2021 Mini Countryman Oxford Edition review

Mini’s Oxford trims are meant to provide great value for new car shoppers without breaking the bank. New for 2021, the Mini Countryman Oxford Edition wraps those efforts in a compact SUV shell, giving buyers extra space without a significant footprint. Trouble is, when you strip away the fripperies that Mini shoehorns into its more expensive variants and start comparing it to the competition, what remains doesn’t exactly feel like a great value.

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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

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Large SUV
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 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

286-HP 2022 Hyundai Kona N Brings the Crossover to the Performance Side
286-HP 2022 Hyundai Kona N Brings the Crossover to the Performance Side

Like the new Veloster N, the sporty Kona has a turbo four-cylinder with an overboost function called N Grin Shift Read more

Four all-new platforms to underpin Lotus’ future
Four all-new platforms to underpin Lotus’ future

Emira sports car and Evija hypercar to be joined by at least one SUV, plus a new pure-electric sports car Read more