Jeep Compass Night Eagle Limited Edition Launched

Jeep India have launched the Compass Night Eagle in India as a limited edition model based on longitude plus variant and sits below the Longitude Option in the Compass variant line up. The night eagle will be available with an option of a 1.4 litre turbo- Petrol engine paired to a 7 speed DCT and the 2.0 litre Multijet diesel engine paired to a manual gearbox or the 9 speed torque converter with 4×4.

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Honda Car India discontinues 4th Gen City’s variants

Honda cars India are selling the 4th gen City along side the all new 5th gen City. why are they doing this? We are not quite sure ourselves. But what we do know is that there are going to be just two variants to choose from for buyers looking at the 4th gen City. They are the lower spec SV and V variants and will only be offered with a manual transmission paired to the older 1.5 litre petrol engine.

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iMT? What’s that?

Hyundai Motor India launched the Hyundai Venue iMT on 22nd July 2020.

But wait. what’s iMT you ask? well, it stands for Intelligent Manual Transmission. it’s basically the best of both worlds, manual and automatic transmission. The iMT has the same characteristics as a traditional manual gearbox, the caviar being no clutch pedal. which essentially means you shift gears the same way you would in a manual geared car with the exception of a clutch pedal.

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Kia Seltos HTE or Renault Duster RxZ

This is a great question. Not a lot of people directly compare the Duster to the Seltos because not many know that the Duster went through a huge price revision and is priced like a compact SUV while being a non-compact one (above 4m in length).

The Renault Duster RxZ and Kia Seltos HTE variants are very similarly priced.

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The Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos are very similar cars. What’s unique about them?

The Creta and Seltos are practically the same cars with the same platforms, engines and transmission options. They are differently packed and come with mildly different price tags.

While there could be quite a few differences that the Creta has, here’s what makes the biggest impact

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How to choose between the 1.5L Diesel Ford Figo and the 1.0L Turbo Petrol Volkswagen Polo.

Powerful question, this one. It is not easy comparing the two. Not because the Volkswagen Polo’s 1.0L TSI is a turbo petrol and the Ford Figo’s 1.5L TDCI is a turbo diesel, but it is because of what these cars stand for.

Both the cars are emotional purchases, you buy either one because you are impressed by what it does and not what it has.

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Question – Should I pick a manual or automatic transmission for my Kia Seltos?

The Kia Seltos (Hyundai Creta too) is one car that offers a wide range of engines and transmissions. I don’t think any other single model offers 3 engines + 4 types of transmissions in the Indian auto ecosystem.

Coming to which could be better between the manual and the automatic, it falls back completely on which engine you’re looking to buy.

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Question – Tata Altroz Petrol or Ford Freestyle diesel?

The Tata Altroz and Ford Freestyle are cars that don’t usually get compared head-on, but when you compare the prices – we understand, it does create confusion.

The better way to approach this confusion is to look at how these cars are different. All cars, just like regular products, have strengths and weaknesses. And compare them what you’re looking for in a car.

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Deciding between the Tata Altroz Diesel and the Ford Aspire Diesel

The Tata Altroz is the newest car in the segment. The Ford Aspire, yet old, has a significant market share when it comes to diesel engines. While both have 1.5L diesel engines, the differences is all about how the cars are built around these engines and how different they are when it comes to their attributes.

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