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OUR CHOICE

- Mediocre performance, small boot, Rear seat feels slightly claustrophobic.

Hyundai i10 + Quality interiors, easy to drive, feature packed versions, Service. - Not very fun to drive, ride quality,

Highway

Kerb weight (Kg)

Ground clearance (m)

Trunk volume (L)

Turning circle dia (m)

Wheelbase (mm)

Height (mm)

Width (mm)

Length (mm)

City

Economy (kmpl)

Key Dimensions 0 -100 Kph (Secs)

Fuel type

No. of gears

Torque (Kgm)

Power(Bhp)

Bangalore

Chennai

Engine, Transmission & Performance

COMPACT HATCH-BACKS Chevrolet Beat 1.2 PS

3.60 3.94 3.87 3.97 1199/4

79 10.91 5/M

P

15.10 3640 1595 1520 2375 8.9 170 165 965 11.8

15.4

Chevrolet Beat 1.2 LS

3.81 4.17 4.09 4.21 1199/4

79 10.91 5/M

P

15.10 3640 1595 1520 2375 8.9 170 165 965 11.8

15.4

Chevrolet Beat 1.2 LT

4.23 4.63 4.54 4.67 1199/4

79 10.91 5/M

P

15.10 3640 1595 1520 2375 8.9 170 165 965 11.8

15.4

Chevrolet Beat 1.2

4.76 5.10 4.98 5.14 1199/4

79 10.91 5/M

P

15.10 3640 1595 1520 2375 8.9 170 165 965 11.8

15.4

Chevrolet Spark 1.0

3.33 3.72 3.64 3.67 995/4

63

9.2 5/M

P

16.02 3495 1495 1518 2345 9.2 170 170 840 12.6

16.3

Chevrolet Spark 1.0 PS

3.46 3.86 3.83 3.81 995/4

63

9.2 5/M

P

16.02 3495 1495 1518 2345 9.2 170 170 840 12.6

16.3

Chevrolet Spark PS LPG

3.68 4.10 4.06 4.07 995/4

63

9.2 5/M P/L 16.02 3495 1495 1518 2345 9.2 170 170 840 12.6

16.3

Chevrolet Spark LS

3.64 4.06 4.02 4.02 995/4

63

9.2 5/M

16.02 3495 1495 1518 2345 9.2 170 170 840 12.6

16.3

Chevrolet Spark LS LPG

3.86 4.30 4.25 4.27 995/4

63

9.2 5/M P/L 16.02 3495 1495 1518 2345 9.2 170 170 840 12.6

16.3

Chevrolet Spark LT

3.96 4.41 4.71 4.37 995/4

63

9.2 5/M

P

16.02 3495 1495 1518 2345 9.2 170 170 840 12.6

16.3

Fiat Palio Stile 1.1 SL

3.62 3.94 3.87 4.03 1108/4

57 9.38 5/M

P

19.84 3827 1620 1440 2373 10.2 260 170 990 10.5 14.03

Fiat Palio Stile 1.1 SLE

3.80 4.13 4.06 4.22 1108/4

57 9.38 5/M

P

19.84 3827 1620 1440 2373 10.2 260 170 990 10.5 14.03

Fiat Palio Stile 1.1 SLX

3.99 4.32 4.26 4.44 1108/4

57 9.38 5/M

P

19.84 3827 1620 1440 2373 10.2 260 170 990 10.5 14.03

Fiat Palio 1.6 Sport

4.89 5.17 5.09 5.29 1596/4 100 14.0 5/M

P

11.87 3827 1620 1440 2373 10.2 260 170 990 9.6

Fiat Palio 1.3 SD

4.73 5.05 4.92 5.14 1248/4

D 15.32 3827 1620 1440 2373 10.2 260 170 990 13.8 17.35

Chevrolet Beat + Concept car looks, comfortable ride, Superbike inspired instrument cluster, Fantastic value for money

Mumbai

Delhi

Quarter Mile Buyer’s Guide

Price in lakhs (on road)

Displacement / No. of cylinders

Model Details

75 18.4 5/M

P

13.91

Fiat Palio 1.3 SDE

4.93 5.27 5.13 5.36 1248/4

75 18.4 5/M

D 15.32 3827 1620 1440 2373 10.2 260 170 990 13.8 17.35

Fiat Palio 1.3 SDX

5.14 5.49 5.34 5.59 1248/4

75 18.4 5/M

D 15.32 3827 1620 1440 2373 10.2 260 170 990 13.8 17.35

Ford Figo 1.2 LXI Duratec 3.79 4.12 4.08 4.15 1196/4

70 10.4 5/M

P

16.48 3795 1680 1427 2489 9.8 284 168 1090 11.5

15.8

Ford Figo 1.2 EXI Duratec 4.13 4.49 4.44 4.52 1196/4

70 10.4 5/M

P

16.48 3795 1680 1427 2489 9.8 284 168 1090 11.5

15.8

Ford Figo 1.2 ZXI Duratec 4.31 4.70 4.64 4.73 1196/4

70 10.4 5/M

P

16.48 3795 1680 1427 2489 9.8 284 168 1090 11.5

15.8

4.87 5.20 5.12 5.23 1196/4

70 10.4 5/M

P

16.48 3795 1680 1427 2489 9.8 284 168 1090 11.5

15.8

Ford Figo 1.4 LXIDuratorq 4.94 5.26 5.19 5.30 1399/4

68 16.3 5/M

D 16.31 3795 1680 1427 2489 9.8 284 168 1090 14.3

19.2

Ford Figo 1.2 Titanium

Ford Figo 1.4 EXIDuratorq 5.21 5.54 5.46 5.59 1399/4

68 16.3 5/M

D 16.31 3795 1680 1427 2489 9.8 284 168 1090 14.3

19.2

Ford Figo 1.4 ZXIDuratorq 5.46 5.82 5.73 5.87 1399/4

68 16.3 5/M

D 16.31 3795 1680 1427 2489 9.8 284 168 1090 14.3

19.2

Ford Figo 1.4 Titanium

5.81 6.20 6.10 6.31 1399/4

68 16.3 5/M

D 16.31 3795 1680 1427 2489 9.8 284 168 1090 14.3

19.2

Santro Xing Non AC

2.88 3.17 3.09 3.17 1086/4

63

9.8 5/M

P

14.85 3565 1525 1590 2380 8.8 218 172 854 12.4

16.4

Santro Xing GL

3.56 3.92 3.82 3.93 1086/4

63

9.8 5/M

P

14.85 3565 1525 1590 2380 8.8 218 172 854 12.4

16.4

Santro Xing GL LPG

3.78 4.18 4.05 4.18 1086/4

63

9.8 5/M P/L 14.85 3565 1525 1590 2380 8.8 218 172 854 12.4

16.4

Santro Xing GLS

3.77 4.15 4.04 4.13 1086/4

63

9.8 5/M

14.85 3565 1525 1590 2380 8.8 218 172 854 12.4

16.4

Santro Xing GLS LPG

3.96 4.41 4.28 4.42 1086/4

63

9.8 5/M P/L 14.85 3565 1525 1590 2380 8.8 218 172 854 12.4

16.4

P

i10 1.1 D-lite

3.58 3.97 3.84 3.99 1086/4

66 10.1 5/M

P

15.34 3565 1595 1550 2380 9.5 225 165 860 12.3

16.5

i10 1.1 Era

3.96 4.38 4.29 4.40 1086/4

66 10.1 5/M

P

15.34 3565 1595 1550 2380 9.5 225 165 860 12.3

16.5

Maruti A-star

i10 1.2 Magna M/T

4.11 4.72 4.52 4.69 1197/4

79 11.4 5/M

P

13.45 3565 1595 1550 2380 9.5 225 165 860 12.1

16.3

+ Perky engine, nimble handling, cheerful looks, fuel efficiency, feature packed ZXi version, Attractive Price.

