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I am planning to buy a used family (5 persons) car which should be VERY COST EFFECTIVE in all aspects (low running and maintenance costs). The vehicle is primarily intended for transportation only and aesthetics is of no importance. The car will not run more than 10000 km/yr and not frequently it will be used in city. Car should run at speed of at least 100km/hr. My question is should I be buying petrol or diesel car also considering current and future price gap between the two fuels? Can you please recommend suitable models?
By Swapnil Patil 01 January 2011
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hi dear, i am vikram , just on 1st januar i , bought a nano, this is myfirst car, i was having a dream to but a car, since my childhood days, i took this car , after a great researcch, that is nano cx, go for only petrol version, costs remains the same, as when maintainance is concerned.
i am very happy after that it is the true value for money. .spacious and height wise it is more than 800 maruti, with a ground clearance of inova.

Answer by Vikram Nanda 01 January 2011

Mr Vikram
hold on till the tatas launch their ventre mpv which runs on diesel and very spacious worth the wait.

Answer by Kumr 01 January 2011

Nano is not at all a car to have a car. It is just like a bajaj auto chasis with car boady. Don't go for it.

Answer by Mahesh Kumar 01 January 2011

hi dear..as for request..i can suggest some ideas whach may help..

1. as your monthly running is around 850 km only, buying a diesel car will serve no purpose..u will end up spending much more than u ll save along with increased value of maintenence...

2. consider buying a maruti swift or santro ...easily accomodates 5 people...u can also consider buying palio or petra or ikon which u can get for a steal as des are good cars and offer a good deal in second hand market..

i hope dis helps...

Answer by Maddy 01 January 2011
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Hi,
For the requirments mentioned Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 would be th eideal selection. Aadvantage are the power,pickup ,cost effectiveness combined with good mileage.

Answer by Shiva Shankar 01 January 2011

i deal in good quality used cars in delhi..can give best option for u..if interested thn call me at 9910405251

Answer by Dipanshu 01 January 2011
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