Mercedes-Benz to push for EVs, not hybrids in India

The Mercedes-Benz EQC was recently launched at Rs 99.30 lakh (introductory price, ex-showroom, India), marking the foray of a luxury car brand into the electric vehicle segment in India. Building on its electrification strategy, Mercedes has revealed that it will be pursuing EVs, rather than hybrids, in our market.
Hybrids taxed at higher rates compared to EVs With…

Review: Kia Sonet vs Hyundai Venue comparison

If you’re in the market for a compact SUV, be prepared to be spoilt for choice, because as many as seven carmakers have a model for you. But bear with us till we bring the entire pack together for one of our giant comparisons. Today, it’s all eyes on the Korean cousins to answer the burning question, “Kia Sonet or…

Honda CR-V Special Edition priced from Rs 29.50 lakh

The Honda CR-V Special Edition will soon go on sale in India, and it will also be a limited-run model. Prices for the limited-edition CR-V start at Rs 29.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) – about Rs 1.23 lakh higher than the current CR-V. Interestingly, sources tell us that the CR-V Special Edition's styling will be based on the CR-V facelift sold overseas. 

Car maintenance cost comparison Part 3: Mid-size SUVs

We carry on from Part 2 of our Maintenance Cost Comparison, which dealt with Premium and Executive Sedans, and bring you Part 3, which takes on a popular segment – Mid-size SUVs.
Maintenance costs calculated over 60,000km Mid-size SUV maintenance costs compared Factors in service parts & life, labour rates and service intervals

SUVs are all the…

2022 GMC Hummer EV pick-up debuts with 1000hp

The GMC Hummer EV has been revealed in its pick-up body style ahead of entering production, late next year. Revealed in Edition 1 spec, the Hummer EV marks the revival of the SUV brand which ceased operation back in 2009.
350kW DC fast charge provides 160km of range in 10 mins Gets driver assistance functions including hands free…

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe aimed at urban customers

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe was recently launched at Rs 39.30-41.40 lakh (introductory prices, ex-showroom, India). Slotting in below the 3 Series, the four-door coupé forms the entry point to BMW’s ‘sedan’ range in India.
New model meant for buyers seeking something other than a traditional sedan Loaded equipment list to be a major draw for customers…

Kia Sonet bookings cross 50,000 in two months

Kia Sonet bookings have crossed 50,000 in just two months since they were opened for the compact SUV. Priced from Rs 6.71 lakh to Rs 12.89 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India), the Kia Sonet is being offered in six trim levels and five engine-gearbox combinations to choose from.
Kia says that two Sonet bookings were made every three minutes …

Hyundai i20 N revealed with 204hp

The Hyundai i20 N has been finally revealed as the brand's smallest high-performance hatchback. We tell you more about it. 
i20 N takes inspiration from i20 WRC car.  204hp 1.6-liter turbo-petrol powers the i20 N.  i20 N gets a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. 

Hyundai i20 N performance upgrades
The new…