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    Default Carla - The Red Prius - aliusman420

    Salaam everyone.

    Presenting "Carla"

    So it's been quite a while since I bought the Prius but never got time to create a thread for it specifically, although shared its pics in several forums.
    It is a 2010 model, S-Touring Edition in Barcelona Red color, imported in end 2013 and with me since 16th January 2014.
    I bought it from one of the few reliable importers out there, that is, @Sharabhi a.k.a Shahzaib Rasheed bhai. The deal went real smooth, I saw the pics of the car on his Facebook page JDM Imports and called him up. After a bit of discussion, he sent me every possible detail he had of the vehicle even before I made any commitment to buy the car. The details were the original auction pictures, original Japan yard pictures with odometer pictures of the actual mileage, original auction sheet (which I got verified from my own person in Japan and it was as it is) and container unloading video and pictures. Some days later my friend who lives in Karachi and owns a Prius himself combined with all sorts of knowledge he has acquired about hybrids in his 2+ years of ownership, went and inspected the car and gave me the verdict that this is the car to go for. I made the token payment to Shahzaib bhai's friend here in Islamabad and after a day or two, the car got loaded on the truck and reached Islamabad in the next few days. When it arrived, I along with my mother went and took a test drive of the car and reached the decision of making the payment the same day. Some hours later we came with the pay order and took the delivery of the vehicle.
    I am well-aware of the JDMs that are being brought into Pakistan and this car is absolutely not like them, it is a class apart. When I was buying this car, many friends said me to buy a MarkX, a brand new Civic or a 2006-07 Mercedes C180 and even though they are good cars, I needed a car which looks good, drives good and is easy on my wallet, and Prius was the ultimate choice.
    Even being a 2010 model, the car feels brand new Masha Allah, the drive is highly comfortable, the road grip is far beyond the local sedans, high speed cornering is a piece of cake in this vehicle Alhamdulillah, and among all the other luxuries, it is fulfilling the one Prius is well-known for, it's fuel consumption
    I am in no way a hypermiler and many times I have to drive like a maniac while getting late for University or some friends gathering, and AC is on all the time, still the car fares far above than other cars like Civic or Altis. To be very honest, I cannot be more satisfied in another car after driving this beauty. Even though the price tag was higher than the so-called market price (of the accidental cars), the car is worth every penny I tell you.

    1. Recent Islamabad pictures Page 1.
    2. Fuel average 20 km/l over 145 km Page 2.
    3. Original Japan Auction pictures, Day 1 Islamabad pictures and multi-info speedometer display pictures Page 4.
    4. Interior Pics Page 8.
    5. Pics with our new 11th Gen Corolla GLi AT Page 10.
    6. Detailing products arrived from Ahmad Yar bhai Page 13.
    7. Extensive detailing sessions pics Page 13 & 14.
    8. Carla got new tints and horn Page 17.


    Here you go with the pictures, please do not forget to say Masha Allah
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    guys you can carry out this PKDM vs JDM debate in other threads, kindly avoid such discussion in my car's thread
    I think everyone is forgetting that I own a 11th Gen Corolla as well and have made comparison of both some pages back in the thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nabeel_Ali View Post
    i will confirm this in a a day or so
    the cars you quote are cheap, I cant find my self a good 2012 S package 4.5/5 grade under 30000km for under 22lack till home? Plus ive tried to contact multiple importers. And i literally have to beg the for help/info, i hate that.
    Do you know any good imprters? am too from lahore and a student. hence on a tight budget.
    And if i cant find a good one online ill have to buy a 2011 model from here,which are hardly 4 grade and cheap cars!A good one would be really hard to find

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    Quote Originally Posted by AABBDDuullaahh View Post
    the cars you quote are cheap, I cant find my self a good 2012 S package 4.5/5 grade under 30000km for under 22lack till home? Plus ive tried to contact multiple importers. And i literally have to beg the for help/info, i hate that.
    Do you know any good imprters? am too from lahore and a student. hence on a tight budget.
    And if i cant find a good one online ill have to buy a 2011 model from here,which are hardly 4 grade and cheap cars!A good one would be really hard to find
    Let's go and chat on Prius fan club.

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    How are these tail lights looking? These are of 2012 onward models.
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    And here is a comparison pic, the tail lights my car has and the ones I shared above, your vote?
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    2012 is better

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    To me the one on left look better.

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    The old ones hint to the 2nd generation which I loathe. So new one looks much better!


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    Thanks for the suggestions guys!
    Need more votes for newer ones because they'll require at least 30k PKR
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    BTW does this have blind spot sensors?


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    sir new lights look good at night. warna the lights that you have on your ride are perfect. no need to spend 30k for tail lights.
    people need to grow up sometimes and act MATURE !

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    Quote Originally Posted by MoinIqbal View Post
    BTW does this have blind spot sensors?


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    The trim above mine, G-Touring has a lot of sensors, even Pre-Collision Assist.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jadoon1992_vxlimited View Post
    sir new lights look good at night. warna the lights that you have on your ride are perfect. no need to spend 30k for tail lights.
    Yes these look perfectly good as well, I was just thinking if the car needs any upgrades.


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    Quote Originally Posted by aliusman420 View Post
    The trim above mine, G-Touring has a lot of sensors, even Pre-Collision Assist.


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    I've read about all these trims numerous times on the Prius fan club but they still confuse me. I thought yours was also G-Touring with the Touring suspension.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MoinIqbal View Post
    I've read about all these trims numerous times on the Prius fan club but they still confuse me. I thought yours was also G-Touring with the Touring suspension.


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    Mine is S-Touring and it also comes with the Touring suspension.


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    Quote Originally Posted by aliusman420 View Post
    Yes these look perfectly good as well, I was just thinking if the car needs any upgrades.


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    the car is perfect no need for any upgrades. its a beautiful car MASHA ALLAH
    people need to grow up sometimes and act MATURE !

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    Quote Originally Posted by jadoon1992_vxlimited View Post
    the car is perfect no need for any upgrades. its a beautiful car MASHA ALLAH
    Yes it looks beautiful just the way it is Masha Allah, I want to thank the inventor of the brand Meguiar's
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    Guys I am going to Karachi tomorrow night In Shaa Allah.
    So Carla won't be driven for a week and it doesn't have a shade.
    So need opinion regarding high quality car cover which I will apply tomorrow or tonight. Just detailed it a while ago.


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    So what if I am in Karachi and Carla in Islamabad? Doesn't mean she won't get attention
    Masha Allah



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