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I want to buy a new diesel car with crdi engine My budget is 5-7 lakhs and i travel about 3000kms per month.I have shortlisted indica vista;swift;and ford ikon . Which is the best car by performance and fuel effiency
By DR RAJU 11 November 2008
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Go for Vista, its a fully power packed, vlaue for money

Answer by S Vikrant 11 November 2008

Mr raju u buy ford ikon 1.4 tdci its on road cost only 591000 amazing interiors and good breaking, but its maintance cost per service is more than 3000 OR u buy swift VDI with ABS its 570000 BUT road grip is very poor comparer to ford but its very cheap maintance for swift diesel we are having two vdi its only 1500 per service
we are getting milage in vdi = 19 kmpl in highway .only one drawback in ford ikon is dnt hav ABS.......


or ELSE U WAIT FOR A ONE MONTH HYUNDAI i20 diesel GOING TO LAUNCH dec 5
ITS having all features and good leg room with ABS,sun roof,u visit google abt i20

Answer by Balaji 11 November 2008

I Think u shud go for Maruti Swaft VDi

Answer by Anish 11 November 2008

Suzuki Swift would be the ideal choice as it's superior in all departments.

Answer by Dr Raj 11 November 2008
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Hi,

Ford Ikon or Ford fiesta will be better choice considering its performance ,space , utility and efficiency .

Answer by Shiva Shankar 11 November 2008

sir don't think more just go for swift ldi model,that costs just 487000.good milage .maruti cars are khara sona,means good resale value and repairless

Answer by Amrit 11 November 2008

swift is commonly driven car, u can see every where on roads. No doubt car is good but its too common among people. If you can wait then i20 is good car as hyundai crdi technology has proven track record. Else Ford fusio is also a good choice, excellent fuel efficiency, great space and comfirt, only draw back is poor resale value but if you are buying a new one u will atleat use it for 3-5 year, that justify this draw back. New indica vista also a good choice but its too plasticy inside.

Answer by Abu Shaikh 11 November 2008

i do agree with all suggestions mentnd above.Am a tour operator having houseboat and resort,i do have swift Ldi,Fusion,Verna,Lancer,skoda etcbut all of the above mentioned are mytaxi permit vehicles,in that am happy with swift and skoda,bcoz they dont fetch me much in maintanence and fueling,I have an Honda City,M800,i10 and my dad he is an Nri having Bmw7 series,MBenz 320,Honda civic and an Lexus Fwd,allthe above are Owners permit.Petrol is on time investment 4 low km drivers,less maintainence........so u just wait 4 a month or two c the lastest and take decision.eg i20

Answer by Anoop 11 November 2008
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