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Old 11th December 2007, 20:01   #46
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One thoughtful little touch Hyundai seems to have put in the verna, I'm not sure if it was intentional, or if it is a design flaw, But I love this little quirk

The Climate control/AC cuts off automatically when you floor the accelerator. I love that. Makes me feel that the car is trying its best to meet your demands.

boy racers like me who refuse to grow up, will appreciate every tiny bit of BHP that we can get during an overtaking maneuver

Other verna owners/ experts please let me know
Try this-
The climate control should be at 20 degrees or so,and in the ventilate setting, with the blower on full.
Make sure there is plenty of space in front of you(i mean pleeenty) then stomp the accelerator hard in 3rd/4th gear from 1500rpm or so(now you know why you need the space)

in the initial 2-3 seconds try and observe what temp the air is, thats blowing on your face, it should be warmer(keep your eyes on the road, this car can cover some serious distance in 2-3 secs with the accelerator floored in 4th)

Now I'd like to know
1. is this a defect?
2.do other cars have it?
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Old 11th December 2007, 20:39   #47
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1. is this a defect?
2.do other cars have it?
1. I dont think its a defect, but its a good feature.

2. I dont think any other cars have it, and Hyundai does incorporate some small techie here and there, which is impressive. Like the Sonata Embera has a light which glows when water is less for the windshield wiper, i know thats a small feature, but impressive, none the less.
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Err not sonata v6... i meant the sonata crdi.
Sonata Embera CRDi = VGT, I think its the engine by hyundai..

Or Detroit Engine with VGT?
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^^The sonata crdi engine is the same basic block as the one in elantra crdi.
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^^The sonata crdi engine is the same basic block as the one in elantra crdi.
Which happens to be the same block as the Magnum
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^^The sonata crdi engine is the same basic block as the one in elantra crdi.
Sonata CRDi is with VGT with 142 hp
Elantra CRDi with 2.0L but 112 hp a non VGT.
and Chevy Magnum with 2.0L a non VGT.

Guys we both need to confirm on Sonata Embera CRDi, A VGT or non VGT.

I guess..
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Sonata Embera is a VGT.
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Sonata Embera is a VGT.
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One thoughtful little touch Hyundai seems to have put in the verna, I'm not sure if it was intentional, or if it is a design flaw, But I love this little quirk

The Climate control/AC cuts off automatically when you floor the accelerator. I love that. Makes me feel that the car is trying its best to meet your demands.

boy racers like me who refuse to grow up, will appreciate every tiny bit of BHP that we can get during an overtaking maneuver

Other verna owners/ experts please let me know
Try this-
The climate control should be at 20 degrees or so,and in the ventilate setting, with the blower on full.
Make sure there is plenty of space in front of you(i mean pleeenty) then stomp the accelerator hard in 3rd/4th gear from 1500rpm or so(now you know why you need the space)

in the initial 2-3 seconds try and observe what temp the air is, thats blowing on your face, it should be warmer(keep your eyes on the road, this car can cover some serious distance in 2-3 secs with the accelerator floored in 4th)

Now I'd like to know
1. is this a defect?
2.do other cars have it?

By the way rippergeo, why dont u post ur verna's pics? i would like to get a red(ferrari) one , then do sun roof, change tyres etc.

whats ur feel on it?
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I'm still trying to figure out how all that stuff is done. anyway,I'll have to wash both the DDiS and the CRDi before I parade them on a forum. Was a newbie till a few days ago, so didnt have a garage.
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I'm still trying to figure out how all that stuff is done. anyway,I'll have to wash both the DDiS and the CRDi before I parade them on a forum. Was a newbie till a few days ago, so didnt have a garage.
Just click on UserCP and you'll find your way to publish your car pictures.
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I'm still trying to figure out how all that stuff is done. anyway,I'll have to wash both the DDiS and the CRDi before I parade them on a forum. Was a newbie till a few days ago, so didnt have a garage.
Thats gr8 dude.. so update ur pics ASAP

Awaiting to see ur verna & swift vdi :-)
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Hi All,

After reading all the threads posted, i decided to go for the Verna CRDi ABS version, please do let me know which is the best tyre size 195 or 205 with R15 also, i found that the Petrol XXi version has all the featuers and is one lakh lesser than the CRDi with ABS which has very few features. Something when i asked the sales guy had no answer to this.

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when it comes to sheer performance, the diesel beats the petrol hands down. driveability is also a a major plus point. you are paying the premium for the performance, the driveability, the mileage, the reduced fuel cost. its definitely worth the extra one lac over the petrol.

the braking is excellent. very surefooted. definitely plonk your money down on the ABS, will save your life/limb/car. this goes for any car not just the verna

regarding the tyres, will ask my bro, who's the family's tyre expert and let you know.
hope you join the verna club soon
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Default Just ripped the airbag..

I own a SX too and i just love the car as i mostly drive on highways.

Sometimes im scared to hardpress the brake without looking back as i feel someone from back may hid my rear if he doesnt have a good braking system.

Just that i felt verna should be equipped with airbags and alloys as standard.

Have done 8000kms now, the engine has become more smooth and sooo refined. wow i love the engine. havent changed the tyres though, looking to change after a year.

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