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Looking for an SUV, zeroed down to 2.2 Tata Safari Dicor 4x2 & Mahindra Scorpio 4x2 vlx. Budget around 11 lakhs, need a car for weekend trips around mumbai & daily city driving as well. Mostly a self driven car, looking at good driving pleasure & comfortable seating along with good fuel economy & low on maintenance. Pls suggest?
By Ashish Narula 04 April 2010

i suggest u tata safari new 2.2 vtt with looks , comfort , safety , 15 av ........ go for it .... it will give you a pleasure of driving on a tiger .........

Answer by Gaurav Dave 04 April 2010

My Frind ! You are looking for too much as you cant mix weekend drive and city drive in a same SUV. Weekend driving nothing to match Safari 2.2 GX model at that price as this SUV is also called a poor man's Pajero or Landcruiser, it feels great when you drive one but as far as city driving is concerned turning radius a big problem in Safari as compared to Scorpio. But I would suggest you to go in for a Safari as scorpio is toy SUV you dont feel as you are driving an SUV when you are behind the wheels of a Scorpio. I have a 3ltr Dicor which cruises easily at 150- 160Km when required.

Answer by Naresh Chhabra 04 April 2010

without dought the safari 2.2 it is far beyond competition when it comes to having the feel of a suv .for regular use i always use the safari. 72000 kms in 13 months without a single problem ,although i also use my Range Rover but the next best thing is my safari2.2 ive driven 1800 kms in two days going upto 160kmph on clear streches between Allahabad and varansi.

Answer by Rajiv 04 April 2010
Expert`s comment:

In the budget range mentioned Tata Safari makes a good selection for its great combination of power,interior space and comfort.Mahindra Scorpio is also great performance SUV. To select one Safari makes a better selection on account of power and overall features.

Answer by Shiva Shankar 04 April 2010
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