i10 1.0 Magna A/T

4.81 5.21 5.03 5.22 1197/4

79 11.4 4/A

P

16.54 3565 1595 1550 2380 9.5 225 165 860 12.1

16.3

i10 1.2 Sportz M/T

4.62 4.99 4.82 5.01 1197/4

79 11.4 5/M

P

13.45 3565 1595 1550 2380 9.5 225 165 860 12.1

16.3

i10 1.2 Sportz A/T

5.11 5.49 5.29 5.50 1197/4

79 11.4 4/A

P

16.54 3565 1595 1550 2380 9.5 225 165 860 12.0

16.0

i10 1.2 Asta M/T

5.24 5.67 5.47 5.69 1197/4

79 11.4 5/M

P

13.45 3565 1595 1550 2380 9.5 225 165 860 12.2

16.3

i10 1.2 Asta Sunroof

5.40 5.84 5.88 5.87 1197/4

79 11.4 5/M

P

13.45 3565 1595 1550 2380 9.5 225 165 860 12.4

16.0

i10 1.2 Asta Sunroof

5.84 6.34 6.11 6.42 1197/4

79 11.4 4/A

P

16.54 3565 1595 1550 2380 9.5 225 165 860 12.3

15.9

Maruti 800 Standard

2.03 2.22 2.18 2.25 796/3

37 6.01 4/M

P

26.3 3335 1440 1405 2175 8.8 NA 170 698 12.4

17.8

- Cramped rear seat, Small boot, best as a city run about.

April 2010 Quarter Mile 42


OUR CHOICE

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Highway

Kerb weight (Kg)

Ground clearance (m)

Trunk volume (L)

Turning circle dia (m)

Wheelbase (mm)

Height (mm)

Width (mm)

Length (mm)

City

Economy (kmpl)

Key Dimensions 0 -100 Kph (Secs)

Fuel type

No. of gears

Torque (Kgm)

Power(Bhp)

Engine, Transmission & Performance Bangalore

Chennai

Mumbai

Delhi

Price in lakhs (on road)

Displacement / No. of cylinders

Model Details

Maruti 800 AC

2.24 2.47 2.39 2.48 796/3

37 6.01 4/M

26.3 3335 1440 1405 2175 8.8 NA 170 698 12.3

17.6

Maruti 800 Std LPG

2.18 2.38 2.34 2.42 796/3

35 6.01 4/M P/L 26.3 3335 1440 1405 2175 8.8 NA 170 698 10.5

15.3

Maruti 800 AC LPG

2.39 2.64 2.55 2.65 796/3

35 6.01 4/M P/L 26.3 3335 1440 1405 2175 8.8 NA 170 698 10.3

15.0

Maruti Alto Std

2.44 2.66 2.63 2.72 796/3

47

6.7 5/M

P

20.56 3495 1475 1460 2360 9.2 NA 160 735 13.1

17.8

Maruti Alto LX

2.77 3.02 2.96 3.08 796/3

47

6.7 5/M

P

20.56 3495 1475 1460 2360 9.2 NA 160 735 13.1

17.8

Maruti Alto LXi

2.95 3.21 3.27 3.28 796/3

47

6.7 5/M

P

20.56 3495 1475 1460 2360 9.2 NA 160 735 13.1

17.8

Maruti A-Star LXi

3.78 4.00 3.94 4.10 998/3

67

9.0 5/M

P

13.93 3500 1600 1490 2360 9

NA 170 880 13.4

18.2

Maruti Ritz

Maruti A-Star VXi

3.99 4.31 4.19 4.40 998/3

67

9.0 5/M

P

13.93 3500 1600 1490 2360 9

NA 170 880 13.4

18.2

+ Compact dimensions, Peppy 1.2litre petrol, High seating position, Airy cabin.

Maruti A-Star ZXi

2.40 2.67 2.73 2.80 998/3

67

9.0 5/M P/L 13.93 3500 1600 1490 2360 9

NA 170 880 13.4

18.2

Maruti Estilo LX

3.36 3.60 3.62 3.80 998/3

68 10.0 5/M

P

15.72 3600 1475 1595 2360 9.2 212 165 865 13.1

16.7

Maruti Estilo LXi

3.65 3.95 3.90 4.07 998/3

68 10.0 5/M

P

15.72 3600 1475 1595 2360 9.2 212 165 865 13.1

16.7

- Turbo lag in diesel, Rear end styling not to everyone’s tastes

Maruti Estilo VXi

3.93 4.24 4.15 4.36 998/3

68 10.0 5/M

P

15.72 3600 1475 1595 2360 9.2 212 165 865 13.1

16.7

Maruti Wagon R LX

3.37 3.61 3.64 3.77 1061/4

64

P

16.2 3520 1490 1670 2360 9.2 228 165 885 12.5

15.9

Ford Figo + Responsive, Refined and Fuel efficient diesel engine, Ride and handling, Value for money, Space. - Lack of rear power windows, Cost cutting evident.

9.0 5/M

Maruti Wagon R LXi

3.61 3.90 3.84 3.98 1061/4

64

9.0 5/M

P

16.2 3520 1490 1670 2360 9.2 228 165 885 12.5

15.9

Maruti Wagon R VXi

3.85 4.15 4.03 4.23 1061/4

64

9.0 5/M

P

16.2 3520 1490 1670 2360 9.2 228 165 885 12.5

15.9

Maruti Wagon R AX

4.59 4.95 4.87 5.13 1061/4

64

9.0 5/M

P

18.6 3520 1490 1670 2360 9.2 228 165 885 10.6

14.4

Maruti Wagon R Duo

3.54 3.80 3.83 3.97 1061/4

64

9.0 5/M

P

18.6 3520 1490 1670 2360 9.2 228 165 885 11.0

14.9

Maruti Wagon R Duo

3.81 4.13 4.06 4.21 1061/4

64

9.0 5/M

P

18.6 3520 1490 1670 2360 9.2 228 165 885 11.0

14.9

Tata Nano Std

1.36 1.53 1.52 1.57 624/2

35

4.9 4/M

P

30.14 3099 1495 1652 2360 8

80 180 600 14.3

19.7

Tata Nano CX

1.62 1.81 1.80 1.86 624/2

35

4.9 4/M

P

30.14 3099 1495 1652 2230 8

80 180 600 14.3

19.7

Tata Nano LX

1.88 2.09 2.02 2.13 624/2

35

4.9 4/M

P

30.14 3099 1495 1652 2230 8

80 180 600 14.3

19.7

Indica Xeta GL 1.2

2.84 3.03 3.08 3.16 1193/4

64 10.2 5/M

P

16.74 3675 1665 1485 2400 9.8 220 170 980 10.8 14.03

Indica Xeta GLE 1.2

3.18 3.34 3.37 3.46 1193/4

64 10.2 5/M

P

16.74 3675 1665 1485 2400 9.8 220 170 980 10.8 14.03

Indica Xeta GLE LPG

3.41 3.64 3.60 3.77 1193/4

64 10.2 5/M P/L 16.74 3675 1665 1485 2400 9.8 220 170 980 10.8 14.03

Indica Xeta GLS 1.2

3.33 3.54 3.37 3.67 1193/4

64 10.2 5/M

Indica Xeta GLS LPG

3.59 3.84 3.79 3.97 1193/4

64 10.2 5/M P/L 16.74 3675 1665 1485 2400 9.8 220 170 980 10.8 14.03

Indica V2 DL

3.46 3.72 3.77 3.88 1405/4 53.5 9.0 5/M

D 22.54 3675 1665 1485 2400 9.8 220 170 980 12.4

15.8

Indica V2 DLE

3.76 3.99 3.94 4.14 1405/4 53.5 9.0 5/M

D 22.54 3675 1665 1485 2400 9.8 220 170 980 12.4

15.8

Indica V2 DLS

3.99 4.22 4.13 4.38 1405/4 53.5 9.0 5/M

D 22.54 3675 1665 1485 2400 9.8 220 170 980 12.4

15.8

P

16.74 3675 1665 1485 2400 9.8 220 170 980 10.8 14.03

PREMIUM HATCH-BACKS

Fiat Punto + Looks, Good balance between Ride and Handling, Equipment list - Seating position, Fit and finish, lack-lustre performance

