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Used car or new set of wheels? How to figure out which you should buy

With liquidity as top priority, most will end up buying a used car, and that's not a bad thing if it's self-funded

Automobile makers stumped by used-car boom

Bindisha Sarang Mumbai
Manasee Karnalkar is a private sector employee from Mumbai in her thirties. Currently working from home as most Mumbaikars are, Karnalkar looks forward to buying a car in the future. She says, "I want to avoid public transport, keeping social distancing in mind, so am looking for a value deal and will probably buy a used car." 

Karnalkar is not the only one looking to buy a used car. Sunny Katari, VP Auto, OLX India says, "As the lockdown has gradually eased post lockdown 2.0, we have seen that daily listings of passenger vehicles have grown six times and user

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First Published: Jun 19 2020 | 4:15 PM IST

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