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2014 Nissan X-Trail Review : ST 2.0L

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2014 Nissan X-Trail Review : ST 2.0L

The only manual Nissan X-Trail variant you can buy, the entry-level ST 2.0L is far from limiting...

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Honda City v Mitsubishi Mirage sedan : Comparison review
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Honda City v Mitsubishi Mirage sedan : Comparison review

Australia’s largely unloved baby sedan segment has just had some life injected into it with the release of the new Mitsubishi Mirage sedan and second-generation Honda City. Slow sales have meant light sedan rivals have come and gone – Ford Fiesta, Kia Rio, Mazda 2 and the recently axed Nissan Almera – and those that remain are outsold many times over by their five-door siblings, including the Holden Barina, Hyundai Accent and (previous-generation) Toyota Yaris...


2014 BMW X4 Review
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2014 BMW X4 Review

Looks are subjective, but the BMW X4's sharp on-road manners are not.


2014 Renault Megane GT 220 Review
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2014 Renault Megane GT 220 Review

There's a new hot hatch from Renault, and it's one that brings some serious cred with it.


Volkswagen Golf GTI gearbox comparison : Manual v DSG
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Volkswagen Golf GTI gearbox comparison : Manual v DSG

The Volkswagen Golf GTI is currently, and has long been, one of the best and most popular examples of the hot-hatch formula – as much as many would like to argue the point. With its front-wheel-drive layout, punchy engine and compact dimensions, the Mk7 Volkswagen Golf GTI is not only supremely competent, it’s also vastly entertaining...


Audi RS5 TDI Concept Review
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Audi RS5 TDI Concept Review

Diesel will do nicely for a next-generation of Audi RS5 coupe, as Dan DeGasperi finds out...


Porsche Panamera Turbo S Review
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Porsche Panamera Turbo S Review

The beauty is in the engineering for the Panamera, especially in its fastest form...


2014 Mazda CX-9 Review: Classic 2WD
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2014 Mazda CX-9 Review: Classic 2WD

The largest Mazda offers decent practicality, but it is starting to show its age.


Toyota Prius V Review: i-Tech
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Toyota Prius V Review: i-Tech

Despite showing its age, Australia's most fuel-efficient seven-seater still offers plenty of appeal alongside rival people-movers and SUVs.


Mercedes-Benz E400 Estate: week with Review
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Mercedes-Benz E400 Estate: week with Review

Can a Mercedes wagon change James Ward's once rock solid brand alliance?


2014 Range Rover Sport SDV8 Review
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2014 Range Rover Sport SDV8 Review

Range Rover's Sport is all new for 2014. Can it more deserved wear the Range Rover badge?


Audi A1 Sportback Review : Long-term report four
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Audi A1 Sportback Review : Long-term report four

Dan attempts to find the Ikea to happiness with our smallest long-termer...


BMW M4 v Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507
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BMW M4 v Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507

BMW M Division is the master of toying with magic these days. Here is the brand new BMW M4 we’ve been driving for less than an hour, at 100km/h on Melbourne’s Monash freeway while the official launch is still happening in New Zealand, and the trip computer is reading 6.8 litres per 100 kilometres...


Nissan Qashqai Review
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Nissan Qashqai Review

A new name heralds new promise for Nissan's latest Euro-focused small SUV contender...


2014 Holden Caprice V Review
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2014 Holden Caprice V Review

The Holden Caprice V offers maximum space and luxury for minimum money, but the Hyundai Genesis looms...


2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe Review
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2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe Review

Alborz Fallah samples the new Jaguar F-Type R Coupe to see if the V8 two-door can match its German rivals on Aussie roads.


Alfa Romeo Giulietta Review : Long-term report two
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Alfa Romeo Giulietta Review : Long-term report two

CarAdvice Melbourne's long term Alfa Romeo Giulietta cements itself as part of the family.


2014 Volvo S60 Review: T5 R-Design Drive-E
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2014 Volvo S60 Review: T5 R-Design Drive-E

Jez Spinks reviews Volvo's updated S60, which debuts the new four-cylinder turbo Drive-E engine.


Kia Grand Carnival Comparison : Petrol v Diesel
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Kia Grand Carnival Comparison : Petrol v Diesel

Life is full of difficult choices, particularly for parents. Day care? Public or private school? Deep pan or traditional? It doesn't stop. But another major question for many families is: do I choose petrol or diesel for the family car? In a bid to find out which engine and fuel type really is the best choice, CarAdvice pitted the current Kia Grand Carnival petrol back to back against its diesel twin...


2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Review
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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Review

There wasn't much wrong with the outgoing Mercedes-Benz CLS, but a mid-life update makes it better than ever (inside & out).