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Old 1st July 2017, 18:02   #16
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Congrats on your new ride and welcome to the club. Well narrated coupled with pictures to support them. Enjoy your ride and keep the thread updated.
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Congragulations. Please update the mileage given in City and Highway conditions which would be very much helpful for shortlisting my next vehicle. Also need your feedback on Braking distance.
I am currently getting roughly around 12 to 14 kmpl, in both city and highway usage. I must admit I haven't calculated it diligently on the highway or within the city - this is an overall figure. The braking distance is short enough in my opinion - for instance, apart from the slight pulsating I mentioned earlier, I don't see any other unfamiliar behavior from a braking perspective.

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I have seen everyone complaining about the uncomfortable driver's seat but I have a totally 'different' experience. I find the seat comfortable for some reason.

For me Verna, Amaze never caused backache after long drive whereas Swift, Honda City (3rd Gen), Innova have always given me backaches! Looks like I must be doing something weird / different

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Apologies for intruding but regarding the gear lever being very hard, over a period of 1800 kms, the gear lever has become smoother for me than before. May be you should get yours checked.

The brake issues mentioned by you apply to me as well. In fact, I received a call from Hyundai yesterday and they asked me only 3 questions - Braking, gear shift and fuel economy. Looks like they have received lot of complaints about it.
The seats are a hit and miss, I guess. I am going to speak to Hyundai about the gear shift issue soon - it seems to getting worse now.

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Hi, Congratulations on buying this lovely new car. The black top just enhances the look of the vehicle. Do give your views of how it handle on the highways & the mileage you get in both city & highways.
No vehicle is niggle free & I hope your problems are all rectified when the car goes in for the service.

Lastly enjoy your new buy for many more miles to come & keep updating the thread regularly.
Thank you! The handling of the car on the highway is PHENOMENAL. I have just returned from Bombay this evening. Had a fully loaded trunk with almost half my possessions, which I was moving from Bombay to Pune. In addition was the considerable bulk of both me and the missus The car performed brilliantly and was stable as a warship on a mission! Slot the gear lever into the tiptronic mode (since it allows holding gears) and the car pulls neatly from as low as 1500 RPM in sixth gear without fuss! The suspension is great too! (Picture of the loaded trunk attached)

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As stated, I am getting figures of 12-14 kmpl under varying driving conditions and patterns. I'll try and get a diligent reading up as soon as possible. I am going to keep this thread updated as much as I can! The goal is to document my entire journey with the car and I really hope I can keep that going! (Mods - please do help me out along the way if I lose focus and need to change direction. I would like to make as focused a contribution to the forum and this thread as possible!)

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Congrats on your new ride and welcome to the club. Well narrated coupled with pictures to support them. Enjoy your ride and keep the thread updated.
Thank you sir! I am honoured to be able to share my journey experiencing this car with the crème de la crème of the automotive scene! Each interaction brings with it immense learning and knowledge!

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Got these rolling curtains installed from Arihant Accessories (on Nagar Road near the Kharadi bypass) for INR 4450 (all inclusive). The quality is decent and they fit nicely, except that I didn't go for getting them screwed into the door panels. Had to resort to using double sided tape to keep them stuck and they've been holding fine till now. They do their job well keeping out most of the sun and some of the people who keep peeping in! The right rear curtain kept popping up so glued it down with four drops of fevikwik. Enjoying them so far!
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Thank you! The handling of the car on the highway is PHENOMENAL. I have just returned from Bombay this evening. Had a fully loaded trunk with almost half my possessions, which I was moving from Bombay to Pune. In addition was the considerable bulk of both me and the missus The car performed brilliantly and was stable as a warship on a mission! Slot the gear lever into the tiptronic mode (since it allows holding gears) and the car pulls neatly from as low as 1500 RPM in sixth gear without fuss! The suspension is great too! (Picture of the loaded trunk attached)

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Boy that indeed is quite a bit of load hauling. Is that how you transported the TV end to end? You should have just told the better half that you want a larger and slimmer one and tried for an approval...Why try to break it?


