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Weird! Bengaluru man will get 22 lakh restore estimate for his Rs 11 lakh automotive

In a uncommon incident, a service centre in Bengaluru lately gave a buyer an estimate of Rs 22 lakh to restore a Volkswagen Polo hatchback that value the shopper Rs 11 lakh.

Anirudh Ganesh described the incident on LinkedIn. He stated that the latest flooding in Bengaluru had broken his automotive. The automotive acquired absolutely submerged in waters, following which he despatched his automotive to Volkswagen Apple Auto in Whitefield.

He stated, “My automotive acquired broken because of the Bangalore floods. Within the peak of the rain, I acquired the automotive out and despatched it to the Apple Auto Whitefield showroom, the place I needed to push my automotive onto a towing truck in waist-deep water at 11 pm. Nobody to assist however we middle-class persons are robust. Karlete hai kisi tarah.”

He claimed that, regardless of this, his nightmare was removed from over as a result of, after about 20 days, the service centre despatched him a restore estimate for 22 lakh. He additionally shared that his insurance coverage firm, Acko, suggested him that the automotive could be written off as a complete loss and that they’d choose it up from the restore store. 

However to his shock, the restore centre insisted him to pay Rs. 44,840 to gather his automotive from them. Mr. Ganesh was knowledgeable by the Volkswagen restore store that this value was essential with a purpose to launch paperwork concerning the harm the car had sustained.

Later, after talking with Volkswagen India, he realized that the price was 5,000, which he finally paid.

“Volkswagen India crew (Mr.Sumanth and Ms.Poonam) have spoken and stated that costs in such situation might be set to the higher restrict of Rs.5000 for estimation/storage for automotive homeowners in whole loss circumstances. I hope this data helps everybody,” Mr Ganesh added. He added that on September 26 he lastly obtained his automotive again.

“The dealership ensured the identical worth to all different prospects as nicely and as per my understanding, VW is charging the identical throughout Bangalore now,” Me Ganesh shared on LinkedIn. 

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