2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Large SUV

Two segment favourites face-off against an all-new competitor, in the battle of the modern-day 7-seat family car.

Given Australia’s penchant for SUVs, the large sub-$70K segment is a fierce battleground. Alongside the promise of roominess and fantastic cargo areas, there’s also the option of seven seats – as all three of our finalists have.

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Sleeker Pony.ai self-driving SUV hints at more road-ready autonomous cars
Sleeker Pony.ai self-driving SUV hints at more road-ready autonomous cars

Autonomous car headgear keeps getting smaller, with Pony.ai revealing its latest self-driving car design and its much sleeker, Luminar-powered scanning Read more

Every 2021 Subcompact Luxury Crossover SUV Ranked from Worst to Best
Every 2021 Subcompact Luxury Crossover SUV Ranked from Worst to Best

Luxury, served small and tall in crossover and SUV forms. Not all subcompact crossovers and SUVs sit at the bottom Read more

As Rivian EVs’ First Deliveries Near, Startup Seeks More Ways to Stand Out
As Rivian EVs' First Deliveries Near, Startup Seeks More Ways to Stand Out

Rivian's own-brand insurance will offer rewards for using safety tech, employees will fan out across the U.S. to show off Read more

New Volkswagen Golf R to kick off R-car onslaught
New Volkswagen Golf R to kick off R-car onslaught

Volkswagen says 2022 will be the ‘Year of the R’ for hot cars and SUVs, but not utes… Volkswagen Australia Read more

New Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace teased
New Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace teased

Facelifted seven-seat Tiguan mid-size SUV to be unveiled soon ahead of Oz launch early 2022 The new Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace will be Read more

Mercedes’ cheapest electric SUV adds two new 4MATIC models
Mercedes’ cheapest electric SUV adds two new 4MATIC models

Mercedes-Benz has added two new versions of its EQA electric crossover, making all-wheel drive an option on the most affordable Read more

2021 Kia Stonic Sport v Mazda CX-3 Neo Sport Comparison
2021 Kia Stonic Sport v Mazda CX-3 Neo Sport Comparison

Mazda’s CX-3 has long ruled the light end of the SUV market, but the all-new Kia Stonic has arrived… Light, Read more

A stock 2021 Bronco Badlands Took third place in the NORRA Mexican 1000
A stock 2021 Bronco Badlands Took third place in the NORRA Mexican 1000

Ford is taking time to brag on its 2021 Bronco Badlands four-door SUV. The automaker has announced that two lead Read more

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Light SUV
2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Light SUV

Buyers are becoming spoilt for good choices in a segment featuring the smallest and most affordable SUVs Such is the Read more

Ford F-150, Bronco, Mustang Mach-E and Maverick still not for Oz
Ford F-150, Bronco, Mustang Mach-E and Maverick still not for Oz

Blue oval boss stonewalls on potential future products; focusses on Ranger but hints at EV Ford’s stunning range of new Read more

Hennessey turns the RAM TRX pickup into an SUV called the Mammoth 1000
Hennessey turns the RAM TRX pickup into an SUV called the Mammoth 1000

One of the coolest and most powerful pickups ever revealed by a major auto manufacturer is the RAM TRX. That Read more

The 2022 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S SUV is finally getting a US release
The 2022 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S SUV is finally getting a US release

Mercedes-AMG is bringing another of its ridiculously-potent SUVs to the US, with the 2022 AMG GLC 63 S SUV joining Read more