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Old 9th November 2016, 13:13   #31
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Sajo, with a traditional torque converter the system (the two halves connected to the flywheel and gearbox respectively) takes a few seconds to come up to speed. Hence you will need to be gentle with the gas pedal.
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Have been practising these for my i10 AT since 2012.
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How much is the i10 AT returning in city conditions ? My first calculated tankful returned 10.55 kmpl , with careful driving , 100% AC , and about 1 hour of first gear crawl everyday.
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How much is the i10 AT returning in city conditions ? My first calculated tankful returned 10.55 kmpl , with careful driving , 100% AC , and about 1 hour of first gear crawl everyday.
Sajo, mine hunts between 8 & 9. I dump in 30 ltrs of fuel and this thing covers 270 280 kms on a good day with me in good mood. When things are bad, i thrash it and the distance goes down to 260.

Paying the price for convenience.

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Update : Got the first (free) service over the weekend. Took an appointment at Deccan Honda for their "express" service, and was out of there in about 3.5 hours. Which is pretty long , considering that it was express. As it was mainly an inspection , it was more of an item to be ticked in the warranty checklist.
The odo stood at ~750 kms , and the car seems to have "learned" my style of driving. Or the other way round. The shifts are much crisper now almost as if on a cue, and the FE has gone marginally up. I am getting about 11.5kmpl after the second tankful, not too far off from the MID figure of 11.7kmpl. My left leg thanks me everyday when there is a 1 hour or so first gear crawl to and from office.
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Hows the Brio treating you ?
Mine has done juat 1200 Km and i seem to have started relishing the agility of the car. The engine ia more eager now and i think gear shifts are smoothing up with time. Fuel efficiency stands at 16.8 from MID. Best part is that people don't expect Brio to outpace them many times and get surprised when they see such a small car gathering paces.☺
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Hows the Brio treating you ?
Mine has done juat 1200 Km and i seem to have started relishing the agility of the car.
Hey Zoom_vroom , the Brio is going good. Ours too has just ~1500 KMs on the odo , and the engine is simply another animal past 3000 rpm. The kickdowns on the AT are smooth and quick. The Fuel efficiency too is up to 12.5 KMPL as per the MID , which would be around 11.xx in real world. It is currently being used for very short hops of 2 Kms one way, so I expect the FE to drop a bit.
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