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Old 5th April 2008, 17:47   #181
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Holy Moly, I think we should just fit the stuff in the innova and live there Seems huge enough
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Holy Moly, I think we should just fit the stuff in the innova and live there Seems huge enough
Hey all that u saw took 5 trips.

The Big fact... all that minus-sofa-bed&mattress-a/c got hauled as a half tonne cargo (incl us) in Our Astra during our Kolkata-Hyderabad Road Trip in Sep 2007 in one trip.

I actually give more marks to the astra as in the Innova the seats take up a lot of space and u cant always load to the max height safely (u run the risk of stabbing urself from the back by the bed pole in cases of shuttle braking)

The Innova Occupants anyways face greater G Force due to High C&G. (Just as we face when standing on a Bus)

My wife who never was willing to wear seatbelts has now started using, after she got flung to the dashboard once in the Innova on an occassion of sudden (but not wheel lock) braking.
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Old 5th April 2008, 20:06   #183
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Hey Basu, check out these rims, i think they will look good as well.
Black deep dish with chrome lip.
RIMS (Swift Dzire - Short test drive and some pictures)
These rims look class on black or white cars.
I am like okay with stock rims now... I gotta funds crunch at the moment.

But I will get whats available in the market...not the fancy BSA ones.

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Went to the showroom of Sai Service at Phoenix Mills today and saw a white dzire clad with 205 Yoko S drives and black deep dish rims with chrome lips. Looked hot.
Unfortunately i dint take any pictures. Will take them the next time i visit.

Only disappointment i had with the car was the flimsy build quality which clearly shows when you shut the boot. And those boot hinges protrude like crazy into the boot when shut so it completely rips the entire reason for having a boot as the hinges take up most of the space.

EDIT: I found pics of the same rims. These are the ones on a white dzire.
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Old 6th April 2008, 02:20   #184
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Those rims look awesome.
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Old 6th April 2008, 12:58   #185
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Those rims look awesome.
But they shdve been matt black. I kinda liked ur deep dish one as it was matt black.
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Hi pinnacle,

I would like to attempt an answer to the following point.

> 1. Wanted to buy the 8 seater, but feedback from my expat clients and 2
> frnds who own Innova, makes me think of buying the 7 seater due to the
> comfort factor for middle row passengers. Which should be a better choice
> - 7 or 8 seater ?

I owned a V Diesel between June 2005 and August 2007. I chose the V model for the safety features. The 7 seater option was specifically chosen for the comfort of the captain's chairs as well as to avoid the folding of a seat for third row access.

The second row chair squabs are shorter than the front ones and so distinctly lack under thigh support. This is felt more in long journeys and my wife even at 5"4" was so uncomfortable in those seats, I ended up selling it off.

The 8 seater 2nd row seats may have a longer squabs and so may be comfortable for long journeys.
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Question What to look for while taking delivery of a new car ?

Hi folks..
Booked a silver Innova G4 7 seater last saturday and i am getting the delivery on 19th
Want to know what things should i look at while taking delivery from the dealer ?
Appreciate the tips i have been getting here from all the know all members here
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hey pinnacle, here are a few links:
Pre-Delivery Checklist
What if you get a defective car (ARTICLE: What to do if you are stuck with a lemon (Defective car))
You will find all you need to know here.
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Those links are very useful and thannks to you i got it at the rite time.
I am getting the delivery of my Innova today and that list would come in real handy
Thanks again
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Your very welcome.
Congratulations on your new car.
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Hi Xehaust,
Those links are very useful and thannks to you i got it at the rite time.
I am getting the delivery of my Innova today and that list would come in real handy
Thanks again
congrats on your car. now im expecting a review from you too.
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Hi folks..
Booked a silver Innova G4 7 seater last saturday and i am getting the delivery on 19th
Want to know what things should i look at while taking delivery from the dealer ?
Appreciate the tips i have been getting here from all the know all members here
Congratulations. Welcome to Club Innova.

Lets us share experiences throught the ownership lifecycle.
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Congratulations. Welcome to Club Innova.

Lets us share experiences throught the ownership lifecycle.
Thanks everyone
Been enjoying the Innova since last evening. Driving all around with family .
Planning to go to Alibaug on monday for 2 -3 days and get a feel of this beauty
Will surely post in detail my experience as i keep tuned in to more tips for all the add-ons i plan to adorn the Innova with
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Thanks everyone
Been enjoying the Innova since last evening. Driving all around with family .
Planning to go to Alibaug on monday for 2 -3 days and get a feel of this beauty
Will surely post in detail my experience as i keep tuned in to more tips for all the add-ons i plan to adorn the Innova with
and the petes box is a must after the first service.
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Congrats on new Innova buying! Its good vehicle If we need space, comfort, safety. 6 people on board best vehicle right now.

I am on tour right now, couple of days back I travelled 400km from bangalore to my home town in my Innova which included 170 ltr samsung 8 years old Refrigerator with 10 medium size bags, tricycle, driver, myself with wife and 3 years old daughter and lot of more stuffs

I am surprised with the amount of luggage it takes. It was fun and some of my relatives felt like I left Bangalore when I reached hometown. They were watching our show of removing luggage for 30 minutes from the vehicle.

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