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Old 14th September 2009, 10:34   #16
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Congrats issigonis,

Car looks very bright in this color.
How is the Rear leg space,NVH and gadgets usage?
Post some interior snaps.

Enjoy and Drive Safe
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Congrats man looks good.
My cousin had recently purchased White Jetta MT.Its really solid build,but little disappointed with the features that it provides when compared to Laura.
anyways looks good.

OT:I heard that they have stopped producing Grery color in Jetta so had gone for White.
Is your interiors Beige/Black?
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Hi aks,

I chose the colour as the other options were becoming common.
I chose this over the Altis and the Civic as the rear leg room and the seat height were good for people who prefer to lounge at the back. I've had passengers who've slept with a cushion for a pillow at the back, while I drove on highways. So no problem re. space or comfort there.

NVH is ok, you don't hear anything inside but once you open the door, the familiar diesel clatter greets you- no getting away from that. The noise insulation is decent.

On gadgets, I haven't had the time to try out anything! Really! Not even the CD player, with the ten speakers. Will try out soon, reckon the audio quality to be adequate.

Will post some snaps of the interior - the camera phone is a wrong choice for interior photography and so will take snaps with a regular digital camera for clarity and colour fidelity. I chose grey interiors for 1. ensuring cleanliness, and 2. the beige looked showy, the grey looks more elegant and understated.

Plan to take her out on the highway during this coming long weekend - will take snaps and update you.

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Congrats issigonis,

Car looks very bright in this color.
How is the Rear leg space,NVH and gadgets usage?
Post some interior snaps.

Enjoy and Drive Safe
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Waiting for the interior pics. Are the pics waiting for us too?
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Old 23rd September 2009, 12:22   #20
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Lads,

Please bear with me - I'll take snaps of the interiors and download it to my laptop ( which is the difficult part because of corporate firewalls and security policies) as a one-off to ensure that your requests for snaps are met!

Recently I did the Bombay -Dahanu-Bordi-Daman -Devka-Udvada and back(Udvada -NH8-Bombay) trip, clocking about 403.3 kms. The average fuel consumption ( will double check!) was approximately 15 kmpl- with Indian Oil HSD ( plain, not Extra Mile), fuelled at the Indian Oil COCO near the international cargo terminal. All tyres were at 32 psi.

I drove safely ( touched 110 kmph a few times, but kept within 100 kmph most of the time),rarely going over 2k revs. The car has done about 3k kms overall. The high point of the trip was 1. the winding road to Dahanu, (after crossing Charoti toll naka on NH8, you turn left off the highway) 2. the winding coastal road just past Dahanu beach enroute to Gholvad & Bordi, 3. the up and down road from Silvassa to Dudhni ( about 46 kms), on the edge of the Madhuban lake.

Udvada is a town which is quintessentially Parsi and is the better for it - no unseemly noise, no chaotic traffic, lots of genteel, but decaying houses and the Atash Behram agiary - entrance to non-Parsis prohibited - apparently the Parsis follow to this day the edict of the local king who enjoined on the Parsis (escaping religious persecution in their native Persia) one of a few conditions, wherein no Hindu subject of the king would be allowed entrance.

More in my next post.

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Old 12th October 2009, 21:12   #21
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Lads,

Any advice on sunfilm for the Jetta?
The dealers in Pune ( Vidyut Motors) have suggested 3M; VW has suggested Llumar and the dealer in Mumbai ( Downtown) haven't suggested anything at all.
VW is firming up vendors for its Polo, to be launched in thye JFM quarter 2010.

Advice/inputs welcome...
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Lads,

I am putting up some pics of the Jetta.
Apologies for this delayed response, due to 1. problems in downloading the file from the digicam to my laptop, 2. Work, and 3. General laziness.


For your reference,

Pics 1-2 : Jetta's first ride to the Taj President, Colaba, Bombay
Pic 3: At Uran
Pic 4 : At Varsoli (Alibaug), outside Ratan Tata's bungalow


Posting more in my next post.

Meanwhile, enjoy!
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Lads,

Pics 5-9 : Trip to Dahanu, part I

Enjoy.
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Gorgeous!! I like. A Lot! Love the colour!
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Pics 10-13 : Trip to Dahanu, part II
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Lads,

The final tranche of pics for now.
Pics 14-18 : Trip to Udvada, including interiors

Enjoy!

Will be posting travelogues once I finish them ( in Jan-Feb).

Till then.
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WOW!!! what a color! IMO Jetta looks the best in this color. Hws its fuel efficiency now?
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Your Jetta looks really classy. Simple, clean lines! I love it.
Solid interiors aswell!

Does the stereo have a usb connection or only aux?
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Congrats. The colour just rocks. Good decision. Enjoy the rides.
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Wow! Amazing colour. This is one incredible looking car you've got man!
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