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Old 10th June 2009, 09:32   #136
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In a straight line with a rolling start I doubt there is any hatchback in India baring the OctaviaRS and the Laura that can outrace the Getz CRDI.

Errr.... the laura can do what?? I don't think it reaches anywhere in that territory.
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there is an ad by hyundai in the Delhi supplement for times of India (delhi times) on the last page, advertising that this special offer (4.99 lacs for getz crdi) is only till 15th of june.
hyundai trying to steal punto's thunder?
or desperately trying to get some sales numbers?
or trying to hit two birds with one stone?
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Old 10th June 2009, 10:56   #138
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there is an ad by hyundai in the Delhi supplement for times of India (delhi times) on the last page, advertising that this special offer (4.99 lacs for getz crdi) is only till 15th of june.
hyundai trying to steal punto's thunder?
or desperately trying to get some sales numbers?
or trying to hit two birds with one stone?
They are just trying to induce buyers to commit to a hasty buy without a look at the competition (read Punto). I am pretty sure Hyundai will keep this offer going after the 15th as well.
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Went to KUN Hyundai at Anna nagar 2nd avenue ( Chennai ) . They did not have any Getz on display ( Leave alone a CRDi ) . I asked for some Getz brochures and they did not even have the brochures either. Anyway, had a look at the i20. Was very pleased. If only it had a bigger engine.
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After buying GETZ CRDi please drive carefully, its a rocket and if you are not careful you might fly to heaven!

I have the 1,3 petrol version and my friend has the diesel. Sometimes when we go together (say to the 43 km drive to the airport to pickup half a dozen people), his car beats me heads down with ease and he does it everytime and later gives me a look to make me feel jealous.

And you all know 1.3 is not a bad performer!
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Went to KUN Hyundai at Anna nagar 2nd avenue ( Chennai ) . They did not have any Getz on display ( Leave alone a CRDi ) . I asked for some Getz brochures and they did not even have the brochures either. Anyway, had a look at the i20. Was very pleased. If only it had a bigger engine.
DSC has a Getz petrol on display. I don't think a CRDi is available for test (HMP maybe?). Planning for one??
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Sorry for theDr are you planning to get the Getz?
I am all for the car but the wife is dead against it as it does not have a sedan shape to it.

I only have one garage and already have two cars getting a third will be over kill. If I can sell of the GTX for 1.85 then I would think about another hatch but then divorce may be imminent( Just joking. )as she is dead against hatchbacks. She is all for the Laura hatchback though which is above my budget.

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Errr.... the laura can do what??I don't think it reaches anywhere in that territory.
The Laura hatchback reaches 100kmph in about 8.4 seconds according to leading car mags and some websites which then becomes the fastest hatchback in the country. The Getz does it in about 11 seconds. The new Laura is faster than the OctaviaRS. The present Laura comes with a 160/140bhp for petrol/diesel engine according to the brochure. The Getz is no competition for the Laura in any department except probably fuel efficiency and definitely A.S.S

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drpullockaran,
I think JayD meant the 105 hp Laura diesel which is also sold alongside the new engines in the facelifted Laura.
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Can anyone please confirm, from which date (exact) the CRDi was offered at 4.99L (ex-showroom) in Bangalore.

My friend got the delivery on 2nd June (here in Belgaum) for 6.2L OTR.
Can anything be done now?

Is the prevailing price considered as on the booking date or the date of full payment?
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Can anyone please confirm, from which date (exact) the CRDi was offered at 4.99L (ex-showroom) in Bangalore.

My friend got the delivery on 2nd June (here in Belgaum) for 6.2L OTR.
Can anything be done now?

Is the prevailing price considered as on the booking date or the date of full payment?

check out today's times of india Bangalore Suppliment ZigWheels. there is an ad saying Getz CRDI at 4.99 L (ex-showroom)

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Can anyone please confirm, from which date (exact) the CRDi was offered at 4.99L (ex-showroom) in Bangalore
If I remember right, it was on the afternoon of 3rd, at least in Madras. The earliest confirmation that someone in Bangalore posted here was on the 4th. Not sure what can be done now, that was a bummer
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Errr.... the laura can do what?? I don't think it reaches anywhere in that territory.
The new Laura is quick. But even the old 105 hp diesel is quicker than the power-to-weight would suggest. Reason? That DSG gearbox! It makes maximum use of the engines power.
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Saw advertisement in Bangalore Times today.

Getz CRDI for 4.99 ex-showroom. Offer valid till 15th june.
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please suggest check list for buying getz crdi, also suggest a color..
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