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Old 22nd March 2010, 14:29   #91
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congrats joe. Awesome and crisp pics with D60!
car looks very good in white! have safe miles ahead!

Atleast Ford should have kept rear power windows optional
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Hi Joe, Let me join the list of people congratulating you.. Your car does look a lot sexier than sqeeze green ones.

Additionally, I guess the corol dash looked good in your vehicle, or is it because it looks like this under the sun, anyway great car congrats.
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Congrats on the Figo! The first on TBHP i believe. The white looks awesome - i have dreamt many a night of the white punto as well.

I do not know about others but the car seems much bigger than its specs at least from the side profiles posted by you.

Do keep us updated about your long drives on this beauty.
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Hi Joe,

Congtats on your new acquisition!

How do you find the Corol dash while driving? I hope it doesn't reflects on your windscreen like in case of beige dash of i10 etc.
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The mileage I got on the first tankful is approximately 16.5kmpl. For reference, I get 10.5 kmpl for the Civic and 15 for the Alto. The bumpy ride was partly due to the over inflated tyres. The front tyres had 35psi. Brought it down to 31.

I'll be in Thekkady for two weeks. Let's see how the car handles the twisted roads all the way up to 800m above sea level.

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Red dash looks good when seen from outside ie frontal view.

Inside, it does not gel with the cheap silver finish on the console. Try to get a piano black finish done on it.
Thanks! I like the red dash now! Maybe when I get tired of it, I'll look for options. Since the airbag on the passenger side is also red, I think the options are limited.
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The car looks awesome,really handsome, not some thing fragile,

if i buy a diesel car in under 5.5, this will be it, in white
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@joe - ideal shift point is 1750-2000rpm for FE and around 3000rpm for spirited drives.
I'm so used to shifting gears listening to the engine noise, I hardly look at the RPM meter. (Hangover from matador days)

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Interiors spaces and cabin styling looks almost like a Fusion.
Real VFM. Congrats and enjoy the drive.
Thanks ampere.

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Joe, Can you please post a pic of this ?

Thanks
Please find the attached picture.

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congrats joe. Awesome and crisp pics with D60!
car looks very good in white! have safe miles ahead!

Atleast Ford should have kept rear power windows optional
Thanks recshenoy. Yes lack of rear power window is the only let down.

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Hi Joe, Let me join the list of people congratulating you.. Your car does look a lot sexier than sqeeze green ones.

Additionally, I guess the corol dash looked good in your vehicle, or is it because it looks like this under the sun, anyway great car congrats.
Thanks xingamazon. Maybe it is the sun!
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Hey Joe

Congrats on the Figo! The first on TBHP i believe. The white looks awesome - i have dreamt many a night of the white punto as well.

I do not know about others but the car seems much bigger than its specs at least from the side profiles posted by you.

Do keep us updated about your long drives on this beauty.
Thanks! I'm surprised I'm the first (and the only one till now??) in this forum.
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Congrats Joe. Your white Figo looks awesome, great pics.

Cheers!!!
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The mileage I got on the first tankful is approximately 16.5kmpl. For reference, I get 10.5 kmpl for the Civic and 15 for the Alto. The bumpy ride was partly due to the over inflated tyres. The front tyres had 35psi. Brought it down to 31.

I'll be in Thekkady for two weeks. Let's see how the car handles the twisted roads all the way up to 800m above sea level.


Thanks! I like the red dash now! Maybe when I get tired of it, I'll look for options. Since the airbag on the passenger side is also red, I think the options are limited.

Thanks Sheel.

I'm so used to shifting gears listening to the engine noise, I hardly look at the RPM meter. (Hangover from matador days)



Thanks ampere.


Please find the attached picture.



Thanks recshenoy. Yes lack of rear power window is the only let down.


Thanks xingamazon. Maybe it is the sun!

