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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

All new 2018 Hyundai Santro Launched Starting ₹ 3.89 lakh | Know 10 Key Things


Much anticipated 2018 Hyundai Santro has finally been launched in India with the price tag starting at ₹ 3.89 lakh for the base D-Lite variant and going up to ₹ 5.45 lakh for the top end-loaded Asta variant. Interesting the Sportz CNG variant is the most expensive at ₹ 5.64 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, India). 


Also Read: These are the upcoming Cars & SUVs in Diwali & Christmas


The key aspect about the all-new Hyundai Santro has remained its design. Hyundai states that new Santro is a tall-boy design however the overall angular proportions will flabbergast many. The amount of space and specially the headroom is quite impressive. Let's decode the car in quick 30 seconds.



Know 10 Key Things About New Hyundai Santro 2018 Edition:


1) New Santro is angular in the front while the rear looks nice edgy. 

2) The front fascia gets a smiling wide cascade shaped chrome fringed grille with horizontal slats. 

3) The bonnet is well sculpted with subtle muscular lines on either sides followed by a c-shaped profiling on the side adjoining the front door and the fender.



4) The floating beltline elegantly tapers after the front door and runs through the c-pillar. At an entry level hatch, Santro is not offering fancy fitments like LED DRLs and alloy wheels however it still compliments well with its all new halogen headlamps as standard and 14-inch steel wheels. 

5) The new Santro is powered by all new 1.1-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine that develops 68 bhp and 99 Nm of peak torque and is coupled to a five-speed gearbox as standard. There is also a CNG version on offer where the engine will pump 59 bhp and deliver a fuel mileage of 30.48 km/kg, the petrol variant offers 20.3 kmpl.



Also Read: This is best compact SUV of India in 2018. 


6) The new Santro is 45 mm longer than it's older generation and has a wheelbase of 3610 mm.

7) Interiors are all new and Hyundai has upped the game by adding a rear air-con vent in the Santro which is uncommon for an entry level car and none of the competitors offer it currently.



8) Even cabin of the new Santro feels plush by segment standard and offers best-in-class legroom at the rear.

9) The major USP of the new Santro is the 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system which is equipped with smart phone connectivity and supports Apple Car Play and Android Auto. 

10) Santro will offer side airbags as standard while dual airbags are available on the higher variants and the seat belt with pre-tensioners and ABS with EBD are standard across variants. 

Key Metrics: 





General Observation & Verdict:

In the marketplace, the new Hyundai Santro will clash with the Tata Tiago, Renault Kwid 1.0, Datsun Redi-Go 1.0, Maruti Suzuki Celerio and Maruti Suzuki Wagon to name few. We think the pricing is the key which Hyundai has kept quite competitive.

We rate this hatch 4.3 out of 5.

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Cars and SUVs coming to India this 2018 festival season: A First Look

With upcoming festive season in India, automakers are all set to unveil their arsenal & to bridge the deficit in sales if any. The buyers looking for new options or upgrade, this is the best time to strike gold. If you are planning to buy new car this season you may find this post quite valuable. Take a quick look.



Releases in October:

Datsun Go, Go+ facelifts 
The Go and Go+ will appear in a new avatar or facelift in October 2018. You may find some big interior changes that make the car look much more plush and may sport touchscreen infotainment system. However, the engine with still remain the same. 



2018 Hyundai Santro
India’s one of the most loved hatch is about to make its comeback with loads of new features such as rear AC vents, a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility and a rear parking camera. It will also come in AMT Hybrid version which sports a gearbox mated to 1.1-litre Epsilon petrol engine, which has a claimed fuel efficiency of 20.1kpl. 


Ford Aspire
The new facelift of Ford’s Aspire will feature design cues (like the grille) and features (like a 6.5-inch touchscreen display with Ford’s Sync 3 infotainment system) with the Freestyle cross-hatch. The new Aspire comes with a 96hp, 1.2-litre petrol engine and 5-speed manual gearbox and may be in price range of Rs. 7-9 Lakhs.

