SUVs today are a popular choice amongst everyday drivers in India.
Factors that makes SUV popular:
More practical to use for heavy-weight errands, long drives with family, ferrying guests and friends
Strong road presence
Often run on the more affordable fuel, which is diesel
Better ground clearance
Great boot space
Ample leg space and capacity to carry up to 7 passengers
Did You Know:
In summer, your car's fuel tends to vaporize at a faster pace. It leads to vapor lock. This vapor locks fuel in its passage lines and blocks its travel to the engine area. As a result, your car will not budge when you try starting it. This is why the fuel blends vary between summer and winter.
Not just you, heat dehydrates your car too. Hence, there are some best practices...
Buying a vehicle is no easy matter, no less if it's a used car. Although buying a new car offers the benefits of a warranty and an overall better condition, used cars or second hand cars also have their benefits.
Easy steps to buy a used car:
To begin with you must understand your planned usage needs and correspondingly settle on a segment of cars.
The next stage...
In India, two wheelers are considered as the most convenient mode of transport for the people commuting on a day-to-day basis.
Did You Know:
As per the Indian Motor Vehicle Act, if you own a two wheeler, you will have to get it insured. It's not optional, but compulsory to buy two-wheeler insurance if you own a bike or scooter. Moreover, having a two-wheeler insurance is an ideal way of...
Car insurance is one of the most widely availed general insurance plans in India with equally widespread misconceptions attached to it. It is because of these myths that consumers end up making wrong choices while buying a policy. Following are the 5 most common myths about motor insurance.
Staying loyal to the car insurance provider will help lower the premium
Did You Know: We all know that maintaining proper tyre pressure is important. What we don't know is that the same air reduces the life of the tyre as the oxygen in it decays rubber and corrodes the tyre beading.
A lot of people are filling their tyres with nitrogen instead of compressed air, which has been the traditional choice for inflating car tyres, and which contains both oxygen (21%)...
When you should follow these rules:
Driving is a skill and a responsibility. In order to ensure that a driving experience is safe and smooth, proper synchronization between a well-trained mind, an active body, and a well-operating motor vehicle is required.
Here's how to get this balance:
Who should consider DIY bike maintenance:
Physically active bike owners
Cost-conscious bike owners
Passionate bike owners
Heavy usage bike owners
Why you should take up DIY bike maintenance:
Regular service trips to the authorised servicing centre and inspection checks keep our bikes happy. But they also leave your pockets running dry because of the hefty maintenance bills. The best...
It is always better to be safe than sorry and when you are riding your bike, this is something you need to keep in mind! Moreover, if it is a new bike, you will have to be all the more careful to avoid damaging it in any way.
A two-wheeler insurance plan will not only ensure that your motorbike and you stay safe but will also keep you stress-free.
But apart from that, here are some...
Did You Know: In compliance with the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. whenever you purchase any car or two-wheeler, your motor insurance comes as part of the deal and the price is inclusive of the insurance premium. However, this insurance is usually valid for only one year and the owner is then required to renew the policy.
In India, it is legally mandatory for all vehicle owners to have...
In the modern world, our lives are usually busy owing to our hectic work schedules. Time is money, and people are often seen on their phones and laptops, busy communicating with the rest of the world.
Taking the notion of multi-tasking a notch up, today's generation is seen exercising, cooking, and even driving while being on their phones.
The use of mobile phones while driving is a major...
You may buy a second-hand Maruti Alto or a brand new Mercedes Benz but buying a car will always remain a special occasion. Most of us put in hours to finalize the car and its specifications. It has to be the best and nothing else.
While we put in such efforts to buy a car the same effort does not go into insuring it. Many car owners just buy car insurance because...
What This Checklist Covers:
Car Care Best Practices
10 Things To Check Off Your List Before Setting Out In Your Car:
Yes wearing a mask is topmost important in this current situation to adhere to safety guidelines by the health ministry of India.
Verify if insects and pests have made your car their home. Check...
Suppose you went on a date with your special someone. The restaurant, however, didn't have their own parking lot. So, you decided to park your motorcycle on the road side. After enjoying a great dinner, you leave the restaurant to head back home. But hold on, your motorcycle isn't where you parked it. As you try looking around the area, it soon dawns on you that your beloved vehicle has been...
When it comes to buying car insurance, there are several important factors you need to consider. One such significant factor is the insurance coverage you are looking to buy for your car. While looking for car insurance, people usually get confused between a third-party insurance and comprehensive car insurance.
What are the two types of car insurance?
A comprehensive car...
Did You Know:
Checklist-based care and maintenance when resuming bike usage is often skipped by bike owners owing to a busy schedule and cost concerns. However, in the long run, this can cost safety as well as lead to higher expenses.
Checklist For Care Before Resuming Riding After A Long Gap:
Every motorized vehicle's battery gets exhausted if not used for weeks. Start your...
Did You Know: India is the third largest car market in Asia Pacific.
There are more than 17 brands looking to dominate the Indian car scene. But, do you know which cars do the majority of Indians love? Read on to find out.
Top 10 cars that Indian car owners love:
1. Maruti Alto
Maruti Alto is the ultimate car for the middle-class Indian taking the title from Maruti 800.
Buying a car is a big decision and even bigger when it's your first car. Your main aim should be to get one that gets you a good deal and all the features that you want. For this, you need to do some groundwork and be certain about the model you choose.
Tips to arrive at the ideal choice for your first car:
Don't settle on a car with preconceived notion
Before you zero down on a...
Did You Know: In 1970, a well-known chemist John Bockris gave the term hydrogen economy to refer to a future in which all vehicles would use hydrogen as a fuel. These water-fuelled vehicles are based on the use of hydrogen present in the molecular compound of water.
What if there was an answer to the ever rising fuel prices? What if the pleasure of driving was not marred by depletion...
Key reasons why people prefer investing in a two-wheeler in India
Convenient to ride and park
Simpler to maintain than a four-wheeler
Fun to ride
While buying a brand-new two-wheeler is the dream for many, the budget might be a constraint for some. In such cases, most people choose to buy pre-owned, or as popularly known, second-hand two-wheelers.
Why pre-owned two-wheeler purchase...