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    Default Reliable Car for 400k-500k

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    I am looking to buy a car in a budget of RS 400k-500k. My requirements are
    1) reliability and safety
    2) good mileage on both cng and petrol
    3) low maintenance - few repairs/issues
    4) space/comfort - im over 6 ft. and other members of family are tall as well.

    Basically i need a spacious, trouble-free car that will give me a good 3-4 years. My daily travel needs would be on average about 50-60km per day within Karachi. so far i have shortlisted the following
    a) Chevrolet Joy 2006-08
    b) Hyundai Santro 2004-08
    c) Honda City 1998-00
    d) Suzuki Baleno 1999-05
    e) Suzuki Margalla 1998-99

    Personally, i favor joy or city and im neutral towards santro. However, i dont like baleno due to bad experience with Suzuki. What do you guys suggest keeping in view my budget and requirements?


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    Chevy Joy
    or Santro.

    Coz you can get these on newest possible model in 5 Lacs.

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    ok what about city 98/99?

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    my suggestion is baleno,,its fuel ecconomy, engine, n ac, r gud

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    how much would a clean chevy joy 2006 cost?

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    Keeping in view your and your family members height, how can you imagine Joy and Santro?
    Secondly in your budget if you thinking about City, you will get a screwed up car no matter, how much you search.
    You are left with the option of Margalla, Baleno and to some extent Swift. (2002-2003 model).
    If I were in your place should have stick only to Baleno and Swift. (Margalla is totally outdated).

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    Simply go for Margalla glx bro...
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    a) Chevrolet Joy 2006-08 with in budget Yes Recommended No
    b) Hyundai Santro 2004-08 with in budget Yes Recommended No
    c) Honda City 1998-00 with in budget No Recommended Yes good condition should be around 6 lacs
    d) Suzuki Baleno 1999-05 with in budget No Recommended Yes good condition should be around 6 lacs
    e) Suzuki Margalla 1998-99 with in budget Yes Recommended Yes

    You should be searching for the fallowing options and make ur budget around 6 lacs and try to find some thing considering market resale and availability of parts + comfort my suggestion as priority would be

    1) VITZ 1999 - 2000
    2) Cultus 2003 - 2006
    3) City 98
    4) Suzuki Baleno 1999-2003
    5) Santro 2004 - 2006

    If you can't raise ur budget then

    1 ) Khyber 98 -99
    2 ) Santro 2003
    3 ) Cultus 2001 2002

    margalla,joy not suitable any more coz of parts availability resale e.t.c

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    cultus 2001-02 or santro .

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    thanks guys. you maybe right regarding space because i have had problems driving khyber so santro/joy may be even more uncomfortable. so that leaves me with baleno really.
    how much would a clean baleno cost?
    also is it really a reliable and safe car?

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    what about nissan sunny 1998-2004 models?

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    baleno without any hesitation
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    What do you guys think about kia classic 2000-05 and kia spectra 2000-05

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    bro i am 6feet4 i had problems with santro then converted to baleno was comfy and spacious then got 2000 corolla was very comfy and the market rate whnt up.i would suggest to find ur self a good corolla from 1994-2000 model............
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    ur in karachi u can easily get a 2001 or 02 model gud cndition cultus depends upon ur bargaining skills

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mahi1 View Post
    ur in karachi u can easily get a 2001 or 02 model gud cndition cultus depends upon ur bargaining skills
    No need of any super duper bargain bro,in Karachi one can easily buy mint cultus 2001-02 in maximum 450K
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    Quote Originally Posted by smartdevil_striker View Post
    No need of any super duper bargain bro,in Karachi one can easily buy mint cultus 2001-02 in maximum 450K
    yes here in isb things are just whole a lot different

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    Quote Originally Posted by FarhanAnwarKhan View Post
    bro i am 6feet4 i had problems with santro then converted to baleno was comfy and spacious then got 2000 corolla was very comfy and the market rate whnt up.i would suggest to find ur self a good corolla from 1994-2000 model............
    yar i tried baleno 2002 and city 2001 but they lack leg room on drivers seat. even after pulling the seat back i could barely rotate the steering wheel. corolla is out of my range

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