U-VA 1.2

4.28 4.65 4.51 4.76 1150/4

76 12.0 5/M

P

16.57 3880 1670 1495 2480 9.9m 220 188 1075 10.2

14.2

U-VA 1.2 LS

4.70 5.07 4.92 5.11 1150/4

76 12.0 5/M

P

16.57 3880 1670 1495 2480 9.9m 220 188 1075 10.2

14.2

U-VA 1.2 LT

5.27 5.68 5.61 5.73 1150/4

76 12.0 5/M

P

16.57 3880 1670 1495 2480 9.9m 220 188 1075 10.2

14.2

PUNTO 1.2 Fire Active

4.27 4.70 4.58 4.77 1772/4

67 9.76 5/M

P

18.54 3987 1687 1495 2510 10.5 280 173 1190 9.6

14.5

PUNTO 1.4 Dynamic

5.09 5.46 5.33 5.54 1368/4

89 11.67 5/M

P

16.13 3987 1687 1495 2510 10.5 280 173 1190 10.4

14.7

PUNTO 1.4 Emotion

5.52 5.91 5.77 6.06 1368/4

89 11.67 5/M

P

16.13 3987 1687 1495 2510 10.5 280 173 1190 10.4

14.7

PUNTO 1.4 Emotion O

6.11 6.54 6.38 6.71 1368/4

89 11.67 5/M

P

16.13 3987 1687 1495 2510 10.5 280 173 1190 10.4

14.7

PUNTO 1.3 Active

5.29 5.68 5.54 5.76 1248/4

75 20.1 5/M

D 17.62 3987 1687 1495 2510 10.5 280 173 1190 14.1

17.9

PUNTO 1.3 Dynamic

5.63 6.03 5.88 6.18 1248/4

75 20.1 5/M

D 17.62 3987 1687 1495 2510 10.5 280 173 1190 14.1

17.9

PUNTO 1.3 Emotion

6.05 6.48 6.32 6.65 1248/4

75 20.1 5/M

D 17.62 3987 1687 1495 2510 10.5 280 173 1190 14.1

17.9

PUNTO1.3 EmotionO

6.64 7.11 6.93 7.29 1248/4

75 20.1 5/M

D 17.62 3987 1687 1495 2510 10.5 280 173 1190 14.1

17.9

April 2010 Quarter Mile 43


OUR CHOICE

VW Polo + Solid build quality, Supple Ride, Excellent gearshift, Fuel efficient diesel engine. - Pedestrian engines, Missing common equipments, Ultra light steering, Not the driver’s car we were hoping for.

Honda Jazz + Space age looks, practicality, image, flexibility, fuel efficiency, quality, perfect for the urban landscape Might expensive, Could do with a 1.5 VTEC engine to justify the price tag.

Highway

Kerb weight (Kg)

Ground clearance (m)

Trunk volume (L)

Turning circle dia (m)

Wheelbase (mm)

Height (mm)

Width (mm)

Length (mm)

City

Economy (kmpl)

Key Dimensions 0 -100 Kph (Secs)

Fuel type

No. of gears

Torque (Kgm)

Power(Bhp)

Engine, Transmission & Performance Bangalore

Chennai

Mumbai

Delhi

Price in lakhs (on road)

Displacement / No. of cylinders

Model Details

Jazz 1.2

7.54 8.26 8.08 8.45 1198/4

89 11.2 5/M

P

13.36 3900 1695 1535 2500 9.48 366 160 1055 12.6

17.2

Jazz 1.2 Mode

7.85 8.58 8.39 8.75 1198/4

89 11.2 5/M

P

13.36 3900 1695 1535 2500 9.48 366 160 1055 12.6

17.2

Jazz 1.2 Active

7.90 8.63 8.44 8.80 1198/4

89 11.2 5/M

P

13.36 3900 1695 1535 2500 9.48 366 160 1055 12.6

17.2

Getz Prime 1.1 GLE

3.88 4.26 4.13 4.25 1086/4

66 10.4 5/M

P

18.1 3825 1665 1515 2455 10 290 160 1033 9.7

14.7

Getz Prime 1.1 GVS

4.20 4.61 4.47 4.60 1086/4

66 10.4 5/M

P

18.1 3825 1665 1515 2455 10 290 160 1033 9.7

14.7

Getz Prime 1.3 GVS

4.51 4.81 4.58 4.83 1341/4

83 11.8 5/M

P

14.86 3825 1665 1515 2455 10 290 160 1033 10.6

14.8

Getz Prime 1.3 GLS

4.73 5.09 4.91 5.41 1341/4

83 11.8 5/M

P

14.86 3825 1665 1515 2455 10 290 160 1033 10.6

14.8

Getz Prime 1.3 GLX

5.04 5.41 4.91 5.41 1341/4

83 11.8 5/M

P

14.86 3825 1665 1515 2455 10 290 160 1033 10.6

14.8

i20 1.2 Magna

5.28 5.68 5.49 5.67 1197/4

80 11.4 5/M

P

15.42 3940 1710 1505 2525 10.4 295 NA 1065 11.4

15.8

i20 1.2 Asta

6.14 6.60 6.38 6.67 1197/4

80 11.4 5/M

P

15.42 3940 1710 1505 2525 10.4 295 NA 1065 11.4

15.8

i20 1.2 Asta (o)

6.36 6.85 6.83 6.96 1197/4

80 11.4 5/M

P

15.42 3940 1710 1505 2525 10.4 295 NA 1065 11.4

15.8

i20 1.4 Asta A/T

7.93 8.49 8.18 8.68 1396/4 100 13.9 4/A

P

14.2 3940 1710 1505 2525 10.4 295 NA 1065 10.2

14.3

i20 1.4 Asta (o) A/T

8.37 8.96 NA 9.16 1396/4 100 13.9 4/A

P

14.2 3940 1710 1505 2525 10.4 295 NA 1065 10.2

14.3

i20 1.4 CRDi Magna

6.73 7.21 6.95 7.37 1396/4

90 22.4 5/M

D

13.3 3940 1710 1505 2525 10.4 295 NA 1065 13.2

18.5

i20 1.4 CRDi Asta

7.44 7.94 7.66 8.12 1396/4

90 22.4 5/M

D

13.3 3940 1710 1505 2525 10.4 295 NA 1065 13.2

18.5

i20 1.4 CRDi Asta (o)

7.83 8.37 8.07 8.55 1396/4

90 22.4 5/M

D

13.3 3940 1710 1505 2525 10.4 295 NA 1065 13.2

18.5

Swift LXi

4.28 4.71 4.59 4.80 1197/4

84 11.5 5/M

P

13.49 3695 1690 1530 2390 9.4 232 170 1075 12.1

16.8

Swift VXi

4.78 5.08 4.92 5.15 1197/4

84 11.5 5/M

P

13.49 3695 1690 1530 2390 9.4 232 170 1075 12.1

16.8

Swift ZXi

5.62 5.98 5.81 6.14 1197/4

84 11.5 5/M

P

13.49 3695 1690 1530 2390 9.4 232 170 1075 12.1

16.8

Swift LDi (Diesel)

5.18 5.38 5.27 5.59 1248/4T 75 19.38 5/M

D 14.05 3695 1690 1530 2390 9.4 232 170 1075 14.7

19.2

Swift VDi (Diesel)

