long-term Reviews

2017 Maruti Dzire long term review, first report            

2017 Maruti Dzire long term review, first report            

Replacing an old favourite isn’t easy, but it helps when there’s another just like it. And some staffers ...

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2017 Tata Zest long term review, final report

2017 Tata Zest long term review, final report

Time-honoured Tata glitches aside, the Zest has served us well.                                                        

2017 Ford Aspire long term review, second report

2017 Ford Aspire long term review, second report

Nimble handling and a punchy diesel make this compact quite a lot of fun when you’re in the mood                  

2017 Honda BR-V long term review, first report

2017 Honda BR-V long term review, first report

Even though the BR-V is big enough to seat seven, it’s quite manageable in the city                              

2016 Maruti Vitara Brezza long term review, third report

2016 Maruti Vitara Brezza long term review, third report

A day trip to a hill station tells a lot about the Brezza, especially its ability to tackle unpaved roads.              

2017 Maruti Ignis long term review, first report

2017 Maruti Ignis long term review, first report

The newest hatchback in our fleet is a bright young thing.                                                              

2017 Tata Hexa automatic long term review, first report

2017 Tata Hexa automatic long term review, first report

The Hexa kicks off its innings with us doing what it’s meant to do – being a plush, family mover            

2016 Tata Tiago long term review, third report

2016 Tata Tiago long term review, third report

First impressions are said to matter the most. If so, then the Tiago and I are off to a good start.                    

2016 Fiat Abarth Punto long term review, first report

2016 Fiat Abarth Punto long term review, first report

In this first stint with our new hot hatch resident, sheer driving pleasure overcomes flaws.                        

2015 Maruti Baleno long term review, final report

2015 Maruti Baleno long term review, final report

The Baleno’s unassuming nature masks its brilliance, and that’s exactly what made it the perfect long-ter...

2017 Ford Figo Aspire long term review, first report

2017 Ford Figo Aspire long term review, first report

How is the practical Ford Figo Aspire to live with? The one in our fleet helps us figure it out.                        

2016 Hyundai Elantra petrol long term review, second report

2016 Hyundai Elantra petrol long term review, second report

It drives effortlessly and offers a real dash of luxury.                                                                

2017 Renault Kwid 1.0 long term review, first report

2017 Renault Kwid 1.0 long term review, first report

Another Kwid joins our fleet, but this time it’s the more powerful one.                                          

2016 Hyundai Tucson long term review, first report

2016 Hyundai Tucson long term review, first report

The soft-roader gets initiated into our fleet with two trips to Mahabaleshwar.                                          

2016 Renault Kwid long term review, final report

2016 Renault Kwid long term review, final report

The Kwid’s job here is done. We look at what impressed us and what didn’t.                                

Maruti Vitara Brezza long term review, second report

Maruti Vitara Brezza long term review, second report

Our Brezza gets a bells and whistles upgrade.                                                                          

2015 Renault Lodgy long-term review, final report

2015 Renault Lodgy long-term review, final report

The MPV spent a lot of time with us on the road and we aren’t thrilled to see it go.                              

2016 Hyundai Creta long-term review, final report

2016 Hyundai Creta long-term review, final report

The versatile Creta’s final report card is in, and it’s mostly As.                                          

2016 Tata Tiago petrol long-term review, second report

2016 Tata Tiago petrol long-term review, second report

A small glitch aside, Tata’s hatchback is still soldiering on.                                                    

2015 Tata Zest AMT long-term review, third report

2015 Tata Zest AMT long-term review, third report

Niggling problems aside, the Zest has been a solid workhorse on our intercity trips.