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Old 4th February 2009, 12:55   #61
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1956 Dukar Fiat - got if from Dad - Nothing can beat that one - still have it.

1998 - Bought a Cielo AT (GLX -top model) - Pre owned Car. Paid 2.5L sold it in 2008. YES would repeat the decision, but should have sold it earlier say around 2006 start.

2001 - LX model Safari - YES would repeat the decision, (got it just before my marriage, still have it. Would next time choose atleast the mid level spec model if not the top most model.

2007 Dec - Laura L&K DSG AT - YES and NO - Will live with it for now, but the current fealing after the reliability issues is that should not have pumped in so much money into something thats not been too reliable.
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Yes, Omni 2000 and Santro 2002. Never the one I own now, Aveo. :-)
No GM products even in the future.
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Such a nice thread. Been pondering over some of the buying/ selling mistakes i made. I wouldnt buy palio & Mhawk vlx - rest all so far no regrets. Most loved accent crdi till date . Shouldnt have sold off Verna VGT SX ABS. miss it the most. Would have preferred safari vx 4*4 over vlx.
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suzuki shogun1996 yes this bike introduced me to biking and i loved it still have it
fiat petra 1.6- no , i would have preferred the fiat adventure 1.6. the way i,like driving into himalayas .the large boot and the more gc would have been better but i dont think it was available as petra adventure .it did come as sienna adventure .otherwise no regrets with petra .love the drivability and the ride quality and comfortable seating
r15-yes till now happy with it.very smooth engine
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If you ask me then I would definitely buy the old Amby. A car that I just love. My grandfather bought Ambassador during the years it was rejoicing its success in India. Though we have now sold it off because it was nothing more comfortable and relaxing then enjoying a pleasurable ride in the Ambassador.
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Old 6th February 2009, 15:11   #66
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Well I surely buy my 03 Santro.

A sheer value for money. Better than any other car (even compare to 1 segment hire also).

So far trouble free driving, had few of my best days in it.
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2007 May SX4: Yes and most definitely yes. Still no car to defy its price performance and feature points. More importantly it suits my use case.
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Apologies if it is too late to comment on this thread...

Had bought an Accent in Dec 05 (still going strong)... Would I buy the same again ??? Ofcourse !!!!!!

zero maintainance
best ***
good mileage
comfortable interiors
amazing driving posture
GREAT looks !!!

what else can you ask of a car !!!!
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Having owned several cars in the past, the only one I would buy again is the VW Golf GTi Mk2 - even though it was the "poor cousin" 8-valve model.

Why? Because it had the best driving position ever, fantastic chassis, solid build, interiors from one class above and spartan equipment.

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If I can go back in time I would still buy the same cars because of how good the decisions the 2 cars have turned out to be. Given a different budget, then I would have bought something equally reliable or the same things with a lot of mods.
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Old 24th September 2010, 18:19   #71
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98 OHC: Everytime!
03 Santro Xing: Yes it was the best hatchback at that time
05 Octy vRS: Yes & No: Yes for being a wonderful car, No for its reliability and shoddy service
10 Chevy Cruze: Yes i'm proud of this acquisition but GM service work is shoddy
10 i10 1.2 kappa: Yes its a smart and refined hatchback, good for women drivers!
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I would the same Alto. I don't see time travel helping me in getting more money. Of course, if I had the option of 'bo budget caps', then the list is endless...
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Yes I would buy the same car, but with ABS. Thats the only thing I miss in my SWIFT. Infact am eagarly waiting for Maruti to luanch the new SWIFT.
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2003 - Used 800 - NO - Had bad back-pains after driving long distances other than that it was a good car sold to gather money for WagonR.

2004 - New WagonR - YES - Very good car one of the best hatchbacks in my mind did not want to sell it but had to for the down payment on Accent.

2005 - New Accent VIVA CRDi - YES - Very good car it was cheaper than the Accent sedan CRDi with almost the same specs and engine still have it.

2007 - New Indigo LX Diesel - NO - Suspension/Noise level/Break/Rusting problem all in the short time of 6 months :( sold it after a year.

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If you could go back in time, will you buy the same car?
  • 2000 Accent 1.5 GLS: No, I made a mistake here. I should have picked a Ford Ikon 1.6.
  • 2002 Indica DLS: Yes, the only Diesel options were Uno and Indica. This car served me well for 5 years and 150,000kms.
  • 2006 Elantra CRDi: Yes, this is one car i want to buy again, even if it is available now.
  • 2008 Swift VDi ABS: Yes, Only if a ZDi version is available and rattles are sorted out.
  • 2009 Punto M-Jet EP: Yes, I love this car except the cost cutting and After sales support.
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