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2018 Medium SUV Mega Test Review : Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Subaru Forester

Mid-2018 marked another milestone moment in Australian new-car sales. The mid-sized SUV displaced the small car as Australia’s favourite vehicle type in June. It happened

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid first drive review: Worth the extra charge

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid is the brand’s second attempt at a hybrid crossover. The first iteration never sold particularly well, so Subaru took a different approach this time

2019 Ford Focus Active crossover under $30K

Jacked-up Ford Focus hatch en route to Australia with eight-speed auto and wireless phone charging as standard The Ford Focus Active hatch will arrive in Australia in

2019 Crosstrek Hybrid has something no Subaru has ever had

Subaru is launching its first production plug-in hybrid — with a little help from Toyota. Debuting at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2019

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Review

Think of the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek as a pair of trail running shoes. This compact crossover SUV ties rugged styling with as much capability as

2019 Subaru Outback Review

The 2019 Subaru Outback splits the difference between passenger car and crossover SUV and it does so exceptionally well. With the Outback, Subaru has created

2019 Subaru Legacy Review

It’s hard to be an underdog in an unappreciated market. Just ask the 2019 Subaru Legacy, the mid-size sedan that does almost everything right yet

2019 Subaru Ascent Review

Don’t call the 2019 Subaru Ascent just an Outback with a dad bod. The three-row crossover is the largest vehicle ever produced by Subaru and

2019 Subaru Forester Review

The 2019 Subaru Forester sweats the small stuff. A redesign for 2019 keeps the plucky crossover SUV’s virtues such as a spacious interior, good fuel

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 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

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 •

The 2018 Best All-Wheel Drive Sedans for Under $40k

Crossovers and SUVs are popular due to many reasons. It may be due to the taller ride height and a more commanding view of the

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

2018 Holden Calais-V Tourer v Subaru Outback 3.6R Comparison

Sunny days at the beach, camping trips at the weekend, making new paths to new destinations. Not quite what you’d expect a humble station wagon

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,

The 5 Most Fuel Efficient Non-Hybrid Cars in 2018

What is the most important factor to consider when shopping for a new car? In an ideal world, every one of us should be driving

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

2019 Subaru Impreza priced up: More tech, more safety

Subaru has priced up the 2019 Impreza, nudging up the sticker by $100 but still sneaking onto dealerships forecourts at under $19k. Pricing for both

2018 Holden Commodore RS Liftback v Subaru Liberty 2.5i Premium sedan comparison

When it comes to vehicle segments, size matters. Or at least the perception that size matters, particularly in marketing terms, when agitating the already blurry

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

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

Subaru Series.Gray WRX and WRX STI unveiled at Boxerfest

Subaru talked a bit about the limited-edition Series.Gray WRX and WRX STI models when it announced the official pricing for all WRX models last month. We didn’t

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

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

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Jeep Compass Trailhawk v Subaru Forester XT Premium Comparison

Two extremes of off-road SUVs duke it out on tarmac and loam Finding the epicentre At first glance these two vehicles don’t look like obvious