tyre rotation explained
11 Dec 2018

Tyre Rotation Explained for 4x4s

Tyres are a known consumable and given they’re your vehicle’s only contact with the road it pays to keep them in top nick. That means regular inspections and pressure checks as well as rotating them – here’s what you need to know.

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07 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best Medium SUV models for over $40K

THERE is an equation with the following medium SUV models that many families will like. Each is priced at over $40,000 but below $55,000 even when on-road costs are included. That means, driveaway no more to pay, out the dealership door and no more. They all have all-wheel drive as

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06 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best Medium SUV models for under $40K

FOR THE first time last year, SUV sales overtook passenger cars. And now so far this year, the medium SUV segment has soared past the previously dominant small car class. Australians want mid-sized SUVs, specifically 174,094 of them that were sold from January to October 2018, up 7.5 per cent

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04 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best 4×4 Dual-Cab Utes for over $50k

There is nowhere for a dual-cab 4×4 ute to hide when it costs over $50K plus on-road costs. SOME utes under that threshold focus on rugged simplicity and value for money over a passenger car-like level of performance, convenience equipment and active safety technology. But if the top dogs want

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29 Nov 2018

Car fuel additives…are they a waste of money?

Some fuel additives do what they say on the bottle but the ones claiming more performance or fuel efficiency…there’s next to no evidence to support the claims.

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misfuelling your car
27 Nov 2018

Misfuelling explained – What to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car

Each year thousands of people misfuel their car causing thousands of dollars worth of damage. Here’s what to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car.

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52074402 - battery warning light
22 Nov 2018

Myth-Busting: Going for a drive will charge your flat battery

We’ve all heard the one about idling your car or driving it around the block to recharge a flat battery…shame that it’s nonsense then.

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Dirt-busting fuel... fact or fiction?
20 Nov 2018

Dirt-Busting Fuel… fact or fiction?

Most fuel companies in Australia claim their high-octane fuel contains dirt-busting properties… but what does that mean?

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Mitsubishi Triton GLX+
15 Nov 2018

The Top 5 Best 4×4 Dual-Cab Utes for less than $50k

Dual-cab 4×4 utes are looking likely to overtake SUVs as the next must-have family vehicle, and already out-sell some SUV categories. Here’s our list of the Top 5 Best Dual-Cab 4×4 Utes for less than $50k.

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fuel consumption testing - rolling road
05 Nov 2018

What is the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP)?

The Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure is now in-force in Europe but what is it? Here’s everything you need to know about it.

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Subaru Impreza 2.0i-L
29 Oct 2018

Top 5 Best Small Cars Over $25,000

Looking for a small car with all the creature comforts? Something a little fun to drive or one that’s a bit of both? Here we list the Top 5 Best Small Cars Over $25,000.

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How a damper works
29 Oct 2018

Explained: What is a Damper and How does it work?

Everyone knows that a car’s suspension has something called a damper. In our latest five-minute explainer we explain what a damper is and how it works.

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23 Oct 2018

Top 5 Best Small Cars Under $25k

Australians might be flocking to SUVs but small cars are still the best-sellers overall. Here are the top 5 best small cars under $25k.

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power and torque explained
22 Oct 2018

What is power (kW) and torque (Nm)?

How many times have you read the word horsepower and had almost no idea what it actually means? We explain the difference between power and torque.

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buying a used car
18 Oct 2018

How to buy a used car – Assessing body condition

When it comes to buying a used car, you need to pay particular attention to the body and its condition because fixing a crumbling car can cost a small fortune. Here’s what you need to look out for.

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