SILVER COLOUR NANO CX - GOT IT HOME DELIVERED TODAY!
Today night at 7 pm, got the new car delivered at my house.
I have not checked the car during the PDI, my mistake. Found 2 faults with the car (As of now!)
1. Steering position was not not straight, while driving straight the steering is in a tilted position (i wonder why this is found in a brand new car)
Do i need to do the wheel alignment before the first service, Will a car coming from the factory will not have its wheel aligned? members help me out.
2. Rear TATA logo appears faded - My car VIN says its manufactured in Aug 2012.
At the max, the vehicle will be parked at the yard for 4 months. Will the chrome logo at the rear get faded in just that small period of time!
The interiors floor carpet was fresh - No signs of vehicle used for any other extra purpose (undisclosed Trial runs - thighs like that) Ok - My First Impression on the car. 1. Mighty Space inside the car.
Im 6.2 - In the driver seat, the position is comfortable.
I was amazed, when i sat at the rear of the driver seat, my legs were comfortable it didnot hit the front seat - Thanks to the tall boy design.
(I used to push the driver seat back almost 80% of its travel) 2. Long Gearing:
I found the gearing was very long for the small engine. Its easy to drive for us (Just drove the car for 10 KM. The engine was happy at 60 Km speed. I found the top gear was designed to cruze comfortably at 80 KM too) 3. Head lights:
My first drive itself happened to be at night. The head lights served there duty well. Bright lights.
4. Breaks were not that bad for city driving.
5. Seats were attractive - Liked the full black interiors, seat covers, Door pads. The head rest shape was very cute! 6.My CX model was not having the rear parcel tray - Dos it comes only in the LX trim?
7.Dealership personnel coordination - worst : The car was delivered without the owners manual! 8. Engine noise:
Idel sound was very high because of TWIN Cylinder.
During the drive (with A/C). the sound was ok, will get used to it. 9. Clutch & Gear shift:
Gear shifting was very smooth.
Clutch was also soft, But the when the first gear was released the car was not that smooth. The clutch release in 1st gear was CRUDE! .
Though the other gear clutch releases had nothing to complaint. 10.A/c:
This is the Best in the Nano ! Super cools the cabin. HVAC for the nano - i love it. 11. Ride - Bit choopy:
have driven only 10 KM, the suspension was good in bumps. Road noise was acceptable.
But since to provide stability for the car - the car has a hard suspension set up, which resulted in a bit bumpy ride.
Over all : Though the refinement level was not great ! The car serves the purpose - more than it is required to Value for money. Great mileage car.
In one of the post i read the nano gave 28 KMPL at 80 KM high way trip.
In such case nano is a bargain - The cars overall ownership cost will be lesser than a diesel car.
Planning to do a mileage test after 10 days. Will update you soon on the mileage.