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Jaguar E-PACE S P250 v Volvo XC40 T5 R-Design Launch Edition Comparison

Fashionable compact SUVs from Jaguar and Volvo shape up to each other, but will it be the E-PACE or the XC40 that takes the win?

2018 Honda CR-V VTi-S v Hyundai Tucson Active X comparison

SUV sales are going nuts in Australia. Everybody wants to get into an SUV, but which one should you go for? It can be pretty

2018 Mazda MX-5 RF Limited Edition Review

Mazda’s evergreen roadster, the MX-5, gets impressive new tricked up chassis – for a price What we liked: • Steering • Brakes • Gearbox Not

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 Toyota C-HR v 1988 Toyota Corolla SR5 4WD Wagon comparison

Over time, we have forgotten the meaning of what an SUV is. Look up your average dictionary and it will tell you it’s a “rugged vehicle with a truck-like chassis and four-wheel drive,

Latest 2018 scrappage scheme deals

A growing number of car makers are extending the scrappage trade-in incentive schemes they launched last year to entice owners out of their older petrol

2019 Jeep Renegade revealed

Can a new look and updated engines make Jeep’s smallest SUV more popular in Australia? The wraps have come off the upgraded 2019 Jeep Renegade

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class X250d Power v Ford Ranger Wildtrak Comparison

Dual-cab utes have taken over the cities and suburbs of Australia. So much so that both the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger sit in the

2018 Mazda 2 GT automatic v Volkswagen Polo 85TSI Comfortline DSG

Not everyone wants the cheapest city car they can afford. To find out which small car is worth spending (relatively) big money on, we pitch

Mazda MX-5 vs Toyota GT86 : Used test

The Mazda MX-5 has long been the de facto source of cheap thrills on the used market. But the Toyota GT86 is now temptingly affordable

2018 Mercedes-Benz X 250d PROGRESSIVE v 2018 Nissan Navara ST-X Comparison

They may share their genesis, but there are numerous differences between the Mercedes-Benz X-Class and its progenitor, Nissan’s Navara, that don’t immediately meet the eye…

2018 Honda Jazz VTi-S v Mazda 2 Maxx v Suzuki Swift GL Nav comparison

Compact cars – not the most exciting segment in the motoring world is it? If you agreed with that statement, you’d be overlooking the fact

2018 Lexus RX 300 Sports Luxury Road Test Review

How does Lexus RX 300 Sports Luxury rate as a contender in the premium large SUV segment? What we liked: • Comfortable, spacious cabin •

2018 Mazda BT-50 Review

Is minor cosmetic surgery and a spec upgrade enough to keep the Mazda BT-50 ute relevant? What we liked: • Powerful/torquey engine • Off-road ability

You Need These 10 Must Have Car Features: Find Out Why

Smart Cruise Control Do you hate constantly adjusting your cruise control, or giving up on cruise control because of traffic or due to a driver

Holden Equinox LTZ-V vs Mazda CX-5 Akera Comparison

Can the new kid on the block beat up on the reigning tough guys? We pit Holden’s Equinox against Mazda’s middleweight SUV champion, the CX-5

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

Ute comparison 2018: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-MAX v Mazda BT-50 v Volkswagen Amarok

Dual-cab utes are expected to be more versatile today than ever before. Rough and tough is not enough. The flagship versions must be comfortable inside,

What dual-cab 4×4 ute should I buy?

A workhorse during the week, a recreational family vehicle at the weekend… But which dual-cab 4×4 ute offers the best of both worlds? Purchasing a

2018 Renault Clio RS Cup v Suzuki Swift Sport comparison

You don’t need to spend a ton of cash to have fun on four wheels, nor do you need maximum power. Sometimes cars with lower

Adding a turbo to the 2018 Mazda6 is surprisingly affordable

Mazda has priced up the 2018 Mazda6, with its handsome midsize sedan packing a turbocharged engine option for the first time. Unveiled at the LA

2018 Holden Equinox range review

Holden has had to battle without a compelling mid-size SUV to rival the Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson and Toyota RAV4 for far too long. But

Holden Calais V: Old & New Review – Holden (VF) Calais V v Holden (ZB) Calais V Comparison

It’s badged as a Calais V, but does the luxury version of Holden’s new, German-built large car cut it? We line-up the old with the

2019 Toyota Supra: The inside story

There are lots of questions around the whys and wherefores of developing any new car, let alone an icon like the Toyota Supra. Why did

Holden Commodore v Mazda 6 v Toyota Camry 2018 Comparison

Holden Commodore LT diesel v Mazda 6 Touring diesel v Toyota Camry Ascent hybrid Comparison – How does Holden’s first diesel Commodore stack up against the

Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe & MX-5 Retractable Fastback Comparison

Mazda MX-5 Hardtop: Old & New Review – We see how far Mazda’s MX-5 folding hardtop has progressed with a quick look back at the original

How to spec a Peugeot 5008

Our guide to Peugeot’s large SUV covers which version to buy, which options to choose and how much to pay for it all The old

20 Most Reliable Cars of the Decade According to Consumer Reports

Everyone has their idea of what makes a reliable vehicle. For some, a car that starts every morning and just needs basic repairs every year

2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X prototype review : FIRST DRIVE

This Mazda 3 prototype’s clever Skyactiv-X engine mixes petrol and diesel tech to improve emissions and economy. It’s only an early taster, but things look