Mid-High Segment Hatchback : Need Buying Advice


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My Requirement Details:

- Your Budget
5.5L

- Your Location?
Kolkata

- Top 5 Priorities
1. Mileage (Fuel Costs)
2. Cost of Maintenance
3. Comfort & Features
4. Looks
5. Resale Value

- Monthly Running?
500-700 Kms

- For Which Purpose?
Family

- Max. Seating Capacity
5

- Priority of Fuel Type
Petrol/Diesel

- Body Type
Hatchback

Additional Info:

  • First Car to be bought
  • Researched and inclined to Hyundai i10 Sportz, Hyundai i20 Magna/Sportz, Ford Figo
  • Non-preferred: Beat (Cramp), Swift & Wagon-R (Old Models), Ritz (Looks)
  • Any other suggestions surely welcome (may include non-preffered)
  • Interiors and Features (including accessories) are priority
  • Should be easily driven (by women too)
  • Buying Time Frame - 1-2 Weeks
Confused !!
Need all your help !! [:)]
 
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Since running is 500-700, Petrol should be the choice.

If its Petrol, I would leave aside Figo from list.

i10 looks better choice.

In addition, look at Polo, Micra and Punto.

Test drive all, see which one you like more, buy that.
 
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Checked Some:
i10 - Good Comfortable Car but a bit steep pricing compared to Figo and a bit less spacious
Figo - Spacious & Comfortable but worried about mileage & drive-ability
Researched some:
Polo - Not driven yet, but has a steep price for features and mileage a concern
Punto - Didnot like the cramping rear space and too steep a price for emotion pack (Stucked of Choice List)
Micra - Steep Price (Mot in my Choice List)
 

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If you want interior space, try Ritz. If you want classy interiors, try i20.

since your running is low, you can opt for petrol.
 
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Thanks All for your suggestions !! [:)]
I finally zeroed-in on 2 cars and took TDs:


1. Hyundai i10 Sportz (TD yesterday)
+s: Good Looks, Good Interiors, Comfort, Ok Suspension, Driving Experience, Hopefully good mileage (expected 13kmpl in City)
-s: Less spacious, VFM I doubt as it is priced on the higher side as per me (with addeed accesories and coatings - 5.1 L), No Discounts (guess because it is very high selling) and Standard FOC Package (Floor Mats, Steering Cover, Mud Flap)


2. Ford Figo ZXI (TD today)
+s: Ok Interiors, Good Comfort, Good Suspension, Even Better Driving Experience, Zippy (understand not proven engine, but ready to take the risk), Spacious, Good VFM as per me (with addeed accesories and coatings - 4.8 L)
-s: No Rear Power Windows, can't say great looks (though family never wanted a very bold design like Beat or Ritz), Worrying Mileage of 11-12 kmpl in City, Just Small Corporate Discount and Standard FOC Package (Floor Mats, Steering Cover, Mud Flap)
I have decided on the Figo.. Let's see what my family says !!
Will keep updated [glasses]
 
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Stretched myself to consider the Diesel Figo also.

Hyundai i10 1.2 Kappa2 Sportz with My Required Accessories - 5.1L
Hyundai i10 1.2 Kappa2 Magna with My Required Accessories - 4.9L

Ford Figo 1.2 ZXI Petrol with My Required Accessories - 4.8L
Ford Figo 1.4 ZXI Diesel with My Required Accessories - 5.7L



So going for Figo Diesel costs me atleast that 60-80K more (Figo Diesel v/s i10 Petrol). Is it worth?


Also heard from a friend that the Figo Mileage is 8 with A/C and 11 w/o A/C in City -- Disappointed


My Family is OK with both i10 & Figo except for the Figo Mileage and Ford Service Factors.



I GUESS i10 IS WHAT I NEED TO GO FOR !! [glasses]
 
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Sorry to add to the confusion , but why have you left out i20Magna? Its looking good , classy interiors , good comfort , rear seat a bit cramped though. FE is good enough and IMO looks good too. TD this too! i20 satisfies all your top 5 priorities. The only disadvantage is its high dashboard , so driving it needs a little getting used too!
 
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