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Old 26th May 2010, 14:44   #16
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1. Punto- Punto in white and red, and even black. To die for!!! Would have killed every other hatch on Indian roads had it not been a FIAT.
2. i20- Stunning, but not as effortless as the Punto!
3. Swift- 5 years after launch & one of the most common car on Indian roads. Still a well maintained car manages to turn heads! One of the best designs IMO.

4. Figo- I somehow like the looks of the Figo. Although somewhat plain without extra sharp lines, it somehow manages to look cute.
5. Polo- Looks stunning in red, and black. Plain and boring in colours like silver.
6. Indica Vista anniversary edition- Not a fan of Vista'a looks. However, the anniversary edition with alloys + black roof was a nice looker!

7. Fabia- Good, but like a plain swift!
8. ritz- Good, but for the rear hatch!
9. Spark- Cute for girls!

10. Astar- I like it, though not a popular choice.
11. Santro- Xing was a good design improvement on the Santro.
12. Palio- Too old. Looked good during its time though.

13. WagonR- Looks? Whats that?
14. i10- Boring to look at, even though its somewhat new. Aged rather badly IMO.
15. Beat- Excellent front end design. Too bulky from side and Santro from rear.

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Old 26th May 2010, 14:47   #17
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Looks are always subjective, but anyways IMO:
1. Punto
2. Polo
3. Beat
4. i20
5. Jazz

And if I were to rank the worst looking hatches, it would be
1. Micra
2. Alto
3. Santro

P.S: Mods, plz add a poll to this topic.

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Old 26th May 2010, 14:53   #18
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1)Polo (In red and red only)
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Old 26th May 2010, 15:06   #19
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Mods - Poll Please

My rating

1)Punto (Gorgeous in any colour)!
2)i20 = Polo (Although Polo looks plain in some colours, especially white)

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Old 26th May 2010, 15:08   #20
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Hi Friends Interesting topic, this must be shifted to the Indian Car Scene

here is my pick

1. Punto
2. Swift
3. Palio (Ist gen)
4. Polo
5. I20
6. Figo

vishnurp99, while your friend compared the punto with a dead lizard, my dad said that the front end of the Punto reminds him of a mouse!! My brother too was not bowled over by the Punto's looks (but he withdrew his comment after seeing the Abarth version!!).Whereas my Mother loved the Punto upon launch and even remarked that the Red Punto looked like a little Ferrari!
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Old 26th May 2010, 15:25   #21
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I am surprised to see OP rating Fabia below a Vista, Ritz and even an Alto. I am sure something is wrong there

I like only 3 hatches in our country when it comes to just cosmetic looks


Maybe Fabia too if i am asked to re-think.
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Old 26th May 2010, 15:27   #22
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1. Punto - HOT!! Italian testosterone overdose.
2. Polo - German Elegance
3. Fabia - No nonsense looks. Plain and simple.
4. i20 - it took some getting used to, but now i like it a lot.
5. Beat - only comes in because of its very radical looks, not beautiful but different.
6. i10 - Cute!!
7. Wagon R - Whats this doing on the list? Well I own it
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Old 26th May 2010, 16:04   #23
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My top list:

1. Punto
2. Polo == Beat
3. i20
4. Palio Stile
5. Figo
6. Swift
7. i10


1. Ritz
2. Micra
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Old 26th May 2010, 16:23   #24
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1. Polo
2. i20
3. Punto

Remaining all are consolation prize winners in my list.
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Old 26th May 2010, 16:28   #25
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1. Swift
2. Polo
3. i 20
4. Punto
5. Vista
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Old 26th May 2010, 16:33   #26
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Volkswagen Polo
Fiat Grande Punto
Hyundai i20
Honda Jazz
Chevrolet Beat
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Old 26th May 2010, 16:35   #27
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This need a poll!

Its Swift for me and I don't really care which car follows
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Old 26th May 2010, 16:45   #28
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1. black punto
2. white Fabia
3. red swift
4. black polo
5. oyster grey i10

if discontinued models are too considered, then the old green/yellow Palio would be my No.1
surprised that i20 is a favourite here..to me it looks like someone tried too hard to look good ( something like a lady with too much make up and wrinkles)

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I love:
1.Punto- No matter how much you hate this car, but this surely is the winner here.
2.Polo- Clean Proportionate look is very appealing. Looks good in White and Red, Looks plane jane in Silver.
3.i20- Best looking Hyundai ever in India. Looks best in White.
4.Swift- Its old but still looks very good. White is good but very common, Red is best.

I have no feelings for:
1.Skoda Fabia- Looks too mature. Can be identified as a Skoda but not as good looking as Octavia and Laura.
2.Indica Vista- Has a very good design but the urge to keep it recognisable as an Indica spoiled the game here.
3.Beat- This car does not appeal to me.

I hate:
1.Ritz- I hate the weird backside.
2.A-Star- Looks like a starving toad.
3.Wagon-R- Blue eyed boy lack design flair just like the outgoing version.
4.Estilo- Discontinued in Japan ages ago, now trying to fool Indians. Anyways i hate the looks.

Confused Looks:
1.Figo- The Front end looks good, the side doors with huge glass area can be identified instantly as carryover from Fiesta and the Backside looks dated. Does not turn me on but does not offend me either.

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Old 26th May 2010, 17:42   #30
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Mine is

1. Punto
2. i 20
3. Fabia
5. Swift
6. Vista
7. Polo
8. i10
9. Figo
10. Wagon-R
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