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2008 Mitsubishi Triton 4x2 Review

2008 Mitsubishi Triton 4x2 Review

2008 Mitsubishi Triton 4x2 Review & Road Test Model Tested: 2008 Mitsubishi Triton Dual Cab 2.5-litre 4x2 - $ 28,990 (RRP) Options: Automatic transmission - $2000 Metallic Paint - $350 Spacious, Comfortable, Practical, Fuel consumption Coarse Engine, Suspension too stiff, Plasticky interior CarAdvice Rating: (3...


2008 Land Rover Discovery 3 Dune driving on Stockton Beach

2008 Land Rover Discovery 3 Dune driving on Stockton Beach

2008 Land Rover Discovery 3 Dune driving on Stockton Beach Model driven: 2008 Land Rover Discovery 3 TDV6 Auto SE - $75,990 (RRP) -words and pictures Antony Crawford Two and half hours drive from Sydney’s North Shore lies a four wheel drive Mecca called Stockton Beach. It’s a beach like no other in the state of New South Wales - 32 kilometres of legally drivable shoreline and sand dunes...

Priced At
$17,000

2008 Toyota LandCruiser GLX Turbo Diesel review

2008 Toyota LandCruiser GLX Turbo Diesel review

2008 Toyota LandCruiser GLX Turbo Diesel Road Test This hybrid-esque, fuel efficient monster ticks all the boxes. Model Tested: 2008 Toyota LandCruiser GXL Turbo Diesel 6-speed automatic - $81,328 Options: None fitted...


2008 Holden Berlina Sportwagon review

2008 Holden Berlina Sportwagon review

2008 Holden Sportwagon Berlina review & road test Model Tested: 2008 Holden Berlina Sportwagon Automatic - $ 41,790 (RRP) Options: Full size spare alloy wheel - $250 Leather inserts - $2500 Metallic Paint - $400 Stylish, spacious, comfortable, practical Coarse engine, fuel consumption CarAdvice Rating: - Photography and words by Karl Peskett A little while ago, CarAdvice's Matt Brogan took the Calais Sportwagon for a spin...


2008 BMW 125i Convertible Review

2008 BMW 125i Convertible Review

2008 BMW 125i Convertible Review & Road Test Sexy, Powerful, Classy and Affordable!  Model Tested: 2008 BMW 125i Convertible 6-speed Auto - $66,721 Looks, performance, handling, practicality, price, iDrive Options list, not the 135i CarAdvice Rating: - Words by Alborz Fallah - Photography by Tristan Schoonens There is a whole world out there that many are completely unaware of...


Sport Sedan Shootout

Sport Sedan Shootout

2008 Sport Sedan Shootout BMW 135i vs. Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution TC-SST vs. Subaru Impreza WRX-STi spec R vs. Volkswagen Golf R32 4MOTION Models Tested: BMW E87 135i coupe 3.0-litre, manual - $72,230 Mitsubishi CJ Lancer Evolution sedan 2.0-litre, dual-clutch sequential manual - $64,490 Subaru Impreza WRX STi-R hatch 2...


2008 KIA Rondo7 - Long Term Evaluation

2008 KIA Rondo7 - Long Term Evaluation

Long Term Evaluation Vehicle - KIA Rondo7 Limited Model Tested: 2008 KIA Rondo7 EX Limited 2.0-litre automatic wagon - $31,990 (RRP) - by Anthony Crawford KIA are a very confident manufacturer these days for not only do they offer a comprehensive five year unlimited kilometre warranty for private users, but they've now also thrown CarAdvice the keys to a Rondo7 Limited for a few months, just to see how the family wagon will cope at the hands of a road tester and his family in the longer term...

Priced At
$24,990

2008 Volkswagen R50 offroad review

2008 Volkswagen R50 offroad review

2008 Volkswagon R50 offroad review   It's time the ultimate Touareg took the ultimate challenge   Review by: Karl Peskett Photography by: Paul Brockbank   It's nice to push the boundaries once in a while. To do what most wouldn't dare to do. So when you're offered a $130,000 four-wheel drive to test, it's just complacency and pure laziness to drive it around the 'burbs and say what a nice car it is...


2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Review

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Review

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Review "Mitsubishi have pulled off a remarkable feat. An EVO comfortable enough for the daily commute and still good enough to take on the world’s best performance cars” - words and photography Anthony Crawford Thanks to Western Sydney International Dragway Model Tested: • 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Twin Clutch Sport Shift Transmission - $70,875 (RRP) Options: • Metallic Paint - $350 Driving an EVO, any EVO, can make you feel a little ‘dangerous’...


2008 Nissan Navara ST-X 4X4 King Cab Review

2008 Nissan Navara ST-X 4X4 King Cab Review

2008 Nissan Navara ST-X 4X4 King Cab Review & Road Test A capable contender in a field full of posers Model Tested: 2008 Nissan D40 Navara ST-X 4X4 King Cab Utility, 2...


2009 Toyota Yaris Review

2009 Toyota Yaris Review

2009 Toyota Yaris Review and Road Test Yaris loves big city life Model Tested: 2009 Toyota Yaris YRS five-door hatch, 1.5-litre, five-speed manual - $17,990 (RRP) Options: Safety Pack $750 (fitted); Metallic Paint $300 Economical, Safe, Built for City Driving, Price Instrumentation Position, Clutch Feel, Boot Space CarAdvice Rating: - by Rose Harris In the current economical climate where every dollar is being watched like a hawk, a new car purchase can unfortunately see safety take a backseat to price...


2009 Hyundai Sonata SLX CRDi Review

2009 Hyundai Sonata SLX CRDi Review

2009 Hyundai Sonata SLX CRDi Review & Road Test This could be the smart answer to the question of your next new sedan Model Tested: 2009 Hyundai NF Sonata SLX CRDi 2...


2008 Holden Commodore Sportwagon SS review

2008 Holden Commodore Sportwagon SS review

2008 Holden Sportwagon SS review & road test Model Tested: 2008 Holden Commodore Sportwagon SS Automatic - $ 48,290 (RRP) Options: Overhead rear seat DVD player - $1290 Full size spare alloy wheel - $250 Leather inserts - $2500 Metallic Paint (Voodoo) - $400 Stylish, Spacious, Comfortable, Drivetrain, Practical Brakes a bit weak, Fuel consumption CarAdvice Rating: (3...


2008 Skoda Octavia RS TDI Review

2008 Skoda Octavia RS TDI Review

Skoda Octavia RS TDI First Steer - by Paul Maric On a day with wind chill cold enough to freeze blood, a pack of apex-hungry journalists arrived to Wakefield Park Raceway just outside Canberra to put the new Skoda Octavia RS TDI through its paces. The drive from Canberra airport was not all that interesting...


2009 Hyundai Grandeur Review

2009 Hyundai Grandeur Review

With a $3000 price drop, revised specification and the option of a diesel engine Hyundai has just made its luxury orientated Grandeur and lot more appealing to drivers wanting a big car...