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    Smile going to buy santro 2005

    Dear all members. i was searching for a small car for few months. a friend of me is selling a santro 2005 in very good condition. price is 480K.

    please give me your opinions as this car is not in production now. i need a small car for home use. going to office 2 km from home. and other occasional use. maybe sometimes once in few months will take it out of city.

    Your opinion matters to me so please give me your feedback, either you have used this car or not.


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    Best in Small Cars! Personally I like this.. 480k is for 2005 !! not a bad deal..
    Pakistan <3

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    give its full details first:
    is it a Santro Executive, or Santro Club ??(Executive has power steering and power windows, club does not have them hence the former is costlier).
    2: is it with CNG or without CNG??
    3: If its with CNG...is it a factory fitted CNG or after market ?? remember santro has got a unique factory fitted CNG cylinder system called GV (with three small gas cylinders instead of the usual one large cylinder to optimize not only boot space but also better gas mileage)...that perhaps no other car offers in Pakistan...!!!
    3: whats the condition of engine and other essential mechanical parts...best is to take someone with decent knowledge of car...a good mechanic would be preferable..the fee that u would pay to that mechanic to get the car checked b4 hand is a good investment tht u will never repent InshaALLAH???
    4: whats the reading on the odometer??
    5: i am sure Sialkot being a reasonably big city would have no problem in spare parts availability...but do check it first.....(i drive it in Rawalpindi Islamabad and here no issue at all of parts availability)
    there are many other things that u need to take care of b4 u go for the purchase...if mechanically its OK...then i can assure u tht u will enjoy this car IA...
    i myself am using a Santro Club (GV) 2005...have been using it for the last 6 months....purchased it in nearly the same range u r talking about...and i am more than happy with my car Alhamdulilah....

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    Quote Originally Posted by rizkhan2010 View Post
    give its full details first:
    is it a Santro Executive, or Santro Club ??(Executive has power steering and power windows, club does not have them hence the former is costlier).
    2: is it with CNG or without CNG??
    3: If its with CNG...is it a factory fitted CNG or after market ?? remember santro has got a unique factory fitted CNG cylinder system called GV (with three small gas cylinders instead of the usual one large cylinder to optimize not only boot space but also better gas mileage)...that perhaps no other car offers in Pakistan...!!!
    3: whats the condition of engine and other essential mechanical parts...best is to take someone with decent knowledge of car...a good mechanic would be preferable..the fee that u would pay to that mechanic to get the car checked b4 hand is a good investment tht u will never repent InshaALLAH???
    4: whats the reading on the odometer??
    5: i am sure Sialkot being a reasonably big city would have no problem in spare parts availability...but do check it first.....(i drive it in Rawalpindi Islamabad and here no issue at all of parts availability)
    there are many other things that u need to take care of b4 u go for the purchase...if mechanically its OK...then i can assure u tht u will enjoy this car IA...
    i myself am using a Santro Club (GV) 2005...have been using it for the last 6 months....purchased it in nearly the same range u r talking about...and i am more than happy with my car Alhamdulilah....
    this is a santro club 2005 GV with very good engine and body condition. milage is 62K. thanks for both suggestions.

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    if its driven carefully and oil & tunned regularly go for it
    just check shouldnt be abused
    its a pretty nice car tob kept
    i keep it for 4 years w/o any problm to me in short n long route
    plus diggie is free if its a gv
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    good...u hv done ur homework already...all the best...!!!

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    now my mind is clear . i hope to make the deal on Monday. thanks for your precious words guys.

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    hi keep i mind before u buy this that its 05 model and now its 2012 so u must be ready for a lot of mechanical work,and there ins not a singl good mechanic for santro in pk...they have already close there operations.

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    Surely go for it
    Body kits available for all cars...
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    i am double minded now!

    Owners (Santro), please guide me about availability of its parts and service now and in coming years.

    In my opinion, Hyundai shehzore is still a good selling product from this manufacturer. and in major citis they have their service centres. question is that do they provide parts and service of santro? the car will be used in Sialkot and Sahiwal.




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    Surely go for it

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    all the best after completing all discussion/homework
    thiz z the proper way
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    sir i buy brand new gv club in 2007,i kept it for 2year and then sold.
    I wil say u never ever thnk to buy santro,there are so many problems and 1major problem thats its air filter clips opens ,and i wil sugest u if u buy today u wil get los whn u sale in market,santro showroms r closd ,every part wil be expensive,bro go for suzuki or any other car,its my advice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meh1 View Post
    i am double minded now!

    Owners (Santro), please guide me about availability of its parts and service now and in coming years.

    In my opinion, Hyundai shehzore is still a good selling product from this manufacturer. and in major citis they have their service centres. question is that do they provide parts and service of santro? the car will be used in Sialkot and Sahiwal.
    Parts are no problem. Everything is available. I am an owner of 2003 Club. Bought it zero meter. Havent faced any major issues. I will rate it as the BEST LOCAL MANUFACTURED CAR IN 1000cc CATEGORY
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    Quote Originally Posted by aqibasit View Post
    Parts are no problem. Everything is available. I am an owner of 2003 Club. Bought it zero meter. Havent faced any major issues. I will rate it as the BEST LOCAL MANUFACTURED CAR IN 1000cc CATEGORY
    My friend told me that it eats bit of engine oil. what can be the causes and what will be the expense to fix it. otherwise everything is fine.

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    bro gas kit might be replaced that,s why it,s reducing engine oil!
    and santro is a good buy if there are no problems in this car!
    i would preffer buying a santro over cultus or alto anyday!
    though it,s a 7 years old carnow some minor problem or thing to be replacement of parts may occure but still if the condition is ok go for it!
    parts may be avaialble as other said before!
    but plzz don,t buy anything from dealers specially at kashmir road!
    search in mashallah motors or cantreal state2 and one more near frangoz they might have good cars rest all junk lying in kashmir road!
    FXXB and EJ8 on its way............

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    Please forget it.

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    Yes i this it is better now to forget. santro is a very good car but i picture myself finding used parts from KABARIAS in lahore 5 years after.

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    Dear don,t go for it
    No doubt santro is a gud car but its also a fact that this car is going to disappear and spare parts too and in the end you will find yourself tense for its parts and resale
    and if it is eating engine oil than it might have gas kit problem and can cause the engine 2 b weak
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    i dont know y people misguide others without having any knowledge..
    Body kits available for all cars...
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    I had asked a mechanic. he told me same things. santro does not need maintainace frequently. it is reliable and parts are available like many other cars not in production. anyway it is too late. i have finalised another car now. and thanks everyone for comments and experiences with this car. only issue is resale but it is good for mehran only that has only resale in its positives.

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