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Old 2nd September 2007, 11:06   #466
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I have decided to go for Civic MT S. Now the confusion is which color. Between Silver and Blue silver whcih one to go. Which one is easy to maintain. Planning to keep for about 6 years and I live in Chennia & only self driving. Pl. advise.
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guys wen i brought my civic few months ago i got teflon coating and engine lamination free.....guys any idea, the angel headlamp out for civic... ?
dear jeetu ,whats engine lamination & its benefits and how much does it cost in market ?
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I have decided to go for Civic MT S. Now the confusion is which color. Between Silver and Blue silver whcih one to go. Which one is easy to maintain. Planning to keep for about 6 years and I live in Chennia & only self driving. Pl. advise.
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VMG. your problem seems like mine , i started with misty violet (because wife like that and i liked black ,so had to compromise),shifted to bluish silver and finally bought alabaster silver. Reasons-any dark color is difficult to maintain,misty violet - kool but how long was the question as i thought it may not be evergreen color and bluish silver is in between grey/blue/silver (confusing color ? to me), then thought of alabaster silver as BOTH of us agreed , it gives a GRAND feeling ,a bigger feeling & easy to maintain for scratches/dust etc. BUT afterall color is a personal choice and let me tell you CIVIC looks kool in all shades. CHEERS !

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bro i say go for the silver colour it looks gr8 in it.......well merains engine lamination is to protect the engine from dust and other stuff. basiclly dust does not settle on engine....i hve no idea how much it cost u can ask your dealer if u want, will ask my dealer...
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I have decided to go for Civic MT S. Now the confusion is which color. Between Silver and Blue silver whcih one to go. Which one is easy to maintain. Planning to keep for about 6 years and I live in Chennia & only self driving. Pl. advise.
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I agree with our pals, please go for the Silver one. The Bluish thing doesn't appeal on the roads. I went for a Harbenero Red and suffering from maintenance and the swirl marks. But whatever I love that color too.

Please have the Silver car sun film controlled (maybe little dark) it really looks cool. IMHO
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Old 3rd September 2007, 15:03   #471
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Dealers in chennai are ready to give 20% discount in insurance which comes to Rs.8500 + 2500 cash discount. Is it OK get 20% discount on Insurace?
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Usually most private insurance Cos give 20-25% insurance discount (in anticipation on future business).
This has got nothing to do with the dealer. You should negotiate dealers discount separately with the dealer.

You can negotiate the insurance discount yourself with any insurance agency and can even get your insurance done yourself. (However it may be more convenient to go with an insurance firm which dealer has tie up with).
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VMG, i got the same kind of discount from sundaram honda ,coimbatore.also go through the check list prior buying a car (given on this forum only).Go through owners manual in detail and learn/ask doubts about various things.i could'nt do that and so i keep asking experts here.Cheers and keep us informed about the civic arrival.
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well merains engine lamination is to protect the engine from dust and other stuff. basiclly dust does not settle on engine....i hve no idea how much it cost u can ask your dealer if u want, will ask my dealer...
thanks jeetu,
i have understood now and would try to get lamination done as soon as possible.
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Default Shocking - is City Vtec faster than Civic MT ????????

Do you believe Autocar figures?

20 - 80 kmph in 3rd gear:
City Vtec: 8.25 sec
Civic MT: 12.23 sec

40 - 100 kmph in 4th gear:
City Vtec: 10.95 sec
Civic MT: 16.37 sec


Is City Vtec faster than Civic MT ??????

I am disappointed with Civic if this is true.

Honda is cheating us with the Civic....
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Do you believe Autocar figures?
The CarIndia figures for civic MT are as follows:-

0-20----1.25 secs
0-40----2.4 secs
0-60----4.99 secs
0-80----6.99 secs
0-100---9.21 secs
0-120---14.5 secs
0-140---18.9 secs
0-160---20 secs

and the ROLL ON FIGURES for MT are as follows:-

30-70----9.44 secs in third gear
40-80----12.07 secs in fourth gear
50-100---26.31 secs in fifth gear

and the ROLL ON FIGURES(in kick-down) for AT are as follows:-

30-70---8.91 secs--- third gear
40-80---13.45 secs--- fourth gear
50-100--9.9 secs --- fifth gear roll on for AT in 'D' mode,the 'S' mode does not engage the fifth gear at low speeds

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What's kick-down mode for MT?
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kick down is for AT only and that was my mistake

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Ok, I completed first one year service of my car recently and the bill was around Rs.1623.

Some 1000 bucks for change of engine oil & few other consumables + some 600 bucks for service charge...


Most other owners have communicated similar maintenance expenses. Nice isn't it...
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Ok, I completed first one year service of my car recently and the bill was around Rs.1623. Nice isn't it...
ST,for sure it is more than nice to hear low maintainence for a high performer like civic.
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