Well, I am back again guys with the most confusing question “Which CAR
”? Almost everyone goes through this phase here (in this forum). And when you are searching a car for yourself it makes you realize that how tough and confusing it is to actually be on this side rather than giving suggestions and advice to others
So here goes the story, ever since I returned from US back in 2013 I have been driving DRACO
(My XUV, for those who are new) since then. And I was very happy with it until I realize that my running has increased and the ODO has crossed 70K
kms and it still has 4 months to go before DRACO completes 3 years with us. Just got the 70K service done today itself.
I bought a used Octavia (diesel 2005) last year in March but had to sold it after the NGT ban thing going on and I guess that was a very practical and right decision I made because if the ban is declared than I would have got peanuts for the price I paid to buy the car. But I was really lucky and got a Jackpot deal on my Octavia and I let it go. Though I’ll miss that diesel rocket and the great suspension it offered but got to move with time, so bid adieu German Legend.
Thirdly my running has increased a lot and is almost 80 kms a day (Gurgaon to Mayur Vihar and back) 4-5 days in a week, that’s my office run plus 35 kms 2-3 times in a week for my warehouse and almost one trip to my hometown (Moradabad-Gurgaon) 400 kms back and forth. Also I have meetings with my clients all over in Delhi plus local running. Overall my total running is approx 1800-2000 kms a month. So I am looking for a diesel hatch and I don’t want to buy a sedan or so called sub 4 meter sedans. I am laying down my requirements below.
> Your Budget: Rs.8 – 9 Lakh (On road)
> New or Used: New Car
> Your Location: New Delhi, India
> Top Five Priorities: Atleast driver airbag, ABS
, Comfort, Low Maintenance, Good design, Luggage space.
> Monthly Running: Between 1,500 – 2,000 Kms
> Type of Fuel: Diesel
> For What Purpose: Regular Use, Highway trips etc
> Seating Capacity: Maximum 5 Adults
> Type of Segment: Hatchback