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Car research

Postby lau Han Seng » Thu, 18 Nov 2004 2:23 am

Hi,
i intend to purchase a MPV & i'm struggling between Honda Stream & Kia Carens,. unless there's better deal for a max budget of $90000
Need help to know which one is value for $ and hope their fuel consumption is not high as some MPV fuel consumption like drinking water.

Thanks :wink: [align=left]

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Postby passerby » Thu, 18 Nov 2004 6:16 pm

do check out the Honda Wish MPV. Suits your budget & fuel consumption is low, so they claim. Goodluck!

passerby

Postby passerby » Fri, 19 Nov 2004 6:11 pm

sorry, i meant toyota wish mpv.

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Postby mad about cars » Sat, 20 Nov 2004 12:21 am

anytime a Honda or Toyota will give you better resale value.
In singapore resale value is important since cars are so expensive, you cannot afford to write them off unlike in other countries.

Having said that...no offence to Kia on its quality...it probably just have to boost up its image....just like samsung in handphone biz can catch up with nokia and make nokia lose market share.......

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Postby jerry_yzr AT yahoo.com » Sat, 20 Nov 2004 9:46 am

If you are gonna be in Singapore for a period no longer than 3 years, I will suggest you opt for rental as the financial loss of disposing a purchased car is too great to make sense out of it. Furthermore, cars are going to be cheaper and cheaper over the next few years.

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Postby italiano » Mon, 25 Apr 2005 4:15 pm

ya its better to rent a car than buying furthermore now you can rent for long term at special price as rental has become competitive these days. My colleague introduced me to 1 few months back when i just came and i did my calculation they quote me at good price and i still use them. So when i decided to get back home anytime don't have to worry about offloading my vehicle other than to worry about issues when buying a new car like the COE which is a must in this country. Not only that, im impress with the guy who's doing this for me, he helps me a lot trying to fit in this country he has lots of contacts, believe me.....anyone who has the same situation as mine, drop me an email, glad to help piratesurf@rocketmail.com[/quote]

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Postby leongyeanpok » Thu, 06 Oct 2005 4:29 pm

I think that you can consider buying Mitsubishi Grandis because it is nice and big. It is at about 90k.

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How about a Toyota Picnic?

Postby Light » Sat, 29 Oct 2005 11:51 pm

How about a Toyota Picnic?

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Postby ginge » Thu, 10 Nov 2005 5:27 am

Can someone please recommend a car lease or rental company? Thanks.

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Postby Light » Thu, 10 Nov 2005 8:09 am

I am getting my lease car from AVIS. First, it's a world reknown rental car company and therefore, quite trustworthy.
They have also been very friendly and reasonable in their dealings with me so far. They carry a large selection of vehicles to choose from- both new and old cars.

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Postby cyber_m0nkey » Thu, 10 Nov 2005 9:46 am

I think my rental (lease) company is called Motorways (or somthing like that). They were the only ones that oferred the price I was willing to pay for the car of my own choosing. Insurance excess is on par with others and all costs are covered (except for petrol and parking), also they provide a loan vehicle while mine is being serviced.

And I agree with the other posters, if you are here for 3 yrs or less then it is better to lease then to buy.

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Postby varun » Thu, 10 Nov 2005 2:58 pm

Cyber_monkey: which car have you rented and what do they charge you?

Cheers,

- V.

cyber_m0nkey wrote:I think my rental (lease) company is called Motorways (or somthing like that). They were the only ones that oferred the price I was willing to pay for the car of my own choosing. Insurance excess is on par with others and all costs are covered (except for petrol and parking), also they provide a loan vehicle while mine is being serviced.

And I agree with the other posters, if you are here for 3 yrs or less then it is better to lease then to buy.
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