Mahindra Y400
Much anticipated Mahindra’s upcoming SUV is quite macho thanks to the projector headlamps with LED daytime running lamps (DRLs), a slim hexagonal grille, LED fog and cornering lamps at the front, and 20-inch alloy wheel base. It is equally complemented by lush interiors which includes niche leather upholstery and a dual-tone beige-and-black dashboard. The SUV is feature loaded with a 9.2-inch HD screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto a 360-degree camera, a 7.0-inch LCD instrument cluster, a larger sunroof and a smart tailgate. The SUV will be powered by a 2.2-litre four-cylinder unit that makes 187hp and produces 420Nm torque. There’s also a new 7-speed automatic transmission that sends power to all four wheels on higher-spec variants.


New Honda CR-V 
Another SUV which will set its mark during this festive season is all-new CR-V which will showcase seven-seater option for first time; It will be powered by 120hp, 1.6-litre diesel engine. It will also feature 9-speed automatic transmission for the diesel motor. 



Mercedes-AMG G 63
Even luxury brands like Merc is not holding itself back during the festive season. All new Mercedes-AMG’s SUV will highlight all new 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine that makes 585hp and 850Nm of peak torque. The G 63 has reworked suspension that results in 241mm ground clearance. The G 63 zooms to 100kph in just 4.5sec and has a top speed of 220kph.



Porsche Cayenne 
The all-new, third-gen flagship Porsche SUV will now be available in three engine options – the base version (priced from Rs 1.19 crore) gets a 335hp, 3.0-litre V6 engine, the E-Hybrid (Rs 1.58 crore) gets a 3.0-litre V6 along with a 14.1kWh battery that produces a combined 462hp, and the Cayenne Turbo (Rs 1.92 crore) is powered by a 550hp, 4.0-litre twin-turbo, V8 petrol motor. 



Also Read: This is India most safest compact SUV under Rs. 10 Lakhs


Releases in November:

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 
All new 2ndgeneration Ertiga will come loaded with 105hp, K15B petrol engine and 90hp diesel motor. The new MPV will be marginally larger than the predecessor and is capable of seating seven people with enhanced luxury and comfortability. The new Ertiga have a SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment system on higher trims, cooled cupholders and a climate control system. Parking sensors are likely to be standard across the range while top-spec variants are expected with a reverse camera as well.


Isuzu MU-X 
Isuzu will launch the refreshed MU-X on which gets styling tweaks both inside and out, along with more features added to its cabin; engine options are likely to remain unchanged for now.


Mahindra S201 
With new S201 car, Mahindra will introduce many segment-first features on this model, some of which include a panoramic sunroof, four-wheel disc brakes and dual zone automatic control to name a few. Under the hood it will be fitted with a 1.2-litre turbo petrol mill and a 1.5-litre diesel motor.


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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

SUV Inspired Tata Tiago NRG Cross-over Launched: Price starts at Rs 5.5 Lakhs - A Quick Preview

Tata Motors is on a roll. Less than a week from launch of new Tata Hexon Kraz edition, Tata motors have now launched all new cross-over with stunning suv-look alike Tata Tiago NRG at an introductory price tag of Rs 5,49,995 for the petrol model and Rs 6,31,995 for the diesel model (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi). The Tiago NRG is basically a Tiago with a raised ground clearance and with a body cladding and is powered by the same 1.2-litre (85PS/114Nm) petrol and 1.05-litre (70PS/140Nm) diesel engines.

Also Read: Quick Review Of Tata Nexon Kraz




10 Key Things To Know About Tata Tigor NRG


1. Tiago NRG (to be read as energy) is inspired by a regular Tata Tiago and receives exterior and interior updates that give it an SUV-like look.

2. The crossover will be available with both petrol and diesel engine options and will be offered in three colour options - Malabar Silver, Canyon Orange and Fuji White.



3. Interestingly Tiago NRG version is Tata’s first production cross-hatch, comes with a new design 14-inch alloy wheels and a darker theme. The drivetrain of the car remains the same i.e. its still a 84 hp-making 1.2-litre petrol engine and a 69hp-making 1.0-litre three-cylinder diesel unit.

Also Read: This is India most safest compact SUV under Rs. 10 Lakhs


4. There is quite a bit of body cladding all around the front and the rear bumper, along with a use of faux skid plates and wheel arches get the body cladding in order to give the car a tougher look.



5. The front grille no longer adorns chrome and instead sports a dark strip running on top of it giving the front-end of the car some contrast.

Also Read: Should you buy a new Suzuki Ciaz 2018 - Check out


6. The door handles, the B-pillar and the outside rear view mirrors have been blacked too to sync well with overall cross-over design.