5.54 5.76 5.65 5.99 1248/4T 75 19.38 5/M

D 14.05 3695 1690 1530 2390 9.4 232 170 1075 14.7

19.2

Ritz LXi

4.19 4.53 4.38 4.61 1197/4

84 11.5 5/M

P

13.53 3715 1680 1620 2360 9.4 236 170 1110 12.2

16.9

Ritz VXi

4.61 4.87 4.72 4.96 1197/4

84 11.5 5/M

P

13.53 3715 1680 1620 2360 9.4 236 170 1110 12.2

16.9

Ritz VXi ABS

4.88 5.18 5.00 5.26 1197/4

84 11.5 5/M

P

13.53 3715 1680 1620 2360 9.4 236 170 1110 12.2

16.9

Ritz ZXi

5.25 5.59 5.40 5.68 1197/4

84 11.5 5/M

P

13.53 3715 1680 1620 2360 9.4 236 170 1110 12.2

16.9

Ritz LDi

5.09 5.35 5.22 5.49 1248/4T 74 19.37 5/M

D 14.56 3715 1680 1620 2360 9.4 236 170 1110 14.8

19.5

Ritz VDi

5.46 5.74 5.60 5.84 1248/4T 74 19.37 5/M

D 14.56 3715 1680 1620 2360 9.4 236 170 1110 14.8

19.5

Ritz VDi ABS

5.65 5.94 5.80 6.15 1248/4T 74 19.37 5/M

D 14.56 3715 1680 1620 2360 9.4 236 170 1110 14.8

19.5

Fabia 1.4 Tdi Active

6.32 6.68 6.56 6.92 1422/3

68 15.8 5/M

D

15.5 3992 1642 1513 2462 10 1163 146 1125 14.3

17.8

Fabia 1.4 Tdi Classic

6.87 7.27 7.14 7.53 1422/3

68 15.8 5/M

D

15.5 3992 1642 1513 2462 10 1163 146 1125 14.3

17.8

Fabia 1.4 Tdi Ambience

7.79 8.25 8.09 8.54 1422/3

68 15.8 5/M

D

15.5 3992 1642 1513 2462 10 1163 146 1125 14.3

17.8

Fabia 1.4 Tdi Elegance

8.26 8.75 8.58 9.05 1422/3

68 15.8 5/M

D

15.5 3992 1642 1513 2462 10 1163 146 1125 14.3

17.8

Fabia 1.2 MPi Active

5.29 5.58 5.49 5.78 1198/4

70 11.01 5/M

P

16.56 3992 1642 1513 2462 10 1163 146 1125 10.1

14.5

Fabia 1.2 MPi Classic

5.81 6.13 6.03 6.36 1198/4

70 11.01 5/M

P

16.56 3992 1642 1513 2462 10 1163 146 1125 10.1

14.5

+ Refined petrol, automatic option in 1.4, killer diesel, impressive list of equipments

Fabia 1.2 MPi Ambience 6.62 7.00 6.89 7.25 1198/4

70 11.01 5/M

P

16.56 3992 1642 1513 2462 10 1163 146 1125 10.1

14.5

Fabia 1.2 MPi Elegance

7.10 7.50 7.36 7.77 1198/4

70 11.01 5/M

P

16.56 3992 1642 1513 2462 10 1163 146 1125 10.1

15.5

Vista TDi Terra

4.18 4.41 4.37 4.54 1405/4

71 13.7 5/M

D 18.96 3795 1695 1550 2470 10 232 165 1135 11.00 15.6

- Diesel is expensive, suffers from turbo lag, handling could have been sharper.

Vista TDi Aqua

4.39 4.65 4.60 4.79 1405/4

71 13.7 5/M

D 18.96 3795 1695 1550 2470 10 232 165 1135 11.00 15.6

Vista Safire Terra

3.83 3.99 4.03 4.12 1172/4

65

9.8 5/M

P

18.52 3795 1695 1550 2470 10 232 165 1075 10.5

15.8

Vista Safire Aqua

4.09 4.27 4.31 4.42 1172/4

65

9.8 5/M

P

18.52 3795 1695 1550 2470 10 232 165 1075 10.5

15.8

Vista Safire Aura

4.35 4.55 4.58 4.70 1172/4

65

9.8 5/M

P

18.52 3795 1695 1550 2470 10 232 165 1075 10.5

15.8

Hyundai i20

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OUR CHOICE

Maruti Dezire + Value for money, good equipments list, decent performance and reliability - Quirky looks, Rear seat legroom

+ Diesel Economy, Handling, Rear seat, Great bargain at today’s prices. - Design and engineering that dates back to 1998, odd looking interiors, Safety.

Tata Manza + Space and comfort, Big car features, S class like legroom at the rear, diesel has good mid range performance. - Lacks Quality feel, Fit and finish still behind competition.

Highway

City

Kerb weight (Kg)

Ground clearance (m)

Trunk volume (L)

Turning circle dia (m)

Wheelbase (mm)

Height (mm)

Width (mm)

Length (mm)

0 -100 Kph (Secs)

Fuel type

No. of gears

Torque (Kgm)

Power(Bhp)

Economy (kmpl)

Key Dimensions

Vista Quadra Terra

4.79 4.96 5.00 5.11 1248/4

74 19.3 5/M

D 16.60 3795 1695 1550 2470 10 232 165 1140 13.9

Vista Quadra Aqua

5.03 5.21 5.20 5.37 1248/4

74 19.3 5/M

D 16.60 3795 1695 1550 2470 10 232 165 1140 13.9 17.00

17.0

Vista Quadra Aura

5.37 5.55 5.35 5.74 1248/4

74 19.3 5/M

D 16.60 3795 1695 1550 2470 10 232 165 1140 13.9 17.00

VW Polo Trendline

4.89 5.08 5.00 5.22 1198/3

74 11.2 5/M

P

16.3 3970 1682 1453 2456 9.94 294 168 1030 11.1

15.7

VW Polo Comfortline

5.43 5.66 5.57 5.76 1198/3

74 11.2 5/M

P

16.3 3970 1682 1453 2456 9.94 294 168 1030 11.1

15.7

VW Polo Highline

6.39 6.67 6.56 6.92 1198/3

74 11.2 5/M

P

16.3 3970 1682 1453 2456 9.94 294 168 1030 11.1

15.7

VW Polo Trendline

5.37 5.55 5.35 5.74 1199/3

74 18.3 5/M

D

_

3970 1682 1453 2456 9.94 294 168 1030

_

_

VW Polo Comfortline

5.37 5.55 5.35 5.74 1198/3

74 11.2 5/M

P

_

3970 1682 1453 2456 9.94 294 168 1030

_

_

VW Polo Highline

5.37 5.55 5.35 5.74 1198/3

74 11.2 5/M

P

_

3970 1682 1453 2456 9.94 294 168 1030

_

_

ENTRY LEVEL SEDANS Ikon 1.3 Flair

5.20 5.73 5.59 5.76 1299/4

70 10.7 5/M

P

14.73 4145 1632 1440 2486 9.9 400 175 978 9.4

14.2

Ikon 1.4 TDCi

5.92 6.42 6.22 6.54 1399/4

67 16.31 5/M

D 15.22 4145 1632 1440 2486 9.9 400 175 978 14.3

18.2

Ambassador Grand BU

4.85 5.96 4.98 5.55 1817/4

71 13.7 5/M

P

12.3

15.33 4325 1662 1593 2464 NA NA 152 1150 8.6

Ambassador Grand BU/PS 5.20 6.10 5.01 5.55 1817/4

71 13.7 5/M

P

15.33 4325 1662 1593 2464 NA NA 152 1150 8.6

12.3

Ambassador Grand BU/OS 5.58 6.41 5.35 6.21 1817/4

71 13.7 5/M

P

15.33 4325 1662 1593 2464 NA NA 152 1150 8.6

12.3

Ambassador DSZ Grand

5.11 5.94 5.30 5.76 19995/4 50 11.0 5/M

D

26.2 4325 1662 1593 2464 NA NA 152 1150 11.1

14.8

Ambassador DSZ Grand

5.33 6.17 5.98 6.06 19995/4 50 11.0 5/M

D

26.2 4325 1662 1593 2464 NA NA 152 1150 11.1

14.8

Ambassador DSZ Grand

5.79 6.65 6.20 6.65 19995/4 50 11.0 5/M

Ambassador Grand CNG 5.26 5.95 NA

Ford Ikon

Engine, Transmission & Performance Bangalore

Chennai

Mumbai

Delhi

Price in lakhs (on road)

