Expensive reliability: whether to buy a Toyota Land Cruiser 200
Owning a Toyota Land Cruiser these days has become a little more controversial than before: some now say, they say, directors of collective farms and honored oilmen go to Kruzak,…

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In search of lost sportiness: whether to buy a Honda Accord VIII
Honda Accord in the seventh generation has earned the image of a stylish and interesting car, as well as a claim to dynamism. The eighth generation added the status of…

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Motors Aurus
Our previous material on the “economy” of the “Cortege” project (Aurus) caused a lot of complaints, for the most part - the following property: they say, the Kolesa.ru editors raised…

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Project Aurus: at whose expense is this “Cort”, where did the Arabs go, and what is the UAZ?

In 2018, five years after the start of the design work on the “Cortege”, we were shown the Aurus sedan at the Moscow Motor Show, and a little earlier Putin drove on the “limousine” version. Cars have not yet been certified, so the only thing that we can reliably say is that our commander-in-chief was driven in a car with Aurus appearance. Continue reading

Nissan on the background of the new Qashqai: Murano will live, Juke goes away forever, vagueness on SPIC

At the launch of the production of the updated Nissan Qashqai, which arrived in Russia with a big delay, we talked to the key managers of Nissan in Russia. Igor Boytsov, general director of the Nissan Manufacturing Rus plant, told us about the features of production, and Andrei Akifev, managing director of Nissan in Russia, about giving up Juke, the horizon of Nissan Kicks and many other things. Continue reading

Search and not give up: buy Volkswagen Jetta VI

The Jetta in Russia has a difficult fate: not only is the Foci and Cerate destroying it in class C, but also the native concern has produced competitors – for example, Skoda Octavia at the same price is sold much more cheerful. The most surprising thing is that the sixth Jetta is longer than the actual German D class sedans at the time, and is perceived by many almost as an analogue Polo sedan. Thanks all-pervading Vagovskaya unification. Continue reading

Do not avoid, but delay: is it worth buying a Volkswagen Passat B6
Volkswagen Passat is a sort of “classic of choice” model in the D-class: many people want to get “real German quality, proven over the years,” and the confident reputation of…

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Almost no crossover: whether to buy Infiniti FX II
For half a million now you can buy a Duster in the maximum configuration or another decently packed compact crossover - but there will be as much sport and aggression…

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5 reasons to love and hate the Ford C-MAX
Let us leave scholastic debates to specialists about who first decided that minivans can be made on the basis of compact models of the C segment - the French, the…

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5 reasons to love and hate the Opel Mokka
Attitude to the Opel brand has always been ambiguous. On the one hand, it’s still “German”, and the German car industry should be treated with respect. And on the other…

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