Long Term Tests

Long-term test — 2017 Honda CR-V

Week 2: The 2017 Honda CR-V is economical and practical, but it does have a couple of odd design choices in the cabin. Text and Images: Amit Benjamin Another week (or so) has passed and I am still as ambivalent about our long-term 2017 Honda CR-V as I was on…

Long-term test — 2017 Honda CR-V

Week 1: The 2017 Honda CR-V arrives at AutoMiddleEast long-term garage. Here are our first impressions. Text and Image: Amit Benjamin With the departure of our long-term Audi A5 40 TFSI, it’s now time to welcome a new arrival at AutoMiddleEast.com towers. Ladies and gents, say hello to the 2017…

Long-Term Test — 2017 Audi A5 40 TFSI – Week 3

Week 3: Despite a couple of niggles and a choppy ride quality, the Audi A5 40 TFSi is proving to be good value for money over our long-term test. Text and images: Amit Benjamin Even by Neptunean calendar it has been substantially more than a week since I updated the progress with our…

Long-Term Test — 2017 Audi A5 40 TFSI

Week 1: It wasn’t the first coupe to spring to mind in the German two-door segment, but this new model hopes to change that, and given its recipe, the new A5 most likely will. BMW 4 Series, you’ve been warned. Text and images: Amit Benjamin It’s been a while since…

2015 Toyota Yaris | Livin’ With a Hatch – 4

So, the time has come to say goodbye to our long-term Yaris SE+ hatchback, and there’s a tinge of sadness in seeing it go as it’s been a loyal companion over the past two months. The Yaris and I have made four trips to Yas Marina Circuit and back for…

2015 Toyota Yaris | Livin’ With a Hatch – 3

This week saw us whizz down highways in our 2015 Toyota Yaris and into Oman!…

2015 Toyota Yaris | Livin’ With a Hatch – 2

Another week in our long-term 2015 Toyota Yaris has served to pretty much reinforce what I felt after the first week of living with the car.…

2015 Toyota Yaris | Livin’ With a Hatch – 1

First things first, the packaging of the 2015 Toyota Yaris is pretty much beyond reproach.…

2013 Chevrolet Malibu | Long Term review | Part 3

The kind folks at GM replaced our old long termer with an even newer 2013 Chevrolet Malibu still on delivery kilometers. This too came in Silver with a two tone, beige and brown interior just like the one we had before. A run to the capital and it quickly reminded…

2013 Chevrolet Malibu | Long Term review | Part 2

A week into the long term review and the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu has become a part of the Automiddleeast family. With good handling and sharp braking, running errands in this car isn't too boring. …

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