Tag Archives: Compact

Car Review: Need more space in a compact? The 2017 Honda Civic Hatch delivers

WASHINGTON — 2017 seems to be the year of the compact hatchbacks again with Chevy and now Honda adding the once popular five-door hatches back to their lineups. For years, Volkswagen, Mazda and Ford have pretty much been the big players in the compact hatch market. Now, you have three choices of how many doors you want with your Honda ... Read More »

Tata Nexon first drive review: A glamorous package in compact SUV segment

The Nexon from Tata Motors will come with a petrol and diesel option. An automatic variant is expected later. KOCHI: Looking to offer a strong product in almost every segment of vehicles, Tata Motors has been on a determined mission to change its image. Little wonder then that it has launched three products in three different segments in the last 18 months ... Read More »

Skoda Karoq Compact SUV Teased Ahead Of Official Debut

While we’ve already told you the date when Skoda plans to showcase its new new compact SUV -the Karoq, there are a few details that the Czech car maker has let on just before the official unveil. The replacement of the Yeti is more or less a baby Kodiaq and that’s why it has a striking character and features crystalline ... Read More »

Jeep Compass Exclusive First Drive: Promising Compact SUV For India

The Jeep Compass is being touted as a major new model for not just Jeep worldwide, but also the Indian automobile industry. And what a great name for an SUV, right? With the new Compass, Jeep has taken a leap. And it is most definitely the make or break model for the brand in India. But given everything we know ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X, Xperia X Compact Now Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Sony had laid out its plans to roll out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its top-end handsets back in September, and thereafter the Sony Xperia X Performance and Xperia XZ started receiving the update towards the end of November. Sony is now expanding the rollout to more devices, Xperia X, Xperia X Dual, and Xperia X Compact getting the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X Compact Price Revealed

Sony’s X Compact smartphone, which was revealed at IFA 2016, has now gone on sale in select markets. Priced at EUR 449 (approximately Rs. 34,000) for the unlocked version, the Sony X Compact is now available to buy in Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg. The smartphone has also gone on sale in the UK and is available at GBP 360 (approximately ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ, Xperia X Compact Launched at IFA 2016

  Sony has announced two new Xperia smartphones, the Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact, at the sidelines of IFA 2016 in Berlin. The Sony Xperia XZ will be going on sale from early October while the Sony Xperia X Compact will go on sale soon in September, as per the company. No pricing details have been announced for the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X Compact, Xperia XZ Spotted on Company Site; Image, Specifications Leaked

Sony is all set to host its event at IFA on September 1 and the company is widely expected to unveil the Sony XR smartphone. However, mentions on the company site indicate the Sony may launch the Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact instead. In the meanwhile, prolific tipster Evan Blass (aka @evleaks) has posted a leaked image of the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact Get Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update

Sony over the weekend started seeding an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based update to the Xperia Z2 (D6503), Xperia Z3 (D6603), and Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803). As reported by users (via Xperia Blog), the latest firmware comes with a build number 23.5.A.0.570, which is the same that rolled out as a beta release for these three models earlier this month. It is ... Read More »

Volkswagen Compact SUV Concept Teaser Image Revealed Ahead of Geneva Debut

It was just a couple of weeks back when Volkswagen had announced its decision to shelve the Taigun compact SUV and work on a new Polo-based compact SUV in its stead. The new concept will be showcased at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show with the launch probably slated 2017-18 fiscal. Now, ahead of its official unveiling next month, Volkswagen has ... Read More »