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Old 22nd December 2004, 15:21   #1
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i m driving a m800 at present.November 98 model, looking to buy a used car after selling off this m800. any suggestions please.

looking for
  • fuel efficiency
  • good looks
  • smooth driving.


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Old 22nd December 2004, 15:26   #2
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Whats your budget manaa45??
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Old 22nd December 2004, 15:40   #3
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my budget is around 1.50 lakhs
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Old 22nd December 2004, 15:45   #4
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How about a Zen?? It looks good, decent fuel efficiency, and as far as i know, the ride is smooth... Manitainence is pretty cheap too. I think it makes a great city car.
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u can get a zen or an esteem at this price.
u can probably go for post 2000 zens which came with mpfi.if u can keep a max of 2 lacs as ur budget,then u cud try Maruti's True Value cars,which may be slightly expensive ,but u get 3 free services and a warranty of 6 months.
for this ,maruti does not take any accident vehicle .and every vehicle is then refurbished ,and none of the parts are repaired,they are replaced starightaway.
so u will not have any doubts on the quality .
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Old 22nd December 2004, 16:07   #6
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From seeing your requirements I guess the Zen is your best bet. Has everything going for it.. looks, mileage, service, spare part price and ease of driving.

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Manaa, The zen is the only thing that fits ur requirement 2 the T ... !! Or mayb if u really look hard u cud find a gud neat palio 1.2 for about that much . Maybe jut fit a free flow for a few grand more and u have a gud decent set of wheels !!

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Just curious..... how much do used Altos sell for ?

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Old 22nd December 2004, 17:30   #9
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how abt going in for a santro? i personally dont like zen as it has less ground clearance and my car is always carrying around my factory's material all around. i dont want to end up repairing my below the bonnet problems everytime.

how abt an indica? or an alto?

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And how much does a used Matiz sell for?
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And how much does a used Matiz sell for?
70-80grands is what I think
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Hmm... and what about the spare parts of a Matiz? are they readily available? How heavy a maintenance would a second hand matiz demand?
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Atleast in bangalore it is readily available..... my cousin owns one and doesn't find any problems finding spare parts. So i doubt there should be any problems in other major cities of india as well.
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And yeah, as for the maintainence, well, atleast my cousins' Matiz finds itself in the garage pretty regularly (once in a month or two months).....not sure about the other Matiz's..
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how abt going in for a santro?
i was gonna suggest the santro - say a 2001 or early 2002 model. will work perfect for u - ease of driving comfort and better space than the zen !!!

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