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Thread: Buying 2008 Corolla:Expert opinion required.

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    Hello Pakwheelers,

    I am planing to buy a used 2008 Corolla(New Shape) preferably GLI. I have few questions:

    1. What is the average rate in the market of good condition car?

    2. How is the performance of this car on CNG? (This car will be used for transport, 5-8 people daily pick and drop)

    3. What should I check in a used car?

    4. What will be the insurance percentage/cost for this model?

    IMPORTANT MESSAGE:

    1. Please do not suggest me to buy City or any other model. (Because I have saved 2M+ to buy new Civic next year after it will launched in Pak)

    2. Add your suggestions only if you have experience with Toyota Corolla.

    Take care


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    nice decision corolla is nice ride bt 2008 is nt new one my uncle got 2008 2.0D bt thats the previous one. n 5-8 persons at a time n wana suggest u not to go for sindh num in used untill deep clarification....
    "Wife & car always looks good when they are shining"

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    Anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mhali View Post
    Hello Pakwheelers,

    I am planing to buy a used 2008 Corolla(New Shape) preferably GLI. I have few questions:

    1. What is the average rate in the market of good condition car?

    2. How is the performance of this car on CNG? (This car will be used for transport, 5-8 people daily pick and drop)

    3. What should I check in a used car?

    4. What will be the insurance percentage/cost for this model?

    IMPORTANT MESSAGE:

    1. Please do not suggest me to buy City or any other model. (Because I have saved 2M+ to buy new Civic next year after it will launched in Pak)

    2. Add your suggestions only if you have experience with Toyota Corolla.

    Take care
    1:13-14lakh
    2ick and Fuel economy on CNG is good.I am getting 120km in city and 160-180km on highway.
    3:No experience
    4ont know
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    If you are going to buy 2008 GLi new shape then pay max 13.2lacs for it not more than that... and if you try harder you can get XLi 08-09 new shape for 12.5 Lacs which is very reasonable and well worth the money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mubeenshahid View Post
    1:13-14lakh
    2ick and Fuel economy on CNG is good.I am getting 120km in city and 160-180km on highway.
    3:No experience
    4ont know
    13-14 is steep I need this car for like 7 months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mhali View Post
    Hello Pakwheelers,

    I am planing to buy a used 2008 Corolla(New Shape) preferably GLI. I have few questions:

    1. What is the average rate in the market of good condition car?

    2. How is the performance of this car on CNG? (This car will be used for transport, 5-8 people daily pick and drop)

    3. What should I check in a used car?

    4. What will be the insurance percentage/cost for this model?

    IMPORTANT MESSAGE:

    1. Please do not suggest me to buy City or any other model. (Because I have saved 2M+ to buy new Civic next year after it will launched in Pak)

    2. Add your suggestions only if you have experience with Toyota Corolla.

    Take care
    1- Max 13.5 lacks.

    2- Car pickup is fine but its highly recommended that you should not install CNG in it. CNG creates head issues in this model(100%sure).
    About 8 ppl in car. Bro dont know. Seating capacity is 5. Maximum 6 can sit. But this will be not good for car's life.

    3- Check things like book. Verify it from 15. Take your honest denter painter along with you to check the car. Check every possible thing which you can. No need to trust anybody blindly.

    4- Dont know abt insurance.

    Regards.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mystique_Blazer View Post
    If you are going to buy 2008 GLi new shape then pay max 13.2lacs for it not more than that... and if you try harder you can get XLi 08-09 new shape for 12.5 Lacs which is very reasonable and well worth the money.
    Yes I am expecting same price range. Please answer my other questions if you can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sk_KingpiN View Post
    1- Max 13.5 lacks.

    2- Car pickup is fine but its highly recommended that you should not install CNG in it. CNG creates head issues in this model(100%sure).
    About 8 ppl in car. Bro dont know. Seating capacity is 5. Maximum 6 can sit. But this will be not good for car's life.

    3- Check things like book. Verify it from 15. Take your honest denter painter along with you to check the car. Check every possible thing which you can. No need to trust anybody blindly.

    4- Dont know abt insurance.

    Regards.
    I didn't said 8 together in one car for that purpose BOLAN is a good choice. Actually this car will be used for pick and drop. Driver will make around 3 trips for pick and 3 for drop. At max only 3 people will travel per trip.

    CNG is essential for me in this car because I can not afford petrol, it will be used for pick and drop only

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    Quote Originally Posted by mhali View Post
    Hello Pakwheelers,

    I am planing to buy a used 2008 Corolla(New Shape) preferably GLI. I have few questions:

    1. What is the average rate in the market of good condition car?

    2. How is the performance of this car on CNG? (This car will be used for transport, 5-8 people daily pick and drop)

    3. What should I check in a used car?

    4. What will be the insurance percentage/cost for this model?


    5. Add your suggestions only if you have experience with Toyota Corolla.

    Take care
    1. 1350-1400k [good condition, un touched]

    2. m using it on petrol.. its givin good millage [using caltex]

    3. almost everything, engine, gearbox, ecu, body, suspension, chassis frame number [written under the driving seat]

    4. i paid 48k including tracker, since they weren't insuring without tracker. 3-5% r the insurance premiums roughly.. [without discounts, references]
    people who use Highbeams.. once day would suffer too bigtime. People who drive slow on fast lanes, remember one day a vehicle carryin ur son, dad might get late to hospital coz people like u. underaged driving will land u in bigtime trouble one day or the other.. And the Blue indication light on ur speedometer denotes "High Beams"

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    also ... drive is not very very amazing.. should look for slightly older jappy alternates.. lancer 1.6 might be a good option for few months...
    people who use Highbeams.. once day would suffer too bigtime. People who drive slow on fast lanes, remember one day a vehicle carryin ur son, dad might get late to hospital coz people like u. underaged driving will land u in bigtime trouble one day or the other.. And the Blue indication light on ur speedometer denotes "High Beams"

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    Quote Originally Posted by takko View Post
    also ... drive is not very very amazing.. should look for slightly older jappy alternates.. lancer 1.6 might be a good option for few months...
    Drive is not an issue. My driver wouldn't mind bad driving experience of Corolla.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mhali View Post
    I didn't said 8 together in one car for that purpose BOLAN is a good choice. Actually this car will be used for pick and drop. Driver will make around 3 trips for pick and 3 for drop. At max only 3 people will travel per trip.

    CNG is essential for me in this car because I can not afford petrol, it will be used for pick and drop only
    Hmm. Then i will recommend you to go for previous shape corolla. Its a best car for CNG purpose and more reliable than new shape.
    New shape isn't good for CNG purpose and its petrol mileage isn't that good.
    Rest is upon urs. Which you want to buy

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    If you are buying corolla for a temporary time like as you said for 7 months then get XLi rather then GLi, you will be able to get it in 12.5 lacs and its not a bad car and believe me after some months you will easily get 13+ Lacs for it, if not then atleast you will get what you paid including cng installation and CNG is good if you are keeping the car for few months as it will be trouble free for atleast 1 year after installation of cng... gud luck.

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    bhai 2008 XLi 1175000 ki market hai aur Gli 1235000 ki.

    aap xli le lo, achi mil jaye gi.

    white color mein naya model bilkul na len mere bhai ki last year chori ho gaye thi abhi tak nahi mili.

    8 tu nahi lekin 6 persons aa jayen ge bas gari slow speed par chalani pare gi warna speed breakers par lage gi.

    aap ko 2007 ki civic bhi 13 lac ki mil jaye gi aur 2008 ki Altis crusotronic SR 1480000 ki.

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    2007 xli is best for u!

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