Mazda CX-5 Review : One-year Ownership Report

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Mazda CX-5 Review : One-year Ownership Report

Well, that went quick. The Spinks family has hit the first anniversary of buying a Mazda CX-5, so it’s a perfect time to reflect on the ownership experience so far...

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Porsche Macan S Diesel v Audi SQ5 TDI Drag Race
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Porsche Macan S Diesel v Audi SQ5 TDI Drag Race

http://www.caradvice.com.au/308887/?yt_desc - Read our comparioson of the Macan, SQ5 and X4 here. CarAdvice.com.au pits the Audi SQ5 TDI against the new Porsche Macan S Diesel to see if it can retain its crown as the drag race champion.


Porsche Macan S Diesel v Audi SQ5 TDI drag race: video
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Porsche Macan S Diesel v Audi SQ5 TDI drag race: video

It's diesels at dawn in a duel to the death! Well, perhaps it's not quite that dramatic, but this battle royale between oil-burning SUV cousins has been so eagerly awaited by the CarAdvice team that we put the contenders together as soon as we had the chance. On the right (below): the current champion, the self-proclaimed 'fastest diesel SUV on the planet' - the Audi SQ5...


Hyundai ix35 Highlander Review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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Hyundai ix35 Highlander Review

We've tested the tweaked Hyundai ix35 in top-spec Highlander guise.

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$38,590

Daredevil Drifting - BMW Alpine xDrive
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Daredevil Drifting - BMW Alpine xDrive

http://www.caradvice.com.au/306949 - Read the full article here. Snow is falling, the wind is howling and visibility is low. Perfect conditions to put BMW's xDrive system to the test on snow and ice at the BMW Alpine xDrive experience. CarAdvice heads to the Snow Farm, Wanaka, near Queenstown in New Zealand and Tegan Lawson gets behind the wheel of a number of X-series vehicles to get some tips on drifting, slalom and ice driving...


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The Subaru Forester 2.5i-L is comfortable, frugal and spacious, though its outdated multimedia system and starting price are less than class-leading...


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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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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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