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2017 Peugeot 308 Active review: Long-term report five – highway and country driving

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2017 Peugeot 308 Active review: Long-term report five – highway and country driving

We've done the urban thing with our 2017 Peugeot 308 Active long-termer, but now it's time to get out of town and see how it handles on the open road.

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2017 Toyota RAV 4 long-term review
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2017 Toyota RAV 4 long-term review

Read the full article here. Part five of our 2017 Toyota RAV4 long-term report sees the little SUV stepping out of its comfort zone and into the bush.    ...


2017 Volvo S90 D4 review: Long-term report one - introduction

2017 Volvo S90 D4 review: Long-term report one - introduction

There are a few really good reasons why the Volvo S90 D4 Momentum is a great addition to our growing Melbourne long-term fleet. The Swedish sedan is a bit of an unknown quantity, being so new to market against an established competitor set. Moreover, we’re yet to put this lower-level variant through the wringer...

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2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 Review: Long-term report five, and farewell
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2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 Review: Long-term report five, and farewell

Instalment five of our long-term test of the 2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 is the final one, and it sees our chief photographer, Sam Venn, telling us what he reckoned. Get this – he hadn’t spent much time in a manual before we got this vehicle, so it was a learning curve for him... You’ve spent time driving, loading, unloading and parking the car...


2017 Peugeot 308 Active review: Long-term report four – urban driving
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2017 Peugeot 308 Active review: Long-term report four – urban driving

The 2017 Peugeot 308 Active has found itself a loving home in the CarAdvice office, and in this report we take a look at how it handles the ins and outs of urban driving.


2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL long-term review six and farewell
Rating: 710 /10
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2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL long-term review six and farewell

Five months and 8000km on, we say goodbye to our 2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL.

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2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 review: Long-term report four

2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 review: Long-term report four

This the fourth instalment in the 2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 long-term review, and this time we asked Glen Sullivan, producer, videographer and editor, to tell us what he thought of the van. To keep it simple, we asked him the same questions. And that's not him in the pictures – it's his brother, Brett...


2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL review: Long-term report five
Rating: 710 /10
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2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL review: Long-term report five

Part five of our 2017 Toyota RAV4 long-term report sees the little SUV stepping out of its comfort zone and into the bush.

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2017 Volvo XC90 T8 R-Design review: Long-term report three
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Volvo XC90 T8 R-Design review: Long-term report three

We swap blue for white and upgrade to the 300kW Volvo XC90 T8 plug-in hybrid. But is the extra power worth the extra cost?

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2017 Peugeot 308 Active review: Long-term report three – interior

2017 Peugeot 308 Active review: Long-term report three – interior

The 2017 Peugeot 308 Active has an interior that is much roomier than you might expect, especially considering it's one of the smallest hatches in the class.


2017 Holden Colorado Z71 review: Long-term report one

2017 Holden Colorado Z71 review: Long-term report one

Call Mr Plow, that’s my name. That name again is Mr Plow. The 2017 Holden Colorado Z71 joins the long-term fleet.

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2017 Peugeot 308 Active review: Long-term report two – infotainment

2017 Peugeot 308 Active review: Long-term report two – infotainment

The media system in the 2017 Peugeot 308 Active is a vital part of its interior – but it's also something that could prove to be a deal-breaker for potential buyers.


Company Car: 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI long-term review three
Rating: 910 /10
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Company Car: 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI long-term review three

Dave jumps in the CarAdvice long-term Volkswagen Golf GTI to see how the Germans handle the Aussie staple, long-slog drive from Melbourne to Sydney...

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2016 Tesla Model S P90 long-term review three, farewell
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Tesla Model S P90 long-term review three, farewell

It's time to hand back our Tesla Model S long term vehicle. Did the 2016 Tesla Model S P90D live up to our expectations?


2017 Peugeot 308 Active long-term review one - introduction

2017 Peugeot 308 Active long-term review one - introduction

We say bonjour to our latest long-term test car, the 2017 Peugeot 308 Active. It's the base model in the range, but fights against mid-range models from competitor brands.


2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL long-term review four
Rating: 710 /10
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2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL long-term review four

Our long-term 2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL leaves the city behind for some longer distance touring.

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2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 long-term review

2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 long-term review

For our third instalment in the 2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 long-term review, we asked Brett Sullivan, producer, videographer and editor, to tell us his thoughts. To keep it simple, we asked him the same questions. You’ve spent time driving, loading, unloading and parking the car. What have you thought about it in general? In general, I think it’s fantastic...


Audi S1 Sportback review: Long-term report one

Audi S1 Sportback review: Long-term report one

We've added a few cars to the CarAdvice stable in the past year, but this little monster was the first: the Audi S1 Sportback.


2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 long-term review

2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 long-term review

For this instalment from the production team, we asked young gun Sam Rawlings – our video production co-ordinator – to give us his thoughts on the Caddy. Here’s what he said: You’ve spent time driving, loading, unloading and parking the car. What have you thought about it in general? I think it’s a great van...


2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 review: Long-term report one – introduction

2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220 review: Long-term report one – introduction

Following on from our Renault Trafic long-termer, the CarAdvice production team indicated they were keen on something smaller, something ideally with five seats, and something that wasn’t as tall. Enter the 2016 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Crewvan TSI220. It’s a long name, and it’s a pretty long van, too...