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Old 30th August 2007, 11:36   #1
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Friends - Does it make sense to buy a E250 1997 model. If the veh has run nearly one lac Km. Considering it is diesel, what is the life of most critical components... i know for many cars now a days, it is 85,000 to 1 lac Km. So will one need to spend a lot on maintenance of the car soon.Also does it make sense to drive a merc in mum for daily commutation, if one is not very keen on "Merc"...will a new Optra magnum make sense.... cost of old Merc and new Optra magnum nearly same..Thoughts from you guys...
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Friends - Does it make sense to buy a E250 1997 model. If the veh has run nearly one lac Km. Considering it is diesel, what is the life of most critical components... i know for many cars now a days, it is 85,000 to 1 lac Km. So will one need to spend a lot on maintenance of the car soon.Also does it make sense to drive a merc in mum for daily commutation, if one is not very keen on "Merc"...will a new Optra magnum make sense.... cost of old Merc and new Optra magnum nearly same..Thoughts from you guys...
i have no clue what u are on about since i think optra sells out at 10 laks while a 1997 merc comes at around under 4.
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Nil you got to read the rules first, you have posted in a wrong section, post this in what car, probably you will more replies
merc will alwys remain a merc, any car afer 1 lac goes to vintage, don mind I have driven an old car so my experience if you have enough time and money go ahead, please dont think of commuting everyday.
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Hi Nil

I have moved this thread to the "What Car?" section. There is a ton of information on Team-BHP wrt buying a W124. Just use the search. Here is a thread to get you started.

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