Although we can buy a good and well-maintained hatchback like Suzuki Mehran, Cultus or Alto under 700,000 PKR in Pakistan, this article focuses on the older models of some high-end vehicles that you can buy in this price range. This bracket is for budget buyers who are careful about what they get from the price they pay.
If you drive off-road, make frequent trips to rural areas or just want to take a long trip through the city, Pajero is the right choice. Although maintaining a Pajero under 7 Lacs costs a lot, the spacious interior and size can convince you to buy this vehicle. In this budget, which is equipped with a 2500 cc engine, you can buy a pajero from the late 1980s. This vehicle will have power windows, power mirrors, power steering, power locks, air conditioning and alloy wheels.
Honda Civic is a household name in Pakistan when it comes to locally made luxury cars. You can buy a Honda Civic 2000 or earlier model in this budget. This car has a 1600cc engine and will cost you a bit to maintain. However, it’s a real family-sized sedan with a spacious interior. It has features like power windows, power mirrors, power steering, electric locks and air conditioning.
Toyota Corolla is known for its rugged and robust nature and lasts longer than you can imagine. You can buy the Corolla of the late 90s or earlier models in this budget. This Corolla model will have power windows, power steering, a 1300c engine, a manual transmission, electric mirrors, and air conditioning. Maintenance costs for Toyota Corolla are usually low, and you can also get good fuel economy by car.
The new generation of Sportage is becoming increasingly popular in Pakistan. However, the old generation of Sportage, model Kia Sportage from 2002 and earlier, can be bought in less than 7 varnishes. This Sportage generation was equipped with a 2000 cc engine and a manual transmission. It contained functions such as power windows, electric locks, electric mirrors, power steering, air conditioning and alloy wheels. It is a spacious vehicle that offers a high ride. However, finding replacement parts can be difficult, and they can be expensive.
Mitsubishi Lancer is a powerful car with many functions. You can buy a Mitsubishi 2005 or earlier model in less than 7 paints. This car has a 1300cc engine paired with a manual transmission. It is a fully loaded car with functions like electric windows, electric locks, electric mirrors, power steering, air conditioning and alloy wheels. The car also has wooden interior panels and a two-tone interior color that gives it a premium look and feel.
The Toyota place once became very popular when imported vehicles came to Pakistan. The Toyota Platz was delivered with a 1000 cc engine and an automatic transmission. It came with features like airbags, keyless entry, air conditioning, power steering, electric windows, electric mirrors and ABS brakes. Compared to locally made cars, it has more features; However, the maintenance costs are higher. You can buy a Toyota Platz model from the early 2000s in a price range below 7 lac.
Suzuki Liana is one of those Suzuki vehicles that didn’t gain popularity in the Pakistani automotive sector. Suzuki Liana came with a 1300 cc engine coupled with either a manual or an automatic transmission. Suzuki Pakistan also offered Liana in several variations, including RXi, LXi, Eminent and Sports Edition. The Eminent model was equipped with a 1600 cc engine coupled with an automatic transmission. All variants of Liana were delivered with electric windows, electric mirrors and power steering. In this price range you can buy a Suzuki Liana model from 2007 or earlier.