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Old 10th February 2010, 08:52   #46
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I would not pay anything more than 4 lacs for the '03 Corolla.

Remember it's a 7 year old car and its been parked for way too long. 7 year old cars tyres need to be changed as its rubber and can't stay there forever even if unused. Seats ( if Leather ) start getting ' cracks ' if not used for long. So an unused car is not always the best thing.

4 Lacs is a good price and trust me he will be happy to sell it to you at that price.
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Ok the update is that, he is quoting 6lacs for the corolla which i believe is a ludicrous amount to pay for a 7 year old car. So i have quoted 4.3 to him lets see if it works out otherwise i'll just look around for a new hatch
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Old 13th February 2010, 14:16   #48
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IMO for 6 lacs, you can get a 2007. Your best bet would be to look for another car if he doesn't get back to you. 6 lacs for a 2003 corolla is way too much.
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Hi Ishaan,

Don't even bother. You will get far better deals outside. 6 L is way too much.
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Old 13th February 2010, 20:02   #50
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Agree with guys;The 2003 Corolla was anyway sans ABS.It might sound silly,but Corolla ka Zamana Gaya.It is Altis which one must target now- after two years.

Not to discourage you Ishan,but a new DZire with teh spanking new 1.2 KSeries would be as good an option as this.
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Ashthedivx, thats a very well maintained, neat car you bought.
Finally what is the price you paid?
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Congrats on that pristine conditioned H1. I was always loved this car. Neat lines and pretty quick on its feet.

Some interior pictures please and also what was the final price you paid for it?
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What is the final price you paid?
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Old 13th March 2010, 02:22   #54
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@Ashish: Even I am looking for one for my parents ( we talked about it once a while back, if you remember). The Optra guy is not selling and the Petra I was eyeing is gone. I am also getting inclined towards an OHC or a Corolla. Let me know if you had another prospective car while searching. Around 4 Lakhs would be my limit.
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Originally Posted by ashthedivx View Post
Thanks for your patience guys, it was infact a busy weekend.

Sorry for the not posting more pictures apart from these two, reason being all tied up this weekend. We post up more pictures this weekend.

Presenting the The Toyota Corolla 2008 H1, 28000 Kms on ODO, everything stock, Scratch-less condition (Touchwood), Immaculate interiors (New car smell is still there). Car is in prestine condition and absolute silent in every sort of condition.

Price - ?? On the very same day a friend brought Fully Loaded i20 and when I showed up car to him and told prices I got it for he was like

Thanks to all who supported and special thanks to Vasudeva, Varun & Ishaan for pushing me towards Toyota, I owe you one guys. Initially I was inclined to Honda Civic, but somehow this deal struck on and I was kinda tied up to get it halfheartedly. But now I am very happy with my decision thanking my stars to get such a great deal.

I am in Love with my T-Horse
That's a neat looking corolla. Congratulations on your purchase.

This clears my mind and going ahead with getting used lux sedan. I was going through threads to see the comparison in used sedans and reviews from people who bought it. Yes i am driving a new Punto MJD emotion pk and want to get used lux sedan.

Reason:
1) My fiance wants a car with a** (thats exactly what she said)
2) I would love to upgrade to a lux sedan
3) EMI for punto is high as i took for 3 years and so i want to buy a sedan for 5 to 6 lacs and live a happy life without EMIs
4) Going through the prices for Accord/Corolla/Elantra/Civic/Altis got me soo excited about getting them
5) These are the cars i dreamt about driving

So yes, your new acquire just excited me a bit more. i will starting my search by august this year and buy it by january.


Budget: 6 lacs
Cars: Best used sedan or SUV for that price.
AT/MT? I prefer MT but fiance wants AT
year: 2005 to 2010

Suggestions welcome
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Old 20th May 2010, 16:35   #56
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Default Urgent Advice needed - 2007 Corolla Price to pay

Hello, I have been in the market for a good used car (GTO style lateral upgrade). I found a June 2007 Corolla H3 1.8 G (Auto transmission) with just 21,000 kms on the ODO - looks very well maintained and clean (except for a few minor scratches). Upgrades are Corolla original leather interiors, reverse parking sensor. What is a good price to pay? Owner is asking 8 lakhs.
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JLN - Don't know if you already bought the car, the query seems unanswered for you, the right price would have been about 6.5L for a car in good conditions and with just a few scratches.
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