7. The smoked projector headlamp unit has been copied directly from Tigor.

8. The roof of the Tiago NRG has been blacked too along with blacked-out roof rails. 

9. Tiago NRG edition comes with an impressive ground clearance of 180mm.

10. In terms of interiors the contrasting black bits can be seen surrounding the AC vents on the centre console and the NRG edition of the Tiago will come fitted with a 5.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system which doubles up as a display for the rear parking camera.

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Saturday, September 8, 2018

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2019 Edition Preview: Features, Price & Launch Dates



The Wagon R is one of the most popular family car from house of Maruti Suzuki in India. It sells close to 14000 units each month. There is a new reason for joy - the new next generation Maruti Suzuki Wagon R in a new avatar will be launched in India in early 2019. The new variant has already been launched in Japan and is available there with a small 660 cc engine under the Kei Car category. 

10 Key Things To Know About New Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2019 Edition:


1. The new car will be the 6th Generation of the Wagon R.

2. The 2019 Wagon R may come in 1-litre K10 engine like the existing one - hence no change in engine category. 



3. It's unconfirmed whether the new version of the car will come in CNG variant. 

4. We also do not expect car to come in Diesel variant either.


Also Read: Should you buy a new Suzuki Ciaz 2018 - Check out


5. Wagon R celebrated its 25th birthday last week and is quite popular option in parts of Western Europe and Japan. 




6. The new Wagon R will sport an all-electric version, which may make its debut in mid 2020. 

7. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2019 eidition will compete with upcoming Hyundai Santro or Hyundai AH2 and will also take on rivals like the Tata Tiago. 


Also Read: This is India most safest compact SUV under Rs. 10 Lakhs


8. 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R will come with an ABS and airbags as standard along with a new platform to meet crash regulations. 




9. The new car will also get refreshed infotainment setup with potential features like a touchscreen infotainment system. 

10. One can also anticipate that top spec models to come loaded with LED projector headlamps and daytime running lights (DRLs) and prices could be marginally higher than existing models.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Tata Nexon Kraz Edition Launched - Specifications, Price & Review

Tata Motors is riding high on success of it's passenger segment vehicles in recent times such as Tiago, Tigor, Hexa and Nexon. Just ahead of the festive season, the Tata Motors has launched all new Kraz and Kraz+ variants of its popular compact SUV Nexon. The new variants have been introduced to celebrate the first year anniversary of its subcompact SUV. Let's dig deeper to see how these variants differs from existing Nexon variants.



 New Nexon Kraz


Know 10 Key Highlights of Tata Nexon Kraz Edition


1) Nexon Kraz edition version will sport green highlights on the ORVMs, grille and wheel cover. 

2) The "Kraz" moniker will appear on the boot lid of the model.


Also Read: Tata Hexa SUV Review 


3) Neo-green treatment will appear in the cabin as well with highlights on the AC vents and contrast green stitching on the seats. 




4) The model foregoes the touchscreen infotainment system that is seen on the XZ versions.

5) Tata Nexon Kraz Edition won't get any mechanical changes and will continued to powered from the 1.2-litre turbo petrol and 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine options. 




6) Both engines produce 108 bhp, and 170 Nm torque for Petrol and 260 Nm torque for Diesel. 

7) Transmission options include the 6-speed manual and AMT unit.


Also Read: Detailed Review of Mahindra Marazzo


8) Prices for the Tata Nexon starts currently at ₹ 6.15 lakh for the XE petrol, and goes up to ₹ 10.59 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi) for the range-topping XZA dual-tone diesel. 

9) Kraz editions starts at INR 7,14,951 for Petrol version while INR 8,07,566 for Diesel version.


Variant
Petrol
Diesel
Nexon KRAZ
Rs 7.15 Lakh
Rs 8.07 Lakh
Nexon KRAZ+
Rs 7.76 Lakh
Rs 8.64 Lakh

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Mahindra Marazzo MPV Review - Pros & Cons

Mahindra has launched all new Marazzo MPV in the Indian market on September 3, 2018. The MPV sports a 1.5-litre diesel-manual combination and seven and eight-seater options; automatic gearbox to be introduced later. The dealerships across the nation have started receiving opening stocks and demo vehicles, with bookings being accepted at Rs 10,000. Range starts from ₹ 9.9 Lakh onwards. 





Let’s give you a quick glimpse on various variants of this MPV.


