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Ford Everest Review

The Ford Everest off-roader is another jewel in the crown of the company’s Australian R&D team, but is the price right?

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What is all-wheel drive? Does all-wheel drive give my car more grip?
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What is all-wheel drive? Does all-wheel drive give my car more grip?

A common misconception about all-wheel drive cars is that they offer you more grip. When CarAdvice reader Tony contacted us with this question, we thought it would be time to set the record straight and show you how an all-wheel drive car differs from a front-wheel drive car...


Toyota Landcruiser Prado Altitude v Mitsubishi Pajero GLS : Comparison Review
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Toyota Landcruiser Prado Altitude v Mitsubishi Pajero GLS : Comparison Review

The Toyota Landcruiser Prado has long been the go-to choice for drivers after seven seats and serious off-road ability. Does the Landcruiser Prado Altitude live up to that name?


Tesla Model X to bring more female buyers to the brand, says company
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Tesla Model X to bring more female buyers to the brand, says company

The Tesla Model X will bring more female buyers to the brand’s currently male-dominated customer base, the company’s local marketing and communications manager believes. Tesla Australia’s Heath Walker admits men have been responsible for the majority of local Model S sales so far, but can see the tide turning, particularly once the Model X SUV joins the range around July/August 2016...


2016 Toyota HiLux 4.0-litre petrol V6 power output to remain unchanged
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2016 Toyota HiLux 4.0-litre petrol V6 power output to remain unchanged

2016 Toyota HiLux models fitted with the 4.0-litre petrol V6 engine won't benefit from any power and torque increases over the existing versions, according to information exclusively obtained by CarAdvice. The information suggests that the naturally aspirated 4.0-litre six-cylinder petrol engine will produce 175kW of power and 376Nm of torque, which is identical to the current HiLux...


2015 Toyota LandCruiser Sahara Review
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2015 Toyota LandCruiser Sahara Review

The 200 series Toyota LandCruiser keeps trucking on at the head of the upper-large SUV class. It's not as refined as some, but it's off-road prowess and all round usability is unquestioned.

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2016 Toyota Fortuner interior revealed for Thai market
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2016 Toyota Fortuner interior revealed for Thai market

The cabin of the all-new 2016 Toyota Fortuner has been revealed this week, courtesy of a new promotional website launched for the Thai market. The new Australia-bound Fortuner made its first official appearance last week, revealed at simultaneous events in Sydney and Bangkok as a nod to the important role both nations have played in the new SUV’s development...


Land Rover Defender production extended to 2016
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Land Rover Defender production extended to 2016

Production of the current-generation Land Rover Defender could continue into 2016 as the British SUV maker continues to mull where to build the iconic model’s successor. In a statement, Jaguar Land Rover confirmed Defender production at the brand’s Solihull plant in England might continue until the end of January after initially being scheduled to wind up by the end of this year...


Mitsubishi Triton Exceed v Isuzu D-Max LS-Terrain Comparison Review
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Mitsubishi Triton Exceed v Isuzu D-Max LS-Terrain Comparison Review

There's never been a better time than right now to be guying a new dual cab utility in Australia. If you need a truck that's capable of tackling the working week but also dealing with family duties on the weekend, you've never had more choice than you have in 2015. Two of the more utilitarian options in the segment have always been the Isuzu D-Max and Mitsubishi Triton...


2016 Toyota Fortuner - who will buy it?
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2016 Toyota Fortuner - who will buy it?

With the arrival of the all-new 2016 Toyota Fortuner later this year, the Japanese brand's SUV line-up will hit six models. The all-new Fortuner will be sold in the same space as the petrol-only Kluger and FJ Cruiser, as well as the Prado and LandCruiser 200 Series, while the smaller RAV4 can't be forgotten...


2016 Toyota Fortuner revealed
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2016 Toyota Fortuner revealed

The all-new 2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV has been unveiled at simultaneous events in Thailand and Australia ahead of an October sales debut this year. The Japanese brand’s new rugged off-road model – which is based on the new-generation Toyota HiLux – is to that ute as the Ford Everest is to the Ranger, the Isuzu MU-X to the D-Max … you get the idea...


2015 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Review
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2015 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Review

If you ever get a chance to properly put a Lamborghini Aventador through its paces, make sure you’re on the right kind of road – a test track or a spin on a German Autobahn should do. The Aventador, if you hadn’t already deduced from the photograph above, is the most extreme car to ever roll out of Lamborghini’s historic Santa’Agata Bolognese factory – and it’s been a full 52 years in the making...


Ram Ramps: patent application reveals integrated loading design for big pickups
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Ram Ramps: patent application reveals integrated loading design for big pickups

Ram Trucks, the utilitarian and weekend warrior offshoot of Chrysler’s Dodge brand, has hit on a fresh concept for those making full use of their cargo beds: ramps. It’s not the ramps themselves, of course. There’s nothing new in ramps designed for utes and high-riding pickups, with more than a few options out there for loading ramps that can be easily stored in or alongside the cargo area...


2016 Mazda BT-50 facelift revealed, Australian launch set for third quarter
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2016 Mazda BT-50 facelift revealed, Australian launch set for third quarter

The refreshed 2016 Mazda BT-50 utility, revealed through spy photos and patent application images in recent weeks, is now officially out in the open. Only one photo of the facelifted BT has been released so far, although it is clear that Mazda has taken a light touch with updating its still relatively new ute...


Mitsubishi Triton Exceed v Isuzu D-Max LS-Terrain: Comparison Review
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Mitsubishi Triton Exceed v Isuzu D-Max LS-Terrain: Comparison Review

Mitsubishi's all-new Triton is more refined, and more impressive than it's ever been. A significant step forward from the outgoing model, we put it head-to-head with the Isuzu D-Max.


2016 Mazda BT-50 revealed in patent images
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2016 Mazda BT-50 revealed in patent images

Patent images of the 2016 Mazda BT-50 have been obtained by CarAdvice. The patent images show only minor styling changes for the Australian-engineered Mazda ute, due to arrive here in updated guise around September. Despite speculation that the mid-life BT-50 update would offer a more aggressive design, it appears that styling changes are limited to an updated grille and minor revisions to the rear...


2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV spotted in Thailand
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2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV spotted in Thailand

The all-new 2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV - a spin-off from the new-generation Toyota HiLux - has been spied on a semi-trailer in Thailand ahead of its global premiere this month. The all-new Fortuner has previously been confirmed for the local market, where it will likely slot in between the RAV4 and Prado models...


2016 Mitsubishi Challenger previewed: shadowy new teaser released for August 1 debut
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2016 Mitsubishi Challenger previewed: shadowy new teaser released for August 1 debut

The 2016 Mitsubishi Challenger is nearing its global debut, scheduled to occur on August 1 at the Bangkok International Grand Motor Sale. The new third-generation SUV, expected to be based again on the Mitsubishi Triton ute, has been spied testing in recent months, and leaked patent application images have all but revealed the seven-seater’s final look...


The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST 06/07
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The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST 06/07

After the success of our Toyota HiLux worldwide reveal, where we ran a Periscope session allowing our readers — you guys — to watch and ask questions live, we are trialling a Periscope stream of the CarAdvice Garage. You can watch the video stream live from your computer or you can watch and discuss live using the Periscope application on your iOS or Android device...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser revealed further in new spy photos
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser revealed further in new spy photos

Toyota’s refreshed 2016 LandCruiser 200 Series has surfaced once more this week, appearing in a handful of photos snapped by a well-placed Instagram user. These new shots, posted online by Instagram user hamad1two3, offer the first ‘real world’ look at the big off-roading SUV’s updated styling...