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Ford Endeavor 27 33.75%
Honda CRv 37 46.25%
Hyundai Tuscon 16 20.00%
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Old 8th May 2005, 21:25   #16
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Ford Endeavor for me. The only true SUV of the three. I know it looses on performance, but then size and looks matter more to most of us when we look around for a SUV.
Truly speaking, the other two are mere attempts to be categorized as SUVs.
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Old 8th May 2005, 22:30   #17
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Well , i too would like to reserve my comments until fortuner arrives but as per now i would go for the Tucson coz it has the macho looks(very necessary in an SUV) and a faboulous Diesel engine and does most of the things very right .

As for the CR-V it is a very nice machine but IMO is meant only for ladies and looks too WOMENISH , though i would like to own one but not for me , for my mom .... , i think she would look perfect in the driver's seat .... , i would love to gift her a CR-V , may be the next Mother's day , mom are you listening ....
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Old 8th May 2005, 22:48   #18
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Ford Endeavour all the way. It does what an SUV should do - work superbly off-road and look macho.
The other two just don't appeal to me.

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Old 8th May 2005, 23:56   #19
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Tucson for me, I am sold on Hyundais CRDi powerplants.

The Endeavour is nice but the ride too harsh and the engine too lethargic in city conditions. It needs to be whipped hard in the lower rpms and is a pain in the city.

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Old 9th May 2005, 00:40   #20
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Ford Endeavour for me. It has that same Ford Explorer-ish aura around it and why not. Excellent offroading capablilties matched with good (Huge) looks. Yaa yaa.. the engine is not that powerful compared to both the oponent vehicles here but can live with a 110 bhp powerplant!
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It has to be the CRV for me.Just love the car for its engine,space and looks.I dunt really care for off-roading,so the Endevour never appealed to me.And the Tuscon looks like a Getz on Viagra!!

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its the endevour for me.i know the ride is too harsh and engine doesnt respond quickly but its that huge mean look that counts.when you think of an SUV you think big and strong and muddy and when these three are put before me i chose the endevour.just love that SUV.

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I wonder why the Tata Safari is not on the list??
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Old 9th May 2005, 10:47   #24
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I wonder why the Tata Safari is not on the list??
Because it does not come in the 10-15 lac segment
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Wating for a Ford SUV with a nice powerfull engine that they have in the USA.
If you ask me, the Tucson does not look too bossy type.
More like the one that cabs can scare.
Heck if a tuscon came behind me i really will not be scared but if it were the endeavour i would be ****ting in my pants.
But pricing it at 16L even when they only managed to sell a handful at 14L really surprises me.
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Its the Ford Endeavour for me. Rugged, huge superb off raoading capabilities. Not a great a performer on road but thats ok. The Ford is just what I need to bully around the hordes of auto rickshaws on the road. The other two are not my cup of tea

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Would definetly be a Honda CRv though i am waiting for the fortuner desparetly..
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I am waiting for Tata to launch their CRDI Safari and Toyota to launch the Fortuner before deciding which one to go for. If the CRDI safari is cheaper than the Fortuner by a margin of 3.5 Lacs then its the Safari CRDI for me.
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i voted for the tuscon.
imo the crv is too girlish(esp the old gen one) mostly seen aunties or young girls driving it.plus it's a petrol.

the endevour is great if u have a driver,but if i had to drive it,would park it in the house and take a rick!.

so that gets me down to the tuscon,a bit macho,a bit small,a bit fuel efficent. :-)


but if u get the new safari and fortuner in the pic,i would def choose one of those two.unless the fortuner is as big as the endeavour,then would be a big no-no from me.
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CRV becasue I wont touch a Hyundai. Having driven a Sonata in India as well as in the US I wonder what those Koreans are thinking. sure they must have heard of the term BMW by now.

CRV because I am a soft roader and the Endevaour would scare the kids and maybe even my wife (come to think of this this might be a good reason to get the Endeavour). If one was going up 35 deg. inclines the Endevour is a no brainer. fortunately the BMC's roads have not gotten so bad yet.

CRV because the Forrester is not a choice and the Frontrunner is not launched yet.
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