Thanks! I'm surprised I'm the first (and the only one till now??) in this forum.
Looks like both the rivets are missing or is it the pic. Besides congratulations on the new car - Now with TBHP sticker and KL registration.
You are not the only Figo owner on TBHP. gemithomas is as well. Looks like Kairali Motors sold two cars to TBHPians on the same day. Link to his post http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...figo-tdci.html

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Old 22nd March 2010, 18:26   #98
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Hey Joe,
The vehicle looks very very classy. I believe its the best looking hatch now. Very neat minimalistic ... love it.
congrats buddy !

the best part is that the EXI DIESEL variant can be had for price similar to the QJD Vista Aqua . Smashing pricing !

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Also the hinge of the rear hatch is missing a rivet.

The hinge is the long bolt you see above that. This seems to be a multi use bracket and the hole is dummy for this application.
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Is that rivet missing on both sides or just on the left side hinge?

If it's both sides then as MPower said, it's due to the multi use application. If only one side then you should get it checked.
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WOW, i am blown away at the picture of that dashboard. amazing. this pictures gives an idea of that dash which is not that bad looking. (ford commercial talks about influence from "mehndi"). funky stuff.

overall white figo looks awesome. it brings out the character lines and the dual tone bumper (sporty elements) come out and scream sportiness. pics 1,6. and nice picture of the back too. reminds me somewhat of CRV.(mini ofcourse ). :P

great buy! total value for money. congratulations.
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Hey Congratulations!

Nice choice of color & variant.

I love the white color.

Drive safe & have fun.
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Old 22nd March 2010, 19:51   #103
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Congrats Joe. Your white Figo looks awesome, great pics.

Cheers!!!
Thanks man.

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Hi Joe,

Congtats on your new acquisition!

How do you find the Corol dash while driving? I hope it doesn't reflects on your windscreen like in case of beige dash of i10 etc.
Thanks. The red dash's reflection is actually less distracting.

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Looks like both the rivets are missing or is it the pic. Besides congratulations on the new car - Now with TBHP sticker and KL registration.
You are not the only Figo owner on TBHP. gemithomas is as well. Looks like Kairali Motors sold two cars to TBHPians on the same day. Link to his post http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...figo-tdci.html
No, only one is missing. Thanks for the link! It was getting a little lonely here

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Hey Joe,
The vehicle looks very very classy. I believe its the best looking hatch now. Very neat minimalistic ... love it.
congrats buddy !
Thanks HIGHNOON!

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The hinge is the long bolt you see above that. This seems to be a multi use bracket and the hole is dummy for this application.
Yes you are right. The bottom part is screwed to the body so it doesn't make any difference. That's a relief.
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Is that rivet missing on both sides or just on the left side hinge?

If it's both sides then as MPower said, it's due to the multi use application. If only one side then you should get it checked.
Rivet on only one side is gone, but as Mpower said, the actual hinge in use is above it. So nothing to worry.

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WOW, i am blown away at the picture of that dashboard. amazing. this pictures gives an idea of that dash which is not that bad looking. (ford commercial talks about influence from "mehndi"). funky stuff.

overall white figo looks awesome. it brings out the character lines and the dual tone bumper (sporty elements) come out and scream sportiness. pics 1,6. and nice picture of the back too. reminds me somewhat of CRV.(mini ofcourse ). :P

great buy! total value for money. congratulations.
Thanks Caramelo. I'm still in the honeymoon phase so only the good things are visible now.
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Finally got the chance to stretch the Figo's legs. The car is rock steady at 3 digit speeds. The speedo touched 120 when a Swift wanted to take a closer look. ( I hate people tail gating me. I usually let them pass and return the favour. But this time I was not in the mood.) When compared to the Figo's handling, the Civic handles like a boat.

The ABS still haven't made it's presence felt. Maybe I'll try braking hard on loose gravel just to make sure it works. Maybe it's the Michelins.

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Hey Congratulations, Diamond white is one of the best colors around, Great Choice!
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Hey Congratulations!

Nice choice of color & variant.

I love the white color.

Drive safe & have fun.
Thanks again
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< When compared to the Figo's handling, the Civic handles like a boat.>

Are you boubly sure about it?Civic is supposed to be in a different league.
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