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2017 Mitsubishi Triton GLS SE review

Even before the 2017 Mitsubishi Triton debuted, the three-star brand's ute has always represented strong value for money. Now with some exterior detailing, it looks the 'tough truck' part, too.

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2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series single-cab ute review: Long-term report one – introduction

2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series single-cab ute review: Long-term report one – introduction

There’s a lot of talk about expensive utes nowadays, with dual-cab examples from Ford and VW pushing upwards of $70,000. But forget those dual-cab dreamers, ladies and gents, because this is the Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series ute – one of the most expensive workhorse trucks around...

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$66,490

LDV T60 ute "the path of least resistance" in improving brand image, local distributor says
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LDV T60 ute "the path of least resistance" in improving brand image, local distributor says

Australia's growing preference for SUVs might give the new LDV D90 a strong start, but the Chinese brand's Australian distributor believes it is our other big love - utes - that will make the incoming T60 the star of the range...


2010-2014 Mitsubishi Pajero recalled for Takata airbags: 20,000 vehicles affected
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2010-2014 Mitsubishi Pajero recalled for Takata airbags: 20,000 vehicles affected

The 2010-2014 'NT' and 'NW' Mitsubishi Pajero has been added to the ongoing Takata airbag campaign this week, joining numerous other model years of the Japanese off-roader that have been recalled for the same issue. In this latest notice, affected vehicles could be fitted with front passenger airbags that could release metallic fragments into the cabin when deployed in an accident...


2017 Honda CR-V VTi-L ADAS review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Honda CR-V VTi-L ADAS review

With a suite of added safety kit, the Honda CR-V looks to go out with a bang before the arrival of the all-new model.

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$45,790

2017 Range Rover Sport SDV8 HSE Dynamic review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2017 Range Rover Sport SDV8 HSE Dynamic review

Is the 2017 Range Rover Sport SDV8 HSE Dynamic the best blend of sportiness and luxury in a high-riding body? Matt Campbell finds out.

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$153,600

2018 LDV T60 review: Quick drive
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2018 LDV T60 review: Quick drive

James Wong gets a first drive of China's latest ute, the 2017 LDV T60, before it arrives in Australian showrooms later this year.


2017 Foton Tunland 4x4 review
Rating: 610 /10
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2017 Foton Tunland 4x4 review

It's one of the most affordable utes on the market, and while the 2017 Foton Tunland lacks some safety kit, it's a fairly strong performer for the money.

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$27,990

2017 Subaru XV review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Subaru XV review

It may not look it, but the 2017 Subaru XV is an all-new vehicle, and an improved take on a compact crossover from the Japanese brand.


Toyota FT-4X concept goes official in New York
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Toyota FT-4X concept goes official in New York

The Toyota FT-4X has been given a proper unveiling this week at the New York motor show, dubbed by the Japanese brand as a four-wheel-drive toolbox. Standing for 'Future Toyota 4WD Crossover', the FT-4X reincarnates the spirit of the company's iconic FJ LandCruisers and other off-roaders with a more modern twist...


Toyota FT-4X concept surfaces ahead of New York debut
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Toyota FT-4X concept surfaces ahead of New York debut

The ruggedly futuristic Toyota FT-4X has been revealed in leaked images circulating online, ahead of its official debut at this week's New York motor show. Looking like a cross between an FJ Cruiser, a Jeep Wrangler, and several other boxy crossovers, the FT-4X is a fully-functional concept car that is actually smaller than the C-HR, though it rides on the same Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) that underpins the company's smallest SUV...


2017 Ford Everest pricing and specs: New entry model, Sync 3 goes standard
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2017 Ford Everest pricing and specs: New entry model, Sync 3 goes standard

The updated 2017 Ford Everest range has been detailed this week, bringing new models, added technology and a lower starting price for the Blue Oval's Thai-built off-roader. Starting at $47,990 (all prices excluding on-road costs) for the new entry-level five-seat Ambiente rear-wheel drive - $7000 lower than last year's base price - the Everest now comes with Ford's Sync 3 infotainment system (below) with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard across the range, featuring an 8...


Playtime in the Toyota HiLux Tonka concept and 2017 Toyota HiLux TRD
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Playtime in the Toyota HiLux Tonka concept and 2017 Toyota HiLux TRD

Read the full article here. We’re in the exhibition hall at Australian Technology Park in Sydney for the global unveiling of the Toyota HiLux Tonka concept, which is based on the top-spec double-cab SR5, A little playground with dirt, hills and giant building bricks has been set up inside the massive building to show off its capabilities...


No Pajero three-door swansong for Oz
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No Pajero three-door swansong for Oz

Despite its enduring popularity, and the solid resale value of the three-door Pajero on the second hand market in Australia, there’s no likelihood of a farewell swansong locally, following news of its demise in Japan. Mitsubishi Australia representatives hosed down any idea the three-door, which is so popular with off-roaders and grey nomads, would return to the new car market...


Mitsubishi Pajero: No replacement anytime soon
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Mitsubishi Pajero: No replacement anytime soon

Mitsubishi fans have been asking when - if ever - they are likely to see a new generation of the legendary and still widely-liked Pajero off-roader. The answer is, not anytime soon, according to Mitsubishi Australia. “We cant speculate on whether we are developing a new Pajero,” Mitsubishi Motors Australia Head of Product Planning James Tol explained to CarAdvice at the launch of the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV...


Playtime in the Toyota HiLux Tonka concept and 2017 Toyota HiLux TRD

Playtime in the Toyota HiLux Tonka concept and 2017 Toyota HiLux TRD

You're never too old to play with toys, we say - and Toyota has given us all a nice reminder with the release of the full-size HiLux Tonka concept. Billed as the "dream toy for adults", this collaborative 'Toyonka' (Tonkota?) made its global debut in Sydney recently...

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$56,390

2017 Holden Colorado Z71 review: Long-term report two

2017 Holden Colorado Z71 review: Long-term report two

Whether it be through a multitude of contrasting paint options, bespoke build programs or just some clever technology, ways of making your car, even more, yours (Mike wouldn’t let me say ‘yourer’), is pretty hot property at the moment. Our 2017 Holden Colorado Z71 long-termer, Mr Plow, has taken a relatively traditional personalisation route though, through the addition of some genuine accessories...

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$57,190

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review

The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been revised to provide better driveability, better handling, increased fuel efficiency and, with the high-grade Exceed, all the safety kit you need.

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$47,490

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV pricing and specs
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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV pricing and specs

The significantly updated 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV goes on sale locally today, with the same two-model grade range as the outgoing PHEV, but with prices rising for both grades in line with more standard equipment and tech inclusions. Following on from Mike Costello's international ice drive in Norway recently, CarAdvice spent some time behind the wheel of the new Outlander PHEV on local roads, from Adelaide out into the hills...


City to coast cruising in a Chelsea Truck Company Black Hawk

City to coast cruising in a Chelsea Truck Company Black Hawk

Until recently here in Australia, if you were going to customise or modify your Jeep Wrangler, chances were you'd turn it into the ultimate off-roader. For certain fans of rugged, ready for anything machines, the Wrangler is a logical choice. Whether it’s covered in mud crawling through the bush, or sparkling clean cruising by the beach, for fans of the open-top 4WD it doesn't get much better...