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Old 6th March 2010, 00:28   #76
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The 3 puntos picture is taken on the way to krishangiri higway where ccd and 1 more resturant is located next to a petrol bunk.The 3 puntos at the same place happened as a coincidence there were 2 more which are not in the picture.Whenever i head to the highway i always spot many punto's.
nice pic dude and update. No wonder highway dynamics of the Punto makes the owners to take the car out for frequent rides. May be thats the reason why we don't see many inside city. Punto are busy munching miles on highway

Every time i read a Punto ownership report with good pics, i feel mad rush within to buy a Punto. Looks like a have to stay away from ownership threads.
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hey buddy..
u were lookin out for OE wheels for ur punto right..why dont u check with vignesh. i guess he's changin his OE wheels..check the link
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ml#post1769286 (Got the cute Silver Punto.MJD)
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hey buddy..
u were lookin out for OE wheels for ur punto right..why dont u check with vignesh. i guess he's changin his OE wheels..check the link
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ml#post1769286 (Got the cute Silver Punto.MJD)
thanks buddy will check if he is willing to sell

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nice pic dude and update. No wonder highway dynamics of the Punto makes the owners to take the car out for frequent rides. May be thats the reason why we don't see many inside city. Punto are busy munching miles on highway

Every time i read a Punto ownership report with good pics, i feel mad rush within to buy a Punto. Looks like a have to stay away from ownership threads.
the car is a joy to drive on the highway may be that is the reason for so many highway spotting's.

No need to stay away from ownership reports just get yourself one
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My friend has purchased a white punto active multijet over the weekend and we went for a drive on NICE road a while ago and here are my observations


1. The interiors are rather dull with all black and plasticky.
2. I heard that that the punto active comes with only one side mirror on the right as default. My friend had to bargain with the dealer to fix the one on the left.

now comes the good part

1. The engine is torqy and noise levels considering its a diesel is quite low.
2. loads of torque on mid range.
3. The front seats have good thigh and back support
4. Lots of space for the front passengers in the front but not as much for the rear passengers. I am 5.8" tall and found it was okay at the back when compared to the swift.
5. The interiors look very roomy given the large window dimentions.
6. The rear pillars obstruct the behind veiw, but marginally.
7. The vehicle felt well planted even at 140-150 kmph and the suspension setup is quite nice. No vibrations or unwanted undulations observed. At 120 kmph it seems as if the car is doing only 80-90 kmph.
8. The boot space is quite sufficient for a small family.
9. The gear shift is nice and precise
10. The punto draws quite a bit of attention.
11. The white punto looks a little bland, the blue and red look much better IMO.
12. A nice and big glove box .

overall a very good package and absolute VFM
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No wonder highway dynamics of the Punto makes the owners to take the car out for frequent rides. May be thats the reason why we don't see many inside city. Punto are busy munching miles on highway
+1 for that. I did a valparai,pollachi trip last weekend and it feels fantastic to drive the Punto. Great handling and ride quality. will post the pics and details in my thread soon
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1. The interiors are rather dull with all black and plasticky.
2. I heard that that the punto active comes with only one side mirror on the right as default. My friend had to bargain with the dealer to fix the one on the left.
1) agree to point one, the fit and finish should have been better for overall plastics, but they are quite ergonomically designed.
2) Active comes with both side ORVM as default the dealer is cheating your friend.
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hi
I rem you tellin me that the OTR price of your punto MJD active was 5.7
I guess its 6.0 OTR now.
30 K increase
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hi
I rem you tellin me that the OTR price of your punto MJD active was 5.7
I guess its 6.0 OTR now.
30 K increase
yes i got it for 5.76 minus 6k corporate discount, last week it was 5.8 minus insurance
but i think road tax and vat have been increased , don't know if that is already implemented .
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i got my punto at 5.65 on road
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i got my punto at 5.65 on road
hi blue,
How did u manage to get ur GP MJD active at 5.65 n road. Is Karnataka to be blamed
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then i got my punto mjd dynamic for 5.85 on road chennai.i think its a great VFM then.
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then i got my punto mjd dynamic for 5.85 on road chennai.i think its a great VFM then.

lucky u now in Bangalore you need to shell another 50K extra for a Dynamic mjd
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lucky u now in Bangalore you need to shell another 50K extra for a Dynamic mjd
i think free insurance + RSA offer is still on , n the punto.
these days i see a lot of punto on bangalore roads.
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Default car polishers door step car detailing

Based on the reviews on another thread , I thought of giving my punto a pre monsoon wax treatment from car polishers.
Booked the appointment a day in advance,and the guys were at my place dot on time.I had opted for the exterior polishing , which included dash, door pad,mat cleaning.They used all 3m and waxpol products.
And i must say that they did a perfect job absolute value for money at 499/-

Highly recommended


http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...g-service.html (At-home Car Polishing Service?)
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WOW !
That looks neat .
So you called up these number 9663583982/9740925031 and booked the appointment.
Do they come on week days also or only on weekends ?
Anyways will give it a try .
Cheers
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