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2018 Mazda 6 GT v Toyota Camry SL V6 comparison

Could this be the family car battle of head versus heart? The Toyota Camry SL V6 and Mazda 6 GT turboboth stick to a well-worn

2018 Audi A4 S-Line TFSI v 2018 Mazda Mazda6 Atenza Comparison

Making the move from mainstream to prestige Euro? Aspirational buyers beware; this one pulls on the hip pocket as well as the heart strings. Aspiring

2018 7-Seat SUV Mega Test

Hyundai Santa Fe v Kia Sorento v Mazda CX-8 v Peugeot 5008 v Skoda Kodiaq v Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace: Six circa-$60,000 premium seven-seat SUVs compared

2018 Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 v Mazda 3 comparison

It’s fair to presume a couple of things when you consider that non-premium small cars are amongst the biggest-selling – make that the biggest-selling – passenger cars

The 2018 Best Cheap and Fast Cars for Less than $25,000

In today’s world of hyper-exotic and ultra-expensive supercars, you might think you need to spend incredible amounts of money to satiate your need for speed.

2018 Holden Calais 2.0T v Toyota Camry SL Hybrid comparison : Two former Australian-made icons go head-to-head in their new forms

Comparing a Holden Commodore/Calais and Toyota Camry would have been incongruous until this year, when both entered new lives as imports. Now it seems perfectly natural

2018 Mazda6 vs 2019 Ford Fusion vs 2019 Subaru Legacy: Midsize Sedan Showdown

This is going to be an interesting battle. The 2018 Mazda6 is fresh from a major facelift for the current model year. I personally love

Garmin Dash Cam 45 review: Compact, clever and Wi-Fi-enabled, but average video at best

This is a nicely designed dash cam with a clever magnetic mount and a very nice feature set. Garmin also knows dash cams—every setting and

Top-10 tow vehicles for 2018

A big job needs a big hauler, so here’s our nominations for the year’s 10 best towers Headline towing numbers might look good in flash

2018 Holden Trailblazer LTZ v Isuzu MU-X LS-U comparison

Does any brand punch heavier above its weight in Australia than Isuzu? At the time of writing (early September 2018), Isuzu Ute is the 13th

2018 Holden Commodore RS V6 AWD Review : Quick Spin

The V6-powered Commodore RS AWD may well be the spiritual successor to the hugely popular SV6 What we liked: • Responsive and vocal V6 •

Hyundai i30 Elite v Mazda 3 SP25 GT v Toyota Corolla ZR Hybrid 2018 Comparison

We pit Australia’s three best-selling passenger cars against one another to see which is the best of breed Small car turf war Even without looking

2018 Volkswagen Polo 85TSI Comfortline v Suzuki Swift GLX Turbo

The Suzuki Swift and Volkswagen Polo account for more than 20 million global sales between them – and that’s not counting the Japanese city car’s

2018 Nissan Leaf Versus 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Electric – Head to Head In-Depth

This is the battle between two of the cheapest electric vehicles you can buy today. The 2018 Nissan Leaf is all-new. It is a huge

Mazda CX-3 MPS on wish list

High-performance Mazda CX-3 will happen if there’s customer demand The man in charge of developing the Mazda CX-3, the second-best selling small SUV in Australia,

2018 Mazda 6 Atenza turbo v 2005 Mazda 6 MPS comparison

I like the idea of new things, new technologies, and new possibilities. But when reality sinks in, I still tend to prefer the experience of

New Mini Convertible vs used Audi A3 Cabriolet: which is best?

With summer drawing to an end, now’s the time to grab a great deal on a premium convertible. But should you spend your cash on

Top nine collectable BMWs to buy now

If you’re a fan of Munich’s finest and are looking for a car to squirrel away, here are nine of the best collectable BMWs you

Kia Cerato S v Mazda3 Neo Sport 2018 Comparison

Now boasting a five-year warranty, can the respected Mazda3 stay ahead of the new Kia Cerato? Young pup enters small-car dogfight with new tricks The

2018 Kia Carnival v Mazda CX-9 v Volkswagen Multivan Kombi 70 comparison

MPV. SUV. LCV. Three acronyms. Three different styles of vehicle designed to shift large families. The Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) camp is represented by the Kia Carnival that

What’s New in the Mazda CX-9 for the 2019 Model Year

Following its redesign for 2016, the second-generation Mazda CX-9 is entering its fourth year on the U.S. market. That means consumers already have a lot

The Mazda Miata’s Power Boost and Other Updates for 2019

When the horsepower wars are fought, the Mazda MX-5 Miata sits on the sidelines. This car’s not about that, and never tried to be. So when we

2018 SsangYong Tivoli XLV Ultimate Review

Feature-packed, budget-priced seven-seat crossover ticks lots of boxes, but misses a few too What we liked: • Interior space • Equipment levels • Quiet cabin

2018 Toyota 86 vs. 2018 Mazda MX-5 RF – Head to Head Comparison

You might be asking why we pitted the 2018 Toyota 86 to the Mazda MX-5 RF. The answer is simple: both cars in base trim

New Mini Convertible vs Mazda MX-5 RF Comparison

With the sun shining, you might be tempted by a drop-top such as the Mazda MX-5 RF or Mini Convertible. Which one deserves the warmer

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

2018 Citroen C3 Shine v Volkswagen Polo Launch Edition comparison : It’s France v Germany in a baby Euro car battle

European cars are normally associated with high purchase and running costs, but these days you can get into a Euro vehicle for under 20 grand.

Consumer Reports’ Most Reliable Small Cars of 2018

If you’re shopping for a new compact or subcompact car, you’ll be looking at some of the most affordable vehicles on the U.S. market. However, purchase price won’t

The Only Subcompact SUVs Getting Better than 25 MPG for 2018

What are the advantages of subcompact SUVs compared to popular compact models like Honda CR-V and Nissan Rogue?  At a glance, the smaller size of subcompacts might

The Compact SUVs With the Best Fuel Economy in 2018

Fuel economy isn’t just what the sticker says at the dealership. For starters, mpg-fixing scandals from Hyundai and (most famously) Volkswagen proved that those numbers may be manipulated by