Displacement / No. of cylinders

Model Details

NA 1817/4

54 11.0 5/M

D

26.2 4325 1662 1593 2464 NA NA 152 1150 11.1

14.8

D

16.2 4325 1662 1593 2464 NA NA 152 1150 8.0

11.9

Ambassador Grand CNG 5.49 5.95 NA

NA 1817/4

54 11.0 5/M

D

16.2 4325 1662 1593 2464 NA NA 152 1150 8.0

11.9

Ambassador Grand CNG 6.02 6.80 NA

NA 1817/4

54 11.0 5/M

D

16.2 4325 1662 1593 2464 NA NA 152 1150 8.0

11.9

P

Accent Executive

5.49 5.86 5.71 5.90 1495/4

95 12.7 5/M

13.36 4250 1670 1370 2440 10 380 172 1023 9.2

13.7

Accent Executive LPG

5.86 6.22 6.12 6.37 1495/4

95 12.7 5/M P/L 13.36 4250 1670 1370 2440 10 380 172 1023 9.2

13.7

Logan 1.4 GL

5.26 5.23 5.30 5.62 1390/4

75 11.2 5/M

P

16.7 4247 1740 1534 2630 10.5 510 172 1080 10.6

13.4

Logan 1.4 GLE

5.59 5.54 5.51 5.98 1390/4

75 11.2 5/M

P

16.7 4247 1740 1534 2630 10.5 510 172 1080 10.6

13.4

Logan 1.4 GLX

5.87 5.86 5.79 5.96 1390/4

75 11.2 5/M

P

16.7 4247 1740 1534 2630 10.5 510 172 1080 10.6

13.4

Logan 1.6 GLX

6.30 6.29 6.09 6.48 1598/4

85 13.04 5/M

P

13.82 4247 1740 1534 2630 10.5 510 172 1080 9.6

12.8

Logan 1.5 DLE

6.82 6.84 6.77 6.99 1461/4

65 13.04 5/M

D 17.54 4247 1740 1534 2630 10.5 510 172 1080 13.9

18.8

Logan 1.5 DLX

7.29 7.34 7.25 7.49 1461/4

65 13.04 5/M

D 17.54 4247 1740 1534 2630 10.5 510 172 1080 13.9

18.8

Logan 1.5 DLSX

7.61 7.93 7.81 8.61 1461/4

65 13.04 5/M

D 17.54 4247 1740 1534 2630 10.5 510 172 1080 13.9

18.8

Dezire LXi

5.13 5.38 5.06 5.43 1197/4

84 11.5 5/M

P

13.4 4160 1690 1530 2390 9.4 440 170 1010 11.6 14.63

Dezire VXi

5.62 5.89 5.68 6.03 1197/4

84 11.5 5/M

P

13.4 4160 1690 1530 2390 9.4 440 170 1010 11.6 14.63

Dezire ZXi

6.59 6.89 6.68 7.08 1197/4

84 11.5 5/M

P

13.4 4160 1690 1530 2390 9.4 440 170 1010 11.6 14.63

Dezire LDi

6.04 6.33 6.11 6.48 1248/4

75 19.4 5/M

D

14.6 4160 1690 1530 2390 9.4 440 170 1010 13.8 17.92

Dezire VDi

6.51 6.81 6.59 6.99 1248/4

75 19.4 5/M

D

14.6 4160 1690 1530 2390 9.4 440 170 1010 13.8 17.92

Dezire ZDi

7.37 7.71 7.34 7.94 1248/4

75 19.4 5/M

D

14.6 4160 1690 1530 2390 9.4 440 170 1010 13.8 17.92

Indigo CS LE TDi

4.66 4.77 4.67 4.96 1405/4

70 13.5 5/M

D

16.2 3988 1620 1540 2450 10.0 380 165 1065 11.1

14.6

Indigo CS LS TDi

4.96 5.08 5.02 5.29 1405/4

70 13.5 5/M

D

16.2 3988 1620 1540 2450 10.0 380 165 1065 11.1

14.6

Indigo CS LX TDi

5.21 5.34 5.27 5.56 1405/4

70 13.5 5/M

D

16.2 3988 1620 1540 2450 10.0 380 165 1065 11.1

14.6

Indigo CS LS Dicor

5.33 5.46 5.39 5.69 1396/4

70 14.2 5/M

D 15.66 3988 1620 1540 2450 10.0 380 165 1065 11.8

15.5

Indigo CS LX Dicor

5.52 5.67 5.60 5.90 1396/4

70 14.2 5/M

D 15.66 3988 1620 1540 2450 10.0 380 165 1065 11.8

15.5

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OUR CHOICE

Highway

Kerb weight (Kg)

Ground clearance (m)

Trunk volume (L)

Turning circle dia (m)

Wheelbase (mm)

Height (mm)

Width (mm)

Length (mm)

City

Economy (kmpl)

Key Dimensions 0 -100 Kph (Secs)

Fuel type

No. of gears

Torque (Kgm)

Power(Bhp)

Engine, Transmission & Performance Bangalore

Chennai

Mumbai

Delhi

Price in lakhs (on road)

Displacement / No. of cylinders

Model Details

Indigo CS GLE

4.16 4.30 4.29 4.50 1193/4

65 10.5 5/M

P

16.2 3988 1620 1540 2450 10.0 380 165 1065 10.6

13.5

Indigo CS GLS

4.36 4.51 4.49 4.72 1193/4

65 10.5 5/M

P

16.2 3988 1620 1540 2450 10.0 380 165 1065 10.6

13.5

Indigo CS GLX

4.63 4.70 4.69 4.92 1193/4

65 10.5 5/M

P

16.2 3988 1620 1540 2450 10.0 380 165 1065 10.6

13.5

Manza Safire Aqua

5.37 5.64 5.27 5.54 1368/4

89 11.8 5/M

P

15.92 4413 1703 1550 2520 10.2 460 165 1210 11.0

13.4

Manza Safire Aura

5.75 6.03 5.64 5.99 1368/4

89 11.8 5/M

P

15.92 4413 1703 1550 2520 10.2 460 165 1210 11.0

13.4

Manza Safire Aura ABS

6.01 6.30 5.91 6.28 1368/4

89 11.8 5/M

P

15.92 4413 1703 1550 2520 10.2 460 165 1210 11.0

13.4

Manza Safire Aura +

6.55 6.85 6.45 6.85 1368/4

89 11.8 5/M

P

15.92 4413 1703 1550 2520 10.2 460 165 1210 11.0

13.4

Honda City

Manza Quadrajet Aqua

6.33 6.61 6.26 6.65 1248/4

89 20.4 5/M

D 14.78 4413 1703 1550 2520 10.2 460 165 1210 13.4

16.1

+ VTEC engine, resale value, reliability and comfort, Fuel Efficiency

Manza Quadrajet Aura

5.64 6.93 6.58 6.98 1248/4

89 20.4 5/M

D 14.78 4413 1703 1550 2520 10.2 460 165 1210 13.4

16.1

Manza Quadrajet Aura

7.01 7.32 6.90 7.38 1248/4

89 20.4 5/M

D 14.78 4413 1703 1550 2520 10.2 460 165 1210 13.4

16.1

Manza Quadrajet Aura

7.45 7.83 7.40 7.85 1248/4

89 20.4 5/M

D 14.78 4413 1703 1550 2520 10.2 460 165 1210 13.4

16.1

6.49 6.92 6.83 7.13 1399/4

94 12.95 5/M

P

13.65 4310 1710 1505 2480 10.1 400 181 1015 10.2

15.2

- Pricey, interior quality, Not the driver’s car it once was.

