06 Oct 2017

Tested: Bosch Safety Control System with ABS and sway mitigation

Bosch has launched its Safety Control System with ABS and sway mitigation, for caravans and heavy trailers and we went along to see how well it works.

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Learn some tricks and tips for driving in hard or soft sand in your 4x4
29 Sep 2017

Driving on hard and soft sand in your 4×4

Learn some tricks and tips for driving in hard or soft sand in your 4×4.

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How to drive on steep hills
22 Sep 2017

Traction is key to off-roading on steep hills – Learn why…

4WD top tips and tricks for driving in steep terrain.

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The Ford Everest towing a Coromal rough road caravan
15 Sep 2017

The Complete 4×4 Guide To Towing A Caravan Or Trailer

Everything you need to know about towing, manoeuvring and reversing a caravan or camper trailer.

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How to self-recover your 4WD if you become stuck off-road
01 Sep 2017

Be Like Bear Grylls With Basic 4WD Recovery Techniques

Top tips on how to self-recover your 4WD when it’s stuck out in the bush, mud, snow or sand.

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Ground clearance is important especially if you take your 4x4 on off-roading adventures such as river crossings or off the beaten track
25 Aug 2017

Why is ground clearance important for a 4WD SUV?

Ground clearance is important especially if you take your 4WD on off-roading adventures such as river crossings or off the beaten track.

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21 Feb 2017

You can’t just drive out into the desert… preparing for an off-road camping trip

How do you prepare for an offroad camping trip? Here’s what we did to get ready for our recent Jaguar F-Pace test.

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07 Feb 2017

Reader help: 6X6 conversions, luxury SUVs and the power of air-conditioning

We answer a few quick queries from readers on everything from 6×6 conversions to the importance of air conditioning in cars…

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17 Jan 2017

Reader help: What precautions do I need to take when driving my Discovery Sport on a beach?

Last time it was a BMW on a beach, now it’s a Land Rover Discovery Sport…

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Volkswagen Tiguan 4Motion
10 Jan 2017

What the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 4Motion Active Control modes actually do – An explanation

The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan with 4Motion Active Control has two road modes and two off-road modes, we explain what they do.

Isaac Bober 11 Read More
05 Jan 2017

4X4 MA/MC compliance: Some 2015 Mitsubishi Pajeros incorrectly plated

All 2015 Mitsubishi Pajeros are MC categorised, but some have MA plates and it turns out its a clerical error only.

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how to wash your car without the fuss
04 Jan 2017

How to wash your car (without the fuss) and the myths that need busting

When it comes to washing your car, getting out the bucket and sponge a couple of times a month will keep your car looking brand new.

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03 Jan 2017

Reader help: choosing a touring 4×4 for $30,000

Setting up for offroad touring is not quite as simple as just choosing any old 4X4. We help choosing a 4×4 to suit a $30k budget.

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Top 10 Car Advice articles on Practical Motoring
30 Dec 2016

Our Top 10 Car Advice articles of 2016

We’re not just about news and car reviews – we offer plenty of great car advice too. Here are the pieces that appealed to the most number of people in 2016.

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2017 Holden Trailblazer goes on-sale in October
06 Dec 2016

Reader Question: What should replace my 2004 Subaru Outback?

The Subaru Outback is a great car, but there comes a time when something more capable is needed, and this reader is leaning towards the Holden Trailblazer.

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