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Old 1st July 2019, 20:56   #181
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I have noticed one niggle in my Altis CVT 2015 Petrol. The dashboard reflection on the windshield is too annoying during noon times when Sun is right on your head. It's sometimes so bad that it blinds vision of some portion. Any idea how to tackle this ?
Is this a recent occurrence? If so it could be your service station has used some high gloss cleaner to wipe the car.
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The dashboard reflection on the windshield is too annoying
I've faced this issue with the old Corolla too - the windscreen is huge and its angle facilitates reflection of the dash.

Someone advised me to wear Polaroid sunglasses to ward off this pain, but I never tried that.
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Hi Friends ,

I have noticed one niggle in my Altis CVT 2015 Petrol. The dashboard reflection on the windshield is too annoying during noon times when Sun is right on your head. It's sometimes so bad that it blinds vision of some portion. Any idea how to tackle this ?

I face this same issue in most of the cars. Best is to wear polarized sun glasses. It reduces the reflection almost entirely but also helps protection from glare and reflections from surrounding vehicles on road.
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Old 19th September 2019, 15:44   #184
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Update - I have got a 3M clear film installed and that has limited the reflection to a great extend. A accessory shop owner had suggested it to me.


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I have noticed one niggle in my Altis CVT 2015 Petrol. The dashboard reflection on the windshield is too annoying during noon times when Sun is right on your head. It's sometimes so bad that it blinds vision of some portion. Any idea how to tackle this ?
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I drive 2014 Altis G-CVT. Do you really think Altis has tinny build? I have driven other cars in D segment and I felt Altis is equally well built. Is my assessment incorrect?
OK! I concede - I ended up buying the Altis itself! Only the fibre glass bumper is tinny - but Im loving the no nonsense attitude of my car now!!

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OK! I concede - I ended up buying the Altis itself! Only the fibre glass bumper is tinny - but Im loving the no nonsense attitude of my car now!!
Did you get any discounts?
Did you test drive the civic and how does it compare?
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Hi All,
We recently bought a used Dec 2015 Altis G AT with 44k kms on it. Experience till now has been amazing in terms of drive quality, FE, Power and space. This thread is really good in getting all Altis information. I see good numbers of G AT owners on this thread, is there anyone who tried adding features like cruise control, power seat or auto headlight to G Auto?
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What would be any common problems for the Corolla if one is to consider buying a used one? Anything specific in general? Does the Corolla come with a hydraulic power steering or electric one ?
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Hi Severus. I am looking to buy one of these Corolla through pre owned route. Can you help with what has been the avg annual servicing cost for your car ?

I am looking at a 97K driven 2014 VL AT. Asking price is 6.5L which I hope should be bought down to even 6.
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Regular service cost is at around 12 - 14k per year. But had to change a few components that ended up being expensive. Alternator replacement by 5th year (25k), a/c coil failure after 6.5 years (20k). Further, the service person noted that the right rear suspension is leaking oil and may have to be replaced next service (~ 7k)

The car had run ~60k kms and just crossed 6.5 years.

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I am looking at a 97K driven 2014 VL AT. Asking price is 6.5L which I hope should be bought down to even 6.
Sounds a tad higher, 4 years back we brought a similar age VL-AT for 4.5.

The regular service is 6-7K/6 months or 10K kms. Its the part replacements that you should be prepared for. Its a D-segment car, so these costs are in line with the segment.
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