17 Feb 2021

New 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander revealed

New generation Mitsubishi Outlander a big upgrade for SUV buyers. Mitsubishi has unveiled the new fourth-generation Outlander which is expected to be available in Australia later this year. A leap ahead of the current model, the new Outlander looks more upmarket, with new materials, tech, and a new engine underneath.

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27 Jan 2021

2021 Kia Stonic GT-Line review

Our independent 2021 Kia Stonic GT-Line review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Whether you call it a city SUV, a compact crossover or a jacked-up hatch, the only thing that matters to the bean counters is that cars on stilts sell. In the small

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27 Jan 2021

Mitsubishi Outlander teases its off-road ability

Next-gen Mitsubishi Outlander due to hit Australia draws heavy styling influence from last year’s Engleberg Tourer concept. Mitsubishi has officially shown off its next-gen Outlander ahead of a scheduled February reveal. Showing a camo-clad model we can clearly see the design influence inspired by the brand’s Engelberg Tourer Concept from

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24 Dec 2020

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe review

Our independent 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. The car industry loves to brandish something as all-new. So trigger happy are some manufacturers that merely updating the styling or changing a few interior trims constitutes fanfare. However, not Hyundai.

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18 Dec 2020

2021 Mazda CX-9 range with new models and luxe seating

A number of upgrades and new models will bolster the CX-9 into 2021. Mazda is updating its flagship CX-9 SUV with two new models and captain’s chairs for the luxe Azami LE. There are also equipment upgrades across the lineup. The two new variants are the GT SP and limited-edition

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18 Dec 2020

2021 Hyundai Palisade review

People movers hardly move the needle when it comes to desire and cars like the Kia Carnival and Hyundai iMax are certainly proof of that. Yet they sell, so there’s is undoubtedly a market for big families that need an urban bus… but what about curb appeal? Enter the rather

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16 Dec 2020

Hybrid Hyundai Santa Fe confirmed for Australia

Hyundai will offer a hybrid rival to the Toyota Kluger in local showrooms next year. Hyundai has confirmed the timing for its large hybrid Santa Fe, scheduled to arrive in showrooms in late 2021. During media presentations yesterday for both its heavily updated Santa Fe and all-new Palisade seven-seat SUV,

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08 Dec 2020

New 2021 Nissan Qashqai interior previewed

New Nissan Qashqai moves upmarket with exclusive features and tech for the segment. Nissan has revealed what’s inside the new third0generation Qashqai, the Japanese manufacturer showing us images and detailing the cabin for the upcoming crossover SUV. Bringing a more practical interior design with better packaging and new technology, the

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02 Dec 2020

2020 Porsche Macan Video Review

At look at Porsche’s updated Macan GTS and what it offers. Today we’re looking at the 2020 Porsche Macan GTS. It’s a great sports SUV, minus a few impracticalities you find in a larger SUV and some slightly older design carry overs inside. We also forgot to mention in this

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05 Oct 2020

Should the Toyota Rav4 go rugged?

Toyota Japan has revealed a toughened-up Rav4 Hybrid, but is it worth upgrading on Australia’s favourite SUV? What does it take to make the Rav4 an adventurous off-roader? Apparently 10mm higher suspension, some black alloys and all-terrain tyres. That’s the essence of the new Rav4 Adventure Off-Road model unveiled by

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09 Sep 2020

New Hyundai Tucson goes tow testing

Hyundai will unveil its new fourth-gen Tucson in one week, already touting its capabilities. Hyundai has shown off a camo-clad version of its new Tucson testing in Europe with a trailer in tow. The new generation model will be fully revealed soon and land in Australia in 2021. The design

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03 Sep 2020

Subaru confirms Liberty axed in Australia

Subaru will not make the new generation Liberty available to Australia. The iconic nameplate which has a local fan following throughout its 31 years on sale in Australia has been discontinued. Not that we can really blame Subaru Australia for this one, because it is new car buyers with SUV

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14 Apr 2020

Chinese Haval building a Defender/Bronco rival

Retro-inspired mini off-roaders are becoming the rage, and this is the first next-gen model we’ve seen to come from China. Chinese carmaker Haval will replace its mid-size H5 SUV in a completely redesigned package. Bringing a boxy, squared-off look and some off-road parts, it appears Haval wants a rival to

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20 Sep 2019

Hyundai Venue (2019) Review

Alex Rae’s Hyundai Venue Review 2019 With Price, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Interior, Ownership, Verdict And Score.

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06 Jun 2017

SUV sales pip passenger car sales in May

Australian new car sales are continuing apace and, in May, sales of SUVs overtook passenger car sales…

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