MIDSIZE SEDANS AVEO 1.4 LS AVEO 1.4 LT

7.31 7.54 7.57 8.01 1399/4

94 12.95 6/M

P

13.65 4310 1710 1505 2480 10.1 400 181 1015 10.2

15.2

AVEO 1.6 LT

7.82 8.07 8.15 8.61 1598/4 102 14.98 5/M

P

12.68 4310 1710 1505 2480 10.1 400 181 1015 9.9

14.8

Linea Active Fire

6.791 7.24 7.07 7.45 1368/4

90 11.7 5/M

P

15.36 4560 1730 1494 2603 10.9 500 165 1240 9.6

13.6

Linea Dynamic Fire

7.07 7.54 7.36 7.75 1368/4

90 11.7 5/M

P

15.36 4560 1730 1494 2603 10.9 500 165 1240 9.6

13.6

Linea Dynamic OptionFire 7.20 7.67 7.60 7.89 1368/4

90 11.7 5/M

P

15.36 4560 1730 1494 2603 10.9 500 165 1240 9.6

13.6

7.76 7.28 8.07 8.51 1368/4

90 11.7 5/M

P

15.36 4560 1730 1494 2603 10.9 500 165 1240 9.6

13.6

Linea Emotion OptionFire 8.09 8.63 8.41 8.87 1368/4

90 11.7 5/M

P

15.36 4560 1730 1494 2603 10.9 500 165 1240 9.6

13.6

7.76 8.28 8.08 8.51 1248/4

86 20.7 5/M

D 15.36 4560 1730 1494 2603 10.9 500 161 1291 13.1

17.6

Linea Emotion Fire

Fiat Linea + Expensive looks, Corolla rivalling size, Ride and handling, Equipments, Diesel engine has useful mid range performance. - Interior fit and finish, rear head room, Excessive Front overhang, Turning circle.

Ford Fiesta + Handling, responsive 1.6 engine, brilliant to drive, Efficient diesel is very refined and has little turbo lag. - Cabin not very spacious, 1.6 petrol’s fuel efficiency and resale value, diesel’s performance.

Linea Active Multijet Linea Dynamic Multijet

8.08 8.62 8.41 8.86 1248/4

86 20.7 5/M

D 15.36 4560 1730 1494 2603 10.9 500 161 1291 13.1

17.6

Linea Dyna Opt MJet

8.15 8.69 8.49 8.93 1248/4

86 20.7 5/M

D 15.36 4560 1730 1494 2603 10.9 500 161 1291 13.1

17.6

Fiesta 1.6 Exi Duratec

6.69 7.40 7.07 7.24 1596/4 101 14.6 5/M

P

11.68 4282 1686 1468 2486 9.8 430 160 1110 9.8

15.1

Fiesta 1.6 ZXi Duratec

7.05 7.77 7.53 7.62 1596/4 101 14.6 5/M

P

11.68 4282 1686 1468 2486 9.8 430 160 1110 9.8

15.1

Fiesta 1.6 SXi Duratec

7.69 8.46 8.20 8.30 1596/4 101 14.6 5/M

P

11.68 4282 1686 1468 2486 9.8 430 160 1110 9.8

15.1

P

11.68 4282 1686 1468 2486 9.8 430 160 1110 9.8

15.1

D 17.33 4282 686 1468 2486 9.8 430 160 1150 14.1

18.5

Fiesta 1.6 S Duratec ABS 7.69 8.47 8.20 8.30 1596/4 101 14.6 5/M Fiesta 1.4 Exi Duratorq

7.59 8.32 8.03 7.79 1399/4T 68 16.0 5/M

Fiesta 1.4 ZXi Duratorq

8.08 8.83 8.54 8.68 1399/4T 68 16.0 5/M

D 17.33 4282 686 1468 2486 9.8 430 160 1150 14.1

18.5

Fiesta 1.4 SXi Duratorq

8.74 9.54 9.23 9.39 1399/4T 68 16.0 5/M

D 17.33 4282 686 1468 2486 9.8 430 160 1150 14.1

18.5

Honda City S M/T

9.07 9.80 9.69 10.17 1497/4 118 14.9 5/M

P

10.48 4420 1695 1480 2550 10.6 506 160 1100 10.7

16.7

Honda City V M/T

9.57 10.32 10.19 10.69 1497/4 118 14.9 5/M

P

10.48 4420 1695 1480 2550 10.6 506 160 1100 10.7

16.7

Honda City V A/T

10.32 11.15 10.99 11.54 1497/4 118 14.9 5/A

P

10.48 4420 1695 1480 2550 10.6 506 160 1100 10.7

16.7

Verna 1.6 VTVT

7.02 7.58 7.30 7.66 1599/4 103.2 14.9 5/M

P

12.27 4310 1695 1490 2500 10.1 352 170 1152 9.4

14.0

Verna 1.6 SX VTVT

7.82 8.44 8.16 8.54 1599/4 103.2 14.9 5/M

P

12.27 4310 1695 1490 2500 10.1 352 170 1152 9.4

14.0

Verna 1.5 CRDi VGT

8.26 8.95 8.52 9.06 1493/4T 110 24.0 5/M

D 11.45 4310 1695 1490 2500 10.1 352 170 1173 12.8

16.9

Verna 1.5 SX CRDi VGT

8.80 9.52 8.91 9.64 1493/4T 110 24.0 5/M

D 11.45 4310 1695 1490 2500 10.1 352 170 1173 12.8

16.9

Verna 1.5 SX CRDi

9.45 10.26 9.89 10.39 1493/4T 110 24.0 4/A

D 14.30 4310 1695 1490 2500 10.1 352 170 1173 105

16.3

SX4 VXi M/T

7.28 7.79 7.71 8.40 1586/4 103.2 14.79 5/M

P

11.90 4490 1735 1560 2500 10.6 505 180 1210 9.8

15.2

SX4 ZXi M/T

8.01 8.54 8.47 8.90 1586/4 103.2 14.79 5/M

P

11.90 4490 1735 1570 2500 10.6 505 190 1210 9.8

15.2

SX4 ZXi A/T

8.71 9.25 9.19 9.66 1586/4 103.2 14.79 4/A

P

13.3 4490 1735 1570 2500 10.6 505 190 1210 NA

NA

April 2010 Quarter Mile 46


OUR CHOICE

Highway

Kerb weight (Kg)

Ground clearance (m)

Trunk volume (L)

Turning circle dia (m)

Wheelbase (mm)

Height (mm)

Width (mm)

Length (mm)

City

Economy (kmpl)

Key Dimensions 0 -100 Kph (Secs)

Fuel type

No. of gears

Torque (Kgm)

Power(Bhp)

Engine, Transmission & Performance Bangalore

Chennai

Mumbai

Delhi

Price in lakhs (on road)

Displacement / No. of cylinders

Model Details

Lancer 1.5 Lxi

7.96 8.35 8.38 8.18 1468/4

85 13.46 5/M

P

13.05 4290 1690 1430 2500 10.2 420 185 1095 9.8

15.1

Lancer 2.0 LXdv

8.80 9.29 9.30 9.60 1998/4

65 12.54 5/M

D 18.06 4290 1690 1430 2500 10.2 420 185 1095 11.8

15.8

EXECUTIVE SEDANS

Skoda Laura + Scintillanting performance from the 1.8TSI, exciting 2.0 diesel, hatch back practicality - Skoda service network and reliability, Sun roof and paddle shifts missing in the 2.0TDI

