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Old 19th February 2006, 03:29   #1
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am planin to buy a new car am lookin for petrol car the car should cost b/w 7 to 10L sugest which one should i go for
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check out the optra , NHC Vtec and the fiesta. if you provide a little more info it would help.

for example do you drive or are normally driven around.if you drive youd rather have a responsive and powerful car where as if your normally driven around the rear leg room is important.stuff like that could make it easier to decide.


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Old 19th February 2006, 03:55   #3
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actualy t car is for my brother he use to have a normal drive
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Old 19th February 2006, 04:06   #4
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how old is your brother ?? which car did he have before this ??
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Old 19th February 2006, 04:29   #5
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he is 26 and he was using zen . how much will optra cost.. nd hw is the car i've nevr driven it
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vtec; a 26yr old should be damn happy in it.optra...emmm....classy but...yah ok. but vtec would be gr8
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you can also Wait for Chevrolet Aveo ... but you can always choose between NHC VTEC, Toyota Corolla , Chevrolet Optra for the budget you have
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i would suggest you take a look at the elantra before deciding anything; the car's a damn steal at 7.xx on-road. else, you can go for the NHC vtec, which commands the highest resale value in this segment. if you want an all-rounder cheap, the aveo is a better option than the optra.

@haryan: well, even the base corolla is 10L+ on-road. at that price, it does not offer as much VFM as the similarly equipped and better priced elantra...nevertheless, it's a toyota....
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@haryan: well, even the base corolla is 10L+ on-road. at that price, it does not offer as much VFM as the similarly equipped and better priced elantra...nevertheless, it's a toyota....
In Hyderabad Toyota Corolla starts from 8.99 Lakhs..
Well Elantra is Korean and Toyota is a Toyota .. as you said
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if FE is not a problem, then the base version of Elantra is a good choice.. otherwise.. NHC Vtec/Chevorlet Optra/Lancer Cedia..

dont mind SUVs than Safari/Scorpio..
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am planin to buy a new car am lookin for petrol car the car should cost b/w 7 to 10L sugest which one should i go for

7-10 lacs would be a broad range covering c and c+ segments.

c segment
optra 1.6 (good but engine is not a strength. Comfort levels excellent)
fiat petra (cheapest of all but you are better off with a palio)
ford fiesta (Best buy in c-segment currently)
honda city ( elantra petrol makes better value.)
hyundai accent (replacement due soon. even replacement sucks)
maruti baleno (Old but good VFM. AUto A/c and alloys boost image)
mitsubishi lancer ( old and underrated. good engines,looks and handling.)

c+ segment

chevrolet optra 1.8 (powerful but uninspiring engine. Best comfort and VFM)
hyundai elantra (Good VFM but refinement not upto mark. cheapest here)
mitsubishi cedia (Most FE in class.comfortable. Low power.A bit out of budget)
skoda octavia( out of budget)
toyota corolla (out of budget)

I would suggest in this order

1. ford fiesta
2. hyundai elantra
3. chevrolet optra
4. Mitsubishi cedia
5. New Honda city
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I think the City ZX Gxi would be the right choice,fiesta/optra/elantra will never have a good resale value,the fe is not as good as the City Zx.

toyota is offering discounts upto 1lac here i delhi(including the payout ,i.e 5 % i guess)not a bad deal either.

Wat say guyz?
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I think the City ZX Gxi would be the right choice,fiesta/optra/elantra will never have a good resale value,the fe is not as good as the City Zx.

toyota is offering discounts upto 1lac here i delhi(including the payout ,i.e 5 % i guess)not a bad deal either.

Wat say guyz?

Nope, Honda city is not more FE than Ford Fiesta. Elantra and optra are bigger cars and more than 1.5 times more powerful than the honda city but still command respectable mileage figures.

I agree that Honda city may fetch more resale but that's not a sign of being a good car.
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thanks to every one i bought a second hand 1.9tdi elegance skoda
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COngratulations on your purchase...!!

How old was the car?,,... how much on the odo??.. and how much did you pick it up for?

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