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Old 5th September 2011, 11:34   #16
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Hi deepfusion,
Congratulations for the Laal Pari!
btw, I got my Lalpari almost during the same period (6th July).
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Hi deepfusion,
Congratulations for the Laal Pari!
btw, I got my Lalpari almost during the same period (6th July).
Thanks, mate.

What do you feel about your Laal Pari?
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Well said deepfusion! Once a year is tolerable , the car is solid and looks good too! Very nice to hear that you are getting excellent FE, of all the Fabia owners I have known, all quote around 12 kmpl.
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Its been great time all this way.
Since last couple of weeks got busy with personal stuffs, so even logging-in to t-bhp after a good break. Still manage to cross 1K in near two months of time. I'll update or may be should start a thread now, let's see how it goes.
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Congrats on the new car Deep!!
I believe there is already one lal pari on the forum. What a coincidence, its another Skoda!!

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4. It has to be red in colour.
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I guess it was ur wife who laid this criteria. What is it with the ladies and the red color? My wife also says the same "I want a red car". She doesnt care about the which car or the type of car (hatchback/sedan). I dont seem to understand. I am biased towards neutral colors like silver.
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Well said deepfusion! Once a year is tolerable , the car is solid and looks good too! Very nice to hear that you are getting excellent FE, of all the Fabia owners I have known, all quote around 12 kmpl.
I suppose I got the mileage because its a three cylinder motor, and that of the 595 kms., 91 per cent was driven on the highway, and 9% in the city, and on highway too, I drove it at less than 100kmph.

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Congrats on the new car Deep!!
I believe there is already one lal pari on the forum. What a coincidence, its another Skoda!!


I guess it was ur wife who laid this criteria. What is it with the ladies and the red color? My wife also says the same "I want a red car". She doesnt care about the which car or the type of car (hatchback/sedan). I dont seem to understand. I am biased towards neutral colors like silver.
Thanks buddy.

I agree with you.

I had almost finalised a silver indica ev2, but now I think that I am saved of a lot of abuse that my wife would have hurled at me had I bought indica for her.

By the way, the rad fabia has a lot of road presence.

I was in Sirsa yesterday, and almost everybody on the road did give one stare to the car wherever we went.

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2000 kms update:

The car completed 2000 kms today. Odo reading 2021 kms.

Nothing much to say. It was driven in town only, for very short runs, 7 kms. a day, on some days of the month.

Mileage: The car has done 889 kms since the previous update. A total of 75.35 lts has been used and the car has returned a mileage of 11.80 kms. to a liter of petrol. Not a fuel efficient car, by diesel standards, but considering that it is a petrol car, and has been used for very short drives within the city, the mileage is appropriate, I suppose.
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I would be satisfied with that mileage given the run , i do 7 kms one way to work and it hovers around 11.50 - not enough of a run to really allow it to climb much more - slightly longer drive and lesser traffic conditions and it jumps to 13.5 easily


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The car completed 2000 kms today. Odo reading 2021 kms.

Nothing much to say. It was driven in town only, for very short runs, 7 kms. a day, on some days of the month.

Mileage: The car has done 889 kms since the previous update. A total of 75.35 lts has been used and the car has returned a mileage of 11.80 kms. to a liter of petrol. Not a fuel efficient car, by diesel standards, but considering that it is a petrol car, and has been used for very short drives within the city, the mileage is appropriate, I suppose.
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The car completed 2000 kms today. Odo reading 2021 kms.
Okay, I may be a little late but congratulations on your car.

Even I own a Ford Fusion + and now my brother is planning to buy a Fabia Active Petrol for himself.

I'd be grateful if you could put up a few interior shots of the car, as most of the pictures on this thread are those of the exterior. Thanks a lot in advance.
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Okay, I may be a little late but congratulations on your car.

Even I own a Ford Fusion + and now my brother is planning to buy a Fabia Active Petrol for himself.

I'd be grateful if you could put up a few interior shots of the car, as most of the pictures on this thread are those of the exterior. Thanks a lot in advance.
Thanks, buddy.

I have had to sell my beloved Fusion+ for meeting some urgent needs.

2-3 months down the line, I plan to try and buy Fusion plus again, if I find a good one.

Mine is a classic, and now being driven by me.

I shall take and post interior pics ASAP.
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Thanks, buddy.

I have had to sell my beloved Fusion+ for meeting some urgent needs.

2-3 months down the line, I plan to try and buy Fusion plus again, if I find a good one.

Mine is a classic, and now being driven by me.

I shall take and post interior pics ASAP.

Well, that's sad! Finding a good deal on a used Fusion Plus diesel would be very hard now!!! Instead, try getting your hands on another Fabia or a Polo. Skoda and VW are offering huge discounts on them!!

Talking about the variant, the Classic is now known as the Active on all Skoda cars.


Thanks and I hope you get your Fusion back
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Well, that's sad! Finding a good deal on a used Fusion Plus diesel would be very hard now!!! Instead, try getting your hands on another Fabia or a Polo. Skoda and VW are offering huge discounts on them!!

Talking about the variant, the Classic is now known as the Active on all Skoda cars.


Thanks and I hope you get your Fusion back
Yes. Classic is the new active, with some differences.
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The Fabia is almost 4000 kms old now. 3950 to be precise.

The update is related to mileage and driving experience.

Fuel consumed: 152.31 ltrs.
Distance covered using this 152.31 ltrs. of petrol: 1929 kms.
Usage of A.C. 75%.
Mileage achieved: 12.66 kms. per liter.

The car was used very rarely when I had the fusion with me, with Fusion being used 99% of the distance travelled.

In fact, I parted with the fusion on 27th April, 2012, and since then, I have been driving the Fabia, and from the day I parted with the Fusion to this day, Fabia has run 1337 kms, and has used 83.76 liters of petrol, returning a mileage of 15.96 kms. to a liter of petrol. This includes local commute, and a quick trip to Haridwar (410 kms.) with 100% A.C. on.

The car is now my daily drive till the time I find something exciting for myself.

It seems slow, with less low end torque. But its not slow actually. Its a cool, relaxed drive. I can drive it in fifth gear at speeds as low as 40kph, and it goes on.

No problems till date. Touch wood.

ICE install has been done, which has not been up to the mark. Some shortcomings are there which are on the hit list, to be taken care ASAP.

On the quick trip to Haridwar:
The car was rather composed on the NH-58 from Delhi to Haridwar, with speeds as low as crawling speed to as high as 130kph, with A.C. on, with tremendous feedback from the stock tyres and the steering feeling rock solid, at all times. Perfect. The car felt planted at all speeds.

It was a day trip, starting at 4.15 a.m. and culminating at 4.00 p.m. the same day, with 410 kms covered. Surprisingly, I didn't feel tired at the end of the trip. This is very different from the feeling I had after long drives in the Fusion. The fabia wins in this department, hands down.

Nothing more to say at this juncture.
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The car has done 5200 kms as of today

Since the previous update, the car has covered 1250 kms.
consumed: 77.32 ltrs. of petrol
Usage of A.C. 100%.
Mileage achieved: 16.17 kms. to a ltr. of petrol in local use.

Nothing else to say.
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Hi Deepfusion,

Thats awesome mileage in the city like delhi. Can you please elaborate on your driving style. 16.17 from a Fabia is great. My cousin's 1.4TDI gives a mileage of 15.

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