Large Cars

2010 Kia Optima | new car review

Kia's mid-size sedan is largely unchanged for 2010. It continues to offer a value-for-money alternative to rivals from the likes of Hyundai, Mazda and Nissan.…

2010 Kia Opirus | new car review

The Opirus is due a visual refresh to fit in with Kia's latest, much-improved products, but it nevertheless proclaims to offer a premium alternative to established rival sedans.…

2010 Chevrolet Malibu | new car review

The 2010 Chevrolet Malibu is a relatively new addition to the Middle East mid-size sedan, arriving at the end of 2009. It mixes the latest Chevrolet styling with space for five.…

2010 Chrysler 300 | new car review

The 2010 Chrylser 300 range includes the 300C, 300C SRT8 and the latest entry-level model, 300 Limited. …

2010 Ford Fusion

The Fusion is an American market mid-size sedan from Ford that sits just below the Mondeo in the Middle Eastern product range.…

2010 Alfa Romeo 159 | new car review

The Alfa Romeo 159 replaced the 156 sedan when it came on the scene back in 2005. However, it’s now beginning to show its age and is due for replacement in 2011.…

2009 Volkswagen Passat CC | new car review

When is a Volkswagen Passat not a Passat? When it’s a Passat CC, of course. Despite a highly confusing name, the Passat CC is neither a variant of the Passat seen on the previous page, or a coupe-convertible. Quite why Volkswagen decided to name it as such is a mystery.…

2009 Volkswagen Passat | new car review

2009 Volkswagen Passat   Some new car buyers will find the Volkswagen Passat a lesson in bland styling, while others will see the mid-size sedan as a master class in understated European styling. But both groups will surely have to agree that one of VW’s longest-serving cars is most certainly…

2009 Toyota Camry | new car review

2009 Toyota Camry   The Camry has since long been one of the best selling family sedans in the Middle East. In fact the Camry is so popular in this region that it needs no introduction and almost everyone reading this would have sat in one at some point of…

2009 Toyota Aurion | new car review

2009 Toyota Aurion   The Aurion is a mid-size sedan, but it’s easier to describe it as the latest Camry with a slightly tweaked front and rear end and a couple of interior changes. The Camry that Toyota sells in the Middle East is the last generation model – the…