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BMW Australia to become even more SUV-focused

BMW Australia says it is entirely possible that a day could soon come when it sells more SUVs from its growing X range — which will expand to at least six models including the new X7 seven-seater from 2017 — than lower-riding passenger cars...

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2015 Ford Territory sprung?
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2015 Ford Territory sprung?

Styling changes to the final Australian-made 2015 Ford Territory, due to launch by November this year, will be very minor indeed if this pair of images obtained by CarAdvice prove representative.  Blink twice and you’ll miss them, but these two images — sourced from a reliable location — appear to indeed be shots of the next Territory, given they feature very mild differences to the current model...


Volkswagen CrossBlue seven-seat SUV production confirmed, Australian launch no sure thing
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Volkswagen CrossBlue seven-seat SUV production confirmed, Australian launch no sure thing

Volkswagen will address a significant hole in its line-up with the addition of a seven-seat family SUV to be built in the United States from the end of 2016 — but whether we will see it emerge in Australia remains unclear.  Today’s announcement comes as small surprise, but confirms the company will at last move towards offering a high-riding soft-roader with three rows of seats, a feature its Touareg lacks...


Isuzu D-Max, MU-X kicking sales goals under the radar
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Isuzu D-Max, MU-X kicking sales goals under the radar

In the rush to find interesting figures and trends in Australia’s new vehicle sales figures each month, it is easy to overlook some of the market’s quieter achievers.  One company that springs to mind is Isuzu Ute Australia, which has been kicking some significant sales goals this year with its staple D-Max 4x4 ute range and its surprisingly successful MU-X off-road wagon derivative...


2014 BMW X5 sDrive 25d Review
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2014 BMW X5 sDrive 25d Review

The first four-cylinder BMW X5 is also the first 2WD model. It's also the most affordable. Will a small engine dull X5's broad appeal?


Ford Territory Review : TS
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Ford Territory Review : TS

A family-favourite SUV is showing its age in a few areas, but the Ford Territory remains worthy, as Dan DeGasperi discovers...


Volvo says 'hat on parcel shelf' image still lingers in Australia
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Volvo says 'hat on parcel shelf' image still lingers in Australia

Australia may be the final market in which Volvo’s “hat on the parcel shelf” image lingers, according to managing director of the Swedish brand’s local car division, Matt Braid. Despite its attempts to shake off its conservative image, Braid says price cuts are not a solution to the problem...


New car ownership costs: Suzuki Alto cheapest, Nissan Patrol priciest and depreciation the silent wallet killer
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New car ownership costs: Suzuki Alto cheapest, Nissan Patrol priciest and depreciation the silent wallet killer

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...


Dodge Journey Review
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Dodge Journey Review

The Journey offers an unrivalled combination of space, equipment and grunt at its price.


Land Rover Discovery SCV6 Review
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Land Rover Discovery SCV6 Review

The Land Rover Discovery is the British Company's flagship off road vehicle. Here, we test the new supercharged petrol engine.


Hyundai Santa Fe: week with Review
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Hyundai Santa Fe: week with Review

James Ward spends the week with the Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander - can there still be only one?


Isuzu MU-X LS-T Review : First Impression
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Isuzu MU-X LS-T Review : First Impression

The Isuzu MU-X is a functional family 4WD.


Porsche Cayenne Diesel Review
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Porsche Cayenne Diesel Review

Does the Porsche emblem on the bonnet of the Cayenne Diesel still make this SUV a proper Porsche?


Holden Colorado 7 v Isuzu MU-X: Comparison review
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Holden Colorado 7 v Isuzu MU-X: Comparison review

Holden's rugged SUV feels more at home off the road than on it, as Matt Campbell finds out.


Range Rover Sport: week with Review
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Range Rover Sport: week with Review

James Ward gets intimate over a week with the flagship Range Rover Sport...


2014 BMW X5 Review
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2014 BMW X5 Review

Cheaper variants are on the way, but the BMW X5 xDrive30d remains a strong performer against stiff competition in the luxury SUV market.


2014 Toyota Kluger Review
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2014 Toyota Kluger Review

Third-gen Toyota Kluger targets a first-in-class rating and it may just succeed...


2014 Toyota Kluger Review
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2014 Toyota Kluger Review

It's third time lucky for a once-average SUV, as the new Toyota Kluger really steps up...


2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Review
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2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Review

Australia's favourite proper offroader gets its first facelift in three years.


Mercedes-Benz GL Review: GL350 BlueTec
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Mercedes-Benz GL Review: GL350 BlueTec

The second-generation GL is the biggest thing Mercedes-Benz builds, outside of their commercial and military truck ranges.