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2018 Hyundai i20 (facelift) review

Overview If you take a look at the monthly PV sales figures, you will realise that the i20 is one of the most, if not THE most important model for Hyundai in India. On an average, Indians buy more than 11,000 units of the hatchback each month. As evident

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Ford Freestyle – First Drive Review

Overview The demand for SUVs and crossovers has seen an exponential rise over the past few years not just in India, but across the world. According to Ford, one in every four car buyers wants an SUV. Although Ford already sells the extremely popular EcoSport

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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class review

Overview Built in 1893, the Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad has stood tall on a hillock overlooking Hyderabad for more than a century now. The property, being run as a hotel by the Taj group, is a symbol of opulence. It mesmerizes with its luscious decor

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2017 Ford EcoSport Petrol AT review

Overview The Ford EcoSport is pretty much responsible for shaping the compact SUV segment as we know it. It wasn’t technically the first to arrive, though. That race was won by the Premier Rio, but let’s discount that considering it wasn’t

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BMW X1 M Sport Review

Overview The BMW X1 created quite a furore when it landed on our shores back in December 2010. Launched at a starting price of INR 22 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi), the crossover lowered the entry point into luxury car ownership. A little over five years

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Datsun redi-GO 1.0 AMT Review

Since its launch in June 2016, the Datsun Redi-GO has been the primary sales driver for Nissan in India. However, its chief rivals Maruti Alto and Renault Kwid still lead in terms of sales by a considerable margin. In order to capture a bigger share

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Tata Tigor Petrol – Long Term Review

Launched in April 2017, the Tata Tigor caught everyone’s eye mainly thanks to appearance. In a market full of compact sedans that are more or less hatchbacks with a boot slapped on, the Tigor came across as a properly stylish offering. Our time

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Datsun redi-GO 1.0L MT review

Datsun launched the Datsun redi-GO 1.0L AMT in India recently. Before sharing our review of the that, we thought it was worth revisiting the Datsun redi-GO 1.0L MT. Here’s our second take on the manual transmission-equipped budget hatchback. Design

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2018 Maruti Swift test drive review

Overview Over the course of its almost 13-year tenure, or rather reign; the two generations of the Maruti Swift have cumulatively clocked 1.7 million units in the Indian market. The Maruti Swift introduced Indian car buyers to a fun to drive, sporty hatchback.

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2018 Audi Q5 test drive review

Overview The second generation Audi Q5 broke cover in September 2016 and more than a year after its world premiere, the SUV has arrived in the Indian market. The Q5 has been a strong performer for the German marquee clocking over 1.6 million unit sales

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2017 Volvo XC60 Review

Overview The Volvo XC60 has been the star of the Swedish car maker’s lineup since it first arrived in 2008. So far, the SUV has sold more than 1 million units worldwide and the XC60 represents around 30% of Volvo’s total global sales. It has also

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Skoda Octavia RS review

Overview The Skoda Octavia RS (called vRS in the UK because Ford threw a fit over Skoda using ‘RS’ tag) moniker is not new to India. Both generations of the Octavia sold here (second generation sold as Skoda Laura) got RS versions, but they left enthusiasts

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Skoda Kodiaq review

Overview The  Skoda Yeti arrived in India in November 2010 on the back of a successful award-winning early stint in Europe. Critics raved about the Yeti’s capabilities and the Skoda’s first SUV went on sale amid positive feedback from the media.

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2017 Maruti S-Cross test drive review

Overview Maruti launched the S-Cross back in August 2015. The crossover was a significant launch for the company as it did not just become their flagship product but also kick-started the Nexa sales channel. Despite being a rather likeable product, the

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Renault Captur test drive review

Overview As it stands, Renault is the seventh largest car maker in India in terms of sales, a feat it has managed to achieve with just three models in its portfolio. However, not one to rest on its laurels, the company is gearing up to expand its share