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View Poll Results: which SUV - under 14
chevrolet forster 16 69.57%
scorpio with good wheels 4 17.39%
safari diesel 2 8.70%
tucson 1 4.35%
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Old 23rd November 2004, 00:24   #16
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@Lambo... I am gonna try and get something to my car seat coz its pretty low and my driver is short so he has to use a pillow and also abt the tigh support is a problem for me ... Let me get back to bombay next month and figure something out i will let u know..Just book the car for now
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Old 23rd November 2004, 01:31   #17
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I choose the forester,

I would have liked the endeavour but since its not in the choice...i would happily pick up a forester...yes the car maynot qualify as an SUV to some but I've only chosen the best car which is available in this choice...

My gripes about the other cars.

Scorpio - Unresolved Handling

Safari - Accelerates just about as fast as an elephant...Lethargic performance.

CRV - Impractical, unreasonably expensive and only available in petrol.

Tucson - Dont know much about it, but certainly dont like its looks.

PS. I just love those pillar-less doors on the forester. And that all wheel drive is awesome and on an impreza platform seems impressive.

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Old 23rd November 2004, 01:36   #18
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none of them are real SUVs
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Old 23rd November 2004, 01:40   #19
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toyota buddy,

the point here is to vote for the best among the options given to you and not argue whether they are true SUVs' or not.

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i chose the endeavor simply because it can seat 5 in more comfort than a forrestter !!

agreed the performance of the ford isnt as quick as the CRV but then i dont think anyone would time their 0-100 or go dragging in an SUV !!

the endeavor is the ost comfortable ad i agree with drifter's take on the other SUV's except that i like the tuscon's look but its unproven material.

and regarding the seats i guess that can be worked upon by getting seat covers that offer proper support .

so go for a drive Labo in all the SUV's and take whatever u feel comfortable with !! and yes let us know what ur decision was !!

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where are u going that you'll need 4WD? unless u live in the boonies or paln to go off roading as a sport 4WD is not really required. if you want to seat 5 in comfort get a large sedan. if you need an SUV foa once a month trip to the hill stations then rent it. 4WDs drink a lot. Also no SUV will ride like a sedan. I tested the forrester against the corolla and octavia and the octi had the best ride (both are too cramped for 5 though). maybe the sonata or optra will offer more room.

BTW my vote went to the Forrester it is a great urban SUV. It even has it's own fan club.



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if price is not an issue, go for x-trail!

nissan's 4WD capabilities are one of the best! and the crdi engine also shud be really good.

if price is an issue though, endeavour shud be best choice.



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If price isnt the issue , why not the Prado ? now that Toyota has launched it with a Rs 35L price tag...seems a damn good buy and it has all creature comforts too !!
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way too expensive!
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okay thanx guys
i told him to check out the forester
hey sahil keep me updated, who knows ,
if he likes ure idea, he will go with the endeavour
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