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Hai dears What about TATA SAFARI DICOR 3L? is it better than TCIC ? what is deffrent frm 2.2L. ?actually i dont know about cars engines. pls help me brothers. now i got a 3L model -05 for 5L its a good deal? thnx. Sahil

By Sahil on Dec 18, 2009

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  • The DICOR 3L has an engine that is a turbocharged CRDI version of the TATA 407 truck engine. It is not refined and is prone to vibration; in some vehicles that I have seen, the vibration is so bad that you feel like getting out of the car. So, avoid that one. Also, the mileage is poor. At 5L, it is not value for money. I would think that you should go for it only if it is around 3.5L to 4L.
    The 2.2 engine is a much better, more powerful and more refined engine. It will give better mileage and will be a better option in the long run..
    Answer by Sasi Menon on Dec 19, 2009

  • dear i agree with sasi menon,2.2 is the best.one year back i hv also safari dicor 3L 2006 model i sell it for the price of 4.5 lack.So please dont go for 3L price is no matter but 2.2 engine is better then 3L.
    TAKE CARE
    Answer by Nishant on Dec 20, 2009

  • Expert Hi,
    Tata Safari 2.2 has been more of success and has great resalle value hence recommneded togo for the same.Though 3.0 L version has more power the overall performance is not as good as 2.2 version.
    Answer by Shiva Shankar on Dec 20, 2009

  • I have 3 L Safari Dicor its awesome engine best pick up 12+ average in city very low maintenance, no need to change timing belts in every 35k kms its gives 14 to 16 average on highways and going very smooth up to 0 to 160 its a good long life and no trouble engine.its better than 2.2 and 2.0 and about maintenance is very cheaper than 2.0 and 2.2.
    Answer by Amod Wagh on Oct 29, 2013

  • Have been using 3.0 version since last 3 years. Ultimate SUV( Call it as King of SUVs) & about vibration, it's common to every vehicle if wheel alignment is not proper.
    Answer by Siva Ram on Oct 26, 2013

  • tata safari 3.0 ltr engine is good as than that of 2.2 engine..3.0 engine is feeling comfort that that f safari 2.2 engine..so the building type of 3.0 ltr engine is d engine modified version f tata 407...so 3.0 ltr is good........
    Answer by Georgekutty on Mar 2, 2013

  • I am using 3L for 1 year...I feel this vehicle than any other engine..have good milage around 12KM
    Answer by Wilson A S on Mar 8, 2013

  • I have 3 L it is a good long life and no trouble engine.No timing belt.Repiar, maintance is cheaper than 2.2.
    Answer by Manveer on May 22, 2013

  • I have 3 L it is a good long life and no trouble engine.No timing belt.Repiar, maintance is cheaper than 2.2.

    Answer by ARIJIT SADHU on May 25, 2013

  • tata safari 3ltr is much beter than 2.2
    its a good and long yf engine and the milage also good around 12/13. and also low maintain vehicle
    Answer by Rajendra Sahu on Mar 17, 2014

  • 3L is much better and easy to maintain it is more powerful. 2.0 or 2.2 is not good
    Answer by Kiran on Mar 17, 2014

  • Dear all i have bought a Safari 3.0 ltr . It has good power . Dont know about the maintenance cost / parts availability ? please give me a brief , is it a good choice ?
    Answer by Krishna on May 12, 2014

  • Krishna
    As long as you have bought the vehicles, there are no look backs.
    Since you haven't specified the year, it is bit difficult to dscribe. As of a general trend, Tata new ventures have better durability and reliability once the settle over a period of time.
    Google Ownerships for more specific info.
    Answer by I Am Not Expert Of Cartrade on May 15, 2014

  • Dear all safari fans ..I hv bought a safari 3.0L.I appreciate to all 3.0L buyers please tell me your experiences about average in city and on highway. I don't know anything.

    Answer by Vikramjeet Singh on Jun 13, 2014

  • Friends . which version should I buy 3.0 or 2.2 for good milage And low maintenance and which version gives more maintance trouble?
    Answer by Aamir on Jul 6, 2014

  • 3 ltr without doubt is value for money when bought 2nd hand. .
    I have one since last 4 years. . Now almost done 2 lac kms...
    Zero engine issue. . Still goes on top speed @ 140+
    Answer by Sijo James on Aug 5, 2014

  • i hav bought safari 3.0 l 2007 at 375000
    has done 55000 km showroom maintained
    vehicle with history giving me mileage of 13 kmpl in city 15 to 16 on highways 4 sure it valueable?
    Answer by Bharath Rayker on Oct 15, 2014

  • I am driving 3Ltr Dicor Tata Safari(2006)for Last 8 years since its launched and driven 70000kms I am very Happy having this vehicle... trouble free suv
    Answer by Ankush on Oct 15, 2014

