A test drive is a trip by car to evaluate its driving qualities and General consumer properties. Test drives are usually conducted by journalists for automotive publications or test drivers (test pilots) for car companies. For private purposes, a test drive is provided by car dealerships as a free service, so that the buyer can evaluate all the qualities of the product.
The first test drives of new cars are conducted by popular car magazines and independent representatives (not customers). Also, a car test drive is usually available from car dealers or manufacturers and allows potential customers to determine the suitability of the vehicle to their needs and driving style. A test drive can also be performed before the vehicle is repaired, to diagnose it, or after repairs to check the quality of the repair.
In a broader sense, the term test drive can be used as testing of goods, such as computer software, technological process, clothing and footwear, food, etc. Also, the term test drive refers to printed and video materials that review the car, sports and other equipment and various household appliances.