Be smart : Buy second hand cars from Popular Car Bazaar
present-day market is flooded with secondhand cars. Along
with a new car dealer you ought to find a good second hand car dealer
. On top of that finance, too, is available off-the-shelf from many
dealers.You thought choosing the ‘the car for you’ is a cumbersome
and tiring process, not so when you come to 'Popular Car Bazaar',
Andheri, where there are two smart Sardars guiding
you to your dream car , promising you the best deal
Mumbaibest spoke to the humorous sardars, Ranaji and
Rajji, the owners of Popular Car Bazaar, Andheri.
When and where did you get started in this business ?
We started in 1984 as a spare parts dealer, and in car dealing
in a small way here itself . We gradually grew over the years and
made a strong foothold in the second hand car dealing market .
What made you choose second hand car dealing ?
It is not as if this was our family business, but both of us knew
that the secondhand car market was going to explode . We are also
into new car dealings but our primary business is second hand car
Do you have an establishment outside Mumbai?
No, we are only in Mumbai, at Andheri . But we do have
networks outside the city for purchasing and selling cars.
What is your turnover ?
We sell an average of 10 sales per day.
And what is your profit margin like ?
We take 2 % commission per car .
Who are your customers ?
Definitely the major chunk is from the middle class. They are the
ones who are interested in second hand cars, as it suits their lifestyle
as well as their pocket .
How long does it take to complete a transaction ?
it was a long procedure as people had limited money. Now the clients,
at times, make payments the same day that they choose a car, and
the delivery of the car is completed on the same day . Today people
want quick service and we have to keep up to their expectations
.We provide them whatever the company provides. Loans are also available.
Article by : Sharmistha
: Uma Kadam