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Old 17th January 2010, 00:17   #16
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Has to be the Superb, don't think there's a car out there with that comfort level, at even close to that price point.
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Old 17th January 2010, 00:36   #17
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Did you consider the BMW 3 Series and 5 series, excellent sedans both, luxurious and powerful and BMW's
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No brainer.... Think back seat. Think good FE. Think Superb !
+1. I was simply blown away by the comfort of Superb.
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Did you consider the BMW 3 Series and 5 series, excellent sedans both, luxurious and powerful and BMW's
You probably overlooked the requirement for cost of ownership to be LOW. Else the existing C would have done the job.
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Simple question, Simple answer: SUPERB!!
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Old 17th January 2010, 19:05   #21
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Wait for two months for the 2.0 CR model of the Superb. Current 2.0 TDI PD is a bit noisy when you are in the front seat. Good FE also. For a 100% city use and AC always on - my chipped Superb (TDI) is now stable at 9.9 to 10.1 kmpl.
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Also please note both Superb and Passat come with stiff ride.

I would suggest Sonata CRDi. Its comes with a very comfy ride and has a spacious back seat. It very cheap to run and maintain. Though its not least prestigious car in the segment.

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Think good FE. Think Superb !
Really? How much is the 1.8 TFSI returning?
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Really? How much is the 1.8 TFSI returning?
Since he has a better budget, I don't think he would go for a TSI but a TDI PD. TSI might give a mileage of 8-9 in city I guess
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Go for Superb as you're looking for a chauffeur driven car and back seat comfort . C class and A4 both lie under the same category - they both have almost same running cost which should eliminate A4 from consideration . Passat on the other hand is overpriced according to me . Superb has got huge space , good features , amazing interiors and would come well within the budget . Do let us know what car you choose .
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For even cheaper model, try Optra Diesel. Has space and comfort too with less expense. But Im not sure if you dad would be ready to sit in a car that costs less than 1/3rd of the current car.
But hey, just check on Altis Diesel. Im not sure about the launch but just heard around the corner. Goodluck!
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i am thinking , if hes doing 100 kms daily on a superb .. what mechanical failures he has to tend to in a year or two ? Like if Clutch , then how much ?
If gear box , how much ?
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Really? How much is the 1.8 TFSI returning?
Around 8 in the city with AC. It's at par or more fuel efficent than my Altis.
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Around 8 in the city with AC. It's at par or more fuel efficent than my Altis.
What? If your Altis is returning 8, then something's seriously wrong with it. That, or its only floored all the time
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go for the superb. if youre being driven around - imo its better than an E class.. and the service isnt that bad.. i own a skoda too
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