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Old 5th March 2009, 14:09   #601
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My sightings so far of different models since the day they were launched:

6 Xylo's.

2 i20's.

2 Linea's

6 A-Star's.

All customer registered vehicles.
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Amit,

You actually keep a count ?
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I forgot to mention the color - Perla Champagne. Color looks different on road than that in brochure.
EDIT: Color in brochure matches when the car is in shade. In sun, the color looked different.

Also, the rear head-rests were protruding (like that in SX4). I guess this will limit the area visible in rear-view mirror.

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My sightings so far of different models since the day they were launched:

6 Xylo's.

2 i20's.

2 Linea's

6 A-Star's.

All customer registered vehicles.
I spotted these registered vehicles

1 Xylo. (pista)

3 i20's. (black,red)

3 Linea's (silver,black)

5 A-Star's. (don,t remember, one was at RTO Jayanagar blue in color,badly dented)
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As a Linea owner, I would agree to what you are mentioning. Some, specially the levers for seat adjustments are very flimsy. One must take special care with the driver seat height adjustment one. Other than that, I think they will not break that easily, but they are definitely cheap.

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@Rdp, yeah some(I mean few) of the plastics of the Linea are suspect. You can put them as a pessimist - Fragile or bad or as an optimist - delicate or soft . You take the pick, some of the platics are going to come out in your hand if you are a little rough. The only high point is hopefully they will not cost a bomb for replacement .

Now I am going to run from here, before others pounce on me.
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LOl@amit- Now how do you put a count for those- excel sheet..

I have seen around 5-6 Lineas so far on road,most red and a couple silver, no black till now and am etching to see it.
Among all the new car launches recently the most am seeing is ANHC,4 of them are parked in my office parking itself. Not A-star,not i20,not Linea but ANHC so that means Honda badge is working again!
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You actually keep a count ?
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LOl@amit- Now how do you put a count for those- excel sheet.
I can keep track because I have spotted very few of these cars. When the counting gets tough (ANHC) I stop counting. Plus, I knew there were going to be comments and threads on how 'the Linea isnt' selling because I haven't seen any yet'
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While at it, let me post my observation also:

Countless A-Stars and ANHCs
Zero Xylo
One i20
3-4 Lineas. One of them in my office parking lot. Looks very nice.
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.......The airbags is not standard on Emotion and is available on Emotion Pack only??

Yes , Dual Front Airbags are available only on Emotion Optional Pack ....
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While at it, let me post my observation also:

Countless A-Stars and ANHCs
Zero Xylo
One i20
3-4 Lineas. One of them in my office parking lot. Looks very nice.
Why not Xylo.
I see around 10-20 Xylos a day.

P.s- Mahindra's showroom is at back of my office
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Saw lots of Lineas today , many came in for audio installation at the neighborhood installer, all of them where either dynamic or emotion. still to see an Active variant.
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I thought the Active / Dynamic would be a real hit with car rental companies/taxis ... given the cheap pricing for such a luxurious / comfortable car.
Haven't seen one yet, though.
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Another Linea sighting today morning at Gemini flyover. It was that gold color - champagne something. And this time it was an individual registered car.

The rear seems to remind me of some car I came across in the U.S., though I can't remember which one.
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I thought the Active / Dynamic would be a real hit with car rental companies/taxis ... given the cheap pricing for such a luxurious / comfortable car.
Haven't seen one yet, though.
Yeah, for the space and the price aspect I think it will be a hit, but want to see how long before rental companies will start looking at Fiat, Taxi companies might also keep away since Fiat A.S.S is still not proven.

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Saw lots of Lineas today , many came in for audio installation at the neighborhood installer, all of them where either dynamic or emotion. still to see an Active variant.
WOW, how will they setup the HUD in an Emotion, wont it mess the Center console, it also houses the integrated ACC.
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You guys just echoed my thoughts. Please see my post below:
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I thought the Active / Dynamic would be a real hit with car rental companies/taxis ... given the cheap pricing for such a luxurious / comfortable car.
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Yeah, for the space and the price aspect I think it will be a hit, but want to see how long before rental companies will start looking at Fiat, Taxi companies might also keep away since Fiat A.S.S is still not proven.
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To boost Linea sales, Fiat must target taxi-segment with their flagship diesel variant and take the wind out of Innova. They must ensure they replace all Logan taxis plying on city roads. Fiat must offer great discounts & affordable schemes to attract Mumbai taxi owners (who are planning to migrate to WagonR). After all Mumbai taxis are pride of Fiat and must ensure the legacy continues.

Later they must introduce factory fitted LPG & CNG variants to cater to wide market.
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