Subaru Forester Review: 2.5i-L

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Subaru Forester Review: 2.5i-L

The Subaru Forester 2.5i-L is comfortable, frugal and spacious, though its outdated multimedia system and starting price are less than class-leading...

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2015 BMW X3 Review : xDrive30d
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 BMW X3 Review : xDrive30d

Fresh facelift for flagship BMW X3 refines an already impressive breed, Dan DeGasperi finds...

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$77,400

Toyota RAV4 Review: GXL 4WD
Rating: 610 /10
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Toyota RAV4 Review: GXL 4WD

The Toyota RAV4 is one of the most popular SUVs on the market, but it falls short of its rivals on value.

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$38,190

2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Review: off-road
Rating: 810 /10
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2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Review: off-road

Will the new Cherokee Trailhawk satisfy the Jeep faithful?

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$47,500

Porsche Macan v BMW X4 : Comparison review
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Porsche Macan v BMW X4 : Comparison review

Who will it be, the all-new Porsche Macan, or the BMW X4 for the title of best sporty SUV under 100k...


Porsche Macan v BMW X4 Review: Potent Petrol SUVs under $100k
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Porsche Macan v BMW X4 Review: Potent Petrol SUVs under $100k

Spending $100,000 on an SUV is becoming an increasingly common occurrence in Australia, but never before has there been so much choice, particularly if the ‘S’ in SUV means anything to you. The new Porsche Macan and BMW X4 to take on the existing Range Rover Evoque and Audi SQ5. All four SUVs are all-wheel drive and showcase just how good an SUV can be for the driving enthusiast in all of us...


Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage
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Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage

Assembled for this mega-test are 10 models that represent one-third of total SUV volume in Australia – and that’s without including sales for the newest contender here and catalyst for this test, the Jeep Cherokee. It looks bold, it’s available only with petrol engines (for now), and it’s priced under $40,000 to compete with the mainstream...


2014 Nissan X-Trail Review : ST 2.0L
Rating: 7.510 /10
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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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$27,990

2014 BMW X4 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2014 BMW X4 Review

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

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$69,900 to $87,900

BMW Australia to become even more SUV-focused
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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...


Holden Captiva 7 Review: LT 3.0-litre V6 petrol
Rating: 6.510 /10
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Holden Captiva 7 Review: LT 3.0-litre V6 petrol

It's one of Australia's most popular SUVs - Matt Campbell reviews the Holden Captiva 7.

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2014 Volvo XC60 Review : D4 Drive-E
Rating: 710 /10
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2014 Volvo XC60 Review : D4 Drive-E

Volvo gifts its medium premium SUV with a new engine that is more powerful and economical than German rivals; we test the results...

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$59,890

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...


2014 Jeep Cherokee pricing and specifications
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2014 Jeep Cherokee pricing and specifications

The all-new Jeep Cherokee has launched in Australia priced from $33,500. The range is offered in four grades - Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk - and with three different engines including petrol and diesel. There’s also a choice of front-wheel drive, all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive with low range...


2014 Jeep Cherokee Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2014 Jeep Cherokee Review

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee is bound to polarise opinions with its bold new look.

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$33,500 to $47,500

Kia Sorento Review: V6 SLi
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Kia Sorento Review: V6 SLi

Jez Spinks sees if the ageing Kia Sorento still stacks up in the competitive seven-seat SUV segment.

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$38,490 to $40,990

2014 Subaru Forester Review : 2.5i Auto
Rating: 710 /10
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2014 Subaru Forester Review : 2.5i Auto

The Subaru Forester has morphed from a lifted, high-clearance wagon to something of a serious off roader in recent years.

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$32,990

Jeep Wrangler Freedom Review: Off the beaten track
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Jeep Wrangler Freedom Review: Off the beaten track

The Jeep Wrangler Freedom is an off-road star. This special edition is inspired by Jeep's military history. It's tough, eye-catching and a lot of fun.

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$35,000 to $41,000

Land Rover develops secret off-road technology
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Land Rover develops secret off-road technology

Land Rover has developed groundbreaking new technology that could mean the end of vehicles becoming bogged off road, CarAdvice can reveal. The heavily patented system uses a highly complex algorithm that marries the anti-lock brakes (ABS) with the traction control to carefully regulate the amount of torque to each individual wheel...


2014 Nissan X-Trail : The Quick Guide
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2014 Nissan X-Trail : The Quick Guide

The third-generation Nissan X-Trail is now on sale in Australia starting at $27,990. The 2014 X-Trail is built on the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s new Common Module Platform, which is longer, wider and taller than the old model, but also offers, for the first time, a seven-seat option that effectively replaces the outgoing Nissan Dualis+2...