  • i have been using 3l dicor from 2years bought second hand 2007 model you dont believe i doesnt touch engine completing arround 2lakh km. just changed oils and used
    Answer by D Y REDDY on Oct 21, 2014

  • 2006 August model 3 liter purchased 2 years back for 3.25 , value for money
    Answer by Maheshwar on Oct 29, 2014

  • I am going to buy a 2006 Safari 3.0L (74k mileage) single owner for 2 Lakhs. I just want to know whether its a good deal or not. Please suggest
    Answer by Kail on Dec 23, 2014

  • 3.0L , Its Better in terms of mechanical stability and reliability, as its not a timing belt based design, rather gear like trucks.(coz its 407 Block). However it feel more raw, and obviously more vibration, but way too good for highway drives. 2.2 on the other side was a disaster on launch, tata had to do major reworks on the timing belt part to fix it. Many Many engine seizures on 2.2 due to timing belt breakage. Generally i find 2.2 being pain.to maintain. 3.0L on other side, remember its a 407 block, which comes with 300,000Km Warranty so if you properly treat your 3.0L safari, it will run for ages without any trouble. I own a 3.0L for 9 years now, 2.2 Seen many being sold after engine failure. I dont trust tata on the timing belt designs.
    2.2 also have issues with Injector being stuck to the head, and not coming out, ending up in complete head replacement, where as 3.0L generally injectors can be pulled out without any trouble. 2.2 comes with hydraulic lash adjuster, which gets noisy over time, where as 3.0L is a push rod design, its noisy until it heats up :) . I am a 3.0L fan, just bought xenon crew cab, 3.0L.
    Answer by Raj on Jan 29, 2015

  • I have a 3.0 Lt dicor. I have completed 1 Lacs Km... travelling in Shimla and Chandigarh i.e. both hilly as well as plains.. I give full marks to this suv.. spacious .. and comfortable.. in driving... in safari one has to be carefull in ruff roads.. otherwise will face suspension problem and wheel alignment disturbance..
    Answer by Mahesh on Mar 30, 2015

  • I have to buy Safari3.0L friends please write your best & wrost
    Answer by RAGHAVAN on May 11, 2015

  • hey guys, im going to buy safari 3.0L engine 2006 model 1.5L kms for 2.4 Lakhs. do you think its a fair price? please help me.
    Answer by Tata Safari Fan on Jun 4, 2015

  • no i don't think it is fair it should be little less around 1.8 - 2.0 lakhs
    Answer by Raj on Jun 4, 2015

  • no i don't think it is fair it should be little less around 1.8 - 2.0 lakhs
    Answer by Raj on Jun 4, 2015

  • i am using 3.0L engine tata safari 9years till smooth and more power gives in highway it to good compare to 2.2L.no need more maintenance in engine and no need to change timing belt. 3000cc engine gives 14kmpl its good mileage compare 2.2l.mechanic telling 2.2l engine gives more engine problem 2 years 3y vehicles also.3.0L no oil leakage its solid.
    Answer by Arul on Jun 25, 2015

  • i buy second hand safari for 2.6 lakh 2007 model 100000 km do u thing its a good deal?
    Answer by Sunny Bajwa on Nov 13, 2015

  • what is the engine life of 3.0 dicor if properly serviced ?
    Answer by Sunny Bajwa on Nov 13, 2015

  • Safari 2.2lt dicore is very awesom engine
    Answer by Fathai on Nov 20, 2015

  • Hi friends, I am planning to buy a 2005 model 3.0 dicor engine safari. It is completing around 1 L kms. The owners have said that the vehicle's cost is 2L and 2nd owner. They have recently painted. Please guide me with this whether to buy or not? What would be the expected mileage in city and highway?
    Answer by Priyakumar on Nov 30, 2015

  • Pl tell me overall about safari dicor ex 2007
    Answer by Mukesh on Jan 16, 2016

  • Pros: The best suv ever built in India is the 3.0L safari dicor.Not a single issue with engine. Parts available very easily.
    Very low at maintenance.
    3Lakh kms warranty for eng
    Answer by Abhishek on Jan 17, 2016

  • How about the 3l 2004 model ?
    Answer by Suresh on Jan 25, 2016

  • 2.2vtt is awesome m using it since it launched it has done 1.75lkh km no problem at all only the thing is on tym u hv to change the oil in city am getting an average of 15km/ltr
    Answer by Nadeem on Feb 5, 2016

