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Old 18th September 2016, 21:32   #481
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How is the performance of Ecosport AT on highway? Does not seem good as per the reviews on youtube.

Congrats, a good choice for the city traffic. Any reason why you did not wait for the facelift supposed to launch early next year?

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Hey man! Like I said, 99% of my driving is in the city, so I didn't think much about the Highway. Even in that case, I don't think it'll be terrible for cruising most of the time. Those few times where you need to overtake, all AT vehicles have some manual control on the gears. One thing I understood after researching for 10s of hours is that it's the job of the reviewers to point out flaws on everything they review. You have to take it with a pinch of salt. Try the vehicle yourself and decide if it's good for you.

Regarding the facelift, everything until now is just rumours. Even in that it's believed the actual body and engine will be the same with cosmetic changes and may be the newer entertainment system. I highly doubt if a new upgraded model will cost the same or lower than the current models and I don't want to spend more. And everything so far has only been rumours. No one knows how far away the supposed "facelift" is.
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Creta for sure if you are willing to pay the price.
It offers much more than the Ecosport (engine, space)

I would say Creta is definitely a better package.
Hi Ecosport Rules

I have almost decided to go for Ecosport AT by March 17, but I am confused now after seen your above message. I thought ES is solid build, top in safety, good handling and decent FE compare to Creta Petrol AT. Why CRETA is better package, can you please explain more on this. I am planning to keep for about 8 years if I buy any of them.

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Hi Ecosport Rules

I have almost decided to go for Ecosport AT by March 17, but I am confused now after seen your above message. I thought ES is solid build, top in safety, good handling and decent FE compare to Creta Petrol AT. Why CRETA is better package, can you please explain more on this. I am planning to keep for about 8 years if I buy any of them.

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I'm not as experienced with the Ecosport as Mr E-R is but I can tell you a little about both because I've considered both. First big factor to consider is that however you look at it, Creta is overpriced. Hyundai knows this but the sales are high so they want to ride on that wave. It's a good looking SUV with a slightly powerful engine in both petrol and diesel. More spacious than the Ecosport as it is longer. The build feels a little "light" as compared to the Ecosports solid build. It comes with a lot of features that were missing in the Ecosport like Touch screen entertainment, projector headlamps, electronically foldable OVRM, wider armrest with luggage, shark fin antenna etc.

But what I didn't like is that the features missing between the top most and the second top variant in Creta is too much! It's like they're forcing everyone for the high end model if you want any of those features. And the fact that the top end diesel Creta is costlier than the top end Ecosport by almost 5 lakhs!!

Even if you do after market modifications on your Diesel Ecosport, you probably won't reach the on-road price of Creta. Also, the Ecosport has stood the test of time and is still selling fine after 3 years from launch. So I decided to stick with the Ecosport. Not saying Creta is a bad vehicle but Ecosport is awesome value for money.
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Hi Ecosport Rules

I have almost decided to go for Ecosport AT by March 17, but I am confused now after seen your above message. I thought ES is solid build, top in safety, good handling and decent FE compare to Creta Petrol AT. Why CRETA is better package, can you please explain more on this. I am planning to keep for about 8 years if I buy any of them.

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If you remove price out of the equation Creta is a better deal
-Bigger car with bigger boot
-Peppy and refined engine.
-Unlimited mileage warranty.
-Bigger track than the Ecosport
-feels more premium over all with more creature comforts.

Creta's only problem is that it is 5 lakhs pricier than the Ecosport.
But then we have to realize that both belong to different segments (Hyundai will launch a sub 4 metre next year to go against the Ecosport)
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Hi ER,

Sorry, couldn't post the pics of my Audio Setup earlier, please follow the post in the link below to have a look.
Click Here !!! (ICEing up my Ford EcoSport)

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I've seen a few posts (I think 2) with such lights and there's not much difference between the low and high beam as compared to yours with the perfectly cut off low beam. Also, you seem to have good luck with 35W lights compared to those lights which seem to come with 55W ones. May be I need to pay Minister Road a visit soon and see if I can find a smart technician.
I personally never used double barrel type headlamps. But i modified myself with the morimoto bi xenon square projectors. I am really happy with the outputs. I dont think i need double barrel.bi xenon works well for both low and high beams. Initially i checked autoglam but its not coming under my budget so i went ahead ordered the components and installed on my own with Internet experience. It gave me option to choose quality components . I have shared my modifications some pages back u may refer.the hardest part is opening the headlamp.
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I personally never used double barrel type headlamps. But i modified myself with the morimoto bi xenon square projectors. I am really happy with the outputs. I dont think i need double barrel.bi xenon works well for both low and high beams. Initially i checked autoglam but its not coming under my budget so i went ahead ordered the components and installed on my own with Internet experience. It gave me option to choose quality components . I have shared my modifications some pages back u may refer.the hardest part is opening the headlamp.
I have seen the light modification you have done and it's very impressive with the sequencer LED lights for the turn indicator. I agree with you about how hard it is to open the headlamp when I have seen modifications to other cars and also didn't want to ruin the original headlight assembly in case the modified lamps go bad and I need to add back the original lights. I wish you had made a video about how you modified your lights. I was also interested in more details on how you added he color screen on your Ecosport.
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I have seen the light modification you have done and it's very impressive with the sequencer LED lights for the turn indicator. I agree with you about how hard it is to open the headlamp when I have seen modifications to other cars and also didn't want to ruin the original headlight assembly in case the modified lamps go bad and I need to add back the original lights. I wish you had made a video about how you modified your lights. I was also interested in more details on how you added he color screen on your Ecosport.
Thanks. Unfortunately i was unable to shoot video because i was finding very hard to open the headlamps the sealant was not giving up at all. I opened with some little damges to the plastics at the joints but however didn't affect anything if anyone needs guidance i can help them happily.
I work for ford displays so i know the technical details about it. My company has protos. But i personally procured it from uk . Installation is very simple. The fixtures are same as original display so just plug and play. All the software functions work 100%. It has capability for rear view camera but some programming has to be done to the BCM and a camera has to be connected which i didnt do. I am quite fine with parking distance control. Now the parking distance bars will show different colors for different distance. U will get welcome animation as well. I have some additional displays available in UK so if anyone wants i will help them to bring and on installation as well. I will shoot a video when i find time.
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I am quite fine with parking distance control. Now the parking distance bars will show different colors for different distance. U will get welcome animation as well. I have some additional displays available in UK so if anyone wants i will help them to bring and on installation as well. I will shoot a video when i find time.
That sounds very interesting. How can I contact you outside this forum? Can you PM me your Facebook name or mobile number? A lot of people here might also be looking at the headlight modification. Even if you have instructions on how to DIY, especially the sequencer, it'll be very helpful

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That sounds very interesting. How can I contact you outside this forum? Can you PM me your Facebook name or mobile number? A lot of people here might also be looking at the headlight modification. Even if you have instructions on how to DIY, especially the sequencer, it'll be very helpful
I Sent u PM if u need any help feel free to contact me..happy to help and share.


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