We are entering an era where the automotive landscape is shifting towards a sustainable future, leaving behind exhaustive resources such as fossil fuels for renewable resources such as electricity and hydrogen fuels. Major automakers around the world have traced a trajectory towards complete dependence on electricity while phasing out models with internal combustion engines. In […]
In the last article, I talked about UAE’s five most favourite sedans from Asian manufacturers. This time, we’re moving up north to find out which European sedans have a great fan base in the Middle East. Here they are, in no particular order.
To ensure the best quality driving schools in Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai mandated the schools to be assessed and approved by them. In all, there are a total of five driving schools with several branches across Dubai where one can learn as well as apply for RTA licence. We discuss […]
Earlier this month, Audi unveiled the new A6 in the Middle East. The potent moniker from the German automaker’s line-up arrived with a plethora of innovations to its segment. Ahead of this, the brand’s German brand’s rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz graced the UAE with the 5-Series and E-Class respectively. While all the three are closely […]
While the roads of UAE are evidently dominated by high-hauling vehicles, Toyota and Nissan might be the sportiest of all the automakers to dominate the segment. The Toyota’ Land Cruiser and the Nissan Patrol have carved a niche for themselves in the market and the sales figures are the biggest proofs. We can picture nothing […]
With nearly a week left for the year to end, we at CarPrices are finally unleashing our retrospective articles compiling the good and the bad, the beautiful and the ugly, the impressive and the disappointments, so on and so forth. This year has particularly been huge for electric cars as well as their hyper-car iterations. […]
Dubai International Finance Centre was witness to the unveiling of the brand-new Lexus UX last weekend. The name “UX” is short for Urban Crossover.
GMC has brought the 2019 Acadia crossover to the UAE, complete with a fresh design and new electronics package. Let’s take a look at your options in the GMC Acadia’s segment.
The Kia Carnival, or Kia Sedona in some markets, looks like what happens when a Kia Soul and a Toyota Alphard get together. That does not mean it is a bad car. Read on to know more!
The Toyota Fortuner has been one of Toyota’s bestselling models across the globe. Underpinned by the Hilux platform, this luxury SUV can take you off the beaten path and bring you back safely. No wonder other manufacturers are after the lucrative segment that Toyota rules in the UAE. The 2020 Toyota Fortuner receives a facelift […]
Toyota revealed the facelifted Fortuner SUV and Hilux pickup truck in the GCC to rejuvenate these two models. Although the Fortuner wasn’t in any real need of an upgrade, the retouch has freshened up the Hilux-based SUV.
Introduction The Nissan Altima has been the cornerstone of Nissan’s offerings in the midsize saloon segment. From humble beginnings in 1992 to its present avatar, the Altima has come a long way. Every generation since 1992 has had something new to offer hitherto never seen in the segment. For its sixth generation, Nissan has given […]
Honda recently unveiled three cars at its ‘Power of 3’ event. The Honda HR-V and CR-V are all-new for 2019, while the Honda Pilot receives a mid-life facelift. While the Honda CR-V is a popular crossover in UAE, the HR-V is making a comeback in a sharper avatar than before.
It might have been a rough month for the Corvette aficionados as the mid-engined C8 iterations have lately been grabbing the headline for all the wrong reasons. After news of the C8 Corvette not making it to the Detroit Auto Show next month, recent reports now suggest that the car will be delayed by at […]
The new 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 SUV just debuted globally. For the same money, which cars can be considered as worthy alternatives? The Middle Eastern market should receive the facelift in due time. In the meanwhile, here are five good options for the same money.
Kia recently released photos of the next-generation Sorento, and it does look the business. Kia might sell the new Sorento at a slight premium over the current model. However, it is quite some time away. In the meanwhile, what else is in the market for the same money that gets you a Kia Sorento?
In the last article, we took a look at popular hatchbacks in the UAE manufactured by Japanese automakers. In this article, we’ll move to Europe and the USA and list down the most favourite cars from those regions.
