2015 Mini Cooper Hatch five-door review

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2015 Mini Cooper Hatch five-door review

Adding extra doors to an iconic design can be dangerous. Does Mini's latest venture — a five-door Mini — have the goods to maintain Mini heritage?

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Keen on green? The upgraded and cheaper Toyota Prius C is now a better proposition in several areas than it was...


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2015 Suzuki Celerio Review
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2015 Suzuki Celerio Review

One of the most affordable cars on the market has arrived - the all-new Suzuki Celerio has misers in mind.

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2015 Toyota Yaris Review: Ascent manual
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2015 Toyota Yaris Review: Ascent manual

The base model Toyota Yaris Ascent is now cheaper and better equipped than ever. Matt Campbell assesses the 1.3-litre five-door hatch.

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2015 Audi S1 Review : track test
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We track test the latest Audi S1 - is it worth $50K?

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2015 Audi A1 Review
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2015 Audi A1 Review

The Audi A1 has received a facelift and there's a lot more to it than meets the eye. The 1.0 TFSI engine is a first for Audi, and the 1.8 TFSI is new to the A1. There will also be new trim levels on offer.


2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI Review
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Dave heads to Spain to drive the new 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI on road and on track...


2015 Renault Clio RS Monaco GP Review: Quick drive
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2015 Renault Clio RS Monaco GP Review: Quick drive

Giving a nod to one of the world’s most famous racetracks, the limited edition Renault Clio RS Monaco GP might have some convincing to do...

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The new-generation Mazda 2 sticks with a successful formula but offers a more mature approach than before.

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City car comparison : Mazda 2 v Volkswagen Polo v Toyota Yaris v Honda Jazz v Renault Clio
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City car comparison : Mazda 2 v Volkswagen Polo v Toyota Yaris v Honda Jazz v Renault Clio

In the past few months, fresh technology once the reserve of expensive premium cars has made a final cascade to one of the most affordable classes – light hatchbacks. The ‘cascade effect’ is nothing new in the automotive industry, where advanced equipment starts only in the priciest cars and eventually filters down into cheaper models as years go by...


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2015 Mini 5 Door Review
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2015 Mini 5 Door Review

Few brands are met with the same level of cynicism upon the release of a new model as Mini, and the introduction of its latest spin-off, the Mini 5 Door, is no different. Traditionalists will scoff probably in much the same way they did when the BMW-owned British car maker released the Coupe, Roadster and Paceman models, which have tenuous links to Alec Issigonis’ 1950s original...

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2015 Mini 5 Door: pricing and specifications
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2015 Mini 5 Door: pricing and specifications

The first-ever Mini 5 Door hatchback will steal sales from the Volkswagen Golf and Mazda 3, according to British-based brand's local chief. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the Cooper 5 Door, Mini Australia national manager Kai Bruesewitz said he expects Australians will “absolutely” shop the larger and more practical Mini variant against more traditional and conservative small cars...


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Renault Twizy Review: first Australian drive

David Zalstein drives the all-electric Renault Twizy right here in Australia... where, at the moment, you can't buy it.


2015 Skoda Fabia Review
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2015 Skoda Fabia Review

The forthcoming 2015 Skoda Fabia is a big improvement in terms of looks, ride and cabin presentation.


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Audi A1 Sportback Review : LT6

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2015 Toyota Yaris Review
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2015 Toyota Yaris Review

The Yaris has been restyled for 2015, with some improvements made to ride, handling and insulation.

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Mini 5 Door Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Mini 5 Door Review

Does the Mini 5 door build on the classic formula or push Cool Britannia to breaking point?