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Old 4th December 2007, 12:02   #1
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I am getting this offer for a 4 year old ford IKON 1.8d nxt, the asking price is 2.5-2.75L, 55k done, the car looks decent inside out!, mileage is told to be ~12kmpl.Did a small TD and car was ok in terms of performance(59hp,what to expect)

So is it a good deal, how is the car in general?, did'nt find many reviews on it, please advice!

I intend to drive it,college going fellow,50k a day,tight pocket !
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my friend has one and its a 2001 model and still works Good (surprisingly )
your being a 2003 04 model seem good and the price of 2.5 also look pretty fine to me
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hi guys,

I am getting this offer for a 4 year old ford IKON 1.8d nxt, the asking price is 2.5-2.75L, 55k done, the car looks decent inside out!, mileage is told to be ~12kmpl.Did a small TD and car was ok in terms of performance(59hp,what to expect)

So is it a good deal, how is the car in general?, did'nt find many reviews on it, please advice!

I intend to drive it,college going fellow,50k a day,tight pocket !
My neighbour owns one and says that the maintenance costs are extremely high.

FE of 12 translates to around 3 rs a km, which is similar to the FE you can expect in a petrol hatch. Why don't you go for that instead ?
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Default some tight pocket - to me it seems to be bursting at seams!

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I intend to drive it,college going fellow,50k a day,tight pocket !
..and you call this a tight pocket! I would be happy to have twice a tight pocket as yours
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the diesel ikon should probably be avoided , its sluggish & has high maintainence ,try & find a 1.3 flair
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Apart from being extremely slow, the electrics were a major nightmare in the diesel Ikon. Be very careful. Am speaking from experience, not hearsay.
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try & find a 1.3 flair
Despite two of my relatives having diesel ikons with no major issues, i would say look out for a Flair.
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I intend to drive it,college going fellow,50k a day,tight pocket !
With that kind of a daily budget () I dont think you should look for anything less that a Merc CLS. What say...?
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Monaro, i guess you were trying to say you cover 50 kms a day?!
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Heard that the diesel Ikon maintainence is a bit costly .... so keep this in mind :-)
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