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Old 6th December 2014, 11:39   #451
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I am also having a 2012 Nano XT done around 4k kms, thinking of an exchange with Twist, Can we expect any descent amount for the old car?

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I had a 2012 Feb Nano which I gave in exchange for the new Twist two months ago. There is a world of difference with the new car. The engine is much more silent than the old car. Suspension and brakes are also improved. .....

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Old 6th December 2014, 12:02   #452
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I am also having a 2012 Nano XT done around 4k kms, thinking of an exchange with Twist, Can we expect any descent amount for the old car?
Hi JP1. I paid just 1 lakh and got the new car. I had done approx. 10,000 Kms. This was in the month of Sept when they had heavy discounts. My car was actually valued at 1.20L but with the discounts it came to 1.65L and I paid the difference of 1.02L to be exact.

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I am also having a 2012 Nano XT done around 4k kms, thinking of an exchange with Twist, Can we expect any descent amount for the old car?
You mean Nano LX, right? In case you want to upgrade, sell the Nano outside if you get a better price, say 1.4L. You should be getting the exchange bonus even if you don't give it to Tata showroom per se. Even though I did not exchange any car with them, I got the bonus part.
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Having had the new Nano for a couple of days and driven it for ~200 kms, here is my initial observations:

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The gearshift is not very smooth
The music system does not remember anything. The volume settings, bluetooth connections are lost every time you start the car (a real pain in stop-go traffic)
I agree with you on the first point, the gearshift is a pain as it requires some effort, more cajoling to slot into gears.

As for the volume settings, it is retained in my case, however, when you are taking a call with the engine turned off (running on battery), and then restart the car, the Volume spikes up. In all other cases the volume is maintained.

Similarly, the bluetooth pairing needs to be done only once per device. As long as the bluetooth oft eh phone is turned on, it pairs automatically.

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How to set the time? My clock is 11:30 minutes behind :( Not able to find solution for it. Did somebody try their luck in changing the time?
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How to set the time? My clock is 11:30 minutes behind :( Not able to find solution for it. Did somebody try their luck in changing the time?
Hi You are supposed to press both mode and reset button simultaneously (if i remember correctly). However it is available in the User manual. Let me know if you are able to set it, else i'll scan and post it later.
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Hi You are supposed to press both mode and reset button simultaneously (if i remember correctly). However it is available in the User manual. Let me know if you are able to set it, else i'll scan and post it later.
Thanks a lot Kutoos. Your suggestion did the trick for me


P.S. Two days ago say a 2012 Nano LX model at KHT Motors for Rs.1.5/- lakh on road. Anybody interested in Nano may check out this option. I am sure there are a lot of 2012 stocks still available with Tata dealers at least in Bangalore.

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^^^^^^
Can you clarify if you are referring to a brand new Nano or a used Nano in your post?
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Dear Nano Owners,

Came across this on rediff. I ike the way they hae redesigned the nano

http://www.rediff.com/business/repor...h/20141212.htm

@Mods, not sure ere to post the above link. Please move as required.

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^^^^^^
Can you clarify if you are referring to a brand new Nano or a used Nano in your post?
I am referring to a 2012 unsold Nano LX model lying with the dealers. Around late 2012 when the awesome version was launched with integrated music system, and many other nice and small features, the dealers were left with quite a few unsold ones.

There are pros and cons of going for a nearly 2-year unsold Nano at that price-point.
Pros:
  • Single owner at the cost of a used Nano of 10-20K kms.

    There may be still room to pitch one dealer against another and squeeze something like art leather seats, music syster, or keyless feature.
  • Strongly insist on extended warranty with AMC package.


Cons:
  • Many BHPians, and rightly so, would attest that a used and good run-in car to be better than one lying idle.
  • Check out for tyre, battery, rust, and other issues. Do the PDI more rigorously than a normal new car.
  • Don't buy if AMC and extended warranty not available.


Hope this information is useful.
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I am also having a 2012 Nano XT done around 4k kms, thinking of an exchange with Twist, Can we expect any descent amount for the old car?
Guys, there is a cool 80k off on Nano LX & 61k off on Nano Twist.

