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Old 29th October 2010, 19:34   #46
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Originally Posted by supremeBaleno View Post
165 section tyres came on the Lxi and the LXi does not have auto-antenna. Was the auto-antenna an after-market fitment or your car is a VXi with 185 section tyres ?
No, our car is VXi, but came with 165/80 R13 Bridgestone S322 tyres with alloys. The spare is also an alloy. The auto antenna was not aftermarket fitment and was standard.

IMO, the 185 section tyres and ACC ( IIRC ) were added after 2005 which was the last update Baleno had before discontinuation. That update also had 14 inch wheels and not 13 inch.
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if we go by this VDS 2010 then Safari and Sumo are showing there, cant see scorpio & Bolero

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But IMO a more pertinent question would be how come M&M were able to improve the quality of Scorpio and Bolero so much so that they stole the thunder of Sumo and Safari. The sales numbers speak for themselves.

I am just trying to prove that "desi attitude" is a myth in car manufacturing especially because TML is a multinational company and they cannot afford to loose any business due to "desi attitude". However it could be true that their vendors are not doing things right in the name of sticking to budget or whatever. My biggest gripe is that M&M also came out with un-refined bolero and scorpio but gradually improved the quality and now both are segment leaders.

I guess somewhere TML started focusing more on passenger cars like Indica, Manza, Nano, ARIA, etc. and did not have time for SUMO and Safari. But hopefully they can spare time now with upcoming safari refresh and hopefully a mark-3 for grande
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Toyota and Maruti Suzuki Each Receive Two Model-Level Awards
SINGAPORE: 30 June 2014 Long-term vehicle dependability in India improves, as 38 percent of owners indicate not experiencing any problems with their vehicle, according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2014 India Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS) released today. This is the highest proportion of owners not experiencing any problems since 2012, when 34 percent of owners did not report any problems.
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