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Tegan Lawson

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The Shortlist: Manual diesel AWD SUV with a full-size spare and sat-nav, under $45,000

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The Shortlist: Manual diesel AWD SUV with a full-size spare and sat-nav, under $45,000

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But..

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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 19, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 19, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


The Shortlist: A personalised CarAdvice guide to your new car purchase
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The Shortlist: A personalised CarAdvice guide to your new car purchase

In the market for a new car and having trouble narrowing down your options? If you have a few non-negotiable factors and don’t know where to start, or are going around in circles, we can help. The Shortlist is a new CarAdvice series proving popular with readers and shoppers, with more and more people writing in for help on working through their options in this crowded, crowded market - not to mention the many new cars on the way...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 12, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 12, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport hatch review
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2017 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport hatch review

The Toyota Corolla is selling at a phenomenal rate in Australia. We take a look at the most popular variant, the Ascent Sport hatch to find out exactly why.

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$23,250

2017 Mother's Day Gift Guide: 12 ideas for mums that love cars

2017 Mother's Day Gift Guide: 12 ideas for mums that love cars

Finding something special for your mum on Mother's Day, year after year, can get tricky. Forget foot spas, socks, pyjamas, flowers or chocolate - if your mum is into cars then we have a few suggestions that might help score you 'favourite child' status. For the day, at least. This year, Mother's Day is on Sunday May 14, so there's still time to get your hands on something special...


Audi releases first genuine accessory dash cam, mobile app also features 'find my car' function
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Audi releases first genuine accessory dash cam, mobile app also features 'find my car' function

These days everyone is recording everything. Cyclists, motorcyclists and drivers adorn helmets and windscreens with recording devices, and it was only a matter of time before a manufacturer released a genuine accessory dash-cam, and we predict it won't be long until they are standard or optional built-in kit...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 5, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 5, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


The Shortlist: medium car around $30,000 with space for growing tweens

The Shortlist: medium car around $30,000 with space for growing tweens

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But... where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...


Family haulers: Volkswagen Multivan v Honda Odyssey

Family haulers: Volkswagen Multivan v Honda Odyssey

When you need to move a lot of people around, your options are limited. A seven-seat SUV might not have the 'daggy' stereotype of a people mover, but you can't argue against the practicality of a van. Over the Easter long weekend my family descended on my tiny apartment with big plans to explore the city and experience everything Sydney has to offer...

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$37,610

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 28, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 28, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Road Trip: a country drive through the Southern Highlands in the 2017 Toyota Kluger GXL

Road Trip: a country drive through the Southern Highlands in the 2017 Toyota Kluger GXL

Escaping the city is always a treat. Breaking free of the hustle and bustle to enjoy the fresh air and picturesque farmland inspires a sense of freedom that puts a smile on my face. We recently headed south-west of Sydney into the Southern Highlands for a CarAdvice video shoot, which gave me the opportunity to spend a couple of days getting to know the 2017 Toyota Kluger GXL outside of its usual urban surrounds...

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$57,550

Your say: What annoys you on the road?
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Your say: What annoys you on the road?

Every time you get behind the wheel, it's almost guaranteed another road user will do something annoying, inconsiderate or possibly even illegal...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 21, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 21, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


The Shortlist: diesel SUV under $30,000 with AWD, leather seats and a big boot
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The Shortlist: diesel SUV under $30,000 with AWD, leather seats and a big boot

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But... where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...