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Experincing RIO

A user review on Premier Rio. Written by Rajeev on 14 October, 2011

Price: ₹ 4.71 - 6.70 lakhs
Ex-showroom, New Delhi
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Purchased As : Not Purchased
Familiarity : Have done a short test-drive once
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Good : The LOOK
Bad : Few

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Exterior The look RIO is very Good, premier has done a good job in building this so called Mini SUV. It was a smart move. Its a rare segment and they have grabed the oportunity. Not many manufacturers have thought of Mini SUV at this price tag. its a better car in terms of looks and space in comparision to al other hatchbacks availble of similar cost. My Rating - 7/10.

Interior (Features, Space & Comfort) Interior is average. At a price tag of 5.6 lac u get a similar stufff, cant expect much. need to add the facility of adjustable steering and a better dash board. My Rating -5.8/10.

Engine Performance, Fuel Economy and Gearbox Performance is again average of the petrol engine which I tested, the road grip needs to be improved, I expericed a loose grip while takin sharp turns. The gear shifting is ok not excellent. at a speed of 90km/hr it was ok but at 100km/hr is lil shaky. My Rating - 6/10.

Ride Quality & Handling It Was Good. Considering its new approach and Expirement Model (Mini SUV).

Final Words Its a gud car for a person who cannot spend more to buy a SUV, keepin their Dream in mind the wish to own a SUV this car can meet your expectations. I would suggest that epert comments do count but not always. There are some personal exp which counts, so you can check it out.

Areas of improvement Road Grip, Torque, Interiors, Adjustable steering, Bit stylish Head Lamps.

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Rohanroshan on 17 Oct, 2011 at 12:23 PM

worst car...Cryi wonder why they manufacture such car in this competitive world whr the swifts,vernas,i10,scorpios are ruling

Rajeev on 17 Oct, 2011 at 10:51 AM

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