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9 most popular sedans of 2010

Last updated on: December 24, 2010 09:14 IST

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The year 2010 saw a number of sedan launches and upgrades.

Some newer names caught the buyers' fancy while some older ones held their ground firmly.

Of the many sedans offered in the Indian car market here are a handpicked few that were in high on the popularity chart.

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Toyota Etios

It is powered by a 1.5-litre motor capable of producing close to 90bhp.

This is the cheapest Toyota especially designed for the emerging markets.

The Etios has good interiors - the front and back seats of the car are extremely comfortable and ergonomic.

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This five-seater is well styled and the fabric and build quality of the seats and interiors is top class.

The car has a 595 liter boot, which provides ample of space for you to carry things around without running out of space.

But the seats do not fold to make more room.

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Apart from the boot the car has small storage spaces of which the 13-litre chilled glove-box is the most impressive.

The car has a centrally mounted instrument cluster and leather-wrapped steering wheel in the higher end model.

It is priced at Rs 496,000 - Rs 686,500 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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Maruti Swift Dzire

The car comes in both petrol and diesel versions.

The 1.2 L, K series petrol engine is endowed with five-speed manual transmission system.

The engine has MPFI (Multi Point Fuel Injection) supply system and it is BS IV complaint.

It produces a maximum power of 85 PS at 6000 rpm and a torque of 113 Nm at 4500 rpm.

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The 1.3 L, 1248 cc diesel, DOHC (Double Over Head Camshaft) engine with CRDI fuel injection system and turbocharger and intercooler produces power of 75 PS at 4000 rpm and a torque of 190 Nm at 2000 rpm.

The car is priced at Rs 488,557- Rs 707,873 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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Volkswagen Vento

The car comes in both petrol and diesel engine powered by a 1.6 liter DOHC in-line type engine.

It is mated with a 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearbox with triptronic (in the petrol version) for easy shifting of gears.

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The engine is capable of producing power of 105 bhp at 5250 rpm and torque of 153 Nm at 3800 rpm for the petrol engine and 250 Nm at 1500-2500 rpm for the diesel engine.

It is priced at Rs 702,883 - Rs 928,631 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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Honda City

This old lady in the sedan segment is available in three variants out of which two variants - Honda City 1.5 E MT and Honda City 1.5 S MT are powered by a 1.5L, 1497cc, i-VTEC petrol engine with the 5-speed manual transmission gearbox capable of producing 118PS power at 6600rpm and 14.9Kg-m torque at 4600rpm.

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The other variant - Honda City 1.5 S AT has the same engine but comes with an automatic transmission gearbox.

It is priced at Rs 815,000 - Rs 10,25,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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Maruti SX4

The car is powered by a 1.6 litre, 16 Valve, DOHC, VVT engine that generates max power of 104.68 PS at 5600 rpm and belts out a peak torque of 145 Nm at 4100 rpm.

It is mated to a five speed manual gearbox and four speed automatic transmission.

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The SX4 comes with a new VVT technology that ensures increased fuel efficiency, more power and lower emissions.

The car gives a mileage of 11.6 kmpl in the city and 15.6 kmpl on highways.

It is priced at Rs 692,006 - Rs 867,360 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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Fiat Linea

The car is available in ten variants of which five are equipped with petrol engine and rest five with diesel engine.

The petrol variants are powered by a 1.4L, 1368cc, 16 valve, DOHC, FIRE petrol engine with five speed manual gearbox.

It produces 90 bhp power at 6000rpm and 115Nm torque at 4500rpm.

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The diesel variants are powered by a 1.3L, 1248cc, 16 Valve, DOHC, Multijet VGT (Variable Geometry Turbocharger) engine with five speed manual gearbox that produces 93 PS of power at 4000 rpm and 209 Nm torque at 2000 rpm.

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The new Fiat Linea T Jet has a Fighter Jet 1.4 litre, 16 valve, 1368cc, turbo-charged petrol engine that produces 114 PS at 5,000 rpm and generates a peak torque of 207 Nm at 2200 rpm.

The car is priced at Rs 644,909 - Rs 899,003 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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Tata Manza

The car is available in both the petrol and diesel versions.

The petrol version is packed with 1386 cc engine with MPFI (Multi Point fuel Injection) system along with Intelligent Port Resizer.

It delivers a maximum power of 90 PS at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 116 Nm at 4750 rpm.

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The diesel version comes with a 1248 cc engine known as Quadrajet with CRDI (Common Rail Diesel Injection) system that produces a maximum power of 90PS at 4000 rpm and a maximum torque of 200Nm at 1750-3000 rpm.

It is priced at Rs 502,564 - Rs 710,921 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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Hyundai Verna

The car is available in both petrol and diesel engine options.

The petrol engine is equipped with 1.6L, 1599cc, VTVT engine with a five speed manual gearbox.

It produces 103.2PS of power at 5,500rpm and 14.9kgm of maximum torque at 3000rpm.

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The diesel variant is packed with 1.5L, 1493cc, CRDi VGT engine that delivers 110PS of maximum power at 4000rpm and 24kgm of maximum torque at 1900-2750rpm.

It is priced at Rs 657,364 - Rs 923,013 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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Chevrolet Cruze

The car is powered by a 2.0L, 1991cc, four-cylinder, in-line VCDi diesel engine with five-speed manual transmission gearbox that delivers maximum power of 150bhp at 4000rpm with maximum torque of 320Nm at 2000rpm.

It is priced at Rs 11,58,335 - Rs 14,04,014 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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