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Old 24th September 2007, 14:19   #1
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Default Looking for Mercedes C class 2005 - 2006 in Mumbai

Hello guys,

I am looking for a C class 2005 or 2006 model. Please send any suggestions or contact info if you know anyone who deals in Merc in or around Mumbai.

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Hi Sumit

Best to contact Auto Hangar + Sah & Sanghi. They always have a couple lying around.

Buttttttttttttttttttt consider this : The financing on a 2005 - 2006 C Class will entail far higher interest rates. Considering the benefits of lower interest and depreciation, a brand new C could work out cheaper.

Dont mean to confuse you anymore, but the new C is also lined up for launch. If you can wait...do so.
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There is a 2006 C200 Kompressor in Bandra, 13700 Kms, Silver Color, MH-06 reg, Single Owner, Comprehensive Insurance till Jan 2008. 21.5 Lacs is the price. Outstanding car. If interested please PM me.
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there were two for sale on ebay.
i would also agree with GTO the interest rate would be far higher and it would be better to buy a brand new c class.
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Thanks for your advise GTO and Speedy, really appreciate it. I agree that financing would attract higher interest rate however I am looking maybe for 25% finance or can also do a all cash deal if I get a good bargain. I am also aware of the new C class but it is gonna be around 35L and I dont want to buy a new one for 28L when therz a new one around the corner, hence going for a second. How is Choksey to deal with?? any experiences???

PS. Apologies for delay in responding as I travel constantly due to my work.
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Why not wait till the new C is out and then you would get huge discounts on the previous gen C.
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How is Choksey to deal with?? any experiences???
i would advice you to be very carefull while dealing with him. please check the papers thoroughly and please see the odo reading with the car number and make a note of it. my cousin bought a two door pajero against my advice and got stuck with it. worked fine for a few weeks and then started leaking oil and he also could not transfer the papers to his name and now the car is junked on the side.
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I am also aware of the new C class but it is gonna be around 35L and I dont want to buy a new one for 28L
New one is not going to be for 35 lakhs. The C is already overpriced, they cant raise it to a 35 lakh level.
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Thanks again for your advise, very helpful. I am visiting Choksey today, I will let you know about it tomorrow. I also met Amit Thakker, he deals mostly with Mercs and has some good collection.

When is the new C expected??

Just a thought, how much does a second Prado cost?? any views?
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a second hand prado 97/98 model should cost anything between 14 to 18 lacs depending on the condition and features.
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Thanks Speedy, I guess it would not make sense to buy such a old Prado.. what do u suggest?? any recos in 20L range?
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Thanks Speedy, I guess it would not make sense to buy such a old Prado.. what do u suggest?? any recos in 20L range?
it does not make sense buying such an old car almost 9 to 10 years old. if you want an SUV then i would suggest the 2000 or 2001 landcruiser 101. you should get them in the 23 or 25 range depending again on the condition. in delhi there is a 2001 nissan petrol for sale for 17 lacs ex counsulte car. if you want i can pm you pictures of it.
a brand new c class cost you around 32 lacs and paying 23 or 26 lacs for a secondhand makes no sense to me. you are also getting a cash discount and on finance also there is some discount i believe.
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While at a used SUV, you could even try looking for a Montero, but there are barely a handful around.
Guys, how much would a 2003-04 E class cost with a diesel motor?

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Old 29th September 2007, 02:27   #14
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manson i am guessing around 16 lacs. i am going by when i was shown a second hand petrol one about 2yrs ago by autohanger for 18lacs.
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