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Old 3rd April 2008, 12:07   #1
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Default My New Sumo Grande (EDIT: And Now with the Inside and Outside Pics of the car)

I got the New Sumo Grande Delivered Yesterday.It seems to be the first one from this dealer.Its a GX version and sunset Orange.(The color i opted was white,but it seems not available).Exterior finish was above average i think but interiors with some plastic feels cheap.Like door handles,pads, switches on the doors etc.Comes with alpine mp3 player also ipod cable was given but no USB ports.You won't feel as a huge car when driving in city,Highways u fell very comfortable.I have gone upto 90km/hr,since its in the manual you should not rev up much until first service which is in 1000kms.
Interior was really spacious,I am 6'2" and i feel very good sitting in the first two rows.
The steering has some play i think,little bit problem when going thro congested roads.When i called up the dealer they said they will correct it.Also one reading lamp was also not working.
Will post more details and photos tomorrow.

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Congrats. Do post a lot of pics too since you are amongst the first owners of this car in the forum.
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isn't this the first Sumo Grande at T-BHP.

Way to go mate! Congrats!

Please do post some photos and also details on the freebies, discounts, et la.

Happy motoring mate! :-)
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The first sumo grande in T-Bhp. Eagerly awaiting to know about your entire purchase experience and the test drive.
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Will post pics tomorrow by this time.

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Congrats Lijodavis

Thats a wonderful buy and yesterday i saw one Sumo grande silver color and oh boy it looked superb(much more than i anticipated)

totally killer looks and if i'm not wrong it comes with 2.2 Dicor engine.

have a wonderful time driving Sumo and post some pics buddy
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congrats lijo on your buy. Please post the pics.
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Waiting for pics.
Waiting for reviews post first service.
Waiting for a really long term ownership review.


and of course CONGRATS.
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Great. Congrats. Pics of interior please.

Also can you comment on the 3rd row ride quality (for highway rides!)

Thanks
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Congrats ! First on TBHP.

Lijo, see that you dont rev it much, think 2000 rpm. See manual. And is it for 1000km?
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Congrats on Grande.

Waiting for long drive/ownership reports & photos.
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Congratz lijodavis! Sunset Orange is a great selection! Awaiting to see the pictures!
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Congrats. Do post the pics and the details of your deal and views on the vehicle.
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Quote:
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...totally killer looks and if i'm not wrong it comes with 2.2 Dicor engine...
Yes, it is a 2.2 but detuned to 120bhp (from the 140bhp for Safari)

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...Eagerly awaiting to know about your entire purchase experience and the test drive.
Same here!

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Waiting for pics.
Waiting for reviews post first service.
Waiting for a really long term ownership review...
bb, the guy has got the vehicle for a day. Give him a break! Hope he does not run away looking at your wish list. Let him first post the purchase exp and initial impressions.
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and then we will hound him for the rest!
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Congrats! Was in Mumbai for a day yesterday and saw one around Powai - looked pretty decent on the move - at least better than it does standing still.
Congrats - this has all the makings of a very practical vehicle. Awaiting the pics.
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