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Old 29th May 2009, 10:30   #61
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The skoda is more fun to drive. I would budget an additional 15 k to change the water pump and timing belt as a precaution
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Old 29th May 2009, 10:45   #62
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I would say, go for vRS. vRS is definitely more fun to drive and is true drivers car.

The service provided by Mahavir in Andhra is pretty decent. Owning a skoda for 4 years now, I have had no complaints with the Mahavir service as such.
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Old 29th May 2009, 10:50   #63
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vrs is a great car to drive and since he currently owns a diesel superb he's familiar with Skoda's maintanence costs.However, for the luxury factor, the accord v6 all the way, it offer the best of both worlds.
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Old 29th May 2009, 10:50   #64
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Honda Accord any day...keeping in mind the scary service stories we been hearing day in and day out!!!
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Both the cars are almost equally quick. The RS would be a little more fun to drive thanks to the turbo boost which would have you grinning each time it kicks in. However the Accord is a better overall package, cheaper to maintain and better for traffic drives as it's automatic.
Though call but i think I'd lean towards the Accord here.
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Isn't Accord one segment higher than vRS?
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Old 29th May 2009, 12:14   #67
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Hmmm I drive the 2.4 accord, and it beats the RS every time. The RS's interiors are a big let down. There is 0 premium factor, it looks like an alto from the inside!

I don't know about the fun part, but my accord's a MT, and I find her a lot of fun to drive. ATs can also be a lot of fun, albeit not as engaging, but the 3.0 AT torque steers, that's always fun
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He currently drives a Old Honda City Vtec and also owns a Superb Diesel.
Already having a Superb diesel, he must have experienced Skoda A.S.S.

If he is ok with that, shouldn't be a problem to go ahead with vRS. And if he does consider vRS, there is thread on a list of possible repair jobs and problems by ajmat. Do have a look at that. That should give more insight.
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I think he can get a vRS since he already has a Superb for the luxury bit. But having not one but two Skoda cars would mean that he is a slight risk taker IMHO!

Considering that the VTEC is anyways there for the happy revving, a serious V6 may add some variety na?
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Some magnetic field is pulling me towards the VRS but I would still go for a Accord V6. Don't waste time comparing - both cars are in different leagues altogether. Just follow your gut feeling ( and mind cause its a skoda!)

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Isn't Accord one segment higher than vRS?
definitely!!

Skoda vRS belongs to Civic / corolla segment.

Accord is 1 segment ahead of it. (Accord / superb / camry: same segment.)
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Dude my advice, go and test drive both then you come to know which is the real car and which is just a car with a big engine.
Also for everyone, does the accord have a sun/moonroof? or a recardo style seats? or xenon lamps? or disc on all four wheels? or a turbo? or 0-100 under 9.5 secs? all of these speak for itself.
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