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2018 Volkswagen Polo Launch Review

Volkswagen has a new-generation Polo available to Australian small hatch buyers with the arrival of the 2018 Volkswagen Polo into dealerships. I got along to the Australian launch of the now sixth-generation Polo and came […]

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2018 BMW X3 XDrive20d Review

The booming mid-size premium AWD SUV segment is full of a diverse array of offerings from almost all manufacturers and honing that selection down to just a few that suit your needs is a difficult […]

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2018 Nissan Patrol Ti-L Review

Nissan Patrol is an Aussie favourite… or was, but outsiders conspired to make Nissan drop its diesel Patrol because they don’t like diesels in the US or Arab states. OK for them because petrol there […]

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2018 Nissan X-Trail ST-L Review

The Nissan X-Trail is a very common sight on Australian roads and that’s for good reason, it’s an SUV that does pretty much everything right. Priced from $27,990, the X-Trail fits neatly between the smaller […]

2019 Honda HRV VTi-LX Introduction feature
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2019 Honda HRV VTi-LX Review

Honda HR-V VTi-LX is part of Honda’s SUV/crossover portfolio and the portfolio is not big. CR-V and HR-V, and that’s your lot. HR-V is Honda’s high-riding hatch to combat the ever expanding list of SUV opponents. […]

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2018 Peugeot 5008 Launch Review

Peugeot dealerships in Australia now have an all-new mid-size SUV to offer Aussie buyers – the 2018 Peugeot 5008. You might remember the 5008 (five-thousand and eight) as a people-mover (or MPV), the model is […]

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2018 Jaguar E-Pace Review

Like everything Jaguar have done in the last few years, again it seems they’re on a winner with the first small SUV ever from the revered British brand – the E-Pace. Jaguar’s first SUV, the […]

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2018 BMW X2 Launch Review

There’s another new crossover/small SUV available in Australia with BMW welcoming the new BMW X2. Launched this week in Canberra, the new BMW offering fills the gap in the X range between the X1 and […]

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2018 Mazda6 GT Wagon Review

There are three engine choices for the recently upgraded Mazda6 as well as a choice between sedan and wagon. The SkyActiv-G 2.5T turbo petrol is the “performance” model in the line-up offering up to 183kW […]

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2018 Haval H2 Review

This wasn’t my first time in the Haval H2, last year I had a jaunt in the small SUV through dense NT scrub! Check out the details on that unintended adventure here. This time around [...]

2019 Kia Cerato GT Review

Over the past decade I have road-tested and reviewed every different Kia model and often each different variant available too. It has been a great experience watching this brand come to life and become one [...]

2018 Toyota Hilux SR5 Review

When Toyota released the eighth-generation HiLux they made it stronger. Everything has been strengthened, including a thicker frame, stiffer body, new high-torque turbo-diesel engines, advanced six-speed transmissions, beefed-up suspension and brakes, and expanded off-road ability. [...]

2018 Kia Sportage GT-Line Review

Kia launched the all new Sportage early in 2016 with a fresh design in a market that is becoming increasingly popular, competitive and homogenised by designers. The all new fourth generation model is more a [...]

2018 Kia Stinger Review

Has there even been a car that has been more hyped than the Kia Stinger? Probably not, luckily the big Kia sedan/hatch mostly lives up to that hype and is likely to be a big [...]