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Old 16th May 2009, 16:53   #1771
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What about the Captiva?
Captiva? Fun to drive? Not in the same sentence! Hehe.

200 BHP. Sorted Chassis. Decent suspension. Cruise Control. Decent Brakes. Lots of mods available.

Its a great car, only made and serviced by disgusting, weird, shady people.

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Old 16th May 2009, 17:40   #1772
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How about the Chevy Cruze? 150bhp with diesel economy?
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Old 16th May 2009, 17:51   #1773
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I second that,chevy cruz with petes box will rock
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Old 16th May 2009, 18:06   #1774
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Seeing the Cruze in Shanghai, looks hot if a little lacking in big car looks like the optra

Skoda's are quite popular here!
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Old 17th May 2009, 11:44   #1775
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Heh, there is a thread lurking somewhere here where GTO has almost officially declared VW Passat in India as lemon.
Thread Link (VW Passat - Problems Alert!) : The Passat is a certified lemon.

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Will put pictures soon.
Evo, do put up pictures at the earliest. Yours is one of the first cases where Skoda has *supposedly* attempted to set things right. We need to know whether their 2nd attempt has any value, or was just another farce.

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Hehe, sell the car and buy what? Apart from the old
Not sell the car. But like I'd advice to most Skoda owners who are out of their warranty period, find an independent specialist. A list of trust-worthy independent garages ought to be standard fitment in the glovebox of each Skoda out there.

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Skoda's are quite popular here!
Stringent Chinese laws would probably never allow Skoda to get away with the kind of nonsense that they dish out to their Indian customers.
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Old 17th May 2009, 15:34   #1776
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Some issue with the network, pictures arent moving, will post em tomorrow.

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Old 17th May 2009, 17:25   #1777
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who are these six people that voted NO?

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Old 17th May 2009, 18:10   #1778
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who r these six people that voted NO?
you can click on the "6" in the poll results and see who they are
feedspeed, khanak, quickdraw, Thakurs, tushky, Venkat

For what its worth, atleast one of them it seems clicked on NO by mistake, I am not sure which one though
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Old 18th May 2009, 18:06   #1779
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Skoda's new ZERO WORRIES offer:

1. 3 years or 45,000kms FREE Periodic Maintenance,

2. FREE Fuel for the first 15,000 kms,

3. New Service Interval of 1 year or 15,000 kms,

4. Warranty Valid for 2 years, Unlimited Kilometers
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Old 18th May 2009, 18:33   #1780
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Skoda's new ZERO WORRIES offer:

1. 3 years or 45,000kms FREE Periodic Maintenance,

2. FREE Fuel for the first 15,000 kms,

3. New Service Interval of 1 year or 15,000 kms,

4. Warranty Valid for 2 years, Unlimited Kilometers
You are kidding right i think they need to import the fuel from skodaland and provide free as their cars breakdown with our low quality indian fuel Post 15k kms proud skoda owners can order their fuel directly from skodaland at reasonable rates!

Edit - skodaland is an imaginary place where skoda cars are reliable for 100s of kms and their engines magically don't fall off

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Old 18th May 2009, 18:33   #1781
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Skoda's new ZERO WORRIES offer:

1. 3 years or 45,000kms FREE Periodic Maintenance,

2. FREE Fuel for the first 15,000 kms,

3. New Service Interval of 1 year or 15,000 kms,

4. Warranty Valid for 2 years, Unlimited Kilometers
Haha, sure. What is that? An uber wishlist?
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Can't find it on their website.

Can't find it on any press release sites (not even the one where SkodaCorporate lives).

I can only assume that it is a wishlist and/or bitter sarcasm.
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Haha, sure. What is that? An uber wishlist?
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You are kidding right i think they need to import the fuel from skodaland and provide free as their cars breakdown with our low quality indian fuel Post 15k kms proud skoda owners can order their fuel directly from skodaland at reasonable rates!

Edit - skodaland is an imaginary place where skoda cars are reliable for 100s of kms and their engines magically don't fall off

Guys I'm not kidding,

I saw the Skoda Advertorial in the:

Delhi Edition Of HT City,
Dated: Saturday May 16, 2009
Page: 12
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Old 18th May 2009, 19:14   #1784
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Can't find it on their website.

Can't find it on any press release sites (not even the one where SkodaCorporate lives).

I can only assume that it is a wishlist and/or bitter sarcasm.

Check out the Delhi Edition of HT City May 16, 2009 Page: 12

HindustanTimes ePaper
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Post 15k kms proud skoda owners can order their fuel directly from skodaland at reasonable rates!
I remember reading an article in Autocar by Hormazd Sorabjee during his visit to one of the Arabian countries where there were plenty of Skodas and the Octy in which he was travelling from Airport to hotel had more than 100,000 kms on the odo and the car was as good as new! Don't think a person like Hormazd will make a statement like that unless he was very sure of it.

All these posts here makes me recollect "Wheels" of Arthur Hailey - in Detroit those days, the cars built on Mondays and Fridays were generally to be avoided; and supervisors allow an occassional "lemon" to pass through - the latter must be still happening now a days at Skoda too! May be they are "no longer obsessed with quality"!
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