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27 Jan 2022

Tata Tiago

2022 Tata Tiago iCNG review: Should you buy it?

CNG-based cars have seen a sharp rise in popularity over the years due to the lack of affordable diesel or electric models.

20 Jan 2022


2022 Audi Q7 (facelift) review: Should you buy it?

The first-generation Audi Q7 was instrumental in making the German luxury carmaker a popular name in India with its celebrity clientele.

18 Jan 2022


2022 SKODA KODIAQ (facelift) review: Should you buy it?

The KODIAQ nameplate has come back to the Indian market after a hiatus of a few years. This time, the KODIAQ (facelift) is armed with a petrol powertrain along with a raft of new features and more technology.

14 Jan 2022


2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 first impressions: A uniquely designed EV

Hyundai has announced its EV onslaught for the Indian market with several new electric cars being readied for launch within the coming years. One of the cars earmarked for launch happens to the IONIQ 5.

11 Jan 2022


2021 Volkswagen Tiguan (facelift) review: Should you buy it?

German automaker Volkswagen may have started its India journey with the Polo hatchback but today, it is focusing solely on its SUV portfolio.

07 Jan 2022


Toyota Hilux first impression: A rugged workhorse

The pick-up truck segment is fairly nascent in India but Toyota wants to expand this space with its Hilux, which is slated for launch next month.

27 Dec 2021


BYD e6 review: Solid electric MPV for commercial use

Chinese automaker BYD is one of the largest sellers of EVs in the world and has recently cemented its presence in the Indian market with the launch of the e6 MPV.

20 Dec 2021

Kia Motors

2022 Kia Carens first impressions: A promising 3-row crossover

Kia has been fairly successful in the Indian market with its products and now wants to increase its dominance in the lucrative 3-row SUV segment.

16 Dec 2021


2021 BMW iX first impressions: A radical EV flagship

While BMW is entering into the EV space quite late, it has decided to launch not one but three new EVs in India. It's first product happens to be the flagship iX SUV.

09 Dec 2021


2021 Volkswagen Tiguan's (facelift) first impression: More power and features

The Tiguan moniker is not new to India since we had the previous-generation model on sale for a few years with a diesel powertrain and later it was discontinued.

06 Dec 2021


2022 Volvo XC60 (facelift) review: Should you buy it?

The XC60 has been one of the best-selling models for Volvo in India. The Swedish automaker has tasted considerable success with its SUV portfolio worldwide, including India, and it wants to maintain that momentum with the XC60 (facelift).

29 Nov 2021


Mercedes-AMG A 45 S review: Most powerful hatchback in India

Hatchbacks are known for being fuel efficient, practical, and ideal for our cramped urban cities.

22 Nov 2021

Skoda Auto India

2021 SKODA SLAVIA's first impression: A premium mid-sized sedan offering

While SUVs are getting more and more popular, sedans still have a large fan following in India, especially in the mid-size segment.

17 Nov 2021

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki Celerio (manual) review: Should you buy it?

We have finally driven the second-generation Maruti Suzuki Celerio and this hatchback will be retailed via the company's Arena chain of dealerships.

11 Nov 2021

Maruti Suzuki

2021 Maruti Celerio's first impression: A hatchback focused on efficiency

After a two-year-long hiatus, Maruti Suzuki has finally launched an all-new product with the Celerio receiving a generation change.

09 Nov 2021

Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta v/s Volkswagen Taigun: Which one is better?

The compact SUV segment has seen a meteoric rise over the years in terms of sales and demand. Volkswagen has also recently jumped into the fray with its much awaited Taigun.

01 Nov 2021


2021 Audi Q5 (facelift) review: Should you buy it?

The Q5 mid-sized SUV used to be the mainstay of Audi's SUV range in India in terms of overall sales. Hence, it is not surprising that the German marque is bringing it back to our market.

28 Oct 2021


Renault KIGER CVT review: Is it better than manual variant?

Demand for subcompact SUVs equipped with an automatic gearbox is increasing day by day due to the convenience offered by clutch-less driving.

21 Oct 2021


Tata Punch AMT review: Should you buy it?

Recently, we tested the Tata Punch equipped with the manual gearbox and were impressed with its off-road capabilities, design as well as features.

14 Oct 2021

MG Motor

MG Astor v/s Hector: Which one is a better buy?

MG Motor's latest launch in India, the Astor, is a well-made compact SUV with several high-tech features. However, prospective buyers might also look at it as an alternative to the Hector in terms of price or features.

