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We need to replace our scooty too.

The use case is just daily errands and once in a while to/fro from malls.

I know only about Activa & Jupiter.

 

Not looking at electrics, can't find a reliable charging solution.

 

Please suggest.

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41 minutes ago, KunjanPSD said:

We need to replace our scooty too.

The use case is just daily errands and once in a while to/fro from malls.

I know only about Activa & Jupiter.

 

Not looking at electrics, can't find a reliable charging solution.

 

Please suggest.

 They keep releasing newer models every year. Best is to visit the showroom and get the one which suits your height the best.

 

Between these aren't the only two worth checking out. There are plenty of bike styled scooters out as well but those are pretty costly.

 

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42 minutes ago, KunjanPSD said:

We need to replace our scooty too.

The use case is just daily errands and once in a while to/fro from malls.

I know only about Activa & Jupiter.

 

Not looking at electrics, can't find a reliable charging solution.

 

Please suggest.

Access or Activa. I would stay away from TVS as I feel it looses its power after 30k kilometres. 

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40 minutes ago, blitzkreiig said:

 They keep releasing newer models every year. Best is to visit the showroom and get the one which suits your height the best.

 

Between these aren't the only two worth checking out. There are plenty of bike styled scooters out as well but those are pretty costly.

 

I have no idea. Not even upto date with the advancements.

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6 minutes ago, KunjanPSD said:

Which Activa? There are 2, 6G and 125.

We got 5g. I guess there’s very little difference between 5g and 6g. Activa is used by workers to deliver our products locally. My wife uses access and it’s good, you could test ride both access and Activa 125 and decide. Personally I would pick any 125cc over 100 or 110cc scooter. 

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13 hours ago, sumanth said:

We got 5g. I guess there’s very little difference between 5g and 6g. Activa is used by workers to deliver our products locally. My wife uses access and it’s good, you could test ride both access and Activa 125 and decide. Personally I would pick any 125cc over 100 or 110cc scooter. 

So I should finalise Activa 125?

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4 hours ago, sumanth said:

Check Access once and then take a call. When buying I checked both and found Access better and bought. Just check both and take a call. 

It's mainly for my dad and he has no interest in going to test it out.

Just wants me to buy whatever is the best.

I don't have much experience with 2Ws.

 

He is coming from a 25yr old Chetak, so he doesn't care, everything will be an upgrade.

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43 minutes ago, KunjanPSD said:

It's mainly for my dad and he has no interest in going to test it out.

Just wants me to buy whatever is the best.

I don't have much experience with 2Ws.

 

He is coming from a 25yr old Chetak, so he doesn't care, everything will be an upgrade.

Then pick any scooter which has service center near to your place.

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On 11/30/2021 at 8:53 PM, KunjanPSD said:

Not looking at electrics, can't find a reliable charging solution.

 

Question for everyone. How do you set up charging points for electric cars/2 wheelers? We have our own parking section in our building.

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8 minutes ago, Banz said:

 

Question for everyone. How do you set up charging points for electric cars/2 wheelers? We have our own parking section in our building.

Normally they put a cable from your meter to your parking. The car/scooter vendor normally sets it up for you. They provide the service free afaik but you have to pay for the cable beyond a certain length. 

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11 minutes ago, Bird Bird Bird said:

Lol.

Car makers are really trying to squeeze every dime out. 

Next would be online subscription for using airbags as a Special Safety feature.

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Need suggestions for a new car as our Polo is no longer enough to service our needs. Either a sedan or a compact SUV like Seltos.

 

I had Honda Civic in mind but it has been discontinued and not sure when the new version will come.

A hybrid is what I am targetting.

 

Let me know if there are any suggestions or if some new car is coming out soon.

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35 minutes ago, KunjanPSD said:

Need suggestions for a new car as our Polo is no longer enough to service our needs. Either a sedan or a compact SUV like Seltos.

 

I had Honda Civic in mind but it has been discontinued and not sure when the new version will come.

A hybrid is what I am targetting.

 

Let me know if there are any suggestions or if some new car is coming out soon.

You can check out the Kushaq and Taigun also, Skoda just launched the Slavia - worth checking out. I know Hyundai/Kia/MG offer more features but honestly I would take driving feel and safety over anything else. I did a test drive of the Taigun and it's 1 lt turbo petrol is much better to drive than the Seltos 1.5 lt. Also, keep in mind the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos have 8-10 months waiting. 

 

I feel since you were already driving a brilliant handler (Polo) you will love the new cars from VW and Skoda. Honestly, just go for some test drives and get a feel.

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1 hour ago, KunjanPSD said:

Need suggestions for a new car as our Polo is no longer enough to service our needs. Either a sedan or a compact SUV like Seltos.

 

I had Honda Civic in mind but it has been discontinued and not sure when the new version will come.

A hybrid is what I am targetting.

 

Let me know if there are any suggestions or if some new car is coming out soon.

 

Your usage will define what car would suit you.

Car usage ? (General city runs or highway usage or mix of both)

Usual seating ? (2 ppl or 4)

 

As @SuperT suggested, once you are used to VAG cars, its difficult to adjust to cars from different stable.

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