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I plan on buying the Ritz diesel variant for which I tested 2 cars from different dealers.
For both the cars I had felt a common issue and would like to know if there is anything wrong with the Ritz.

1. When I pressed the clutch pedal all the way to the floor I would hear a "thud" sound, like the clutch pedal is touching the floor and there is no insulation between the two.

2. Whenever I moved the gear handle either to the extreme right or extreme left there would be a sound of the gear handle touching the body.

When I asked the dealer about this they would mention that these are test vehicles and are not handled properly ( both had covered approximately 40K Kilometers). I am worried now that after 30K kilometers I would get a similar sound from the clutch and the gear. Any comments would help me in deciding whether to go for the Ritz.
  • 2536 day(s) ago by Mahesh
Under: Maruti Ritz #Cars
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Generally test drive vehicles are used excessively.However the dealer is supposed to maintain in best of condition as it matters a lot in decision making.There could be problem in gear selector mechanism which needs to be checked and rectified.

Posted: 2536 day(s) ago

Yes test drive cars are used extensively by different users with different handling & riding habbits, so they should be maintained in a good condition but practically dealers doesn't do this.

I am a Ritz Ldi owner and i have done 22K in my car and i could not notice any issues in gear box noise or clutch fault.

Posted: 2536 day(s) ago

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