Optra Magnum1.6 Max

8.55 8.23 8.92 9.41 1598/4 104 15.09 5/M

P

12.55 4540 1725 1445 2600 10.4 405 165 1230 9.7

14.6

Optra Magnum 1.6 LS

8.91 9.47 9.31 9.79 1598/4 104 15.09 5/M

P

12.55 4540 1725 1445 2600 10.4 405 165 1230 9.7

14.6

Optra Magnum 1.6 LT

10.17 10.46 10.63 11.18 1598/4 104 15.09 5/M

P

12.55 4540 1725 1445 2600 10.4 405 165 1265 9.7

14.6

Optra Magnum 2.0 TCDI

9.54 10.16 10.07 10.49 1991/4T 120 32.1 5/M

D

11.1 4540 1725 1445 2600 10.4 405 165 1370 11.6

16.7

Optra Magnum 2.0

10.03 10.69 10.58 11.03 1991/4T 120 32.1 5/M

D

111 4540 1725 1445 2600 10.4 405 165 1370 11.6

16.7

Optra Magnum 2.0

11.23 11.85 11.83 11.88 1991/4T 120 32.1 5/M

D

11.1 4540 1725 1445 2600 10.4 405 165 1370 11.6

16.7

Cruze LT

11.88 13.00 12.36 13.43 1991/4 148 33.0 5/M

D

9.84 4597 1788 1477 2685 10.9 450 165 1520 10.5

15.0

Cruze LTZ

13.65 14.71 13.99 15.44 1991/4 148 33.0 5/M

D

9.84 4597 1788 1477 2685 10.9 450 165 1520 10.5

15.0

Civic 1.8S M/T

12.79 13.89 13.57 14.53 1799/4 130 17.5 5/M

P

9.79 4545 1750 1450 2700 10.6 294 165 1290 9.5

13.4

Civic 1.8V M/T

13.75 14.94 14.57 15.62 1799/4 130 17.5 5/M

P

9.79 4545 1750 1450 2700 10.6 294 165 1290 9.5

13.4

Civic 1.8V A/T

14.54 15.79 15.40 16.51 1799/4 130 17.5 5/A

P

11.53 4545 1750 1450 2700 10.6 294 165 1290 8.3

12.1

H 13.65 4545 1750 1450 2700 10.6 294 165 1290 12.7

14.2

Civic VTi-L (CVT) Hybrid 14.25 16.52 15.01 16.29 1339/4

Chevrolet Cruze + Looks, features like keyless entry found in more expensive cars, strong diesel, Gopd value for money - Turbo lag, interiors feel cheap, lack of petrol option

94 12.3

A

Cedia Spirit

10.04 10.52 10.64 10.97 1999/4 115 17.8 5/M

P

10.46 4595 1695 1455 2600 9.8 430 175 1210 10.4

14.5

Cedia Sports

10.68 11.95 11.30 11.67 1999/4 115 17.8 5/M

P

10.46 4595 1695 1455 2600 9.8 430 175 1210 10.4

14.5

Octavia 1.8 TPi Ambiente 10.97 11.76 12.62 12.34 1781/4T 150 21.41 5/M

P

9.26 4507 1731 1455 2512 10.8 528 134 1270 7.9

10.8

Octavia 1.9 TDi Ambiente 12.13 13.01 14.40 13.63 1896/4T 90 21.41 5/M

D 13.69 4507 1731 1455 2512 10.8 528 134 1270 12.9

19.1

Octavia 1.9 TDi Elegance 13.00 14.05 14.99 15.61 1896/4T 90 21.41 5/M

D 13.69 4507 1731 1455 2512 10.8 528 134 1270 12.9

19.1

14.38 15.47 15.93 16.23 1896/4T 90 21.41 5/M

D 13.69 4507 1731 1455 2512 10.8 528 134 1270 12.9

19.1

P

14.2

Octavia 1.9 TDi L & K

Laura 1.8 TSI M/T Ambiente 14.01 15.04 14.58 15.82 1798/4T 160 25.5 6/M Laura 1.9 TDI M/T Ambiente 14.47 15.54 15.06 16.35 1896/4T 105 25.5

8.29 4569 1769 1485 2578 10.2 560- 164 1305 10.0

5/M

D 11.84 4569 1769 1485 2578 10.2 560- 164 1305 12.2

14.0

Laura 1.9 TDI A/T Ambiente 15.33 16.46 15.45 17.31 1896/4T 105 25.5 6/A

D 11.84 4569 1769 1485 2578 10.2 560- 164 1305 12.1

13.2

Laura 1.9 TDI M/T Elegance 16.07 17.27 16.72 18.16 1896/4T 105 25.5 5/M

D 11.84 4569 1769 1485 2578 10.2 560- 164 1305 12.2

14.0

Laura 1.9 TDI A/T Elegance 16.82 18.07 17.50 19.00 1896/4T 105 25.5 6/A

D 11.84 4569 1769 1485 2578 10.2 560- 164 1305 12.1

13.1

Laura 2.0 TDI A/T L & K 18.94 20.37 19.71 21.40 1968/4T 140 32.6 6/A

D 11.25 4569 1769 1485 2578 10.2 560- 164 1305 10.3

14.2

P

14.24 4554 1781 1459 2575 10.9 527 152 1420 9.6

13.8

Jetta 1.9 TDi Trendine(M/T) 15.63 16.20 15.69 17.10 1896/4 103 25.5 5/M

D 12.24 4554 1781 1459 2575 10.9 527 152 1420 11.5

16.1

1.9 TDi Comfortline (A/T) 18.30 18.97 18.37 20.03 1896/4 103 25.5 6/A

D 12.24 4554 1781 1459 2575 10.9 527 152 1420 11.3

14.0

10.52 4540 1760 1480 2600 10.6 475 176 1235 10.2

13.0

Jetta 1.6 Trendine

Corolla Altis 1.8J

13.86 14.78 14.32 15.51 1595/4 102 14.8 5/M

10.66 11.56 10.92 11.55 1794/4 132 17.3 5/M

P

Corolla Altis 1.8G

12.27 13.32 12.71 13.68 1794/4 132 17.3 5/M

P

10.52 4540 1760 1480 2600 10.6 475 176 1235 10.2

13.0

Corolla Altis 1.8GL

13.60 14.78 14.09 15.18 1794/4 132 17.3 5/M

P

10.52 4540 1760 1480 2600 10.6 475 176 1235 10.2

13.0

Toyota Corolla

Corolla Altis 1.8VL

14.66 15.92 15.20 16.37 1794/4 132 17.3 4/A

P

10.52 4540 1760 1480 2600 10.6 475 176 1235 8.9

12.4

+ Sensible, mature looks, features, drivability, reliability

PREMIUM SEDANS

- Lacks excitement, never gets any attention - when was the last time you really noticed one on the streets ?

Sonata 2.4 Petrol M/T

14.93 16.75 15.54 16.91 2359/4 165 23.6 5/M

P

9.84 4800 1832 1485 2730 10.8 462 170 1500 NA

NA

Sonata 2.0 CRDi M/T

16.07 18.14 16.66 18.12 1991/4T 142 33.0 6/M

D 11.75 4800 1832 1485 2730 10.8 462 170 1500 10.8

14.7

Sonata 2.0 CRDi AT

17.14 19.25 17.77 19.33 1991/4T 142 33.0 4/A

D

12.6 4800 1832 1485 2730 10.8 462 170 1500 NA

NA

Superb 1.8 TSI

20.86 22.37 21.72 23.59 1798/4 160 25.5 7DSG

P

9.22 4838 1817 1482 2761 10.8 565 158 1567 8.5

12.7

Superb 2.0 TDI PD

23.64 25.58 24.60 26.72 1968/4 140 32.6 6DSG D 11.53 4838 1817 1482 2761 10.8 565 158 1567 9.6

13.4

7.82 4838 1817 1482 2761 10.8 565 158 1567 6.3

11.4

Superb 3.6 V6 FSI 4x4 27.75 30.06 28.88 31.37 3597/6 260 35.7 6DSG

P

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OUR CHOICE

Skoda Superb + Brilliant 1.8 petrol and 2.0 diesel, stonking V6 4X4, perceived quality, equipment’s list, trick boot lid and rear legroom - Skoda network, stiff ride and slightly quirky looks.

