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Old 5th May 2010, 20:35   #256
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Well, they have got rid of the four extra airbags (read safety) and sunroof and given you an extra gear instead.
If the customers in India don't want that extra safety, nobody can blame Hyundai I think. It's a business case you see. Take the Toyota Corolla for example. You pay 10L (ex-showroom) for the 1.8J and it doesn't even offer an airbag. Have you seen anybody complaining? No! Instead, people boast it as a premium car. That is the value of safety in India. So, why can't Hyundai follow the same path?
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If the customers in India don't want that extra safety, nobody can blame Hyundai I think. It's a business case you see. Take the Toyota Corolla for example. You pay 10L (ex-showroom) for the 1.8J and it doesn't even offer an airbag. Have you seen anybody complaining? No! Instead, people boast it as a premium car. That is the value of safety in India. So, why can't Hyundai follow the same path?

Wow - didn't know that! Had a quick look at the Toyota India site and it is indeed true.
And people blast the Verna (couple of lakhs cheaper) for having only ABS and not airbags!
Honda is leading the way in safety - airbags + ABS in all the cars they offer if i am not mistaken?

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If the customers in India don't want that extra safety, nobody can blame Hyundai I think. It's a business case you see. Take the Toyota Corolla for example. You pay 10L (ex-showroom) for the 1.8J and it doesn't even offer an airbag. Have you seen anybody complaining? No! Instead, people boast it as a premium car. That is the value of safety in India. So, why can't Hyundai follow the same path?
That's the reason I didn't recommend Corolla Base Trim to Top end ANHC M/T. You've got a nice handle.
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Well, they have got rid of the four extra airbags (read safety) and sunroof and given you an extra gear instead.
That's the Asta (O) variant which has been discontinued. My guess is that the Asta variant (with 2 airbags) costs about the same now as it had earlier, even with 6-speed MT. So, in effect no premium for Asta variant with 6-speed MT.

I still think it is a smart marketing move from Hyundai to drop the Asta (O) CRDI variant. Many people just compare the price of base versions and top versions without looking at the features. So, for example compared to the Polo whose top-end version costs 6.8L (ex-showroom), i20 top-end model used to cost more than 7.2L (ex-showroom). So most laymen automatically think - 6.8L for a German, 7.2 L for a Korean => buy the German. Now the i20 top-end version demands just about 10K premium over Polo HL - a justified premium for 4cyl v 3cyl, 1.4L v 1.2L and 6-speed MT v 5-speed MT and far more established A.S.S. The i20 suddenly far more VFM compared to Polo HL.
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That's the Asta (O) variant which has been discontinued. My guess is that the Asta variant (with 2 airbags) costs about the same now as it had earlier, even with 6-speed MT. So, in effect no premium for Asta variant with 6-speed MT.

I still think it is a smart marketing move from Hyundai to drop the Asta (O) CRDI variant. Many people just compare the price of base versions and top versions without looking at the features. So, for example compared to the Polo whose top-end version costs 6.8L (ex-showroom), i20 top-end model used to cost more than 7.2L (ex-showroom). So most laymen automatically think - 6.8L for a German, 7.2 L for a Korean => buy the German. Now the i20 top-end version demands just about 10K premium over Polo HL - a justified premium for 4cyl v 3cyl, 1.4L v 1.2L and 6-speed MT v 5-speed MT and far more established A.S.S. The i20 suddenly far more VFM compared to Polo HL.
I agree, it makes more sense now. Hyundai can now brag about the 6th gear.
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when are the deliveries for BS iV i20 diesel expected to start or have they already started? is there a waiting period?
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last sunday I booked the i20 asta petrol version (BS4) and yesterday got the call from dealer that the car would be available for delivery this sunday itself. Now that makes me a happy customer. :-).
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Its 18.15 kmpl for BS-IV I20 1.2
This one is the official figures from Hyundai
Now anyone who has already got the new BS-IV model, could they share the initial F.E. figures they are getting?
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last sunday I booked the i20 asta petrol version (BS4) and yesterday got the call from dealer that the car would be available for delivery this sunday itself. Now that makes me a happy customer. :-).

This one is the official figures from Hyundai
Now anyone who has already got the new BS-IV model, could they share the initial F.E. figures they are getting?
Congratulations @ri

These are ARAI figures. Please refer to i10 1.2L mileage in Long Term Reviews. You can expect 10-12 kmpl in traffic with 100% AC.
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Diesel:

I 20 era= 5,72,990 (6,32,157)
I 20 magna= 6,12,989 (6,74,857)
I 20 sportz driver airbag= 6,37,990 (7,01,546)
I 20 sportz driver airbag with alloy wheels=6,52,990 (7,17,558)
I 20 asta dual airbags, ABS and rear disc brakes= 6,94,991 (7,62,395)

prices are ex showroom, Delhi. Prices in brackets are OTR Delhi inclusive of 3rd year extended warranty @ Rs. 8,500.
Bangalore OTR is as below (All without extended warranty)

I 20 era= 6,93,524 (Petrol = 5,43,218)
I 20 magna= 7,41,476 (Petrol = 5,90,773)
I 20 sportz driver airbag= 7,71,614 (Petrol = 6.26.174)
I 20 sportz driver airbag with alloy wheels= 7,89,440 (Petrol = 6,44,155)
I 20 asta dual airbags, ABS and rear disc brakes= 8,39,795 (Petrol = 6,93,920)

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Diesel:

I 20 era= 5,72,990 (6,32,157)
I 20 magna= 6,12,989 (6,74,857)
I 20 sportz driver airbag= 6,37,990 (7,01,546)
I 20 sportz driver airbag with alloy wheels=6,52,990 (7,17,558)
I 20 asta dual airbags, ABS and rear disc brakes= 6,94,991 (7,62,395)
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Bangalore OTR is as below (All without extended warranty)

I 20 era= 6,93,524 (Petrol = 5,43,218)
I 20 magna= 7,41,476 (Petrol = 5,90,773)
I 20 sportz driver airbag= 7,71,614 (Petrol = 6.26.174)
I 20 sportz driver airbag with alloy wheels= 7,89,440 (Petrol = 6,44,155)
I 20 asta dual airbags, ABS and rear disc brakes= 8,39,795 (Petrol = 6,93,920)

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I wonder till now no one has come up with owner's review of new i20.
Would request you all if you can please let us know your feedback on the same.
Got to know that i20 is really feeling heat from VW Polo.
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I wonder till now no one has come up with owner's review of new i20.
Would request you all if you can please let us know your feedback on the same.
Got to know that i20 is really feeling heat from VW Polo.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ms-update.html
This is a pretty good review of JayD's car.

abt the Polo, I still dont think it would cause too much trouble. Certainly not with the non-existent feature list for a similar price tag, a 3-pot engine and of course the amazingly long wait time upwards of 3 months!!! Wonder what the sales analysts were doing with their expected demand or is it a problem with them failing to simply meet demand. what I last heard was that VW has a backlog of 5K polos and have delivered about a 1000 till date.
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I wonder till now no one has come up with owner's review of new i20.
Would request you all if you can please let us know your feedback on the same.
Got to know that i20 is really feeling heat from VW Polo.
Not sure if you did a search. Here is my ownership thread

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...a-sunroof.html (My Korean beauty, Hyundai i20 CRDi Asta with sunroof)
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He is asking for the new BS4 version i guess. With refreshed interiors.
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He is asking for the new BS4 version i guess. With refreshed interiors.
If it is the new BS IV version then just wait up. Me taking delivery on 16th May and will surely have a detailed ownership review :-)
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