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I have a plan to buy a sedan with in 9 lac's.Mostly i will be using it for long drive at week ends other days i may not be using car. monthly 1000-1200 km average.So if i chose fiesta diesel.will it creates any issues since i will not be using daily.what is best car for my purpose while considering comfort.( car should be able to use in poor,bumpy roads also).Please suggest

By Vipin on Mar 9, 2010


  • Expert Hi,
    For the usage mentioned, Fiat Linea would be the best suited.
    Answer by Shiva Shankar on Mar 9, 2010

  • Expert You really don't need a diesel car as your usage is quite low.
    You could consider the Manza Aura + Saffire or the Linea.
    Alternatively if you have set your mind for a diesel, consider the Mnaza Aura + Quadrajet or the Verna Diesel Automatic.
    Answer by Quraish on Mar 10, 2010

  • i think honda city will be the best option as the fiesta have more of maintenance expenses..this is the common problem with all ford cars..
    Answer by Monica Sanadhya on Mar 10, 2010

  • sx4 is best suited for u...
    Answer by Dheeraj on Mar 10, 2010

  • With a budget of 9 lacs , blindly go for honda city.
    If you are interested in buying a used car and if fuel efficiency is not a big deal, than you can even think of Honda Civic. You can get a gem at that price. One of my friend bought one in Mumbai with 8000kms done for 7 lacs(top end model/scratchless).
    Answer by Abhijit on Mar 10, 2010

  • Buy Fiat Linea. Linea is any time value for money vehicle. Never opt for Honda vehicles. The maintenance cost is high and moreover they are not worth the money you spend. Features are less and you pay extra for the name. Verna is a ship. You may not enjoy driving Verna at high speed. Fiesta will soon have a design change and the build quality of Tata vehicles... let not talk about it.
    Answer by Vipin on Mar 10, 2010

  • Blindly go for honda city or linea pls never go for ford they are a hell.I have spent 150000 on my 1 year old ikon with the tdci engine.they are cheaters.u could go for ford if u find a good dealer.
    Answer by Vishveshwaran on Mar 10, 2010

  • if u wanna go for used car then i have skoda octavia for you which is not too old & just like a new car...if interested thn call me at 9910405251
    Answer by Dipanshu on Mar 11, 2010

  • ford fiesta maintance is very high so u can buy hyundai verna.verna is very good car and its provide in diesel so u can buy verna...
    Answer by Ravinder on Mar 11, 2010

  • Friends - I guess you are not updated with the recent things changed at Ford. Ford Ikon and the Fiesta are the lowest when it comes to parts prices. see the attachments. Fiesta is the #1 affordable car among Altis, Honda Civic, Skoda Fabia. SX4, Linea and bunch of other cars - Ref Auto Bild - July.

    Also check - some one has posted a comparitive details about Ford's service cost vs others.
    Answer by Srinivas on Mar 11, 2010

  • Hello,

    your said ur monthly run will be 1000-1200kms so better you go for any petrol sedan it will surely cost u less but as u said u wanna keep your car for long thn i would say gp for diesel one coz whenever u will go for a long drive u will surely smile in terms of running cost, and for this i am suggesting you for ford fiesta tdci, as i am the owner of fiesta and it has done 59315kms till today,lots of rough roads arround d corners and my own quote for it, FORD CAN AFFORD THESE JERKS :),its old thinking that its very costly to maintain a ford, my friend its not fact now, just go for it and buy 2 yrs extended warrenty as well as i am going to buy 4th year extended warrenty for 7077/= rs and it will cover 4th year and 1.50lac kms.

    so now its up to u......pick the smart choice as anyone can proudly say..fiesta is Driver's can surely enjoy the ride..

    hav fun..

    Answer by Sanjeev on Mar 11, 2010

  • fiesta diesel can give u better mileage with adequate pick up as compared to others.The comfort, build and handling is also good.Fords are no more expensive to maintain and is gud for tough roads
    Answer by Sameer on Mar 18, 2010

  • For a self driven car and for driving pleasure, Fiesta beats all, followed by the City. As Vishveshwaran pointed out, Ford dealers are notorious. I have put my car buying process on my blog, maybe that will hep u
    Answer by Shib on Mar 30, 2010

  • Thank u friends.Finally i have decided to for fiesta.Hope i will get it with in 2 days
    Answer by Vipin on Mar 30, 2010

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