11 Oct 2021


2021 Tata Punch micro-SUV review: Should you buy it?

After the immense success of Nexon and its EV iteration, Tata Motors now wants to expand its reach further into the micro-SUV segment with the all-new Punch.

04 Oct 2021

Mahindra & Mahindra

Mahindra XUV700 (petrol) review: Should you buy it?

Recently, we drove the Mahindra XUV700 in its flagship diesel automatic form and were impressed by the overall performance, handling, and smooth automatic gearbox.

30 Sep 2021

MG Motor

2021 MG Astor SUV review: Should you buy it?

We have finally driven the MG Astor and this new compact SUV will be positioned below the Hector in MG Motor's product line-up.

29 Sep 2021

Tata Motors Ltd

Tata Safari Gold first impression: Premium and feature-rich special edition

Special editions are an innovative way of constantly improving your product and also keeping it fresh in the minds of the buyers.

24 Sep 2021


2021 Volkswagen Taigun GT manual review: Should you buy it?

The much-awaited Volkswagen Taigun SUV has been launched in India and its "GT" range is a big draw for enthusiasts with its powerful 1.5-liter TSI petrol engine.

20 Sep 2021

MG Motor

MG Astor turbo-petrol's first impression: An SUV loaded with technology

MG Motor is readying its first compact SUV for India called the Astor.

14 Sep 2021


BMW X1 v/s Citroen C5 Aircross: Which one is better?

The premium 5-seater compact SUV space has been dominated by the German automakers but Citroen believes its C5 Aircross can be an interesting alternative with its focus on comfort, luxury, and practicality.

09 Sep 2021


2021 Hyundai i20 N Line iMT review: Should you buy?

Performance hatchbacks have been rare in India owing to our price-sensitive market as well as our liking for fuel efficient cars.

08 Sep 2021


2021 Tata Tigor EV review: Should you buy it?

Tata Motors has been immensely successful with its Nexon EV in the Indian market as it currently accounts for a large chunk of the total Nexon sales.

05 Sep 2021

Land Rover

2021 Land Rover Defender 90 review: Should you buy it?

The Land Rover Defender has been on sale in India as a 5-door model in its 110 guise.

30 Aug 2021


2021 Hyundai i20 N Line's first impression: Powerful and promising

Auto enthusiasts in India have been left starving due to the lack of affordable performance cars. Till now, we have seen only a few launches in this niche segment and that too with limited success.

26 Aug 2021

Honda Cars

2021 Honda Amaze (facelift) review: Should you buy it?

The Amaze subcompact sedan happens to be the best selling car for Honda in India and it is also the second most popular car in its class.

18 Aug 2021

Mahindra & Mahindra

2021 Mahindra XUV700 SUV review: Should you buy it?

The much awaited Mahindra XUV700 is finally here with an aggressive price-tag, a new 'Twin Peaks' logo, and a slew of segment-first features.

15 Aug 2021


Tata Tiago NRG (facelift) first impression: Should you buy it?

With the facelifted Tiago hatchback being a year old in India, Tata Motors has now followed that up with an updated Tiago NRG variant.

08 Aug 2021


2021 Volkswagen Taigun review: Should you buy it?

The long awaited Volkswagen Taigun is finally here and we expect it to be launched around the first half of September.

06 Aug 2021

MG Motor

2021 MG Hector CVT review: Should you buy it?

The Hector has been a runaway success ever since its launch in India and recently, MG Motor added to its desirability by launching an updated version.

02 Aug 2021


2021 MINI Cooper Convertible (facelift) review: Should you buy it?

Convertibles may not seem to be ideal for a country like ours but for some, they are the perfect way to enjoy our varied landscapes.

02 Aug 2021


Hyundai ALCAZAR SUV (diesel automatic) review: Should you buy it?

Recently, we drove the Hyundai ALCAZAR in its flagship petrol automatic form and were impressed by its overall performance, handling, and the smooth automatic gearbox.

25 Jul 2021


SKODA KUSHAQ 1.0 TSI automatic review: Should you buy it?

Recently, we drove the SKODA KUSHAQ equipped with the 1.5-liter TSI petrol engine and were impressed with the performance and sporty driving experience it offers.

23 Jul 2021


ISUZU Hi-Lander pick-up truck review: Should you buy it?

The pick-up truck segment is still nascent in India but ISUZU should be credited in establishing the lifestyle pick-up genre with its D-MAX V-Cross.