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Is there any possibility of Tata Nano cars becoming popular in future, especially with the lower middle income group? Your views?

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Asked by Good Citizen, 04 Jan '13 01:52 pm
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It doesnt seem to be likely as the new Maruti Alto has the most desired features & is well priced too to suit the lower middle income group. Also, Maruti's brand image as a common man's car maker would be tough to surpass for Tata through Nano which may get a greater market share but wont be able to match upto Maruti Alto!!
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 04 Jan '13 04:45 pm

 
  
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No, Nano will die a natural death as other small cars like Dolphin or Reva did in the past. The biggest draw back of Nano is the service. Tata is not geared to service passenger car owners. Their service centers are more suited for handling commercial vehicle drivers than private who look for good customer relationship . This is because almost all models of passenger vehicles from Tata's stable become fleet cars to be used as taxis. Moreover Nano does not have power steering. In spite of being a small car it requires a wider radius to take turn which is quite cumbersome in our kind of roads. In fact it makes better sense to own an auto rickshaw than a Nano. In case of Indica, Tata managed to save it by pushing it as a popular fleet car, in case of Nano even that will not be possible as it is too small to be considered for fleet vehicle. One looking for a small or an entry level car would be better off buying an Alto or EON or Spark than Nano If initial cost is a factor then it makes ...more
Answered by Shyam, 04 Jan '13 07:16 pm

 
  
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With the current get up ,price n look,I don't think so.Maruti will continue to dominate the market for the middle income group, particularly,it's new Alto.However,if a new Nano with a better features is launched,things may change better for Tata.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 04 Jan '13 06:54 pm

 
  
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Prior to launch of TATA NANO I alrady have a Mariti ALTO ... but as I observe the recent NANO has been renovated than the earlier one's and gives all the amenities of an average car a customer needs...and backed by the age old TATA legacy of quality control.....yes really a good car at most affordable price....
Answered by Pradipta pati, 04 Jan '13 03:52 pm

 
  
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Possible if the present technical problems are eliminated.
Answered by QNA Watcher, 04 Jan '13 04:04 pm

 
  
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Yes there is every chance of it becoming more famous and acceptable
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 04 Jan '13 03:50 pm

 
  
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Yes, it is popular now too
Answered by Burjor Tarachand, 04 Jan '13 02:31 pm

 
  
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Yes chances are there,they are changing there market strategy from "Lakhtakiya" to"Value for the money",which may work in future
Answered by sushil trivedi, 04 Jan '13 01:56 pm

 
  
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Though i have M 800.. still i long for Nano D lux AC
Answered by sharad sharad, 04 Jan '13 01:56 pm

 
  
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Not its not possible .......... Toyota is going to expend their cars in Indian market and i think yaris is better then nano...pplz lyk to purchase that one
Answered by wenz, 04 Jan '13 01:54 pm

 
  
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