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2017 Nissan Micra revealed in Paris

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2017 Nissan Micra revealed in Paris

The all-new 2017 Nissan Micra has been revealed at the Paris motor show, representing a complete makeover for the brand’s light hatch...

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Volkswagen Up! could make a surprise return to Australia
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Volkswagen Up! could make a surprise return to Australia

We all loved the Volkswagen Up! (emphasis theirs). It was a car that almost deserved to have silly punctuation in its name, it was that good a thing in a dull part of the market. But, like buyers, many reviewers were left flabbergasted by the lack of an automatic transmission option in Australia...


Honda Jazz Limited Edition returns for $19,490 drive-away
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Honda Jazz Limited Edition returns for $19,490 drive-away

The Honda Jazz Limited Edition has been rolled out again, on the back of the company's success with last year’s special of the same name. With a claimed $3000 worth of extra features for just $1000 over the base car, Honda says the new 2017 Jazz LE features a number of “customer-focused” upgrades...


2018 Renault Clio to feature a ‘revolutionary’ interior - report
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2018 Renault Clio to feature a ‘revolutionary’ interior - report

The next-generation 2018 Renault Clio will have a completely different cockpit, according to a new report out of the UK. Speaking to Auto Express, Renault’s head of design, Laurens van den Acker, confirmed the new Clio will take a big step forward from the current car in terms of interior design...


2017 Kia Rio detailed ahead of Paris premiere
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2017 Kia Rio detailed ahead of Paris premiere

Key details of the new 2017 Kia Rio have been revealed for the European market, giving an indication of what we can expect when the new hatch arrives Down Under early next year. The all-new Rio was first revealed a fortnight ago, adopting a more premium, less cutesy look than its predecessor...


2017 Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo hits Australia, rear-view camera now standard across full range
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2017 Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo hits Australia, rear-view camera now standard across full range

The sports-styled 2017 Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo hatch and wagon have finally arrived in Australia, while the rest of the range sees the addition of new equipment options. Starting at $23,490 plus on-road costs, the new Fabia Monte Carlo builds on the success of its predecessor, which accounted for 40 per cent of the previous-gen Fabia’s sales in Australia...


2017 Kia Rio GT rendering transforms new hatch into pocket rocket
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2017 Kia Rio GT rendering transforms new hatch into pocket rocket

A speculative rendering of a hotted-up 2017 Kia Rio GT has surfaced online, offering one vision of how a hotted-up - but still to be confirmed - version of the all-new Rio could look. Created by independent artist X-Tomi Design, the Kia Rio GT borrows several styling cues from its larger Optima GT and Sportage GT-Line (Platinum) siblings, giving the hatch a very athletic look...


Holden Acadia SUV revealed alongside new Astra, Trailblazer and facelifted Trax, Barina
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Holden Acadia SUV revealed alongside new Astra, Trailblazer and facelifted Trax, Barina

Holden has revealed five new and facelifted models overnight, including the 2018 Acadia SUV, which will finally give the company a rival to the likes of the Toyota Kluger and Mazda CX-9. The seven-seat Acadia was joined by the anticipated new Astra and the new Trailblazer off-roader (which replaces the Colorado 7), along with the facelifted Barina and Trax...


Hyundai i10 facelift unveiled, still no chance for Australia
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Hyundai i10 facelift unveiled, still no chance for Australia

A facelifted version of the Hyundai i10 micro car has been unveiled in Europe, but the small model is still zero chance of being sold in Australia. The updated Hyundai i10 gains a number of changes, including a revised front end with repositioned daytime lights and a reshaped front bumper, while the rear gets a black bumper insert between the reshaped rear reflector/fog-lights...


Light car sales will recover, predicts Honda
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Light car sales will recover, predicts Honda

Light car sales are in the doldrums right now, but key market player Honda is convinced things will turn around — it’s just not quite sure when it’ll happen, and why it’s happening in the first place. Sales of light vehicles are in relative freefall this year, down 16 per cent within a total market up three per cent...


2017 Suzuki Swift Sport spied in Europe
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2017 Suzuki Swift Sport spied in Europe

A prototype believed to be the next-generation 2017 Suzuki Swift Sport has been spied for the first time during hot weather testing in southern Europe. Compared to the regular Swift prototype spied in March, this vehicle sports a more prominent front spoiler with larger air intakes, side skirts, and a fatter rear bumper with two large exhaust pipes on each side...


2016 Skoda Fabia Wagon Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Skoda Fabia Wagon Review

Why would you buy a small SUV when the 2016 Skoda Fabia Wagon exists?


2018 Audi A1 will be bigger, more premium – report
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2018 Audi A1 will be bigger, more premium – report

The next-generation 2018 Audi A1 will push even further upmarket when it launches in a couple years time, according to a new report out of the UK. According to Auto Express, the new A1 will arrive sometime in 2018, riding on the Volkswagen Group’s new MQB platform, which also underpins the upcoming Q2 SUV and next-generation Volkswagen Polo...


2017/2018 Volkswagen Polo, Polo GTI spied at the Nurburgring
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2017/2018 Volkswagen Polo, Polo GTI spied at the Nurburgring

The next-generation Volkswagen Polo has been spotted again, this time in both regular and GTI-guise in Germany. After a heavily-camouflaged GTI prototype surfaced a fortnight ago in California, these two Polo development vehicles were spotted this week at the Nurburgring...


Honda Jazz v Suzuki Baleno comparison
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Honda Jazz v Suzuki Baleno comparison

If you're in the market for a city-friendly car that's bigger inside than you’d think, then look no further: the 2016 Honda Jazz and the 2016 Suzuki Baleno are here to help. As we’ve come to find out, both of these city cars – the Honda built in Thailand and the Suzuki built in India – have above-average interior space, meaning both will likely appeal to buyers who want a light car that isn’t light on practicality...


2016 Hyundai Accent Active Review
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2016 Hyundai Accent Active Review

Read the full article here. Buying your first car is an exciting experience, even more so if your first car is a new car. You are the first person to sit there, it’s your choice of colour, your choice of trim… It’s your car. You don’t need to spend a fortune these days either, as the revamped 2016 Hyundai Accent Active proves...


2016 Suzuki Baleno GL Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Suzuki Baleno GL Review

Suzuki has launched its latest light car in Australia, we get behind the wheel of the Baleno GL...

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$15,990 - $16,990

2016 Holden Barina R: sporty RS-inspired edition launched
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2016 Holden Barina R: sporty RS-inspired edition launched

A new Holden Barina R model has joined the local line-up, adding styling enhancements and extra equipment to the brand's light hatch. Based on the entry-level CD variant, the Barina R gets the sporty look of the hotter turbocharged RS for only $1000 more than its price-leading donor car...


2016 Suzuki Baleno GLX Turbo Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Suzuki Baleno GLX Turbo Review

The reborn Suzuki Baleno city car is a likeable option in a competitive market segment...

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$21,990

2016 Ford Fiesta ST Mountune MP215 Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Ford Fiesta ST Mountune MP215 Review

More power – that's what the 2016 Ford Fiesta ST Mountune MP215 delivers. But is it usable?

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$28,318