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Tejen last won the day on September 9 2020

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  1. Good service by Skoda! Now customers doesn't need to get disappointed after coming to dealership they can get disappointed even sitting at home too!! Such high costs of maintenance are the trade mark of Skoda on which Skoda doesn't seem to be working at all. Rather of creating an online system they should concentrate on creating goo service structure all around the country.
  2. Congratulations! Wishing you a happy and safe journey in your new ride. Do add some pics and ownership experience of it!
  3. Are they trying to make this product an "Enfield"??
  4. If this is what Mitsubishi is readying for India than best of luck for other competitors and thumbs up for Mitsubishi!
  5. Again an annoying upgrade. Nothing new then a few chrome stripes here & there with some tweaks in styling and that's all the engineers could think of. The Innova has litreally got old and needs a total remake rather than such silly upgrades. Although this so called "NEW INNOVA" will also sell a lot but it's the high time now! Toyota do it!!!
  6. Not that excited about the car but more excited about that 1.6 multijet hitting Indian streets. It will be a hit again like the smaller cousin 1.3 Let's keep finger's crossed!!
  7. Hahahaha Sarabjeet good one! He will definitely price it well. But the looks of the SUV are really tough. Esp. those big wheel arches and monster truck like tyres. Muscle man typical American styling. Will see the face of buyers when it comes to Indian market. "Hey lord, may Ford price this one too well like Figo and Ecosport !! Amen"
  8. I think Q7 was never a hardcore SUV and nor this would be one. The Q7 was always made for most urban use with high on techies and can do mild off roading too. Looks like Audi will stick to the base plan now too!!
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    Brake issues

    I apologies for the mistake i committed above. This post was meant for somewhere else but due to some technical faults went up here. It's got nothing related to this post. So please avoid it.
  10. Mine pick would be grey! Definitely between these two.
  11. OK, now the new car seems to be more imposing on road than the outgoing model. Talking of the exteriors the car carries away a bit of same stance as of the old car, the new matrix LED headlamps are giving the car a bit sporty and sturdy look and making it distinctive on road. At rear the broad new tail lamps are looking great too (although not clearly visible in picture) but resemble kind of the Audi's sedan composure mixed with the old Q7's styling. The best part is the wide rear bumper ( although the old car too had that) but now it's more prominently visible and gives the SUV a bold look. Talking of the use of carbon fibre ( would increase costs though) will make the performance unbeatable because of reduction of that heavy weight. Chassis will be more tougher now making it a better place for driver. Hope Audi places it right on the price list.
  12. Tejen

    Brake issues

    Yes there you go. Another reasons to buy the Toyota.
  13. Tejen

    Brake issues

    AmeyaSG, failure of a disc breake is a scary situation that you are facing. The basics include that - ** Get it checked at the authorized service point of company by an experienced mechanic. ** Cable stretch can be a major problem, it leads to spongy feel in the disc brakes and reduces braking power. ** Cables and housing can be rusted that ultimately leads to jamming of braking system. ** Dirty, rusty, wrecked and damaged rotor can also be a main cause to this. ** Check all the bolts from rotors to the cable housing. Loosening of bolts can also be a cause of this. If this primary inspection leads to fault then get it done & still if you don't find anything suspicious then please immediately go to the dealership.
  14. See thecompro, Etios in itself is a 'Jack of all trades'. If you can get then please refer to the May 2013 issue of the Autocar magazine and go for the cover story that compared Toyota Etios with competitors (although the other vehicles didn't included the one' you mentioned above) but the overall winner was Etios deisel. That issue focused on every strenght and weakness of Etios. But, for now, trying to clear your thought's:- 1.) See, safety is a no concern for Toyota. Altough the car was made keeping VFM tag but that never allowed Toyota's engineer's to compromise on safety. The car uses a light but strong packaging. I too live in Delhi and know that driving is worse than any other city but this car have cleared all crash test and believe me it' safer than the cars say Verito & Sail. So, cut safety point of concern from the card. 2.) Spending around 8.5 lakhs on Toyota's sedan is worth it. First of all clear yourself what you are looking for. If looks is the priority than Sail is made for you but look towards this car only if you need a strict VFM car that doesn't go wrong over the time. The car is oveall perfect and not a winner in every area. 3.) Toyota too didn't want to deprive it's customers from these gadgets but the fact that Etios faces is VFM tag. The car was toyota's first production car in India that was meant for mass distribution. "Quality" tagline was kept aside to create this vehicle, thus some missing features coincide with low cost of vehicle. 4.) Judging a car on paper with only 68 ps on tap does not lead to the real judgment. On paper, tough others may win easily but it's the road which ultimately they are going to face off. Toyota always make real driveable engines and this one is no different. The car simply feels great to drive and the engine feels superb on city & on highways both. THe light kerb weight of car is the main reason behind this. The car is a real peppy machine. There is no turbo lag and picks up cleanly from 1000 - 12000 rpm and goes all upto 4000 rpm easily. After that power delivery is limited but that's where you are going to drive in the crazy city traffic and on the highways. 0 to 100 kmph comes in 15.88 secs that is great for a car. But. it's the driveability of engine that makes it so sound. The car cleanly picks up from as low as 20 kmph in 3 rd gear. For traffic like Delhi the car is great. Also, it never feels underpowered with passengers nor on the plains and nor on mountains, so you can easily move around the hills on weekend trips with your family and luggage. No worries at all. 5.) See if you are keen on buying a car immediately than go ahead as market is on a low of it's there are plenty of discounts plus bonuses that you will find, but if you are ready to wait then wait for navratra's and you will see a lot more bonuses & special packages coming in. At last you have yourself written the strenghts of the car so i think now you are clear what you want to buy. Toyota's owns a great respect for vehicle quality and this car too have same traits in it's veins. The car needs very less maintenance and is great to own experience especially for a Dilliwaasi!! So, go ahead!!
  15. Toyota testing this car here means that it could possibly come here. The R&D center's are always instructed to test the cars in the worst conditions to prepare the vehicle for best. India (ofcourse is already a great place) for checking the off-roading skills of the vehicle, thus finger's crossed over the launch. but still hope that Toyota's engineer's setting up their minds for the Indian market after the huge success of Fortuner. Talking of the vehicle, the SUV looks tough though, seems like a Pajero sport kind of 'coz of it's high stance to width ratio aspects. But, a few more pictures of the vehicle would be welcome in order to get a pure image of this Indian test 'mule'.