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2017 Hyundai I30 Wagon Review

Sold as the Elantra GT here in the U.S. and the Hyundai I30 in the rest of the world, Hyundai’s resident hatchbackentered its third generation

10 Great Cars People Are Avoiding for Some Strange Reason

Some car segments hit the skids in 2016, and it’s easy to see why. There were hybrids that fought cheap gas and lost. On other

Mazda 2 Genki v Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo comparison

Light car sales may be down an alarming 16 per cent this year, but they’re still big business. Here we pitch two of the better

2016 Bentley Continental GT review

THE GOOD: Luxury coachwork and a powerful yet economical V-8 engine make the 2016 Bentley Continental GT V8 S a choice car for long drives. The

Mini Countryman vs. BMW X1: Buy This, Not That

It’s a potential problem for any automaker, and frankly, the reason why this column exists. For companies with multiple brands, the bean counters, PR teams,

Mitsubishi Triton GLX+ v Volkswagen Amarok Core comparison

You’ve got $40,000 and you want a dual-cab, diesel, 4×4 ute. But you don’t want to buy a Chinese vehicle – you want a brand

2016 Chevrolet Cruze review

THE GOOD: The attractive and efficient 2016 Cruze brims with the latest in-car tech. THE BAD: The Cruze has some trouble getting out of its own way,

2017 Volkswagen Golf : What’s changed? New technology detailed

The facelifted seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf has just been unveiled. Given that it doesn’t look that different to the car that’s currently in showrooms across the

2016 Subaru WRX STI review

THE GOOD: With an all-wheel drive system and 305 horsepower, you can have fun almost anywhere in the Subaru WRX STI. The old-school hydraulic power steering

5 Things You Need to Know About the New Mercedes-Benz Pickup

For the better part of the decade, BMW and Mercedes have found success expanding into just about every segment you can think of. Between GTs and

Honda Civic RS v Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo comparison

It was only July when the Honda Civic VTi-S outshone both the Skoda Octavia Ambition and Hyundai Elantra Active. Here though, we have just two

5 Things You Need to Know About the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

For people with an interest in new cars, the all-new Atlas SUV shouldn’t come as a surprise. It’s been strongly hinted at since the 2013 CrossBlue concept,

October 2016 VFACTS : New vehicle sales numbers, winners and losers detailed

A pair of light commercial vehicles, the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger, topped the charts in a fairly flat October, today’s industry car sales revealed.

Ford Focus RS v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R Comparison : Track Test

The first part of our Ford Focus RS versus Subaru WRX STI versus Volkswagen Golf R comparison, the road test, ended with the Volkswagen claiming victory over the

Ford Focus RS v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R Comparison : Road Test

Think turbocharged, four-wheel-drive cars and it’s hard not to picture rally monsters flying over jumps and sliding through forests millimetres from trees. These days, though, buyers

7 Things You Probably Never Knew About the Ford Focus RS

The hype surrounding Ford’s 350 horsepower hot hatch hellion seems to increase exponentially with each passing month. Even after the first lucky buyers began taking ownership of

14 of the Biggest Automotive Flops of All Time

Over the years there have been plenty of bad cars. Countless bad cars, really. If you made a directory of car model ever built, you’ll realize that

Medium wagon comparison : Hyundai i40 v Mazda 6 v Volkswagen Passat

At the risk of flogging the proverbial horse, we often wonder why more people don’t buy mid-sized wagons over medium SUVs. We understand the appeal

7 New Cars That Will Rattle the Auto Industry in 2017

Take a quick look at the auto shows and you can see where the trends are heading in 2017 and beyond. Every automaker is developing

Lamborghini LM002 : The Weird History of the Rambo Lambo

In a 50-plus year history of supercars, hypercars, and ultra-exclusive grand tourers, the Lamborghini LM002 isn’t so much the black sheep of the family as

2017 Bentley Bentayga vs. 2016 Land Rover Range Rover SVAutobiography – Comparison Tests

With apologies to Will S., we sample these royal thrones of kings, these scepter’d isles, these earths of majesty, these seats of Mars, these other

BMW 6 Series Old v New – 2016 650i v 1984 635CSi

There is something about a big, grand touring coupe that just works. Not cheap. Not practical. Not really anything more than a personal extravagance. And

2017 Renault Megane Zen and GT-Line Review

 (+) : Exterior design; 1.2 turbo-petrol engine; steering; high-end body control; ownership costs  (- ) : Ride on patchwork roads; no AEB yet, even though

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback First Drive – Smart-driving SUV Alternative

In nature, single celled organisms divide themselves in two as an integral part of their reproductive strategy. At the blackjack table, you double-down on a

2016 Lexus RC200t Review: The Statement-Making Commuter’s Coupe

Test driving two Molten Pearl Lexus RC sport coupes within a year is like deciding that one orange creamsicle is not enough, going back for seconds, and finding

Medium SUV Comparison : Hyundai Tucson Highlander v Mazda CX-5 GT v Renault Koleos Intens v Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline

Buyers looking for the perfect medium SUV are faced with a bewildering array of options in what has become Australia’s fastest-growing vehicle segment. This year,

5 Things You Need to Know About the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

We recently drove the 2017 Volkswagen Alltrack, and it looks like the beleaguered automaker may soon have a hit in the growing all-wheel drive wagon

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan : seven things to like about this new mid-sized SUV

The all-new 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is exactly what is says on the box –  all-new. But amongst the plethora of new features and extra kit,

The 6 coolest cars of the Paris Motor Show 2016

Get out of your daydream, get into these cars… The Paris Motor Show has grown in fame of late. No, that’s not because it has

8 Cars That Tell the History of Diesel in the US

Almost as soon as the gasoline-powered internal combustion engine was invented, people began trying to come up with something better. After working through the 1880s and ’90s,