Firstly, Pune has a young population with high incomes which can be used for car purchasing across various segments.
Secondly, numerous attractive schemes have been launched by financial institutions and automakers to provide auto customers with easy loans.
The economy of Pune is also rapidly developing, which makes the residents more confident to spend money on automobiles.
Many service centres and spare parts stores have been established in Pune, which has simplified the car repair service in the city.
Not only has the new car market in Pune developed to a large extent but so does the used car one. Nowadays, there are countless second-hand car offers from various brands, of many models, body types, etc. under different prices ranges are available in the city. The pre-owned auto market has also accounted for a large part in the development of the automobile market in Pune.
The Pune auto market has been grown so tremendously that many auto manufacturers have established there manufacturing plants and research centres in the city. The city’s auto market has not only contributed a great part to the Indian car market but also supports the development of the whole country’s economy as well.
2. How to buy a good pre-owned car in Pune?
Pune is a glamorous city which can offer you a marvel opportunity to develop both yourself and your career. With the increasing population in the city, the demand for vehicles, particularly cars, has also increased to a great extent. Many Pune residents would like to buy pre-owned cars as a much more affordable alternative to buying new ones. The reasons for this are mainly new cars’ high cost and maintenance expenses.
You should bear in mind some following tips to buy your ideal second-hand car in Pune.
Having the car carefully examined;
Transferring the registration certificate (RC);
Transferring the insurance;
Transferring the No Claim Bonus;
Getting the car serviced before taking it for the first drive.
II. Which are the Cheapest Used Cars in Pune?
If you are searching for affordable cars in Pune, we highly recommend the Maruti Wagon R and of course, it is the old-gen model. Despite its discontinuation in India and being recently replaced by the all-new third-gen Wagon R, the old Maruti Wagon R is still one of the favourite choices of the used car buyers in Pune.
Our next recommendation is the Hyundai Accent. The sedan failed to attract a large number of customers and its production has been shelved long before. The reason for this is that it failed to receive a facelift in time. Nevertheless, it is still one of the most popular used sedans and is on sale in numerous major cities in India including Pune.
The table below provides you with a list of five of the cheapest cars in Pune.
* Prices of these vehicles are for reference only.
III. Which are the Best Second-hand SUV Cars in Pune?
SUVs are becoming so popular with the Indian auto buyers that the people here love to travel buy SUVs or anything that look like an SUV. This type of car has a wide range of Indian people’s favourite characteristics such as an amber cabin, an aggressive appearance and decent off-roading capabilities. For a population with average high income like that in Pune, buying a new SUV might not usually cause a problem. However, here, with numerous second-hand SUVs on sale, this turns out to be a good option for anyone who wants to save money. In the table below, we have compiled five best pre-owned SUVs in Pune with its minimum price on IndianAuto.
* Prices of these vehicles are for reference only.
IV. How a Second-hand Car can be Used in Pune?
1. RTO rules for pre-owned car usage
The regulations for second-hand car ownership transfer of various RTOs can be different; however, they generally consist of the following things.
After buying a used car, you need to apply for the car ownership transfer at the local RTO. Some mandatory documents include the RC, Form 29, Form 30 and Form 28 (compulsory for only inter-state car transfer, pollution-under-control certificate, residential evidence and the report of N.C.R.B. A fee of around INR 300 need to be paid for each car. The whole process should be done by yourself instead of having an agent do it to save money.
2. RTO regulations for old car scrapping
The Indian government has recently announced that any cars which are over 15 years old are to be declared as a scrapped car. According to the RTO regulations, if you want to scrap a car, you need to follow the following steps.
Informing the local RTO of your old car scrapping;
Presenting the RC and the chassis plate to the RTO;
De-registering the car: After all the car’s related documents have been accepted by the RTO, your car will be declared as scrapped and cleared away from the RTO’s records. At this point, this car can be demolished.
In order to sell a scrapped car, you need to provide the purchaser with a copy of RC and the bank NOC. Bring the chassis plate back and follow the above process to de-register the vehicle.
V. Used cars People also Search for in Pune
By Brand: Maruti cars | BMW cars | Toyota cars | Hyundai car | Honda cars
By Price Range: Below 1 Lakh | Below 2 Lakh | Below 3 Lakh
By Body type: Luxury cars | SUV cars | Sedan cars