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2014 Nissan X-Trail Review : ST 2.0L

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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
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2014 BMW X4 Review

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


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
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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.


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 Volvo XC60 Review : D4 Drive-E
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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...


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
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2014 Jeep Cherokee Review

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


Kia Sorento Review: V6 SLi
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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.


2014 Subaru Forester Review : 2.5i Auto
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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.


Jeep Wrangler Freedom Review: Off the beaten track
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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.


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...


2014 Nissan X-Trail Review
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2014 Nissan X-Trail Review

Nissan's third-generation X-Trail represents a big departure from Nissan's previous design language. It also gets a seven-seat option and loads more kit.


Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review
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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review

We drive the world's first plug-in hybrid SUV with some surprising results...


2014 Kia Sportage Review
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2014 Kia Sportage Review

At $40,000, does the European-made Kia Sportage make sense?


Subaru Forester gets $1000 price cut
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Subaru Forester gets $1000 price cut

  The entry-level Subaru Forester has had its price shaved from $30,990 to $29,990 plus on road costs, undercutting all of its AWD rivals in the medium SUV segment. The new price makes the Subaru Forester 2...


Honda CR-V Diesel Review
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Honda CR-V Diesel Review

Honda has finally launched a diesel version of their popular CR-V, and its been worth the wait...


Honda CR-V Diesel launches from $38,220
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Honda CR-V Diesel launches from $38,220

The long-awaited Honda CR-V Diesel has joined Honda's mid-size SUV range 14 months after the launch of the fourth-generation petrol variants. Priced from $38,220 before on-road costs, both all-wheel-drive CR-V Diesel grades (DTi-S and DTi-L) are powered by a 2.2-litre four-cylinder direct injection turbo-diesel that produces 110kW and 350Nm...