Tata is all set to launch its latest offering for the Indian market, the Nexon compact SUV. The Nexon will take on the likes of the Maruti Vitara Brezza, the Ford Ecosport and the Honda WR-V. We’ve now driven all four vehicles. Here’s how the Nexon feels relative to its main competition. From the outside Take […]

For the first time ever since its launch in October 2015, the Maruti Suzuki Baleno has outsold the mighty Swift. In March 2017, Maruti dispatched 16,426 units of the Baleno to dealers across the country, while only pushing out 15,513 units of the Swift. But why is this happening? We explain! The Swift’s getting long […]

Yamaha launched the much-awaited FZ25 in India at an attractive price of Rs. 1.19 lakh, making it cheapest 250cc motorcycle here, and Rs. 54,000 cheaper than the KTM 250 Duke, which was also launched just about a week ago. Now, V-BOX tests of both the bikes has revealed that the less powerful Yamaha FZ25is faster […]

The mid-size sedan segment gets a good number of customers. The presence of heavyweights like Maruti Ciaz, Honda City and Hyundai Verna makes the segment a highly competitive one. Honda recently launched the facelift of the City. If you are out in the market looking at automatic mid-size sedans, here is something that will help […]

To put an end to the almost immortal dilemma between buying old or new, we look at one such strong case comprising what are easily the most popular choices in the SUV segment. Representing the new car camp are the Mahindra Scorpio and Tata Safari – both in their AWD, top-spec avatars. Making a strong […]

Reliability There’s no beating the Fortuner in terms of reliability. Toyotas have a great reputation of running forever and the Fortuner just reaffirms that. A new Scorpio/Safari might offer you a warranty, but as far as the product is concerned, the Fortuner has better chances of survival. Premium image With a Rs 20+ lakh price […]

The Hyundai Creta might have just crossed 1 lakh bookings and Renault might have launched the Duster facelift, but the question remains which one is the best of the two. But it’s not as easy as it may sound. You see both vehicles, despite being in the same segment, are unique offerings. We look at […]

And here’s what makes the Creta a better buy: Safety The base version of the Duster loses out on ABS or airbags, which is a misery, considering the Creta, although more expensive, has ABS standard on all trims. Where the Hyundai Creta really trumps the Duster is the option to spec it with a total […]

Look at the two protagonists – the Fiat Avventura and the Ford EcoSport – and they represent what’s easily the segment that works the best for a market like ours. To start with, you have an increased ground clearance for both, rugged exterior designs, and the ability to take the cliched detour when the well-paved […]

With Fiat India offering two versions of the Abarth Punto – the ‘regular’ Abarth Punto based on the India-spec Punto Evo and one based on the crossover-ish version the Avventura – we look at which of the two make a better everyday car. Because hot hatches might be all about performance, but if it gets […]