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IMO if you want to buy/exchange a Nano, this shouldn't be a very bad time.

AFAIK These discounts are valid all over India. It may vary due to VAT / Octroi in other places, although I've often seen that prices in Delhi & Bangalore are almost the same.

Save the image of the Newspaper clipping & show it to the sales guys if they act unaware.
Also, more info is in their own website : http://cars.tatamotors.com/

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...Can you clarify if you are referring to a brand new Nano or a used Nano in your post?
I wouldn't recommend buying a car thats been in the stockyard for 2 years.

Reasons being :
  • The Tyres would've gotten abit brittle having been unused & standing in the sun for such a long time.
  • The rubber beading on the doors too would've become abit brittle.
  • Interior plastic trims too surely would've have gotten abit affected.
  • Even the seats. Its like this - as a kid, did you come across that 2-3 year old unused rubber eraser? It did the job, but didn't it become abit hard? Something like that.
  • The paint could also have degraded since the stockyards are usually VERY dusty. They'll polish during delivery, but don't be surprised if you see swirl marks very soon.
  • The dealership may agree to change only the fluids & MAYBE the battery, whereas other stuff would still be old.
  • Resale (if you care) depends on manufacturing date & NOT sale date.
So, since there is an option to go for a reasonably fresh Nano Twist at decent discounts, IMHO I'd recommend to stay away from any of the cars that are almost 2 years old (and possibly rejected by other customers due to some flaw).

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I would agree with GrammarNazi, it may not be worth it to book the 2012 pieces. I went to see how it would turn and was offered 2013 LX for 2 Lakhs on road, probably might come down if bargained hard. However after a test drive of the Twist, I found it to be worth the 50 K more because of the difference the power steering brings.

Booked a Nano Twist for my wife, expecting delivery some time this week. Total on road price comes to 2.54 L, with the two year AMC and free insurance till the end of 2017. The discount amounted to 48.5 K (30K cash discount, 15 K welcome bonus and 3.5 corporate discount), I would have got another 15 K if I had a car to exchange.

@jp1: I guess you would get the 60K off plus 2 or 3.5 K discount depending on where you work. So you should be getting the new Nano for about 2.3 L on road and if they give around 1.2 - 1.3 L for your existing LX (I am assuming it is an LX because I believe the XT came out only in 2014) then it is a difference of just about a lakh. If you are serious about changing your vehicle then this would be the time.
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Anyone GOT good offer for Nano Twist XT @ chennai. can you please share the final on road .amount , Extended Insurance & any freebies. From which dealer . Thanks .

My cousin brother got 241000 with 3 year insurance , freebies worth 1000.00
and has to pay 41 percent more than loan amount for 5 year ( works out to 8.2 percent per year ) . May be another 2k some gift if he books by tomorrow.
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Just did a full-tank to full-tank check for the mileage. I got 233 Kms for 13.5 liters of fuel which translates to 17.25. This was with the car being on AC mode 50% of the time and before the first service. I hope with more sane driving and the no speed limit restrictions, the Twist should give better mileage. Overall, happy with the performance though the flip side is the crudeness of the gear box.
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We have a 2012 nano cx (bought used) mainly for my wife to learn driving and for then for her office commute. The odo stands at around 30k. The car was affected by flash floods here in july and since then starting to have frequent niggles. So I'm thinking of having some peace of mind with a new car. The options are the nano twist, alto 800lxi , eon and if we stretch the budget, wagonR.
The nano twist is leading the race now.(I found the alto and eon too cramped for my 6.1 frame, plus we would never use the boot anyway and even the rear seats will be seldom used.) Reading some of the posts in this thread has strengthened the decision somewhat.
The Tata dealership has offered a tempting exchange offer. I give my niggly 2012 nano cx and pay them 1.7 L and walk away with a new fully loaded nano twist.
The value of the older car added to the benefits( exchange and loyality bonuses etc) amount to a dozen grand more than what I paid for that car initially.
What do you guys think of the deal? Should I go forward with it?
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