long-term Reviews

2018 Volkswagen Passat long term review, first report       

2018 Volkswagen Passat long term review, first report      

Soon after it arrived in our fold, the Passat quickly established its long-distance credentials.                      

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2018 Tata Tigor AMT long term review, second report

2018 Tata Tigor AMT long term review, second report

A routine service gets our long-term Tigor performing better than before.                                              

Fiat Abarth Punto long term review, fourth report

Fiat Abarth Punto long term review, fourth report

Drives in the Abarth have gone down in number but up in quality.                                                        

2018 Tata Nexon XT diesel long term review, final report

2018 Tata Nexon XT diesel long term review, final report

Stylish, yet extremely rugged, the Nexon makes a lasting impression in its short stint with us.                        

2017 Hyundai Tucson long term review, fifth report

2017 Hyundai Tucson long term review, fifth report

Our pick of the lot when it comes to long-distance touring.                                                            

2018 Jeep Compass long term review, third report

2018 Jeep Compass long term review, third report

It has fast become one of our team’s favourite SUVs.                                                              

2018 Renault Captur long term review, second report

2018 Renault Captur long term review, second report

Roads or pathway to hell, our long-term Captur battles on.                                                            

2018 Tata Tigor AMT long term review, first report

2018 Tata Tigor AMT long term review, first report

It’s stylish, it’s practical and it’s a petrol-AMT. We are off to a good start.                      

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift long term review, second report

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift long term review, second report

The Swift is adding a bit of colour to an otherwise boring commute but some glitches have cropped up.                  

2016 Hyundai Elantra long term review, fifth report

2016 Hyundai Elantra long term review, fifth report

18,000km on our long-term Hyundai and it still feels as tight as a drum; no rattles, no shakes.                        

2017 Renault Kwid long term review, final report

2017 Renault Kwid long term review, final report

The Kwid leaves our fleet after serving us well for 18 months.                                                        

2017 Tata Hexa long term review, fourth report

2017 Tata Hexa long term review, fourth report

The Hexa earns itself a diehard fan for a long list of reasons.                                                        

2018 Jeep Compass long term review, second report

2018 Jeep Compass long term review, second report

Mumbai’s roads are in shambles but the Compass emerges unscathed.                                                

2018 Hyundai Tucson long term review, fourth report

2018 Hyundai Tucson long term review, fourth report

The Tucson proved to be a great travel companion on a family trip to Goa.                                              

2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire long term review, third report

2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire long term review, third report

What’s the ideal car for a 1,500km, week-long road trip to Goa? Surely not a compact sedan with a petrol engine...

2018 Tata Nexon long term review, first report

2018 Tata Nexon long term review, first report

Our Nexon proves to be a natural on Mumbai’s flooded streets.                                                    

2017 Renault Lodgy Stepway long term review, second report

2017 Renault Lodgy Stepway long term review, second report

A task as gargantuan as shifting house requires a specific set of skills that only a Lodgy Stepway possesses.          

2016 Hyundai Elantra long term review, fourth report

2016 Hyundai Elantra long term review, fourth report

A long stint in Mumbai proved how well-suited the Elantra is to the cut and thrust of city traffic. But it’s th...

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift long term review, first report

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift long term review, first report

The latest joinee in the Autocar fleet has made a mark, particularly so on one of us.                                  

2018 Renault Captur long term review, first report

2018 Renault Captur long term review, first report

Will the Captur continue to impress as we pile on the miles, or will its many quirks get the better of it? We give it...