long-term Reviews

2019 Hyundai Santro long term review, final report          

2019 Hyundai Santro long term review, final report          

As Mumbai bids farewell to Lord Ganesha, it was time for us to say goodbye to our Santro.                              

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2019 Nissan Kicks long term review, second report

2019 Nissan Kicks long term review, second report

Our long-term Kicks breaches the 10,000km mark and it’s all smooth sailing.                                      

2018 Renault Captur long term review, third report

2018 Renault Captur long term review, third report

This Renault’s good ground clearance and expandable boot space seems to be fuelling new passions.                

2018 Jeep Compass long term review, final report

2018 Jeep Compass long term review, final report

It’s been with us for more than a year, so what do we think of our 2018 Car of the Year, and how well has it ha...

2019 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga long term review, second report

2019 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga long term review, second report

In what was to be a brief stint for the Ertiga, ferrying my parents around, has turned into the MPV becoming a near-p...

Jeep Compass Trailhawk long term review, first report

Jeep Compass Trailhawk long term review, first report

Is the more hardcore version of the Compass more difficult to live with on an everyday basis?                          

2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R long term review, second report

2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R long term review, second report

Our Wagon R’s munching kilometre after kilometre without any major issue, even through peak Mumbai monsoon.      

2019 Nissan Kicks long term review, first report

2019 Nissan Kicks long term review, first report

It hasn’t really captured the imagination of the public, but Nissan’s underrated SUV has a lot to offer.    

2019 Honda CR-V long term review, second report

2019 Honda CR-V long term review, second report

The tall-geared CR-V gets a chance to stretch its legs.                                                                

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift long term review, third report

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift long term review, third report

With the Mumbai monsoon in full swing and water-logging everywhere, is it time to switch to an SUV?                    

2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R long term review, first report

2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R long term review, first report

The new Wagon R joins our fleet and promptly gets to a busy city life with our chief photographer.                      

Hyundai Creta 1.6 diesel long term review, first report

Hyundai Creta 1.6 diesel long term review, first report

The SUV champ, the Hyundai Creta, joins our long-term fleet, but has been, so far, confined to the city streets.      

2019 Honda CR-V long term review, first report

2019 Honda CR-V long term review, first report

Honda’s flagship SUV enters our long-term fleet and immediately feels at home in the hustle and bustle of Mumba...

2019 Hyundai Santro long term review, second report

2019 Hyundai Santro long term review, second report

Our smallest long-termer has been doing a whole lot of miles.                                                        

2019 Ford EcoSport long term review, first report

2019 Ford EcoSport long term review, first report

Isn’t it something that a six-year-old model still elicits such an excited reception?                            

Toyota Yaris long term review, final report

Toyota Yaris long term review, final report

Our Yaris’ term is over. It’s had a busy tenure, even if the odo might not show it.                        

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift long term review, second report

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift long term review, second report

To celebrate our electrification special issue, we focus on the Ciaz’s mild-hybrid system in this report.        

2019 Hyundai Santro long term review, first report

2019 Hyundai Santro long term review, first report

We welcome our newest and smallest long-termer – the very striking Diana Green Hyundai Santro.                  

2019 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga long term review, first report

2019 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga long term review, first report

The Ertiga and its seven seats arrive just in time for a visit from my parents.                                        

2018 Volkswagen Passat long term review, second report

2018 Volkswagen Passat long term review, second report

It’s fast becoming a long-distance favourite in the office and has earned itself a nickname too.