5 Key Things To Know About Mahindra Marazzo MPV

1.       Mahindra Marazzo MPV will be available in four trim levels, starting from the base-spec M2, moving to the top-spec M8, with the M4 and M6 as the mid-spec variants.

2.       Marazzo MPV will be fitted with a single engine option at launch, a 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel good for 130hp and 300Nm of torque.



3.       Transmission will be a six-speed manual, with an automatic expected to launch later. 

4.       Marazzo MPV comes with host of safety features such as standard dual front airbags, a passenger airbag off-switch, a speed sensitive door lock/unlock feature, ABS with EBD and brake assist and Isofix child seat mounts as standard equipment on all variants.

5.       Mahindra Marazzo primarily take on the likes of the Maruti Ertiga, Tata Hexa, Honda Mobilio and Toyota Innova Crysta.



Also Read: Upcoming Kia Carnival MPV Review


Mahindra Marazzo variant breakup:

Mahindra Marazzo M2


  • Engine immobilizer
  • 16-inch steel wheels
  • Fabric seat upholstery
  • Power windows
  • Central locking
  • 12V power outlet
  • USB charging point for rear passenger
  • Digital clock
  • Manual HVAC control
  • Roof-mounted rear AC vents
  • Manually adjustable wing mirrors

Also Read: Quick review of Suzuki Ciaz 2018

Mahindra Marazzo M4


  • Full wheel caps
  • Shark fin antenna
  • Driver’s seat height adjust
  • USB socket for front row
  • USB and AUX for rear passenger
  • Rear wiper and washer
  • Voice messaging system
  • Electrically adjustable wing mirrors
  • Mahindra Marazzo M6
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Front and rear fog lamps
  • Projector headlamps with follow me home feature
  • Cornering lamps
  • Premium fabric upholstery
  • Adjustable lumbar support for front seats
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Conversation mirror
  • Illuminated passenger-side vanity mirror
  • Sunglass holder
  • Centre console with Tambor door
  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  •  Navigation
  •  Personal reminder (anniversary, birthday etc)
  •  Steering mounted controls for audio and other functions
  •  Rear parking sensors
  •  Emergency call feature




Mahindra Marazzo M8


  •  17-inch machined alloy wheels
  •   LED daytime running lamps
  •   Leatherette seating upholstery
  •   Dual USB sockets for front and rear passengers
  •   Puddle lamps
  •   Cooled glovebox with illumination
  •    Infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility
  •    Cruise control
  •    Reverse camera with display
  •    Automatic climate control
  •    Power folding and adjustable wing mirrors         

Hope you liked our quick preview. Stay tuned to ReviewsToday for upcoming launches of new cars, bikes and gadgets. 

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Monday, August 27, 2018

2018 Ducati Scrambler 1100: Price, Specifications, Launch Date & Quick Review


After a much awaited wait, some good news for bike lovers of India. Ducati has finally launched the Scrambler 1100 in India at starting price Rs 10.91 lakh. The bike is also available in two higher-spec variants viz. the Sport (Rs 11.42 lakh) and the Special (Rs 11.12 lakh). Let's dig deeper to see what this bike has to offer.

10 Key Things To Know About Ducati Scrambler


1. Ducati unveiled the Scrambler 1100 at its World Premiere 2018 event. 

2. It is powered by a 1,079cc, L-twin motor engine that produces 86hp at 7,500rpm and 88Nm of torque at 4,750rpm

3. This motor is further paired to a 6-speed transmission and also features ride-by-wire.



Also read - Guide on Buying Bike Accessories in Delhi 


4. The 1100 is loaded with electronics and features a comprehensive technology package that includes ABS, cornering ABS and a four-level traction control system. 

5. The bike offers three riding modes – Active, Journey and City. 

6. The new bike also offers a new headlight with a prominent ‘X’ pattern housed within, as well as an LED ring around the circular daytime running lamp. 



7. The digital instrument cluster helps display all the additional read-outs that come with the new electronics. 

8. The bike also sports twin exhaust mufflers that sit under the pillion seat.

9. The standard model comes in two colours – yellow and black. 

10. With a starting price of Rs 10.91 lakhs it competes with Triumph Street Triple RS (Rs 11.13 lakh) or the retro Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster (Rs 11.11 lakh).

Stay tuned to ReviewsToday for more info. on upcoming auto and gadgets launches & exclusive reviews.

