2017 Jeep grand Cherokee Trailhawk Review by Practical Motoring
28 Jul 2021

Just what does Jeep’s Trail Rated mean?

Jeep created its Trail Rated badge in 2003 to “communicate legendary 4×4 capability” or so a release at the time said. But what does Trail Rated mean?

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26 Jul 2021

Best trick dual-cab utes for fifty-odd grand

2021 sees new dual-cab ute special editions and facelifts vie for attention. Here are five top picks for utes to buy around $50,000. There are plenty of different utes on the market but here we’re looking at the top deals for tricked-up dual-cab utes on the market for between $50-60K.

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AdBlue
26 Jul 2021

What is AdBlue and why do you need to know?

As emissions controls became stricter in Europe, car makers with diesel vehicles needed a way of cleaning up nitrogen oxide emissions. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (AdBlue) was born.

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23 Jul 2021

Are you a bad driver?

Think you’re a good driver? Of course you do, you’re human. But think again if you’re doing any of these, our 10 signs you’re a bad driver…

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How to clean pet hair out of your car
20 Jul 2021

How to clean pet hair out of your car

Plenty of us let our fur babies travel in our vehicles and even if you use a seat protector or have a mat in the boot (station wagon) nothing sticks to carpet like pet hair. Here’s how to clean pet hair out of your car.

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How to drive in the snow
18 Jun 2021

How to drive safely on snow and ice

With winter about to hit Australia and many of the parts copping an early icy blast, we thought it timely to provide tips on how to drive in snow and ice.

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Most non-dealer mechanics can perform a logbook service of your new car without voiding the warranty
02 Jun 2021

Dealer Vs Non-Dealer Car Servicing

Only an authorised service outlet can perform logbook servicing, right? Wrong. We explore the age-old dealer vs non-dealer servicing debate.

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ARE YOUR CAR TYRES SAFE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON_ (2)
10 May 2021

How to check your tyres are safe

Most Australians don’t know when to replace their car tyres or why tyre tread depth is so important. Here’s everything you need to know.

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05 May 2021

How to buy a car on finance

Practical Motoring investigate how to buy a car on finance, do you buy outright; take out a bank loan, novated lease, or a balloon payment lease?

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How to attach a snatch strap
01 May 2021

How to use a snatch strap

If you drive off-road, sooner or later you’ll either need recovering or need to recover someone. Here’s how to use a snatch strap correctly and safely.

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17 Mar 2021

When and how to use the different lights in your car

Fog lights, headlights, highbeams, daytime running lights and hazard lights…there are more than a few different lights in your car and here’s when and how you should use them. We recently wrote about when and how to use your fog lights but that’s not the only light on your car

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16 Mar 2021

How to fix a bad smell in your car

Smoking in cars, water leaks onto carpet, carrying fast food, or letting the kids eat and drink in your car can all cause it to stink. Here’s how to get rid of bad smells in cars.

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11 Mar 2021

What is a car recall and should I be worried?

Manufacturer safety car recalls can affect hundreds of thousands of cars around the world, so, should you be concerned if your car is recalled?

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04 Mar 2021

Buying or selling a secondhand child car restraint

It makes sense to recycle children’s clothing and there’s big business in selling used cars… Here’s what you need to know when buying a used child car restraint.

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03 Mar 2021

What lights to use when driving in fog or hazardous conditions

Conditions turn bad as fog covers the road and you can’t see anywhere near as much as you could just moments ago – what lights do you turn on and what do you do? When you’re driving in fog there are two problems that arise: one, you can’t see as

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