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View Poll Results: Most logical and Practical Hatch for the price.
Chevrolet Aveo U-VA 6 2.40%
Fiat Punto 77 30.80%
Ford Fusion 59 23.60%
Honda Jazz 7 2.80%
Hyundai I20 57 22.80%
Maruti Ritz 39 15.60%
Skoda Fabia 5 2.00%
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Old 18th July 2009, 13:19   #91
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So, Jazz is the big daddy of them all. To compare Fusion with Jazz today, it falls short in interior space. The width does however make the shoulder room very good. It does however have different attributes advantageous in Indian conditions (ground clearance)

In the specs, we do not have the interior width (especially the rear seat).
Not so sure if the Interior space is more in Jazz. It was a Boot space that is more in Jazz than Fusion.
How ever in jazz you get a lots of interior space but don't get a heart to pull this filled up place.
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Old 18th July 2009, 22:07   #92
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Hey guys, I have a query related to the bootspace. How do they calculate the bootspace in case of hatches/station wagons? Do they include the space above parcel tray ?

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I do wonder if the fusion handles like. A tall boy or a sedan? The way it looks, I am sure it wont be as good a handler as the fiesta, lancer or a Punto.
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Hey guys, I have a query related to the bootspace. How do they calculate the bootspace in case of hatches/station wagons? Do they include the space above parcel tray ?

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Go through this thread may be able able to understand more.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...rue-story.html (Fiat Grande Punto- The (Sad) true story)
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That's a very long thread going on there. Sorry sir, I could not find the answer to my query there.
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Hey guys, I have a query related to the bootspace. How do they calculate the bootspace in case of hatches/station wagons? Do they include the space above parcel tray ?

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No, they dont include the space above the parcel tray.
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I do wonder if the fusion handles like. A tall boy or a sedan? The way it looks, I am sure it wont be as good a handler as the fiesta, lancer or a Punto.
It handles like a 'in-between' a sedan and a tallboy. It does roll a bit while hard cornering compared to a sedan but not to the extent of causing any discomfort like in some of the tall boy cars. Trade off is a relatively stiff ride to keep the body roll within limits.
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No, they dont include the space above the parcel tray.
Thanks Guna.
So what about in case of cars which does not have Parcel tray? The reason why I am asking this is, AFAIK, Honda Jazz does not have parcel tray and to me the boot space did not look bigger than that of Fusion.
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Thanks Guna.
So what about in case of cars which does not have Parcel tray? The reason why I am asking this is, AFAIK, Honda Jazz does not have parcel tray and to me the boot space did not look bigger than that of Fusion.
Thats typical marketing style or hidden value/feature which never told to customer.
The Pics has been removed from the thread which explained the diff space in various car like i20/ritz...
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Thanks Guna.
So what about in case of cars which does not have Parcel tray? The reason why I am asking this is, AFAIK, Honda Jazz does not have parcel tray and to me the boot space did not look bigger than that of Fusion.
Even if there is no parcel tray, they cannot include the space above the headrests (which also has 'quarter' glass in many cars and the rear windsreen at this level) as it is not safe to load the luggage beyond this level (objects from luggage can come tumbling on the rear passengers in case of heavy braking etc. And there is a glass area around).
If I am not mistaken, Fusion luggage area has less depth but more in height, where as in Jazz the height is lesser and the depth is more. Overall Jazz looked to have more luggage space to me even visually.
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Hey guys, I have a query related to the bootspace. How do they calculate the bootspace in case of hatches/station wagons? Do they include the space above parcel tray ?

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Ya .. I thought about this too.
On the lighter side .. if they say your boot space is 365 lts , does it mean I can fit in my 365 lts refrigerator in the boot ?
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Ya .. I thought about this too.
On the lighter side .. if they say your boot space is 365 lts , does it mean I can fit in my 365 lts refrigerator in the boot ?
You know the answer to that yourself! Don't you?

After all the quoted space for a fridge is internal volume. And then volume is not just two dimensions, it's three!
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Ya .. I thought about this too.
On the lighter side .. if they say your boot space is 365 lts , does it mean I can fit in my 365 lts refrigerator in the boot ?
Well, you really can't.

But I am pretty sure you can squeeze the 165 liter into a Fusion (easily). Here's a list of things I have carried in the car with ease.
1. 5KVa UPS from Microtec, weighting about 50 Kgs. Without folding the seats. Plus 3 people in the car.
2. Baby cot (full size), pram, baby car seat, harness, plus regular luggage with seats folded flat. All in one go. Not to mention the Baby and the Mom as well.
3. A folding futon, folded and dumped in. With the mattress.

In all cases, the boot lid was closed. And yes, it surely fits in a Flower Pot and a Mountain Bike (touche Honda).

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I have few queries after watching the thread. I liked the vehicle from the day it introduced. But because of the so called stories about ford service, I didnt made the decision to go for it. Now is it wise to go for it? I also feel that it is near the end of its life. But I still liked the concept, the size etc. Can anyone suggest?
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2. Baby cot (full size), pram, baby car seat, harness, plus regular luggage with seats folded flat. All in one go. Not to mention the Baby and the Mom as well.
+1.

Of course without the baby and the mom. The father of the baby was the passenger tho' with me driving the car.
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