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Old 25th November 2008, 14:22   #31
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Please post some pictures sir...i am too intertested in the Polished metal shade
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Old 25th November 2008, 16:32   #32
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Dear All,

Thanks much for your wishes. I have attached the photographs in the earlier post, but I think they are lost in the cyber space....have attached the same again. I had an option to choose between "White" and "Polishes Metallic", I have spent more than 2 hours looking at every aspect of the car and have chose the "Polished Metallic" one....I felt the beautiful curves/ shapes of the care look better in polished metallic....have attached more than 20 photographs...let me know if you guys need more

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Have attached few more photographs.

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Old 25th November 2008, 16:56   #34
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beautiful!

btw you have installed a CD player or making do with the USB port?
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wow! really good looking car. congratulations on your new addition.
One quick dumb question: In auto mode, can you somehow make out if gear has changed while running?
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HI Ravi,

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I tried the paddle shifts in both the D and S modes…But, you rarely get a chance to use them during city driving. .Ravi Manchikanti
All along in various posts here regarding the Civic, the paddle shifts were always associated with the S mode. Do you mean to say that even in D, the paddle shifts work?

Beautiful colour, by the way and congratulations on the new car.

The mileage is good for city use with AC. Honda specifically recommends normal petrol. After 20000kms, my CVT has had its fill of extra premium as only that is available here since 2 days.

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The dash doesnt look bad at all, at least in the photos. Why have people been cribbing about horrible interiors?
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All along in various posts here regarding the Civic, the paddle shifts were always associated with the S mode. Do you mean to say that even in D, the paddle shifts work?
In the Jetta too the paddle shifters work in D mode. But after sometime if you do get lazy to play around with the paddles, the car continues to shift gears for you.
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I believe the new Accord and City have the latest generation Honda iSHIFTs. That and some other paddle shift equipped transmissions will respond to paddle input even when you are in drive mode. Some respond to only the - paddle, while others respond to both.

Say you are cruising in D mode and you want to execute an overtake maneuver - just tap the left paddle and the transmission shifts down. You complete the overtake maneuver and settle down back into cruise and the transmission takes over again.

The Polished Metallic shade looks like a lighter version of the Civic's Carbon Bronze Pearl. Looks very good

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Hi All,

Here are the answers:

1. No CD player installed, I use my Pen Drive. The sound quality is on par/ better than a CD player. I think the mp3 mode really boosts the sound quality (the pen drive is displayed in the photograph I have posted). I am a great fan of music and, I am willing to live with the usb drive. Really don't require a CD player and that should be the least of the concerns to anyone.
2. You can make out the gear shift in the Auto mode. Does not create any discomfort.
3. The paddle shifts can be used in 'D' mode. When you press the + or - paddle, you see the gear no. displayed. The car returns to the Auto mode automatically.
4. In 'S' mode, you can drive it as a manual transmission car.

Personally I would prefer the 'D' mode, and I have still not experienced/ understood the use of paddle shift gears. I will try going on a long drive and try them out.

Few members have suggested not to use the 'Xtra mile petrol'. Request more clarity on the same.

Cheers, Ravi
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Ravi, your car looks great! enjoy your drive. Thanks for the pics.
I wonder about the rather big space between the radiator and the engine, was it design or was there more?
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airportrun,
Guess you meant Xtrapremium for Xtramile is diesel

And congrats on the new car. Looks swell. Happy Driving.
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Great snaps! What a gorgeous car it is. Though the dashboard could have been a touch more inspiring overall its real value for money!
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Guys, I dont think he means first ANHC on the forum, probably is the first one in HYD.

10kmpl is good, my NHC CVT gives 9kmpl in Mumbai traffic. I suggest you stick to regular petrol, no real advantages have been reported with premium petrol, infact most car markers are against it.
Dear All,

Sorry to restart this topic...just don't want to loose the prevailage of being the first proud bhp owner of the All New Honda city. Our other team bhp member 'drajesh' (Rajesh Devadas) has mentioned that he got his car on 19th Nov (posted his thread on 19th Nov) and, I got mine from Pride Honda, Hyderabad on 15th Nov. Our other friend DMC-12 from Chandigarh has mentioned that he got his car on 16th Nov (he posted his thread on 17th Nov).

I wanted to post the thread after I measure the mileage and hence I delayed posting my thread.

Chill, doesn't matter as I am enjoying my drive

Cheers, Ravi
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The dash doesnt look bad at all, at least in the photos. Why have people been cribbing about horrible interiors?

Ravi , congrats! The color looks brilliant on this car. Thanks for the pics.


@Vikram - Well absence of Automatic climate control ( the A/c knobs looks cheap) , no silver garnish on the door panel are few of the stuff which do not make it feel like a 9 lac odd car. I think the Civic steering is the saving grace for the interiors.
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