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    salamz all. i have my wedding next month march inshaALLAH.
    planning to buy a new car.. got 1.3 million in hands.. wanted to buy a gli ..but my budget fell short..also this upcomming new shape is turning me down..i am left with xli and city..i know i wount be able to resist the new shape crolla latter on.. and will change after 6 months or year may be.. what to buy considering... resale and overall value. plz guide me.. also in karachi can i get cars on ready delivery without own ? and let me know the currnt price of all the cars i mention thanks alot !
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    Buy a Honda City. If you're going to sell it in six months, it won't have lost a lot of money. And it's better than XLi in everyway.
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    Dear I am also in almost similar dilemma; can muster max 1.2M, have no idea of cars.....cannot make up mind....at least you know you are going for new one.

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    but according to all the car dealers.. xli has the best resale value among 1.3 class..
    @ammad 1.2 million ,dont know about civic.. but if it falls in this budget go for it

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    Sirs if you want to buy a good family car, get the 04-06 VTi PROSMATEC, if you want a market car get the 08-09 E140 XLi.
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    City is harder to sell; I sell mine few weeks back..but its not that it doesnt sell well...It took almost a week; but I got what i had in my mind. Selling Corolla is easier; you can sell it within a day!

    That said; for 1.2mil; you can get City 09; I sold mine for 1.240 (22k driven; without CNG; a small dent near fuel lid and some scratches on bumper). If you dont have to travel to villages etc; City is best in this price range. For 1.3mil; adding few bucks more; go for new City.

    Dont get trapped by buying some old car; as selling after say 3 years you dont want your car to be older than 5 years (as its get harder)

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    Sir do not buy a City or else you will keep buying and selling cars and keep thinking of moving to Corolla or Civic because of City's inferior image.

    Harsh ride, dull interior, loose body control, narrow space for rear seats, peaky engine, low equipment, the "tin tin" sound when small stones hit the under body or the "gulp gulp" sound when petrol tank is full are the biggest disadvantages.

    Also the resale is not very good.

    A new Ctiy A/T is a good choice if you want to keep the car for 5 years or more and can afford to pay close to 1.5M.
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    Buddies have you heard of new relaxation in car import rules. Hopefully it will have some impact on car prices.

    Bro like I said maximum I can gather is around 1.2 may be another 1 or 2 10ks. From discussion so far I get feeling that within this range Corolla 08/09 immediately followed by City 08/09 are feasible options.

    So I will now start looking for one of these. Any one finding good car please do let me know.

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