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2016 Peugeot 508 recalled for fire risk
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2016 Peugeot 508 recalled for fire risk

Peugeot has issued a recall for its 2016 508 sedan and wagon over concerns a faulty electrical relay could pose a fire risk. Affected models are fitted with a non-compliant electrical relay, which could disrupt the starter control and overheat. The French manufacturer says if the product relay overheats it could cause a fire...


Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for repair fault, airbags affected
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Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for repair fault, airbags affected

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 11 vehicles from its A-Class, C-Class, E-Class, GLE and G-Class lines repaired or serviced during early December 2016 over concerns a faulty software upload could cause several issues with vehicle emissions and safety systems...


Honda HR-V update coming soon, facelift in 2018
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Honda HR-V update coming soon, facelift in 2018

The Honda HR-V has stood tall against an influx of new rivals, remaining one of the better sellers in the small SUV segment. But that doesn’t mean Honda will rest on its laurels. The Japanese brand’s Australian arm is set to offer an “upgrade” on the current model imminently, ahead of a more comprehensive HR-V update due early in 2018...


2017 Honda Civic hatch pricing and specs
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2017 Honda Civic hatch pricing and specs

The 2017 Honda Civic hatch has arrived on sale almost a year to the day after its sedan sibling, and while a bit of time may have passed between the launches of the two, there are plenty of similarities in terms of their pricing and specs. Honda Australia this week said that the new five-door model will likely more than double its sales, with private buyers the main target for the company...


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...


CarAdvice podcast 52: Happy birthday to us!
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CarAdvice podcast 52: Happy birthday to us!

It's been 12 months since the CarAdvice podcast began, and we celebrate with a bumper edition! A cardboard car has been made in its honour (admittedly with no bumpers), and you can check out some clowning-around photos at the bottom of this article...


2018 Honda Jazz facelift unveiled in Japan
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2018 Honda Jazz facelift unveiled in Japan

The facelifted Honda Jazz has been unveiled on the company's Japanese website, ahead of going on sale there in June. A leaked brochure was published online last week, and these official photos verify the authenticity of those images. So far the company has only revealed the Hybrid variant of the updated Fit, as the Jazz is known in Japan...


2018 BMW 8 Series confirmed, concept car teased
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2018 BMW 8 Series confirmed, concept car teased

The BMW 8 Series name has been revived by the Bavarian luxury car maker, and the large luxury coupe is slated to go on sale globally during 2018. In addition to confirming the resuscitation of the nameplate, BMW has also stated it debut a concept version of the new 8 Series at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on 26 May 2017, European time...


2017 Audi A5 Sportback, S5 Sportback pricing and specs: New range brings faster hero model
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2017 Audi A5 Sportback, S5 Sportback pricing and specs: New range brings faster hero model

Audi's all-new Audi A5 and S5 Sportback models have just landed in Australia with a starting price of under $70,000 (before on-road costs). The four model range includes one four-cylinder diesel, one four-cylinder petrol and a six-cylinder petrol engine. Kicking off from $69,900 (plus on-road costs) for the A5 Sportback 2...


2017 Mazda CX-3 pricing and specs
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2017 Mazda CX-3 pricing and specs

The updated 2017 Mazda CX-3 crossover has arrived, bringing additional active safety tech, some cabin design tweaks, and claimed improvements to the ride, handling and noise-suppression. This is in exchange for price hikes of between $200 and $500 across most of the range, which remains one of the widest in its segment by comprising four spec levels, petrol and diesel engines, manual and automatic transmissions, and front- or all-wheel drive...


2010-16 Audi Q5 recalled for sunroof fix
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2010-16 Audi Q5 recalled for sunroof fix

Audi Australia has issued a recall for 9098 examples of its 2010 to 2016 Q5 SUVs over concerns vehicles fitted with a panoramic sunroof could spring a water leak and activate the curtain airbag. The German luxury marque reports the foam adjacent to the gas generator of the curtain airbag can become wet if moisture accumulates over time...


2009 Audi A3 recalled for stability control fix
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2009 Audi A3 recalled for stability control fix

The previous-generation 2009 model-year Audi A3 has been recalled this week (2191 units) over concerns a faulty connection in the ESC control unit could affect the vehicle's safety systems in critical handling situations. Audi reports a fault in an earth connection to the system could occur due to excessive thermo-mechanical strain on the unit's components...


2018 Nissan Qashqai could debut autonomous tech in Australia
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2018 Nissan Qashqai could debut autonomous tech in Australia

The facelifted 2018 Nissan Qashqai could debut the company's ProPilot semi-autonomous driving technologies when it arrives here early next year. Richard Emery, Nissan Australia's managing director and CEO, told CarAdvice at the local launch of the updated 2017 X-Trail range that, while not confirmed for our market yet, the driver assistance systems could be offered here with the updated crossover...


2017 BMW 2 Series revealed ahead of September launch
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2017 BMW 2 Series revealed ahead of September launch

An updated version of the BMW 2 Series coupe and convertible will arrive in Australia in late September this year, at the same time as the similarly upgraded 1 Series hatch. The minor mid-cycle upgrade to the smallest BMW sports car is in line with the Bavarian company’s strategy of making continuous, incremental changes to its model lines...


2017 BMW 1 Series update brings tweaked cabin, more tech and new special editions
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2017 BMW 1 Series update brings tweaked cabin, more tech and new special editions

The updated 2017 BMW 1 Series has been revealed this week, bringing subtle changes and upgrades to the premium small hatch's line-up, ahead of a global launch schedule that kicks off from July. If you're  hard-pressed spotting the difference at a glance, you're forgiven...