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Waze Android Auto hands-on: The reason for Android-in-the-car

Ask any Android Auto user what app they’ve been most eagerly awaiting, and the answer will probably be Waze. Sure, Google Maps is one of

Renault Megane Intens vs Mazda 3 SP25 GT vs Holden Astra LTZ comparison

Who would have thought there’d be enough action in the small sedan segment of the market to warrant yet another comparison test – our fifth

2017 Renault Captur Review

In essence, the Renault Captur is a Clio with a smattering of SUV traits and the style factor turned up. The result is a high-riding

2017 Buick LaCrosse review

THE GOOD: A quiet and smooth ride can be made aggressive with the optional Dynamic Drive Package. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard. THE BAD: The

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review

THE GOOD: The MyLink infotainment system comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Teen Driver lets parents keep tabs on those with a newly minted driver’s

Small car megatest

For all the hoo-ha about booming sales of SUVs, the so-called ‘small car’ segment remains the market’s most popular, still accounting for almost 20 per

Audi Q2 (2017) review: The SUV that wants to be a hatchback

Great looks, great features, but who is it really for? As a whole SUVs don’t have the best of images. Superficially, they’re more stylish and

Seat Ibiza review: A class-leading drive that’s fun for all the family

Say Hola! to the new Seat Ibiza, the fifth-generation of the Spanish firm’s popular small car. Seat has suddenly got very popular in the UK

Mercedes-Benz E-Class review: Better than a BMW 5 Series?

Mercedes says everything it knows about how to build a car has gone into the new E-Class. Being that it is the oldest car brand

Honda Civic Type R: new vs old compared

The new Honda Civic Type R is a practical hatchback that offers awesome performance and precise handling. But how does it compare to its predecessor?

Audi TT RS Coupe v Porsche 718 Cayman S comparison

It’s around 240km between Audi‘s Ingolstadt base and Porsche‘s Stuttgart headquarters. But when it comes to deciding on the best approach to building the best

2018 Holden Equinox quick drive review

In 2018, the newest player in the hotly-contested medium SUV segment will be the fully-imported Holden Equinox. Paul Maric sampled a pre-production version to see

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric Review

THE GOOD: The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric feels well-balanced from behind the wheel, drives effortlessly and outperforms its own range estimations. Dashboard electronics work through an

2018 Hyundai Sonata First Drive: 5 things you need to know

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata is here, and while the automaker’s mid-size family sedan hasn’t been completely redesigned there are a few aspects of its recent

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer Z71 Review

What we liked about it: More aggressive front fascia Redesigned cabin Roomy & comfortable interior Quieter engine Lighter handling Added safety features Premium but rugged

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport Review

The Hyundai Elantra is completely new for 2017, including its chassis, suspension, powertrain, and interior. But Hyundai didn’t stop there. The Korean automaker added two

$30k Family Car mega test

While the car industry seems intent on reinventing and cross-pollinating shapes, sizes and themes to create a different family vehicle, equally families who buy and

Ford Fiesta (2017) review: The little car that’s a very big deal

The Ford Fiesta has been the best selling car in the UK for eight years straight. That’s a long time to hold the top spot

2017 Ford Fiesta First drive Review

THE GOOD Fun drive Vastly better interior Cleaner design THE BAD Rear-end is divisive The odd naff plastic The wait is over to see if

Nissan X-Trail ST v Mazda CX-5 Maxx comparison

You’re looking at two of the most popular and recognisable SUVs on the market, the just-launched second-generation Mazda CX-5 and the newly updated Series II Nissan X-Trail.

New Mazda CX-5 & Ford Kuga vs Skoda Kodiaq Comparison

Mazda’s spacious and upmarket new CX-5 aims to reclaim the large SUV crown – but first it has to beat our reigning champ, the Skoda

DS Automobiles DS4 review: Flair and individuality, but at what cost?

DS Automobiles continues its march into independence, dropping the badges of its Citroen heritage as it tries to mark itself out as something different. The aim

2017 Seat Ibiza FR First ride review – price, specs, release date

The new Seat Ibiza is a thoroughly excellent all-rounder, but do big alloys and stiffer suspension help or hinder this sporty FR version? If you

2017 Hyundai i30 range review

The Hyundai i30 small hatchback is one of Australia’s highest-selling vehicles, making the brand-new third-generation version launched in April a highly significant car. Put mildly, this rival to

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid review

THE GOOD: A gasoline-electric drivetrain with plug-in capability means the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid can operate as an electric vehicle for typical errands, and gets better

2018 Seat Arona revealed – prices, specs and release date

The Seat Arona is a Nissan Juke rival that will sit below the Ateca in the Spanish brand’s range. Here’s everything you need to know

Nissan Qashqai (2017) review: Is the original SUV crossover still the best?

There’s barely a suburban street that doesn’t have a Qashqai, or a pair of Qashqai. There isn’t a school car park or supermarket without a

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio First Drive: Offbeat Italian SUV comes to conquer

When you’re Alfa Romeo, and a decent chunk of your appeal is that you’re not the mainstream option, building an SUV like the 2018 Stelvio

2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe First Drive: The new benchmark

It’s tough to stand out on the increasingly crowded forecourt of a Mercedes-Benz dealership, but somehow the 2018 E400 Coupe manages it. Maybe it’s not

2018 Honda Civic Type R First Drive: It was worth the wait

Bravo Honda, bravo. The 2018 Civic Type R is the company’s most powerful car ever to be sold stateside. Indeed, Honda’s people are unofficially referring