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Old 1st September 2016, 23:22   #16
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Any particular reason for not choosing the AMT? (I didn't because I prefer cabs/other public transport on routes having crawling traffic)
Did you get the Teflon coating done?
Thanks, and congrats on the booking.

I am an hardcore manual guy. I will be the last person in this world to turn to automatics. IMO, driving an automatic (unless it is a supercar) is like riding a Honda CBR1000RR with grandma on the pillion (no offense to anyone, it is just me). I agree automatics are a boon in b2b traffic, but they are not fun.

I stopped coating Teflon on new cars after joining tbhp. It is ineffective and a waste of money. Please do look up for Teflon coating in the forum. I am sure you also would not go for it.
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That's a very detailed review of the celerio. You've covered everything out the car. Congrats on your new car and looking forward to your review of the kwid & the comparo. Do you have plans for a speaker upgrade, since you have specifically mentioned about the average quality of the music system?

The manual gear part, I agree with you. Though automatics make sense nowadays, in the cities; the fun factor is not as great as driving a manual transmission equipped vehicle.
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That's a very detailed review of the celerio. You've covered everything out the car. Congrats on your new car and looking forward to your review of the kwid & the comparo. Do you have plans for a speaker upgrade, since you have specifically mentioned about the average quality of the music system?
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I don't prefer music while driving. I listen to a very few select songs, that too at low volume. So I wont be upgrading. I mentioned it as it may be useful for prospective buyers.
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The first milestone - 1000km up!

Fuel efficiency stands at 19kmpl.
Kwid 1.0 delivery due this friday/saturday.
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@Prasanna - Superb review and eye for detail is amazing, thanks for sharing

On the infotainment/car audio system - looks like you have a very different opinion about it as compared to what @audioholic mentioned in his review of the Celerio Zxi(O) AMT - the same car as yours but AMT. To each his own

And 19Kmpl is great FE!

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@Prasanna - Superb review and eye for detail is amazing, thanks for sharing

On the infotainment/car audio system - looks like you have a very different opinion about it as compared to what @audioholic mentioned in his review of the Celerio Zxi(O) AMT - the same car as yours but AMT. To each his own

And 19Kmpl is great FE!
Thanks NPV!

I somehow feel the clarity of sound is not upto the mark in the Celerio. May be, I am used to ciaz and safari's sound quality. Safari has a simple pioneer aftermarket player and it is the best of my garage.
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The first milestone - 1000km up!

Fuel efficiency stands at 19kmpl.
Kwid 1.0 delivery due this friday/saturday.
Hi, please do a tankful to tankful comparison to see how accurate the MID is.
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Hi, please do a tankful to tankful comparison to see how accurate the MID is.
Hi Damodar,
I will do it. Already 20% completed on my last full tank.

Done with 200km driving on my Renault Kwid 1.0

My verdict after comparing both, the fun-to-drive car of the two is Celerio Petrol

But the Kwid has a better top end speed.
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Ayudha pooja 2016: Washed all my cars and CBR250R. Pooja complete!
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