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Thank You Siva Bhayya, I got an offer for this Car for Rs.1 Lakh.The details of the Car are as follows.Kindly advise whether the price quoted is reasonable.Otherwise for how much we can pay for it.Kindly Advise. Maruti Zen Diesel SUV Rs.1,35,000/- January, 2001 , white Colour, Diesel Second Owner,Mileage:85,500 KMs

By Satyanarayana on Mar 28, 2010

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  • Expert Hi,
    Though the price quoted seems to be quite ok.The maintenance cost would be on higher and hence wont make a good selection.
    Answer by Shiva Shankar on Mar 28, 2010

  • Hi Shiva,This is not a satisfying answer.do you remember even I asked the same question seeking help from you and you have advised me to spend around 1.5 to 1.7 lakh without intimating about the maintainance as you have done for Satya above.
    now when Satya has got a good offer of just Rs.1 lakh why are you telling him it's not a good choice to go for.when the car is litrally cheap than for what I have bought on your advice I am really heart felted now that you have not suggested me the same way and I have ended up buying at a higher price on your advice.
    Answer by Car Owner on Mar 30, 2010

  • Expert Hi,
    Please mention which year and mileage of the car your. I have mentioned maintenance of the car would be higher as it has already run 85000 km and maintenance cost would be higher at 1 lac km of usage.I have also considered the profile of Mr Satyanarayana as he is aged around 60 years,new to owning car and also looking for low maintenance easy to handle car. As far as answer to your question (though I have forgotten or done have details of the same)I can say that I would have considered year of make, usage,number of owners etc.I once again request you to mention your car details when bought or mail the same to shiva.shankar@cartrade.com.
    Answer by Shiva Shankar on Mar 30, 2010

  • i would rather say you to refrain from this car because there must be a lot of work to do in the same. No doubt the engine of the car is ISUZU they are very good at diesel engines. But you can buy a fiat palio for around 90-1.0 lac model will be around 2002. Trust me that car is rock solid and you wont have to spend anything. Spares are very much available in the market. The mileage of 1.2 is around 12-14 kmpl.
    I know you are going for that zen because its cheap and diesel too. But check with a good mechanic that how much you need to spend on it. He will give you a right answer.

    Answer by Deepak on Mar 30, 2010

  • I do agree that maintenance costs would be high since it is a diesel 2001. I own a ZEN automatic 1998 model in good condition approx 80,000 + kms sparingly used within Mumbai city. Needs a little touch up for some scratches. Colour Marine at Rs.90,000/-......looking to buy a Swift.
    Answer by Adil on Mar 30, 2010

  • gr8 deals
    Answer by Raju on Mar 30, 2010

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