Tag Archives: Petrol

New Maruti Swift Petrol AMT in CarToq’s Review

To say that the new-gen Maruti Swift has been selling like hot cakes would be an understatement. The latest generation of Maruti’s popular B1-segmenter has not only given the competition sleepless nights but has also been very quick in becoming more popular than its predecessor. Attractive prices, modern design, frugal and sufficiently power engines, good ride quality, precise steering – ... Read More »

Tata Nexon Petrol & Diesel AMT: Compact SUV’s launch timeline revealed

The Tata Nexon compact SUV is a principal sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket league, and Tata Motors is running a range of TV commercials showing the Nexon during the 20-20 cricket tournament. What we now know is that the AMT variants of the Nexon will be launched in the middle of the IPL season. Considering that the ... Read More »

Volkswagen Ameo Petrol compact sedan gets more fuel efficient: Here’s how

With fuel prices shooting through the roof, every car maker is looking to launch the most fuel efficient cars possible, both in petrol and diesel trim. Volkswagen has already bumped up the fuel efficiency of the Polo hatchback by downsizing the car’s petrol engine to a 1 litre-3 cylinder unit, from a 1.2 liter-3 cylinder unit. Now the same has ... Read More »

Cars & SUVs NOT shown at Auto Expo 2018 but launching soon: Maruti Brezza Petrol to Hyundai Santro

While the Auto Expo 2018 saw many car manufacturers putting on display the latest and the best from their stables, there were many models that were rather conspicuous by their absence at this year’s motor show. Much of it has to do with the fact that many car companies decided to give this year’s Expo a miss. Even the ones ... Read More »

New Hyundai Verna With 1.4-Litre Petrol Engine To Be Launched; Priced At ₹ 7.30 Lakh

Hyundai India launched the new generation Verna sedan last year and the model went on sale with only the 1.6-litre petrol and diesel engines. While the 1.4 units from the predecessor were given a miss at the time of launch, Hyundai India is all set to introduce the Verna 1.4 petrol soon in the country. Dealer sources have confirmed to ... Read More »

Top 10 fuel-efficient petrol cars in India

Buying a petrol car over a diesel one in India has its advantages – mainly the lower initial cost and comparatively better levels of refinement and NVH. With prices of diesel slowly achieving parity with petrol and the various recent international diesel emission scandals, the Indian industry is seeing a gradual shift towards petrol engine cars. Still, fuel efficiency is ... Read More »

Jeep Compass Petrol Automatic Review

The Jeep Compass launched in July this year Highlights Deliveries for the Compass petrol began in October The petrol variant returns a mileage of 14.1 kmpl The Compass petrol is available in both manual and automatic transmission The Jeep Compass launched with much fanfare and has been a runaway hit for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India. Even exports of the ... Read More »

Diesel and petrol car ban: Plan for 2040 unravels as 10 new power stations needed to cope with electric revolution

Plans to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040 in a bid to encourage people to buy electric vehicles are a “tall order” and will place unprecedented strain on the National Grid, motoring experts have warned. Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, has warned that Britain “can’t carry on” with petrol and diesel cars because of the ... Read More »

Tata Tiago Petrol AMT Review

HIGHLIGHTS Tata Tiago AMT gets a 5-speed AMT unit with ‘sport’ mode Tata Tiago AMT comes only in the XZA variant Tata Tiago AMT is a great car for a first time automatic buyer Launched in January 2016, the Tata Tiago saw some difficult early days. With a name change at the last minute from the now infamous ‘Zica’ and the aura ... Read More »

Renault Duster Petrol Automatic Launched In India; Priced At ₹ 10.32 Lakh

Renault India has launched the new Renault Duster petrol automatic in the country, priced at ₹ 10.32 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). We exclusively told you about Renault introducing the automatic variant, while images of the Duster CVT surfaced online just yesterday. The more interesting part is that the Duster petrol line-up now gets an all-new 1.5-litre H4K petrol engine, replacing the ... Read More »