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

New Suzuki Ciaz 2018 Launched - A Quick Review



"Little Things Make The Biggest Impact” - Suzuki India is basking in glory these days with new looks on its cars, refreshing face-lifts and even changes to existing engine line-ups. All new Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift 2018 has been finally launched. Let's quickly decode and give you a glimpse on what to expect.

Also Read: Kia Carnival MPV - A Preview



Know 10 Key Things About New Suzuki Ciaz 2018


1. The updated Ciaz model comes with pleasant upgrades to both exterior and interior.

2. The fascia is comprehensively reworked, i.e. it is now more angular front as opposed to the chrome-induced styling on the current model.



3. Facelifted Ciaz looks more sportier with the wide front grille with a gloss black finished mesh, thanks to chrome lining at the top and bottom.

4. All new grille prefectly gels into the revised headlamp unit, which comes with new LED daytime running lights and projector lens and possibly LED treatment.


5. The rework on bumpers is clearly visible and this sedan sports new chrome surrounds around the fog lamps at the front and rear.

6. The rear offers minimalist changes i.e. just a revision to the taillight assembly which now gets LEDs.



7. Under the hood, the new Ciaz greets you with faux wood inlays on the dashboard, while the instrument cluster has been updated i.e. touchscreen infotainment system remains the same but is likely to get upgrades, while continuing to offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.

8. In terms of engine power - a new 1.5-litre K-Series petrol engine that produces 103 bhp and 130 Nm of peak torque, mated to a 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic transmissions and thus the new unit replaces the 1.4-litre motor which was first introduced.



9. In terms of competition, there are quite a few in this segment viz. Honda City, Toyota Yaris, Hyundai Verna etc.


10. Price varies from Rs 8.19 Lakh upto Rs. 10.97 Lakhs.



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Friday, July 13, 2018

Kia Carnival MPV: Everything that you need to know

Kia Motors India is still few months away from rolling out it’s first car on Indian soil, even before that it's Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) is catching huge attention in eyes of car enthusiasts. In India, MPV segment has been dominated by Toyota Innova.  It definitely is the undisputed bestseller despite having gone up in terms of price and offering.  The 7 or 8 seater configurations is becoming very popular with Indian buyers . Keeping that in mind, Kia is planning to unveil ‘Carnival’ for India, somewhere later next year. Let’s apprise you on 10 highlights of this MPV.




10 Key Things To Know About Kia Carnival 


1. Carnival is a full size MPV and is also sold as the Sedona in some markets like the United States.
2. Carnival is in its 3rd generation now, and is available with a front wheel drive, 3.3 litre petrol V6 (270 bhp, 336 Nm) in the US.



3. Engine exhumes a 6-Speed Sportmatic auto transmission while in Korea it sports a 2.2 litre diesel (197 bhp, 440 Nm) with an 8-Speed auto gearbox. The Kia Carnival is a full size MPV and is also sold as the Sedona in some markets like the United States.

Also Read: Nissan Kicks - India Bound SUV: A Preview


4. Carnival is dimensionally larger than the Innova i.e. it is 380.5 mm longer, 154 mm wider, and has a 311 mm longer wheelbase than the Innova Crysta however is 55 mm shorter in height.
It features larger 17/18 inch wheels (the Innova gets 16 inchers) and an optional roof rail, the Carnival is still 40mm shorter.




5. The fascia is elegant, with the Kia tiger-nose grille and LED lights for a nice niche feel. 
6. Carnival gets sliding side rear doors which make ingress and egress a breeze.



7. India bound Carnival may sport a 7-seater configuration with two individual seats in the second row while the third row gets front facing seats that are quite comfortable.
8. The front seats are heated and ventilated at the front and fairly comfortable for long drives. Driver-side seat gets 8-way power adjustment.

Also Read: Upcoming India's cheapest MPV


9. Major USP of Carnival is its 8-inch touchscreen which syncs perfectly with overall dash and offers a host of features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, voice commands plus steering mounted controls, a decent sound system and keyless entry.



10. MPV offers ample storage in it's cabin for drinks bottles, phones etc. The circular roof mounted AC vents for the rear seats are impressive and syncs smoothly against the roof lining.

Overall Verdict:

While rumors are high that Kia will actually bring the Carnival to India. We expect the prices to be in between ₹ 18 and 22 lakh. Overall it will be a great package for that price. 

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