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    Guys we have a daihatsu cuore 2001 which we bought in february 2007. After the purchase we spent about Rs 28000 on it, cuz one after another things are out of order. My car is also little bit rusty from edges but original paint. Recently we changed the AC compressor and installed a mini pajero's compressor by the advice of AC expert and it hardly effect the cuore's pick-up in CNG and no effect on petrol.
    I have a keen interest in Alto but I never drive any alto. plz send ur comments about alto (2002+). Cuz I wanna sell that dinky for alto. It has got 4- cylinders and I never found rust in alto 2000. Should I sell my cuore for alto like thing. Wht about alto's AC and does its dashboard light fuses?
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    shariqak1 sale ur coure and buy alto, wats ur range and which model u want ? Alto A.c is better than Coure's and its drive is also good and pick too...
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    I have switched two altos within 1 years, both new. and though i will definitely sound biased, suzuki cars are peices of crap. I dont even sit in my alto(owned by my bro). its a mess. this new alto, bought this year, is 9800 Km driven but its front suspension is making a lot of noise. discomfort and other typical suzuki factors are the intangible objects. If your coure is giving you problems then you might as well get the Japanese alto. its pretty nice and i am observing the number of japanese alto go up. And if you would beleive me I am about to buy one for my sis( QQ, Jap Alto, March in consideration). Anyway dont go for the Paki suzuki crap. go for japanese. jap. car means no issues no worries no discomfort, better mileage. well i hope i have given you some lead. rest i leave for other mates

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    My range is abt max RS 380000 and I hope I could get 2003-04 Alto, but wht about its interior lights and paint quality, I found many alto's dim interior lights but I 've never found a rusty alto. Why ppl buy cuore, I thought its from Toyota so it would be good, but its out of my expectations.
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    @bubble you may be right, par my own personal experience with both cars. since sharqak doesnt feel satisfied with his coure i wont suggest its name again. but head on comparison of coure with alto. Coure comes out as a winner in most aspects. damn the 4 cylinders of alto. its a donkey cart on cng. i have no personal bias against suzuki but just the fact that these guys dont deliver quality.
    anyway i would be interested in what you will buy shariqak

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    yes, my second choice is japanese Alto, but I came to know its engine is different, different in terms of parts availability. Wht if some part malfunction. In my friend's mini pajero, he was in search of timming belt but he couldn't find one. finally he got chinese belt which was a crap.
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    shariqak1 u can get japanese alto 2002 in 360k ,but i personally would not recommend u to buy jap one as their are very few good mechanics who can understand imported cars, secondly if u buy a desi one then u can get mechanic at any place,thirdly i would recommend u to buy 2000 to 2002 model as the 2003 above model bodies are very light so as for cultus,but it depends on u what type of car u want and what model ur expecting in what range,my friend is also selling his alto. so maybe.....

    all these cars depend upon their condition and yes these cars dont get rusted easily....and the lights of dashboard are fine,they dont dim if the fuse is fine...
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    how much u r getting for a 2001 cuore?
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    @ bubble
    thanks for giving me quick knowledge about japanese ones. I hope any of these japanese altos are scratched or dented. But wht about its parts except the lights and interior panels, I mean its Efi different engine..
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    @ trojan
    i don't understand wht ya mean ?
    If u r asking abt purchase price then I bought it abt RS 305000 CX liliac colour with alloy rims, pioneer deck and with little bit dents.
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    well bubble is certainly right. cuz in Pak alto you need to have family terms with mechanics, you visit them so frequently unless you want to keep your car in a mess. anyway seriously @ bubble now there are many good mechanics who work at japanese cars..and this alto is not that technical. ppl are even buying belta and the likes which have engine controllers in them. as more and more cars are coming here more mechanics have seemed to emerge. I had Japanese corolla and i couldnt find mechanics back then, 1996-2003. Jap alto wont give any issues if you maintain it well. trust me on this. if not jap alto then ANY other car than suzuki. beleive me you wont regret my advice.

    no offence to bubble.

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    yes the jap one is efi....but again the problem will be the mechanic as they are 5 to 6 years old cars and u dont know how the previous owner have used them so u know ....and mostly the importers buy the dented cars as they dont pay much duty, m not saying all importers but few, y not go for desi one ? its body parts will be no problem but engine parts and all the parts under the hood might be the issue.....interior is same as desi one ....only engine is different and nothing else...
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    y dun u go for japanese alto 660 ?
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    japenese isnt a bad choice ...
    but paki alto 2002 is gud as well..
    a/c works gud..
    drive isnt better than cuore..but maintainance is cheaper ..
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    Guys, now Its done. I'm going for Japani Alto. Could anyone plz reply me the price list of Alto of desi shape(fully manual).
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    Guys, now Its done. I'm going for Japani Alto. Could anyone plz reply me the price list of Alto of desi shape(fully manual).
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    u r going for jap alto? and ur asking the price of desi one ? and all desi are manual....
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    checkout the PW cars list
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    Wht abt paki alto's drive is it like cuore, I mean the good thing in cuore that its steering is like powered, clutch is kinda far better than any car in its class (except alto cuz i never drive). But cuore ka 1st gear phasta hai, and its a fact it is also experience in my friend's cuore 2005. Wht about Paki alto's pick up and drive?
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    shariqak1 i hope you know that the Jap one is automatic.

    i dunno about the pak alto prices but i asked for the jap. 3 weeks ago..it ranged between 390000 and 420000 for 2003,04

    you might get a bit cheaper of 02 as bubble said.

    and the 2 door costs 310000 which isnt recommended. anyway i will know the exact market prices on thursday as I myself am going to look for one for my sis.

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