  • CAN YOU GUIDE THE BEST ENGINE OIL FOR TATA SAFARI DICOR 3.0L ??? ANYBODY??
    Answer by RATHAN H T on Feb 22, 2016

  • Hi frnds I purchased second hand Tata Xenon 2013 ,3000cc last year and I'm enjoying it's ride ,before purchasing this somebody misguided me not to purchase.BT I got it ad I m right
    Answer by Vinod Sharma on May 4, 2016

  • 1.I using last one year safari 3.0 L, very good, but mileage only 10kms in city 11.5 in highway
    2.Best Engine oil is SHELL good
    3.Brake shoe ,clynider are very cheap compare to 2.2dicor.only 450/-only wheel clyinder. brake shoe set 800/-
    Answer by RAGHAVAN on May 5, 2016

  • Guys...i hv gone through this thread and still find mixed reviews about 2.2 0r 3ltrs. By the way I am a buyer with budget upto 3 or 4 lakhs looking for safari. Which year model wil
    Answer by Shareef on Jul 10, 2016

  • Also I m looking for safari in reasonable price from Chennai. Anything above 2006..if any call me in 9840804634
    Answer by Shareef on Jul 10, 2016

  • Hii friends i also using TATA SAFARI 3L 4x4 . I thought that you also buy this SUV .
    About of top speed I hv cross almost 170+ and no engine vibration. It is the best SUV.
    Answer by Somnath Sonawane on Oct 2, 2016

  • I bought 2006 safari ... Which ran for 1.6 lacs .. its in good condition.. but the clutch is too hard.. I dono is it normal or any problem... But milaege wise I get 12-13 kms
    Answer by Sachin Eb on Dec 6, 2016

  • HI I STAY IN SOUTH AFRICA AND I HAVE BIG PROBLEMS WITH MY INJECTORS,
    CAN U GIVE ME MORE INFO TO FIX IT
    I TAKE IT FOR REPAIR AND AFTER 1500 KM IT START AGEN
    NOU THE POEPOEL SAY IT IS OUR DIESEL, I PUY 2 DIESEL FILTTER ON AND HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM
    WHAT I CAN NOT ANDER STAND IS HOW AWTHER TATA RUNS AND HAVE NO PROBLEMS
    Answer by MARTIN on Dec 23, 2016

  • Am thinking to buy safari3.0ltr 130000 km driven 2007 year for 2.4 lk is this fair deal... Plzz help me for it....
    Answer by Irfan on Dec 29, 2016

  • yes mr.irfan good price and good muv
    feel in highway like ship so good & good luck
    Answer by RAGHAVAN on Jan 2, 2017

  • Hi
    I'm the owner of 2007sep tata safari EX 3.0 dicor.
    Till date my car was clocked odo meter 265365km single owner singlehanddrived no issues at all regular service at timetotime
    Answer by Shivraj on Jan 9, 2017

  • I have 2007 February Model tata safari EX 3.0 dicor.
    just done 71500kMS
    New tyre deplayed at 65000 kms. But in market no one is ready to give a fair deal for this
    i think 2.0L would be a good price, the car never got any engine problem . In start the average in highway was 12-13, now city give me 8-9 kms and highways still it gives 10-11kmpl/
    Answer by Rahul Yadav on Jan 23, 2017

  • I have an 3.0 l dicor the suv has the best acelaration easily goes to 100 without any issues and top speed is 155 kmph which is no more difficult to gain 3.0 is the best
    Answer by Akshay Mishra on Feb 15, 2017

  • I hv been using 3l safari since 9monthz. Got r 1.9L 2006 model and spent 1.1L r mechanical extra lights ac suspension cosmetics.car is smooth/bew and gives 16 on highway with comf
    Answer by Shareef on Feb 22, 2017

  • Hi I am using Tata Safari 3.0 dicor for last 3 yrs... The vehicle is very smooth wt gud mileage of 10 on city and 13.5 on highway wt very low maintanance cost.
    Answer by Prem Vijay on Mar 3, 2017

  • I have a 3.0l safari.
    Im brought secondhand 2007 model in 2015.
    My experience is 3l engine is no extra maintenance
    My safari now 125000+ km run and no any issue
    Now average is 15
    Answer by AD on Mar 20, 2017

  • Tata safari 3.0 is maintenance free
    Spare parts Easley available in cheaper rate
    Any mecnic repair Easley
    Suspension repair only in Rs.3 to 5000/-
    Ac fully effective

    Answer by Nt on Jul 1, 2017

  • hey guys i want to buy a used Tata Safari 3L its 2008 model ... can anyone plz tell me about the mileage ... and its already completed 134000
    Answer by Tanmay on Aug 31, 2017

  • M useing tata safari 3L from last 5 years 13 pl mileage took it to every part is easily available and on reasonable prices I bought alot of cars but the I would never sale it.
    Answer by Amaan on Oct 26, 2017

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