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Why I replaced my 2 year old Renault Triber with a used Tata Aria

The primary reason for choosing an Aria was the flat folding seats for using the vehicle as a Campervan for nearby weekend trips.

BHPian AdityaDeane recently shared this with other enthusiasts.

As a replacement for my Triber I was looking for a Tata Aria 4x4, but I was running out of time and could not find a worthy example within my limited budget and leave constraints.

So, on 23rd of June I bought a Blue 2009 Maruti Suzuki A-Star ZXi MT from Maruti Suzuki True Value with roughly 64K on the odo. A Navy person driven car with all Service Records etc.

Finally, after a lot of search and bargaining, was able to find a decent 2011 Tata Aria Prestige 4x4 in Sardinia Red from Chandigarh Tricity region, and purchased it at a good price, with a shade over 1.14K kilometres on the odometer.

Will start an ownership thread after spending some time with the car.

Initial observations from my drive between Tricity to Manali:-

  • The interior is quite similar to the Triber, and it feels like sitting in a bigger and more capable Triber!
  • Interior leg room is good for all rows!
  • The ride quality is exceptional, especially on the broken roads and over highway undulations.
  • The AC is very good, the front AC was more than enough to keep us comfortable in the cabin for most times. Having Auto AC is an added bonus!

The primary reason for choosing an Aria was the flat folding seats for using the vehicle as a Campervan for nearby weekend trips, this was missing in the 60% seat of the Triber. The roof box storages are added bonus for keeping small items.

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