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2018 vs. 2019 Kia Forte: What’s the Difference?

The Kia Forte has some very tough competition in the compact segment against the likes of the Toyota Corolla and the Honda Civic. While the Forte might be easy to

2019 Toyota RAV4 first drive review: Compact SUV makes huge improvements

It’s been 22 years since the first-generation Toyota RAV4 arrived in US shores. Back then, compact-based crossovers or small SUVs were as ubiquitous as smartphones,

2019 Hyundai Veloster Review

The 2019 Hyundai Veloster gives asymmetry a second chance. It’d have been easy to drop the sporty Veloster hatchback from the lineup, as crossovers take

The 2019 Acura ILX A-Spec Is More Compelling but Not Sportier

More features, lower price, but still lacking a definitive personality. The latest and final model in the Acura lineup to adopt the brand’s current design

2019 Renault Megane RS v Ford Focus RS v Honda Civic Type R comparison

Editor’s note: the video above focuses largely on the track prowess of these three cars, while this written review will stick to their performance on the

2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Honda Accord – Sedan Showdown

The 2018 Toyota Camry looks better than before. Toyota’s mission to infuse some much needed sportiness into their sedan offerings is paying off, at least

2019 Honda Insight Review

The original Honda Insight landed in the United States in December 1999. The tiny aerodynamic hatchback didn’t light the electrified vehicle world on fire like the far

2018 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport and ZR hybrid Review

Does the biggest, sexiest, safest and most dynamic Corolla ever justify its price hikes? What we liked: • Standard safety equipment • Comfort and refinement

New Toyota Corolla hatch: Full details

Price hikes, more safety and range-wide hybrid option for new version of Australia’s top-selling car The new Toyota Corolla hatchback has arrived in Australia offering more power,

Upgraded Honda HR-V improves value

Autonomous emergency braking now features as standard across Honda’s revised and revitalised HR-V range The Honda HR-V small SUV is about to benefit from an upgrade that

2018 Honda Civic VTi-LX v Mazda 3 SP25 Astina Comparison : High-spec hatch face-off

Do you hate being stuck in traffic jams? Yeah, me too. But, if you’re going to be driving a small hatchback, why suffer in an

New Renault Megane RS vs Honda Civic Type R vs Volkswagen Golf R Comparison

What’s the best hot hatch on sale today? To find out we’re pitting the new Renault Megane RS against our reigning champion, the Honda Civic

2019 Honda Insight first drive: 55mpg without the hybrid hype

Sometimes you just have to grow up and, when it comes to hybrid cars, you’ll struggle to find a better example of that than the

Six reasons the new Kia Cerato is better than its rivals

Kia has just launched its new Cerato sedan in Australia. Here are six reasons why it’s better than its small-car competitors The Cerato, and indeed

2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video, Part 2: Road

Welcome to Part Two of the video feature for our recent 2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test. To recap, we’ve assembled three all-wheel-drivers and three front-drivers

2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video: Track and performance

The hot hatch hero of the moment right now is the Hyundai i30 N, the Korean marque’s first serious salvo against the world’s fittest small

2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Face-off: Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R, Hyundai i30 N, Peugeot 308 GTi, Subaru WRX STI, Volkswagen Golf R

Is there a more vibrant and diverse segment on the market right now than that labelled ‘hot hatch’? In fact, is it technically a segment

Peugeot 208 GTi v Renault Clio RS 200 Cup 2018 Comparison

Renault takes on Peugeot in the battle of the best city-sized French hot hatch French flair The French have a strong reputation for hot hatches.

2018 Hyundai i30 N v Volkswagen Golf GTI 5-door comparison

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2018 Q1 car sales: Winners and losers

Honda is flying, Holden’s horror start continues With industry sales results for the first quarter (Q1) of 2018 available, now is a good time to

Honda HR-V v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross v Subaru XV comparison

Small crossover SUVs with a predominantly urban focus have taken over the road. Just look around you. But the segment has splintered into a few directions

I took the 2019 Camaro Turbo 1LE to the track

The battle is no longer just Camaro versus Mustang. The 2019 Camaro Turbo 1LE is the tip of a new spear for Chevrolet: an entry-level

Hyundai i30 N v Volkswagen Golf GTI v Honda Civic Type R 2018 Comparison

Hyundai’s hard-charging new i30 N goes toe-to-toe with the two hot hatch benchmarks — the Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf GTI — on

Live With It: 2018 Suzuki GSX-S1000Z Long Term Review

As a lifelong supporter of the underdog and a proponent of keeping things cheap and stupid simple, I was a big fan of the Suzuki GSX-S1000 right from

New Volkswagen Up GTI vs Abarth 595 Comparison

Volkswagen had added some spice to the city car class with the sporty new Up GTI. The car it has to beat is the Abarth

2018 BMW M140i v Ford Focus RS LE v Honda Civic Type R comparison

Front-wheel drive has been part of the classic hot-hatch formula since the genre was ignited in the 1970s. The layout would dominate any all-time-greats list for

Best hot hatches 2018 (and the ones to avoid)

What’s the best hot hatch money can buy? We name our favourites and reveal the ones to avoid at all costs A hot hatch needs

2017-2018 SYM T2 250i Review

SYM brings affordability and practicality together in its streetbike trainer, the T2 250i. This ride represents the largest non-scooter-type model the factory makes, and the 250 cc mill

Detroit motor show 2018: our star cars

From future electric SUVs to movie-star coupés, this is our pick of the cars on display at the Detroit motor show The Detroit motor show

2018 Hyundai i30 N “more suitable” for racetracks and “more fun” than Golf GTI

The boss of Hyundai’s N division says that the upcoming i30 N is better suited to regular track days and is more fun to drive than