Does the new Honda Jazz have what it takes to reclaim its glory?
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...
Dan attempts to find the Ikea to happiness with our smallest long-termer...
The 2015 Skoda Fabia has been revealed — sort of — with an official rendering released today suggesting that the next-generation Czech light car will be lower, wider and altogether sportier. Due for its world premiere in October this year at the 2014 Paris motor show, the new Fabia takes cues from the VisionC concept unveiled last March in Geneva...
We say 'au revoir' to our Renault Clio long-termer.
Will the new Mazda 2 reclaim the best selling city car title?
The Suzuki Alto may no longer be Australia’s cheapest car to buy — that title belongs to the Proton S16 — but it remains the cheapest to run, according to the latest study from the RAA, RACQ, RACV and RACT state-specific automobile clubs for South Australia, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania respectively...
Dan takes our little A1 long-termer on a big Aussie road-trip.
The Mazda 2 and the Suzuki Swift continue to be favourites with Australian consumers despite being two of the older members of the city car class. The duo accounts for one in four sales in the segment – impressive considering the pint-sized Mazda launched way back in 2007 and will be replaced by an all-new model early next year and the Suzuki, released in 2010, is also about halfway through its life...
It's month two with the Audi A1 Sportback, but the honeymoon shows no sign of being over.
Three-year-old city car finds new direction with facelifted nav-equipped version for less.
The City’s sharp starting price, spaciousness, efficiency and infotainment technology make it a strong contender among a tiny group of pint-sized sedans.
The Clio continued to put smiles on faces in a busy second month for our little long-termer.
Dan DeGasperi finds Australia's most popular light hatchback is still a worthy contender despite its age.
Intended to bridge the gap between the standard and RS Clio variants, the new Renault Clio GT tries to find a sweet middle ground...
Tim Beissmann drives the updated Polo in Munich and finds the best is now even better.
Dan DeGasperi goes in pursuit of finding the ideal little-hatch long-termer; finds the Audi A1 Sportback.
Half fashion accessory, half driver's car - the third-generation Mini Cooper is better in almost every way.
Dan DeGasperi swaps auto ease for manual labour for the next three months of Renault Clio ownership.
The Ford Fiesta Sport offers enough mumbo to match its ambitious badge.