Hatchback. A small, practical car that is handy for most of your driving and commuting needs. These little cars bring the bread and butter for automakers since they see the highest sales volumes consistently. Here we bring you UAE’s most favourite hatchbacks in no specific order. First up are hatchbacks from Japanese manufacturers:
Introduction Land Rover Defender is the British SUV maker’s most iconic nameplate in the realm of spartan, capable workhorse vehicles.
GMC announced the arrival of the 2019 Acadia in the Middle East. The new mid-size SUV enters the segment with a bag full of features, lighter chassis and improved fuel efficiency. With the SUV segment gaining momentum in recent times, each car is expected to pack enough firepower to put up a worthy fight against […]
Pushing for a hassle-free service in regards to traffic duties, Dubai RTA has managed to work around most problems with a digital solution. Cutting down mundane trips and long waiting times at the RTA centres in the city, the authority now lets you do most work either via the internet or their own smartphone applications. […]
Introduction Audi debuted the first-ever A6 in 1994 as an alternative to the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Since then, the company has been steadily updating and modernizing the badge to bring it to its present cutting-edge avatar. Although Audi cars have become quite identical nowadays owing to their design language, the 2019 Audi A6 […]
The Arabic word Salik roughly translates to ‘clear and moving’ in English, which is exactly what the Dubai RTA aims at providing the commuters with. The electronic toll road system or Salik has been designed using special RFID technology that automatically deducts a fee from the tag when a toll gate is passed under. At […]
In this edition of the five-point comparo, we take a closer look at Toyota’s bestselling sedan and Honda’s contender to the champion in the midsize sedan segment. Does the Honda Civic pose a serious challenge to the Toyota Corolla in UAE? Let’s find out.
Despite there being a global image of the UAE being full of cars like the Cadillac Escalade, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Ford F-150, And exotic hypercars, the fact is that all sorts of cars ply the roads of this country. You can find everything here from a humble hatchback to a fire-breathing hypercar with a 16-cylinder motor. […]
Track days are something every petrolhead has grown up dreaming about. The sheer freedom of using up all the road to push your car’s limits, the sporting spirit at the race, the feel of your car screaming away to glory: racing is an addiction. However, most of us mere mortals are denied access to the […]
Introduction The BMW 3-Series was introduced in 1975. Now in its seventh generation, the popular midsize sedan is miles ahead of its predecessor in every sense. The German rear-wheel-drive saloon has a huge fan following in the UAE owing to its excellent driving dynamics. The seventh-gen BMW 3-Series has an evolved design compared to the […]
Kia is surely late to the high-hauling party, but it has brought its finest wine. So far, American old-timers such as Cadillac and GMC have been known to dominate the SUV segment, amid which the Korean manufacturer needed a moniker that would put up an interesting fight against the established products. And Telluride is surely […]
In the previous two features, we talked about sedans that tick with the customers of the UAE. Some were from Asia, while others were European. In this article, we will move far west and see which American sedans make the cut here in the UAE. Here are five of them, in no particular order.
UAE has always taken a liking to powerful SUVs with a commanding road presence. The 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 and 2019 Range Rover Sport fit the bill perfectly in both regards. Here’s a quick look at how these two SUVs stack up against each other in this five-point comparo.
You either fixate on high-hauling vehicles bashing through the dunes of the desserts or executive sedans cruising on the highway while picturing the motoring scene in Dubai. In our previous comparo, we took up one of the most dilemmatic comparisons between the Toyota Land Cruiser and the Nissan Patrol. Likewise, it’s the turn of sedans […]
Cadillac debuted the all-new 2019 Cadillac XT4 in the Middle East for the first time. The compact SUV will kick off the brand’s product offensive in the region 2020 onwards.
Both these cars are their firms’ respective bestsellers in the midsize crossover segment. Both of them are suitably loaded with features and packed with performance. And finally, both of them are versatile with a no-nonsense approach towards design. But which car, between the 2019 GMC Terrain and 2019 Toyota RAV4, suits your preferences? Have a […]