I went for AC search today and visited 5-8 shops and here are the options i got for mehran 2007 in Lahore
1- Sanden AC with chinese compressor price ranging 22500-26000 (i.e the minimum price quoted by a dealer was 22500 with 1 season warranty while the maximum price quoted was 26000 while punjab car AC quoted 24500 for the same system for 1 year warranty , the best quotation was from HB car AC with 23000 and 1 year warranty
2- Option was Sanden AC with malaysian compressor 28000 with 3 months warranty
3- Sanden EURO2 system ranged from 30000 to 365000 (i.e the minimum price quoted was 30000 again by HB car AC with 1 year warranty while punjab car AC quoted price of 34500 with 1 year warranty). The verdict was that the Sanden EURO 2 AC system has smaller compressor than the chinese one but one shopkeeper said its because to reduce the load on the engine they have gone for smaller compressor while the other one said it has nothing to do with the load, its just because euro2 has less space so to accommodate the compressor they have gone for smaller size .
HB wala said even the compressor of sanden for euro2 is not japanese , everything apart from compressor are 100% japanese but the compressor is not . while punjab car AC wala said sanden euro2 AC system is all assembled in Karachi
4- Compressor of duet car while remaining all parts are genuine , offered by another dealer ...the deal costs around 17k
5- Compressor of mini pajero or other japanese car while all other parts are genuine ranging 20000-22000
Now tell me whats the best option you guys suggest me
Note: two shopkeepers said all the compressors that are coming are china based and whoever tell you that they are japanese they are lying ....although the compressor may have japanese sticker or logo but they are not ...