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.

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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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03 Jan 2017

2017 Toyota HiLux extracab review

Robert Pepper’s 2017 Toyota HiLux extracab manual review with pricing, specs, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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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 Volkswagen Tiguan review
29 Dec 2016

Our Top 10 Car Reviews of 2016

We look back at our 10 most popular new car reviews of 2016…

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21 Dec 2016

[UPDATE] Ford Everest 4X4 now recognised as MC equivalent across Australia, new builds from January to be plated MC

New Ford Everest 4X4 variants will soon be classified as MC (off-road passenger vehicles)… Existing Everests now recognised as MC equivalent nationwide.

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2017 Mitsubishi Triton on-sale now
17 Dec 2016

Refreshed Mitsubishi Triton on-sale now

The Mitsubishi Triton has been refreshed for 2017 with new features and designed tweaks across the entire line-up – it’s on-sale now.

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2017 Renault Koleos Review by Practical Motoring 1 68.33%
15 Dec 2016

2016 Renault Koleos Review

Isaac Bober’s 2016 Renault Koleos review with pricing, specs, performance, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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Ford Everest Titanium review
12 Dec 2016

Queensland to recognise Ford Everest as MC equivalent

Ford Australia has announced the Ford Everest will be recategorised from MA to MC in Queensland… more States likely to follow.

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07 Dec 2016

Haval recategorise the H9 from MA to MC… will Jeep and Ford follow its lead?

Haval lead the way by re-categorising the H9 4X4 from MA to MC… Will Ford and Jeep follow its lead with Everest and Grand Cherokee?

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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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05 Dec 2016

How the electronics on the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ work

VSC, B-LSD, TRC, ABS and EBD – Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ is/are constantly working hard to keep you on the road.

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