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Congratulations JammyD!
I drove the Figo diesel.Loved it.It has a beautiful suspension & a lovely gearbox!
The car sure is a VFM product.
And it has shaken up the segment.
I wasn't impressed by the petrol though.
Felt extremely underpowered.
Congrats on the buy!
Good choice!
 
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Congratulations JammyD!
I drove the Figo diesel.Loved it.It has a beautiful suspension & a lovely gearbox!
The car sure is a VFM product.
And it has shaken up the segment.
I wasn't impressed by the petrol though.
Felt extremely underpowered.
Congrats on the buy!
Good choice!
Thanks Siddhant!! It is quite a joy to own it.

Suspension is definitely good provided we keep the tyre pressure at the proper level, which anyway is the thing to do with any car. My bad that I did not check the tyre pressure and it resulted in bumpy rides on potholes and lesser FE. The moment I got the tyre pressure to the proper mark, there was a noticeable difference in the ride.

It has definitely shaken up the segment. We can seen all sorts of offers on Hyundai, Fiat, Tata cars.

I too did not like the petrol version and pickup was the black mark. Especially with the AC on, it is pretty sluggish below 2000 RPM and takes longer to get over that mark.

Are you planning to buy a car? [:)]

Okay, They've Petrol version but I was wondering which variant it is.

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We have to look at the features in the car to get to know that, unfortunately. Ford could have done better in this area but for some reason felt it unnecessary. [confused]
 
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An update on my Ford Figo. Got Sun Film for my Figo as a first mod. Got it done at one of the stores in Jayanagar 5th Block. For anybody from this area, it is close to La Casa on the main road towards Pai Vijay Hall on the right side. It displays a board for Autocop.
I knew this guy through one of my friends and is quite trust worthy.

Got 3M sun films, medium visibility for Rs 2000. This includes all the windows and the boot door glass.

Just asked for a quotation for the wind shield and that seem to be pretty costly. It is going to be a single piece and comes at a price tag of Rs. 2200. Decided as "Not in the near future" for it. [:)]

The cost includes everything including labour.

Will try to post some pics some time later.
 
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Thanks Siddhant!! It is quite a joy to own it.

Suspension is definitely good provided we keep the tyre pressure at the proper level, which anyway is the thing to do with any car. My bad that I did not check the tyre pressure and it resulted in bumpy rides on potholes and lesser FE. The moment I got the tyre pressure to the proper mark, there was a noticeable difference in the ride.

It has definitely shaken up the segment. We can seen all sorts of offers on Hyundai, Fiat, Tata cars.

I too did not like the petrol version and pickup was the black mark. Especially with the AC on, it is pretty sluggish below 2000 RPM and takes longer to get over that mark.

Are you planning to buy a car? [:)]
I drove it when I was buying a car in Feb.Got a beat[:)] The car is not used much, wanted a petrol.
Here is the ownership report.

http://www.theautomotiveindia.com/forums/ownership-reports/1381-chevrolet-beat-olympic-white.html
 
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Congrats JammyD , seems like a good deal! Waiting for pictures now!
I too thought the same but would have gone with him even if he quoted a bit more than this. My Brother in law had paid Rs. 4000 for his Dzire's sun film at Sagar Automobiles. Seemed like a rip off but could not do anything since he had already gone for it.
 
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congrats for your sunfilm jammy. if there is not too hot in bangy then dont waste so much bucks to get windshield film. which color you selected? yours is silver figo..IMO reflective sunfilm would also have suited well.
 
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congrats for your sunfilm jammy. if there is not too hot in bangy then dont waste so much bucks to get windshield film. which color you selected? yours is silver figo..IMO reflective sunfilm would also have suited well.
It is getting hotter every year but we cannot compare it to Delhi or a few other places. But you never know, it could get unbearably hot in a couple of years.
I actually do not like reflective subfilms hence never asked for it. I went for the usual grey ones.
The only reason I was considering sunfilm for windshield was that it also reduces the glare from the head light of on coming vehicles. In Bangalore, you will find more inconsiderate people with high beam even in well lit areas than probably anywhere else. If this film reduces the glare then it might be worth a thought. But anyway not planning for it right now.

Hey guys one doubt! Are those reflective sunfilms also against the law??
I enquired the dealer to check if what he was putting was legal. He said that previously there were some rules but now all of them have been lifted. So it should not matter even if you go for full dark ones, if you want to go by his words. But since I know him, I believe he cannot give me false information. [:)]
 
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There are legally still some restrictions when it comes to sun-films, because of increasing crimes. There should be at least 50% visibility on tints you install, That’s what I’ve currently on my car and Yes, Reflective tints are prohibited, though they look good. More details in this thread - http://www.theautomotiveindia.com/forums/accessories-spare-parts/351-suncontrol-film-help.html

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The dealer said that these rules are no longer valid in Karnataka but again he is the only guy who has said so. I always wanted to go for 40-50% visibility one anyway. The darker it gets tougher it is to see at night times with missing street lights and lot of vehicles driving keeping their headlights off!.
 
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Congrats for putting up sun flims.

Figo's do have variants ZXI, SXI, LXI and Titanium but only top model have titanium at the back of the car. So other variants its difficult to judge which one it is.
 
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Thanks Anuprav! BTW, the variabts are LXI, EXI, ZXI and Titanium but it is tough to tell which one is it if it is other than Titanium.

My first service is coming up, almost there. Have done 2500 Kms in 1.75 months. :-).

My complaints currently are:
1. Tyre pressure on right side tyres reduces at a higher rate than others. Within a week's time one of the tyres had lost quite a bit of it, like it was 21 instead of 30.

Apart from this, no other complaints.



BTW, you did not tell what was the faulty design in FIGO???
 
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