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Old 1st May 2008, 22:10   #1
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I am using a hyundai Accent gle for past one year ... i have a daily runnig about 50-70 kms ... i am looking in for a substitute of accent as i find it not fun to drive... i love driving and so want a car which is more driver centric.. My budget is max Rs 8.0 lacs... Previously i owned a swift vdi which found more comfortable than accent ... KINDLY ADVICE WHICH CAR WOULD BE A GOOD FUN TO DRIVE CAR WITH ADEQUATE PICKUP AND GOOD FUEL EFFICIENCY...
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Old 1st May 2008, 22:31   #2
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Palio 1.6 Sports - If you are looking for a petrol car.
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Hi Mohit,
If you promise not to shout at us again, I am sure there will be many people advising you here.
Since you have not mentioned any other requirement, I can tell you the the Ford Fiesta 1.6 is a drivers car. A.S.S is expensive though.
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For your daily running it would workout to around 2000km p.m. ( as per 50-70km daily usage). I would suggest you to go for a VERNA CRDI. Amazing power. Im sure it wont disappoint you. One suggestion do go with the ABS.
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I second verna crdi. It will be easy on your pocket too, and its a hoot to drive.
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I agree with TSK's choice. Put some strut braces on the Verna and you have a reasonable solution to aid its cornering as well - increasing the driving experience.
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Hi Mohit,

Nothing to beat the verna crdi boss, get the verna with ABS and your good to go.

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Mohit since your budget is set at 8 lakhs max, I think the verna crdi with abs would cross that budget.
In my opinion you should go for the Getz crdi same engine as the verna and would come to about 7 lakhs on road leaving you with atleast 1 lakh to pimp up your ride.
Believe me when i say this, the Getz with a pete's box is like a pocket rocket.
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if you want petrol then fiesta 1.6 and if you want diesel then verna crdi.. fiesta has a better driving dynamics than a verna anyday.. fiesta 1.6 is a hoot to drive and the handling is in a league of its own..
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buy the verna my friend and be happy its a lovely car
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If he doesn't need the boot then why not the Getz CRDi?
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buy verna crdi sx if it fits your budget it has lovely interior
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why not soup up your current car install a sports steering wheel bucket seats and some engine mods with upside wheels and a good ICE..sure it will make your drive pleasurable

AFAIK,accent is good car to drive and have good speeds too
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I agree with Ishan .. If you do not need a boot then Getz CRDi is the hottest hatch you can get. Spend a Lac on the getz and get it pete'd and Install some alloys and fatter rubber. Wow !!!
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Hi Mohit,

Nothing to beat the verna crdi boss, get the verna with ABS and your good to go.

Regards,
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Wow..big missile hitting there. Agree that verna CRDI is a good engnine. Not the car. How about a turboed Swift LOL? Verna with alloys (for fatter tyres or the FUN may become slightly dangerous) pete's box etc will cost more than 8.

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