Highway

Kerb weight (Kg)

Ground clearance (m)

Trunk volume (L)

Turning circle dia (m)

Wheelbase (mm)

Height (mm)

Width (mm)

Length (mm)

City

Economy (kmpl)

Key Dimensions 0 -100 Kph (Secs)

Fuel type

No. of gears

Torque (Kgm)

Power(Bhp)

Engine, Transmission & Performance Bangalore

Chennai

Mumbai

Delhi

Price in lakhs (on road)

Displacement / No. of cylinders

Model Details

Teana XL

22.74 26.07 23.15 27.15 2496/V6 180 23.2 CVT

P

11.10 4850 1795 1485 2775 11.6 488 145 1537 NA

NA

Teana XV

27.29 31.47 23.15 32.46 2496/V6 180 23.2 CVT

P

11.10 4850 1795 1485 2775 11.6 488 145 1537 NA

NA

Camry W1 Manual

22.85 27.45 23.78 25.64 2362/4 167 22.8 5/M

P

10.2 4815 1795 1505 2720 10.6 587 165 1525 8.3

12.4

Camry W2 Automatic

24.58 29.56 25.60 27.61 2362/4 167 22.8 5/A

p

10.4 4815 1795 1505 2720 10.6 587 165 1525 7.8

11.0

Passat 2.0 TDI

26.19 28.23 27.11 29.58 1968/4T 140 32.6 6/A

D

11.0 4765 1820 1472 2709 11.4 565 NA 1476 10.4

13.5

Accord 2.4 M/T

19.35 20.72 20.45 21.94 2354/4 177 22.2 5/M

P

9.39 4950 1845 1475 2800 11.2 396 155 1620 8.0

11.4

Accord 2.4 A/T

20.15 21.59 21.29 22.84 2354/4 177 22.2 5/A

P

11.96 4950 1845 1475 2800 11.2 396 155 1620 7.2

10.7

Accord 3.5V6 Std

26.90 29.14 27.79 29.95 3471/V6 271 34.5 5/A

P

7.89 4950 1845 1475 2800 11.2 396 155 1620 6.9

12.5

COMPACT LUXURY SEDANS Audi A4 -3.2 FSI

36.11 45.71 36.11 36.11 3197/V6 265 33.6 6/A

P

8.25 4703 1826 1427 2808 NA 480 NA 1610 5.3

7.6

Audi A4 -3.0 TDI

37.09 46.94 37.09 37.09 2967/V6 240 51.0 6/A

D

6.53 4703 1826 1427 2808 NA 480 NA 1610 NA

NA NA NA

Audi A4 -2.0TFSI

29.02 34.27 29.09 29.09 1984/4 179 32.6

A

P

NA 4703 1826 1427 2808 NA 480 NA 1610 NA

Audi A4 -1.8TFSI

27.12 34.15 27.12 27.12 1798/4 160 25.5

A

P

NA 4703 1826 1427 2808 NA 480 NA 1610 NA

Audi A4 -2.0TDI

29.02 34.27 29.09 29.09 1968/4T 140 32.63

A

D 10.11 4703 1826 1427 2808 NA 480 NA 1610 10.6

14.8

3 Series 320i

29.03 31.21 30.36 33.42 1995/4 154 21.0 6/A

11.9 4520 1817 1421 2760 11 460 142 1465 6.4

9.03

P

3 Series 330i

33.44 40.50 38.18 40.71 2996/6 254 30.6 6/A

P

NA 4520 1817 1421 2760 11 460 142 1465 NA

NA

3 Series 320d

31.81 34.69 33.27 36.70 19995/4T 174 36.0 6/A

D

9.42 4520 1817 1421 2760 11 460 142 1465 9.0

12.4

3 Series 320d Highline 32.88 36.47 34.39 37.39 19995/4T 174 34.0 6/A

D

9.42 4520 1817 1421 2760 11 460 142 1465 9.0

12.4

C-class C 200 K

30.81 37.29 32.48 35.48 1796/4s 178 24.0 5/A

P

NA 4581 1770 1447 2670 10.8 475 120 1575 5.0

7.03

C-class C 220 CDl

33.82 40.96 35.71 39.04 2148/4T 170 42.0 5/A

D

9.32 4581 1770 1447 2670 10.8 475 120 1575 9.8

13.1

Honda Accord

C-class C 220 CDl

35.46 42.89 38.07 40.91 2148/4T 170 42.0 5/A

D

9.32 4581 1770 1447 2670 10.8 475 120 1575 9.8

13.1

+ Choice of powerful 4cylinder and insane V6, technology, Honda reliability, size and comfort

C-class C 230Avant-

36.54 44.04 39.09 42.03 2496/V6 204 24.0 7/G-

P

9.32 4581 1770 1447 2670 10.8 475 120 1575 6.3

9.4

Audi A6-2.8FSI

39.14 46.02 39.14 39.14 2773./V6 220 29.0 6/A

P

NA 4927 1885 1459 2843 NA 546 NA 1725 NA

NA

Audi A6-3.0T

45.12 57.14 45.12 45.12 29995/V6 290 49.0 6/A

P

6.74 4927 1885 1459 2843 NA 546 NA 1725 5.3

8.6

Audi A6-2.7TDI

40.81 47.94 40.81 40.81 2698/V6 177 38.0

D

NA 4927 1885 1459 2843 NA 546 NA 1725 NA

NA

- Handling is uninvolving, 2.4 lacks low end response.

VW Passat

LUXURY SEDANS

Audi A6-3.0TDIQuattro

45.20 52.91 45.12 45.12 2967/V6T 224 46.0 6/A

D

8.59 4927 1885 1459 2843 NA 546 NA 1725 NA

NA

5-series 525i

43.56 48.32 45.57 50.52 2497/6 211 25.0 6/A

P

NA 4841 1846 1484 2888 11.4 520I 142 1580 NA

NA

5-series 530i

49.34 54.72 51.10 56.96 2996/6 258 31.0 6/A

P

7.45 4841 1846 1484 2888 11.4 520I 142 1580 6.1

9.6

5-series 520d

39.29 43.58 41.09 45.66 1995/4 174 36.0 6/A

D

8.98 4841 1846 1484 2888 11.4 520I 142 1580 8.9

12.6

5-series 530d

46.02 50.05 48.54 53.32 2993/6T 231 51.0 6/A

D

7.32 4841 1846 1484 2888 11.4 520I 142 1580 8.4

12.3

5-series 530d Highline 49.98 55.43 52.41 57.69 2993/6T 231 51.0 6/A

D

7.32 4841 1846 1484 2888 11.4 520I 142 1580 8.4

12.3

E-class 350 Avantgarde 50.16 54.69 52.25 57.20 3498/V6 272 36.0 7/A

P

8.16 4868 1854 1471 2874 11.25 540 NA 1735 7.7

10.1

E-class 350 CDI Avgrde 51.32 55.97 53.47 58.83 2987/v6 231 55.0 7/A

D

7.63 4868 1854 1471 2874 11.25 540 NA 1735 8.6

12.4

P

NA 4961 1877 1460 2909 11.4 530 NA 1770 NA

NA

Jaguar XF + German build quality, loads of equipments, refined and powerful diesel, classy looks. - Expensive, slightly firm ride, replacement due.

A

Jaguar XFR Volvo S 80 3.2

NA 68.29 NA

NA 5000/V8 385 53.0 6/A

NA 83.13 NA

NA 5000/V8 510 64.0 6/A

P

NA 4961 1877 1460 2909 11.4 530 NA 1770 NA

NA

40.00 47.93 NA

NA 3192/6 238 32.6 6/A

P

9.52 4851 1861 1493 2835 11.2 480 NA 1729 6.4

8.1

Volvo S 80 V8

45.00 54.04 NA

NA 441/V8 315 44.8 6/A

P

8.25 4851 1861 1493 2835 11.2 480 NA 1729 5.1

7.3

Volvo S 80 2.4 D5

41.00 46.70 NA

NA 2400/5T 185 40.8 6/A

D

NA 4851 1861 1493 2835 11.2 480 NA 1729 NA

NA

Specifications and prices are indicative only. Please contact the dealer for the exact specifications and price. The publisher is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the data.

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