dr_nishu

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  1. Car is now 88k kms old. Time to replace its almost worn out 2 Bridgestone tyres. Options preferably are Bridgestone Ecopia or Apollo ! Any users, please share your views.
  2. City car suggestions needed

    Planning to buy a car(preferably hatchback) for city or short sub-urban usage. Which fuel type suit better ! I'm keen towards CNG, due to its high fuel efficiency & low emissions. How is the actual performance of CNG powered cars in real life usage ? Regarding their ease of operation & safety involved ! Among CNG powered cars my choice is among, Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R CNG or Hyundai Santro CNG ! So any of its users, please share your opinions.
  3. Test driven Honda Amaze CVT Diesel & came back impressed, even more than how much the product itself the anticipated. Truly a great car by Honda & worth the wait too. Somehow, it fits my set of requirements & budget too. So, will update if it makes into my shortlisted purchase list.
  4. Please suggest me good Automatic Diesel car out of these two options, -New Swift Diesel AGS. -Honda Amaze i-DTEC CVT. Priority is a good comfortable ride with good fuel efficiency. As new Honda Amaze CVT Diesel is expected to launch soon, so I’ve considered it to wait to make a purchase. Do list any other good option too, if it fulfil my priorities. Budget is upto ₹10 lacs.
  5. Renderings: Next gen Volkswagen Polo

    Any update on Polo getting updated/refreshed/facelifted for India !
  6. Update My Dzire has now clocked 76k kms. Working pretty fine. Last service took care of any unwanted noise or worn out parts. Car now runs on all around Bridgestone B290 tyres. OEM Exide Battery is also replaced with New Amaron Battery recently. Engine is getting smoother day by day as the car clocks more miles.
  7. New Wagon R looks Good & promising as it's design seems to have grown up now with B-pillar seems to be the best part, as I feel. Which can give it better crash protection for the car for Side impact as well as for providing better body rigidity to comply with upcoming crash safety norms(As India is one of the biggest market for this car, I expect Indian requirements also went into designing this car). However for Indian market, to accommodate bigger 1.0 litre K-series engine its front styling might be altered with a bit longer bonnet section & bigger front overhang. @AMG1 I feel, L-shaped Tail-lamps can make it rear look even better.
  8. A very promising product for its new gen, as both of its Interior & exterior design has evolved but this time ita engines for India needs updates too. Let's see when Maruti Suzuki launches it here.
  9. Best petrol buy under 8L

    For practicality aspect no one can beat Honda Jazz, but Test Drive it thoroughly to check & feel its driving experience, as it varies from Driver point of view. However for that aspect Baleno is better as it's Sporty, Driving oriented, but there are rumours for its 2017 mild update. So you should wait for that. Ignis on the other hand seems to be a very promising product. Check it too. Last but not the least, There's not any information on Vitara Brezza petrol yet. If you have any then do let us know too.
  10. Pics: Maruti Ignis hybrid AT spied in India

    Few days ago, Maruti Suzuki unveiled this New Ignis. However not any media drive or test drive report yet ! As its launch is just 2 days ahead. Eagerly waiting for reviews.
  11. Pics: Maruti Ignis hybrid AT spied in India

    Teaser shot on Ignis sub-section from Nexa page shows this car with DRLs & Projector headlamps. Expect high level of equipment & premium features which will not only elevate it among in-family Maruti Suzuki cars but from other rivals too. Very eagerly awaited. Somehow remotely, I can expect its competition with upcoming Honda WR-V too. (Pic source: Nexa-Ignis webpage screenshot).
  12. Rendering: Next gen Nissan Micra

    We'll not be getting this Micra, as shown in pics above. Only we'll be getting current Micra with front & rear form like this car & updated interiors. Let's see how much of this can be carried to India-specific New Micra. More than better looks, Micra needs better Diesel engine with low NVH characteristics.
  13. Baleno or Brezza, Which is better?

    As per your priorities & requirements, Baleno comes out to be the right choice for you. Rest, Test Drive both of these cars, to take a final call. Good luck.
  14. The Maruti Vitara Breeza Discussion Thread

    As per Maruti Suzuki, it is first Indian car to comply with upcoming Crash safety norms for India, which are going to be implemented next year.
  15. Spied recently is the upcoming All new Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire 2017. Based on New Baleno hatchback platform, this all new Swift DZire to be more stylish, more wider, more spacious, lighter & better crash compliant with upcoming BNCAP crash safety norms guidelines. Body length is kept the same i.e Sub 4-metre for excise duty tax benefits & as per segment to which it belongs. Overall body profile from its side pics, indicates better more balanced looks with neatly integrated boot section & Tail-lamps area. Boot area capacity seems to be in the region of 330-380 litres. Expected to be powered by same set of 1.2 K12M VVT Petrol & Fiat-sourced 1.3 litre DDiS Diesel engines, this car is expected to get better fuel efficiency figures along with possibly mild hybrid SHVS engine tech for better drivability & better fuel efficiency. Styling & equipment are also expected to get additional elements like Projector headlamps, LED Tail-lamps externally & Touchscreen Multimedia system, Cruise control system internally for its top end variants. AMT & Manual gearboxes are also expected to be same as being offered now. Fuel efficiency is going to be major boost, expectedly 24kmpl for Petrol & 26-27kmpl for Diesel. Expect this car to hit Maruti Suzuki showrooms in FY 2017-2018(by mid-2017, I guess). Spy shots source: http://www.cartoq.com/exclusive-new-maruti-swift-dzire-spied-for-the-first-time/