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Got these rolling curtains installed from Arihant Accessories (on Nagar Road near the Kharadi bypass) for INR 4450 (all inclusive). The quality is decent and they fit nicely, except that I didn't go for getting them screwed into the door panels. Had to resort to using double sided tape to keep them stuck and they've been holding fine till now. They do their job well keeping out most of the sun and some of the people who keep peeping in! The right rear curtain kept popping up so glued it down with four drops of fevikwik. Enjoying them so far!
The curtains look good. The double sided tape will hold easily. Its extremely strong (assuming its from 3M or a comparable manufacturer). The only doubt I have is - its now stuck on to the door panel edge. Won't it bug you when you try to look down/back from the rolled down window when reversing/parking in tight spots? Be careful with it, I feel it will take some abuse in day-to-day usage of the driver seat...Tolls, quick exchange of stuff from inside with someone standing outside without opening the doors etc. Was there no possible solution to instead attach it to the upper door frame?

[P.S. Shifting newly to Pune? Welcome!]

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Sorry for asking this again - what's connected in the 12V socket? Is that for footwell lights?

Also, how are the lights affixed? 3M tape?
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Boy that indeed is quite a bit of load hauling. Is that how you transported the TV end to end? You should have just told the better half that you want a larger and slimmer one and tried for an approval...Why try to break it?




The curtains look good. The double sided tape will hold easily. Its extremely strong (assuming its from 3M or a comparable manufacturer). The only doubt I have is - its now stuck on to the door panel edge. Won't it bug you when you try to look down/back from the rolled down window when reversing/parking in tight spots? Be careful with it, I feel it will take some abuse in day-to-day usage of the driver seat...Tolls, quick exchange of stuff from inside with someone standing outside without opening the doors etc. Was there no possible solution to instead attach it to the upper door frame?

[P.S. Shifting newly to Pune? Welcome!]
The TV was a nice spare in the Bombay. The wife wanted a new one, in fact. Bit of a cost saving endeavour on my part! :P

The double sided tape didn't hold on the right rear curtain. Installed the screws myself last night. Then went ahead and screwed all of them in. They're rock solid now. The curtains themselves are quite non-intrusive. Their operation is seamless and comfortable. Thankfully haven't faced any issues in parking. Unfortunately, installation within the door panel wasn't feasible - that was my preference.

[A much awaited return to Pune. Have been here for the past six years now. Spent a brief six months in Bombay for work]

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Sorry for asking this again - what's connected in the 12V socket? Is that for footwell lights?

Also, how are the lights affixed? 3M tape?
No apologies needed, boss. More than happy to answer any queries and engage. What's connected in the 12V socket is a brilliant dual USB car charger from Regor. Would recommend this - the charging speeds are blazing fast and it is dirt cheap. Available on Amazon.

The lights have a holder that is screwed in.
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I am not happy with the seats of the Creta at all and getting properly contoured seats is going to be my first major upgrade. Though they look deceptively comfortable, lumbar support is shocking and I have resorted to purchasing a special lumbar support memory foam pillow to alleviate constant back pain. Under thigh support isn’t great either. Hyundai messed up quite badly as far as the seating in the car is concerned. It’s not all gloomy though – the driver’s seat offers more than sufficient room for maneuvering both vertically and horizontally, so finding a good driving position is not difficult.
Hi. I am currently scouting for a SUV'ish car and was also thinking of the Creta AT Diesel. I am 6'2" and getting a comfortable front seats is needed, especially for road trips. How do you think the Creta is in that aspect, after using for number of months?
Are the seats good for long drives?
How is the underthigh support?
How is the suspension on bad roads?
How is the handling on curves?
In every other aspect, the car seems very good. Would you recommend it?
I am currently using Honda City iDtec and find seating bit low and underthigh support is not so good. Have earlier used SX4 petrol.
Hope you can give some insight to help me make a better decision.

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