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Old 13th June 2017, 22:59   #151
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Default Re: My Brown Little Hippo: Maruti S-Cross DDiS 200 Alpha

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Hi sandygordon, your hippo looks ravishing and has been maintained well.

Did you ever have regrets of choosing Caffeine Brown, while maintaining the car? Correct me if I am wrong, white and silver are relatively easier to maintain. I am asking this as my heart says Caffeine Brown, but the mind is pushing me towards Premium Silver or Arctic White

I have no regrets on choosing the caffeine brown, as I have always felt that s cross looks better in darker shades (my personal opinion). Blue and Brown are exclusive to s cross. In my opinion it looks as good as a brown on the duster, much better than the darker ciaz / maruti brown. I feel the claddings on the sides takes up a lot of space and lighter shaded cars appear too boring / flat / dual tone for me.

Brown is difficult to maintain. I ensure that I ask Nexa to wax polish my car as part of service every 10 k km. NEXA here does a good job with wax polishing and I feel it is much more economical to do that than spending on 3M work. More over with the maintenance cost and protect package I will get labour charges waived off for 60k km.

Silver is easier to maintain, and the car looks bigger in silver. I like white as well. White was the color I chose for hippo's faster and smaller younger brother.

Figo is fast and easy to drive in town, but I am more comfortable on long distances in my remapped s cross any day. Nearing 34k km in less than tw years.

Hippo with his younger brother : The White gazelle.. My Brown Little Hippo: Maruti S-Cross DDiS 200 Alpha-hipppo.jpg
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Default Re: My Brown Little Hippo: Maruti S-Cross DDiS 200 Alpha

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I have no regrets on choosing the caffeine brown, as I have always felt that s cross looks better in darker shades (my personal opinion). Blue and Brown are exclusive to s cross. In my opinion it looks as good as a brown on the duster, much better than the darker ciaz / maruti brown. I feel the claddings on the sides takes up a lot of space and lighter shaded cars appear too boring / flat / dual tone for me.

Brown is difficult to maintain. I ensure that I ask Nexa to wax polish my car as part of service every 10 k km. NEXA here does a good job with wax polishing and I feel it is much more economical to do that than spending on 3M work. More over with the maintenance cost and protect package I will get labour charges waived off for 60k km.

Silver is easier to maintain, and the car looks bigger in silver. I like white as well. White was the color I chose for hippo's faster and smaller younger brother.

Figo is fast and easy to drive in town, but I am more comfortable on long distances in my remapped s cross any day. Nearing 34k km in less than tw years.

Hippo with his younger brother : The White gazelle.. Attachment 1648135
Your Hippo is truly a 'Love-at-first-sight' stuff (I'm straight but just couldn't find a better way to express my admiration for your car).

I closed my purchase last week. Bought Alpha 1.3 in premium-silver, though it was my third choice after brown and white. Buying experience thread coming soon..
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