will be a real steal. i think skoda should really launch is as soon as possible.
From the following pics, this doesn't look any muscular off-roader type vehicle to me. The ground clearance is probably the same as any Sedan and To think of it even the vehicle doesn't look much different than the opel corsa swing except for cosmetic changes like head-lights and stuff.

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this looks a muscular offroader type vehicle. at 10 lacs it will be a real steal. i think skoda should really launch is as soon as possible.
The concept pictures looked so cool.. http://www.netcarshow.com/skoda/2005...and wallpapers
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If this car really debuts at 10L then I 'm definitely going to delay my SUV purchase to next year. Could give really serious beating to Safari/Scorpio.
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10-11 Lacs for this? Sorry, not going to work.
Remember the Chevy Forester? It was a brilliant car and as reliable as the sun.
would HM's service have something to do with that? Or is it that Indians generally dont like to go off road. For many life in the city is rough enough.

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Considering that some variants of the Fabia sell for 9 lakhs, I'd say the Yeti is going to launch at 14 lakhs. Minimum!
9L for a Fabia? that too with a 1.3/1.4L power plant? no wonder it is such a 'hot seller'. :-)
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