2015 Kia Cerato Review : SLi Hatch

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2015 Kia Cerato Review : SLi Hatch

The top-spec Kia Cerato SLi hatch is a well-made, well-equipped and pain-free choice at the high end of the mainstream small car segment...

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2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Review
Rating: 610 /10
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2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Review

It's an ageing soldier in the small-car segment, but is the value-packed Mitsubishi Lancer still worth your time?

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$28,490

Small car comparison : Mazda 3 v Peugeot 308 v Volkswagen Golf
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Small car comparison : Mazda 3 v Peugeot 308 v Volkswagen Golf

Definitions shift over time, none more so in the automotive landscape than with the term ‘people’s car’. What once referred to a German Beetle, French 2CV or an Indian Tata bringing motoring to their respective masses can also be placed in an Australian context...


BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Review
Rating: 810 /10
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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Review

Australia welcomes the first front-wheel drive BMW, the 2 Series Active Tourer. Its compact size, smooth drive, and space and features could see it carve out a new niche.

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Mazda 3 Review : LT2
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Mazda 3 Review : LT2

A second month with the third-generation Mazda 3 raises some philosophical questions and interesting answers.

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$24,990

2014 Hyundai i30 SR Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2014 Hyundai i30 SR Review

In a segment where competition is rife, car companies like Hyundai are continuously forced to innovate and excel. Does the i30 still have what it takes to compete?

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$27,990

BMW i3 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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BMW i3 Review

BMW's first electric car sold in Australia, the i3 city car, is a $70k paradigm shift for the brand. But is the drive as sharp as the look?


Audi A3 COD v Mazda 3 XD Astina : Comparison review
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Audi A3 COD v Mazda 3 XD Astina : Comparison review

Not long ago the price difference between a Japanese small car and a premium-badged German was sizeable. Not too far into the past, either, diesel engines trumped petrols for fuel efficiency. Yet here we have the Mazda 3 XD Astina that is the flagship of the popular small car range, priced from $42,220 plus on-road costs in automatic form, running a twin-turbo diesel that claims to drink 5...


Renault Megane CC Review
Rating: 5.510 /10
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Renault Megane CC Review

Spring is the perfect time for a drop-top introduction, and so arrives the updated Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet. Just after winter but before a summer blaze, the sun rediscover the best of its baking heat, the evening air is balmy and the days are magically an hour longer than they were just a few weeks ago...


Honda Civic Review : VTi-L sedan
Rating: 6.510 /10
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Honda Civic Review : VTi-L sedan

The updated Honda Civic offers some good points, but doesn't prove a standout performer in the competitive small car class.

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Peugeot 308 Touring Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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Peugeot 308 Touring Review

The Peugeot 308 Touring rolled into the CarAdvice garage on a metaphorical red carpet – granted the VIP treatment after its hatchback sibling proved itself a wonderfully complete small car in our first Australian drive late last month. The 308 Touring shares the five-door’s new lightweight platform, major mechanicals, premium interior and elegant exterior design...

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2015 Kia Pro_cee'd GT Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Kia Pro_cee'd GT Review

Seven months after its Australian launch, the Kia Pro_cee'd GT gets upgraded with sat-nav and a longer warranty...

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$31,490

2015 Peugeot 308 Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2015 Peugeot 308 Review

Peugeot's latest small hatchback leaps back multiple generations to find the verve that once characterised the breed...


2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R Review

The new-look Volkswagen Scirocco R takes a good thing and makes it better.


Mazda 3 Review : LT1
Rating: 810 /10
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Mazda 3 Review : LT1

Dan moves from a niche premium hatchback long-termer to three months in the most popular privately purchased car in Australia...

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$24,990

Sporty small hatch comparison : Mazda 3 v Ford Focus v Holden Cruze v Hyundai i30 v Nissan Pulsar
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Sporty small hatch comparison : Mazda 3 v Ford Focus v Holden Cruze v Hyundai i30 v Nissan Pulsar

Almost anyone can throw on a pair of gym shorts and runners and look reasonably sporting in the checkout line at Coles, and the same is true with cars – the addition of alloy wheels, a spoiler and foglights can suddenly make your small hatchback look at least a bit athletic. As ever, though, it's the muscles beneath the clothes that counts...


2015 Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV Review
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2015 Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV Review

http://www.caradvice.com.au/313311/?yt_desc - Read the article here. Driving an Alfa Romeo in Italy, isn't just fun, it's a religious experience if you're behind the wheel of the latest Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde. The latest Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde still manages to trump its rivals when it comes to style, character and sheer pizazz...


Ford MyKey Demo - Safety System for Young Drivers
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Ford MyKey Demo - Safety System for Young Drivers

www.caradvice.com.au/312873/?yt_desc - Read the article here. Ford Australia has given a big push to its MyKey system with the introduction of the software on the entire Fiesta range. MyKey, which was previous available on the Ford Fiesta ST, has been revised begins a wide spread implementation starting with the entire Fiesta range this year and Focus, Mondeo and Mustang next year...


Volkswagen Golf Wagon: week with Review
Rating: 910 /10
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Volkswagen Golf Wagon: week with Review

Everyone knows their way around this particular VW at CarAdvice... or do they? James tries to spend the week with the Volkswagen Golf Wagon.


Skoda Rapid v Kia Cerato : Comparison review
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Skoda Rapid v Kia Cerato : Comparison review

European cars are expensive, Korean cars are cheap. Well, that’s how the generalisation used to go at least. Yet here we have the new Skoda Rapid that, at $18,990, is the most affordable European small car on the market, and is actually $1000 cheaper than the South Korean-made Kia Cerato that falls just $10 beneath the crucial $20K barrier...