06 Jan 2016

In Defence of the Manual 4WD

Autos are better for driving off-road, everybody knows that, but that doesn’t mean to say the manual 4WD isn’t worth a look.

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05 Jan 2016

Toyota’s 4WD and SUV range – how do I choose between RAV4, Kluger, Fortuner, Prado, LC200 and FJ Cruiser? Oh and Hilux and Landcruiser 70?

We explore Toyota’s 4WD and SUV range (one of the biggest on the market) to work out which one you should choose depending on where you want to drive. Do you need an off- or soft-roader?

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car email hoax about air-conditioning
02 Jan 2016

Car email hoax says air-conditioning causes cancer

Not everything you read on the Internet is true, particularly if it comes as an urgent email warning… The latest one is that your car’s air-conditioning causes cancer.

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25 Dec 2015

How to change gears and never miss another gear…

Ever selected fifth gear when you wanted third? Had trouble getting second gear? Here are some tips you weren’t taught at driving school.

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24 Dec 2015

2016 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition – technical analysis

The 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition is not just a fast car, it’s a quick car. Here’s our technical analysis of how it all works.

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10 Summer Driving Tips
21 Dec 2015

Top 10 Summer Driving Tips

A little bit of preparation can make your summer holiday road trip a dream rather than a nightmare, we’ve compiled a list of 10 summer driving tips.

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How to avoid the car dealer traps
20 Dec 2015

How to avoid the new car dealer traps when buying a car

We know buying a new car from a dealer can be tough, that’s why we’ve come up with this handy guide to help you side-step the new car dealer traps.

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18 Dec 2015

Who’s to blame if my parking sensors fail and I crash?

Cars are being fitted with ever more sophisticated parking and safety aids, so, can a driver blame the manufacturer if the parking sensors fail and I crash?

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2015 Toyota Fortuner Crusade
17 Dec 2015

Reader help: will a Toyota Fortuner tow a 19ft caravan?

One of our readers needs help with a towcar decision… Particularly concerning a Toyota Fortuner. UPDATED 08/01/2016 with information from Toyota. “I was eagerly looking forward to buying a new car and caravan, undertaking a towing course and then joining the grey nomads in a few years to enjoy touring

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16 Dec 2015

Twelve car buying myths busted

Car technology moves on, but the received wisdom from the ever-reliable mate of a mate does not. Here are our top 11 car buying myths, things that are said to be true but aren’t.

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07 Dec 2015

Jeep Renegade Trailhawk – technical analysis

The new Jeep Renegade Trailhawk is one of the most capable no-low-range 4X4s made today, so what’s the secret to its success?

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01 Dec 2015

Which car do I want to escape the Zombie Apocalypse?

The zombies are coming, sooner or later. And that got us wondering what car we’d want to escape the zombie apocalypse…

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27 Nov 2015

Buying a new car

When it comes to buying a new car there are a few simple things you need to bear in mind before handing over your cash.

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Buying a new or used car
20 Nov 2015

Should you buy a runout model or a brand new car?

On the cusp of a new model being released dealers tend to offer too-good-to-be-true runout deals, so, should you buy a runout model or a brand new car?

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15 Nov 2015

What’s in a name? GT, GTi, GTS… and do they mean anything any more?

Makers slap GT, GTi and GTS onto just about anything these days, so, does a flash badge on a performance car really mean anything these days?

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