11 Jun 2021

Isuzu MU-X nears launch, orders open

All-new version of seven-seat SUV promises new tech and sumptuous interior with four-wheel drive credibility. Isuzu UTE Australia has presented the first images and initial details of the next-generation MU-X SUV, with the order books open ahead of its local release later this year. Described as all-new, the upcoming MU-X

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13 Apr 2021

2021 Peugeot 2008 Review

Our independent 2021 Peugeot 2008 Allure review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Peugeot makes likeable cars. That is a true fact and I won’t hear a word against them. The trouble is, they can be as likeable as you want, but up until

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15 Mar 2021

Kia Seltos S vs Honda HR-V VTi

Two relatively spacious yet compact SUVs faceoff as we see which base model offers the best of what: it’s the Kia Seltos compared to the Honda HR-V. Right out of the blocks, the Kia Seltos has hit its stride. Barely a few months old, it’s already selling as strongly as

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05 Feb 2021

Flash new Nissan Pathfinder expands its appeal

Nissan’s big SUV to walk a new path, revealing a comprehensive overhaul in almost every facet. Nissan’s new seven (and even eight) seat Pathfinder will launch with broader appeal to those looking at a large SUV. Over the current model, which is certainly aging and near its end, the new

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05 Feb 2021

2021 Hyundai Kona Review

Our independent 2021 Hyundai Kona review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Hyundai is in the midst of a new product onslaught. It began in 2020 with the arrival of the new i30 Sedan, Santa Fe and Palisade and this year will bring more,

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03 Feb 2021

2021 Mazda CX-9 Review

Our independent 2021 Mazda CX-9 review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Mazda Australia has updated its CX-9 SUV for 2021, introducing three new models for its flagship family favourite. Headlining the changes is a new range-topper, the all-wheel drive Mazda CX-9 Azami LE

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11 Dec 2020

2021 Audi SQ5 TDI review

Our independent 2020 Audi SQ5 TDI review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Back by popular demand but for a limited time only. That’s the tagline for the return of one of Audi’s most popular models in the last decade – the Audi SQ5

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11 Dec 2020

Mazda’s enviro-friendly and stylish MX-30 confirmed for Australia

Mazda MX-30 will launch in Australia next year. Mazda Australia has finally confirmed that it will introduce the all-new MX-30, bringing the brand’s first fully-electric vehicle to life on local roads. But more than a battery-electric, zero-emissions option for green-car buyers, it will also offer the MX-30 in petrol hybrid

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17 Nov 2020

Facelifted Audi SQ2 revealed

Audi’s facelifted SQ2 is the German brand’s hot SUV rival for the BMW X2 M35i and Mercedes-AMG GLA 35. Arriving here mid-2021, the updated Audi SQ2 has been revealed in Europe over night. It borrows much of the equipment from the standard Q2, such as the new grille, LED headlights

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13 Nov 2020

2020 Ford Escape review

Our independent 2020 Ford Escape review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. If I ran Ford Australia, my patience would be sorely tested. While the Ranger and Mustang continue to be bright lights in the sales race, I put it to you that they

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12 Nov 2020

Ford Everest BaseCamp and Sport return for 2021

Popular special editions with exclusive trimmings continued in the revised Everest lineup. Ford has announced a revamped Everest that brings styling and special edition variants to the 2021.25MY lineup. Of particular interest are the Everest BaseCamp and Everet Sport, two models which proved successful previously and have been renewed for

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10 Nov 2020

The cheapest electric vehicle in Australia launches

Flip the MG badge to charge up the new ZS EV. MG has launched the country’s most affordable electric vehicle, priced at $43,990 driveaway. That’s a discount on the traditional entry-point electric cars, the Nissan Leaf ($49,990) and Hyundai Ioniq Electric ($48,970) which both also add on-road costs. Furthermore, as

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30 Oct 2020

2021 Peugeot 2008 with new tech revealed

Peugeot’s new 2008 arrives in Australia with cutting edge tech but a bump in price too. The new Peugeot 2008 small SUV has been revealed for Australia, delivering a drastically overhauled new model positioned at a different price point than before. There are three trim variants available in the lineup,

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29 Oct 2020

Nissan Qashqai Midnight Edition revealed

Nissan has spruced up its Qashqai with plenty of unique and sportier-looking parts. Nissan has revealed a new limited edition of its popular Qashqai SUV, the Midnight Edition, based on many parts found in the ST-L and Ti. As usual, this is a visual upgrade with several black elements and

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22 Oct 2020

Ford Escape to launch with $500 incentive and virtual drives

Ford incentives new Escape customers with driveaway deals, virtual test drives and $500 just for checking it out. Ford’s new-generation Escape SUV launches this November with driveaway pricing and virtual test drives. Available in three trims – Escape, Escape ST-Line and Escape Vignale – the new model sits between the

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