Small. Cheap cars

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Small. Cheap cars

Postby Mojo » Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:19 am

I'll be moving to Phnom Penh soon, but I'm not sure if it's a short or long term move. I need a cheap car ($2000-3000) to get around town as I'll be staying on the outskirts of the city.
Can anyone compare the Kia Visto and Hyundai Atoz circa late 90s. Is one more reliable than the other? How easy are they to get repaired? Or would I be better off with an older Corolla? Other suggestions welcome. BTW, moto is not an option. Thanks
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Re: Small. Cheap cars

Postby vladimir » Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:45 am

You can pick one of those up for $1500 or less, I think orange dragon bought one for $1000
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Re: Small. Cheap cars

Postby SinnSisamouth » Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:00 am

ticos are that price vlad not kias
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Re: Small. Cheap cars

Postby cptrelentless » Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:02 pm

I've seen a 2002 Matiz for that price. Those little Korean runabouts are generally pretty reliable, no fun to drive with an auto box

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Re: Small. Cheap cars

Postby phuketrichard » Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:29 pm

spend a bit more up front and than less in repairs

https://www.khmer24.com/c-cars-for-sale.html
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Re: Small. Cheap cars

Postby John Bingham » Sun Mar 12, 2017 4:33 pm

Not sure how much these cost.
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Re: Small. Cheap cars

Postby thePeck » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:54 pm

^ I'd drive one of those lol my wife wouldn't.

She once saw the Smart Car and thought that would be a cheap car. Nope, the Smart Cars go for $20k even though a newer model back home is ~$5k. Although trying to have an electric car here.... Probably would pay more for electrical power then regular gas.
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Re: Small. Cheap cars

Postby Duncan » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:15 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Sun Mar 12, 2017 4:33 pm
Not sure how much these cost.
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Or you could go for a slightly smaller model like this
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Re: Small. Cheap cars

Postby Mojo » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:21 pm

Duncan wrote:
John Bingham wrote:
Sun Mar 12, 2017 4:33 pm
Not sure how much these cost.
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Or you could go for a slightly smaller model like this
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If I wanted responses like that, I'd have gone to K440.


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Re: Small. Cheap cars

Postby Duncan » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:24 pm

Mojo wrote:
Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:21 pm
Duncan wrote:
John Bingham wrote:
Sun Mar 12, 2017 4:33 pm
Not sure how much these cost.
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Or you could go for a slightly smaller model like this
Spoiler:
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If I wanted responses like that, I'd have gone to K440.


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Ha ha, I know you would not go to K440 , It's too far and you dont have any transport .
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.

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