2018 Toyota HiLux Rugged X Review 81.67%
20 Apr 2018

2018 Toyota HiLux Rugged X Review

Dean Mellor’s 2018 Toyota HiLux Rugged X Review (Rugged and Rogue too) With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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2015 Nissan NP300 Navara bullbar
09 Apr 2018

How To: Choosing the right bull bar for your 4×4

There are plenty of bull bars on the market to suit a wide range of vehicles, but how do you know which one is right for you? Check out our guide to choosing the right bull bar.

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Pajero Sport review - Australia
22 Mar 2018

Top 5 4×4 Wagons Under $50k

Here are our Top 5 sub-$50k 4×4 wagons, all with touring-friendly diesel engines and genuine off-road capability.

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Towing a caravan with a Ford Everest Titanium
21 Mar 2018

How to: Top Trailer Towing Tips

Safely towing a trailer or caravan requires a whole set of extra driving skills…so don’t think you can just hitch up and go if you’ve never towed anything before. Here are our top trailer towing tips.

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How to fit an awning to a 4x4
27 Feb 2018

How To: Fitting an Awning to your 4×4 and why you should

Whether you’re having a picnic on the beach or you’re parked up for lunch on a hot desert claypan, fitting an awning is the fastest and easiest way to set up some protection from the sun.  

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Practical Motoring Says: For those after a hero 4x4 ute, the Holden Colorado Z71 has certainly got the look, and since its late-2016 update, which introduced a host of chassis and suspension changes, as well as exterior and interior styling tweaks, it now offers the on-road style and performance to match it with the best in class. It’s lacking a little in off-road performance, but that’s nothing that can’t be remedied by the 4x4 aftermarket. 73.33%
26 Feb 2018

2018 Holden Colorado Z71 Review

Dean Mellor’s 2018 Holden Colorado Z71 Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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2018 Lexus RX 350L Luxury Review 81.67%
23 Feb 2018

2018 Lexus RX-L Review

Dean Mellor’s 2018 Lexus RX-L Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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How to check tyre pressures
19 Feb 2018

How To: 4×4 Tyre Pressures for All Terrains Explained

Setting the correct air pressures in your tyres to suit different on- and off-road driving conditions is dependent on many factors. Here are some guidelines to point you in the right direction.

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2017 Isuzu MU-X Review by Practical Motoring
14 Feb 2018

Top 5 – Ute-based 4×4 Wagons

These are the Top 5 ute-based 4×4 family wagons, chosen because there are currently only five such vehicles on the Australian market. Did we get the ranking right?

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tyre pressure monitoring system
13 Feb 2018

Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems Explained… why every off-roader should have them?

A tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is an easy upgrade that can save you big time, both financially and literally.

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Ford Everest towing a caravan around a corner
07 Feb 2018

Top 5 – 4×4 Tourers  

When it comes to 4×4 touring you want a vehicle that’s as good on the road as it is off it. It needs to be comfortable, capable and reliable, and able to fit you and all of your gear… and maybe haul a camper or caravan.

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2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk Review 88.33%
07 Feb 2018

2018 Jeep Compass Review

Dean Mellor’s 2018 Jeep Compass Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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2018 Jeep Compass Review by Practical Motoring
06 Feb 2018

Can Jeep succeed in Australia?

The Jeep Compass launched to the media this week in Australia and the brand is excited, but is Jeep doing the right things in Australia to win back trust?

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Push the loaded insertion needle into the hole in the tyre
06 Feb 2018

How To: Basic 4×4 Repairs – Tyre Plugs

The quickest and easiest way to sort out a flat tyre in the bush is to plug it. Here’s how to use tyre plugs.

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MU-X Review 80%
03 Feb 2018

2018 Isuzu MU-X LS-U auto

Dean Mellor’s 2018 Isuzu MU-X LS-U Auto Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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