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View Poll Results: What's your cruising speed??
30-60kmph 5 1.13%
61-80kmph 65 14.74%
81-100kmph 182 41.27%
101-120kmph 140 31.75%
121-140kmph 36 8.16%
141-160kmph 11 2.49%
161-180kmph 1 0.23%
181-200kmph 1 0.23%
201-250kmph 0 0%
251 and above 0 0%
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Old 13th January 2010, 19:45   #136
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Best cruising speed with my CEDIA is between 100-120kmph.
Usually on toll roads, I keep it steady at 110kmph as much as possible.
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Old 13th January 2010, 19:49   #137
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I have touched 160 comfortably in my Petrol Linea.

My "comfortable" cruising speed is in the range of 100.
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Old 13th January 2010, 20:03   #138
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I live in Kerala and 80-100 is what I feel comfortable curising on our roads. 100+ in a Wagon R is scary. I would prefer to do 100-120 if I am using my Zen.
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Old 13th January 2010, 20:22   #139
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Default depends on car, age of driver, traffic and road.

someone in 20s with a sedan can cruise at 140 but there is a high probability of an accident. For me in the mid 30s with a Cedia its ~ 100-110 kmph.
On the hyd/medchal highway, you can cruise at 130 and feel bored. 140 is a breeze even for me.

All other roads with no median and <= 4 lanes - around 100 kmph.
If only 2 lanes, then ~ 80 kmph.

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Old 15th January 2010, 23:21   #140
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in my zen, its 70 for me. any thing over that i feel as if i am doing a race. so i restrict myself around 70.
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Old 16th January 2010, 12:49   #141
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I think it depends a lot on the road conditions, I dont think you would stick to your comfortable cruising speed on a greasy surface
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Old 16th January 2010, 12:55   #142
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Enjoyoing and comfortable at 80 to 100kmph !
Occassionaly, on the highways may go upto 120kmph.
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Old 16th January 2010, 13:01   #143
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Omni - 80kmph
Esteem - 100kmph
RX 100 - 65kmph
Kinetic - 60kmph
Padmini - 80kmph
Maruti 800 - 85kmph
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Old 16th January 2010, 13:05   #144
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Alto : 75 - 85 KMPH.
Splendor : 60 KMPH.
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Old 16th January 2010, 21:45   #145
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I find the zone 80 -1 00 to be more of my liking. It lets me enjoy as well as have ample reaction time. Plus it cuts the need to brake due to others.
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Old 16th January 2010, 22:13   #146
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It depends a lot on the car...

say in the Accent i'd cruise happily around 130kmph.
Indica 110kmph.
Zen - 100kmph
800 - 80kmph.

Its all about the car and the roads.

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Zen @100Kmph - this is absurd comfortable speed . I own a Zen since 2002 and whenever it goes beyond 60 it shakes so much that I have no other option but to slow down . Lots of people own Zen - and its not an isolated phenomenon.Comfortable cruising speed means where you drive with no worries and in a relaxed manner . Its not the highest speed your car can run !!
Currently I have a Ford Fiesta SXI - in that I am comfortable at ~ 100 Kmph
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Old 28th January 2010, 18:14   #147
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80 KMPH in my Sparky
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80 MPH in my Honda Accord Coupe, when I was in US
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Old 28th January 2010, 18:23   #148
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90 to 100kmph in Palio Stile 1.6 on Mumbai Pune expressway. I never cross 100 as far as possible as I have my wife and a young son travelling with me most of the time.

When alone, 110 ->120 kmph during my bachelor days. Same road.

I voted 81-100.
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Old 28th January 2010, 18:28   #149
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I try restricting myself to 100 on highway in my zen estilo.
Somehow my throttle gets pressed and i remain between 140-145 while on highway.
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Old 28th January 2010, 18:49   #150
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Cruising speeds differ in the different vehicles we own. But the below are used for highways and the speeds are as indicated. Have taken the indica upto 135-140 as well but it cannot be called cruising. Its totally comfortable to cruise in the 90-100kmph bracket without any worries and get a good mileage as well. I also stick to 100 kmph and avoid going beyond that except for a short speed run with a fully clear view and clear road which is rare.

Indica: 90-100 kmph
M800: 70 kmph
Pulsar 220: 85-95 kmph
Apache RTR160: 75-80 kmph
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