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Importing a Car to Cambodia from Abroad: Is it Worth it?

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Let’s say you’ve been looking around for a vehicle at locally and are getting nowhere. Maybe you have an old girl sitting at home under a tarp that you miss terribly. Maybe on that jaunt home last time you fell…

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So You Wanna Buy a Budget Car in Phnom Penh?

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Phnom Penh is one of the most twisted car markets in the world. At first glance it is expensive (for what you get), unreliable, decentralized and full of vehicles that have no means of being properly serviced. The good news…

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Good Cars for Cambodia Expats #3: Daewoo Matiz v Hyundai Atoz/Visto

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Price Range: $2000 – $4000 If you have had one bike accident too many, seen your family grow or are simply looking to get out of the sun and rain, the Daewoo Matiz or Hyundai Atoz/Visto (the Visto is a…

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Good Cars for Cambodia Expats #2: Toyota Corolla E110 vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class W202

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Price Range: $4500 – $6,500 Okay, so I want to make one thing clear from the outset – this is probably the only time in history that a utilitarian everyman vehicle, likened to a whitegood appliance, has been pitted against…

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Good Cars for Expats #1: Toyota RAV4 XA10 vs. Honda CR-V RD1-3

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In the first of a series, Ben Siddons reviews the best value cars for expats in Cambodia. Price Range: $5000 – $8,500 RAV4: History: The ‘Recreational Active Vehicle with 4-wheel drive’was produced from 1994 – 2000 from plants in Japan…

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