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Mini celebrates three million cars at Oxford plant

Mini's manufacturing facility in Oxford, UK, has celebrated its three millionth car this week - a Mini Clubman John Cooper Works. The milestone comes in the Oxford facility's 15th year of production and parent company BMW's centenary year...

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2017 Kia Cerato Si sedan review
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2017 Kia Cerato Si sedan review

Is the Kia Cerato Si good enough to cut it with the leaders of the small sedan segment?


2015 Peugeot 308 GTi recalled for tyre valve fix: 64 vehicles affected
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2015 Peugeot 308 GTi recalled for tyre valve fix: 64 vehicles affected

Peugeot has issued a recall for 64 of its 2015 308 GTi hot hatches over concerns a faulty tyre valve could cause a loss of pressure. The French manufacturer reports that the recalled vehicles are potentially fitted with defective tyre valves. If a loss of tyre pressure occurs as a result of the fault, this could affect the handling of the vehicle and in a worst-case scenario, cause an accident...


Subaru Forester, Impreza added to Takata airbag recall: 34,500 vehicles affected
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Subaru Forester, Impreza added to Takata airbag recall: 34,500 vehicles affected

Subaru has issued a recall for 34,563 of its 2008 to 2009 model-year Impreza small cars and 2009 model-year Forester SUVs as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. In this latest notice, affected models are fitted with front passenger airbag inflators that could shoot metal fragments into the cabin when deployed, posing a significant risk of injury, even death, to occupants...


Seven things you must do before buying a new car
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Seven things you must do before buying a new car

Think about this; before you drop a few hundred dollars on a brand-new TV, what do you do before going to the shops? Chances are you go online, scouting for deals - read a few reviews, compare models and prices and generally arrive at the shop armed with an array of information before you're even near the brightest new OLED unit...


2016 Mazda 3 SP25 Astina review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Mazda 3 SP25 Astina review

The 2016 Mazda 3 SP25 Astina may be pricey, but it has plenty of pluses.

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$35,490

CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 25, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 25, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia
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2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia

The upcoming 2017 Honda Civic Type R has been spied by a keen-eyed CarAdvice reader near the Gold Coast in Queensland this week - wearing Victoria plates, where the company is headquartered - ahead of the hot hatch's launch here before the end of next year...


Destination Drive: Three Sisters, Blue Mountains in the 2016 Kia Cerato Si

Destination Drive: Three Sisters, Blue Mountains in the 2016 Kia Cerato Si

Destination Drive: Put simply, this is something you can do in any car. Whether you're excited about your new car and are looking for inspiration, or whether you regularly hit the road and cruise around, this series is for the love of driving and to provide ideas for those occasions when you want to enjoy your car and the places it can take you...


2017 Hyundai i30: five-door only for Australia, wagon not a "viable option"
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2017 Hyundai i30: five-door only for Australia, wagon not a "viable option"

Hyundai Australia has confirmed that when the all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 range launches locally in the second quarter of 2017, only the five-door hatchback body style will be offered...


2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI: Long-term report two
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI: Long-term report two

It has spent six months and 10,000km with the CarAdvice team so far, so how is the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI holding up?

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$43,840

2017 Audi A3 pricing and specs
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2017 Audi A3 pricing and specs

There’s a lot riding on the 2017 Audi A3. The small hatch and sedan range is Audi’s best-selling car in Australia, accounting for 25 per cent of the German brand’s total sales. The A3 is also a market leader, holding the top spot among small cars priced beyond $40,000...


2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S Review: Long-term report one
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2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S Review: Long-term report one

Read the full article here. We needed another handy little city car for the Sydney office, and plenty of makes and models were bandied around. But this, the 2016 Honda Jazz VTi-S, is the model we chose as our latest live-in lover.    ...


2017 Nissan Micra - 2016 Paris Motor Show
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2017 Nissan Micra - 2016 Paris Motor Show

The new Nissan Micra is a huge step forward for the micro car. Based on the Renault Clio and built in France, the new hatchback is stylish inside and out!


Hyundai Australia suspension tuning: Behind-the-scenes with the new i30
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Hyundai Australia suspension tuning: Behind-the-scenes with the new i30

Read the full article here. Most car brands in Australia understand the unique demands that our diverse and isolated roads place on globally-developed products. Hyundai’s point of difference compared to a number of rivals comes from its supportive parent in Korea...


2016 Holden Cruze SRi Z-Series Hatch Review
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2016 Holden Cruze SRi Z-Series Hatch Review

Read the full article here. Don’t judge a book by its cover. It’s a mantra imparted by generations of mild-mannered grandparents and other learned and worldly individuals, to encourage the younger set to look past what is immediately presented and discover true value beneath. It has been applied to people, environments, media, books (obviously) and in the case of the 2016 Holden Cruze SRi Z-Series, cars...


2017 Holden Astra review
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2017 Holden Astra review

Read the full article here. Apparently this is a big deal – it’s the 2017 Holden Astra, the seventh generation model to bear that nameplate to be sold in Australia. From its early roots as a badge-engineered offshoot of the Nissan Pulsar to the glory days of the late 1990s and early 2000s where the Holden Astra ran second only to the Toyota Corolla in the small car segment with 28,500 sales (in 2001), the new model is, the brand claims, vital...


2017 Holden Astra review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Holden Astra review

The 2017 Holden Astra may be a small car, but it's a big deal for the Lion brand...

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$21,990 - $33,190

2017 Holden Astra pricing and specs
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2017 Holden Astra pricing and specs

The all-new 2017 Holden Astra is here, but it isn’t going for a cut-throat, cut-price position in the busy small car class. That role, previously filled by the Holden Cruze, has been eschewed in favour of a more “premium” positioning for the new European-sourced Astra hatchback...


2017 Volkswagen Golf '7.5' revealed: Mid-year launch for tech-boosted German
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2017 Volkswagen Golf '7.5' revealed: Mid-year launch for tech-boosted German

The facelifted 2017 Volkswagen Golf 7.5 has been revealed overnight, accompanied by the bold declaration that it is the "most technically sophisticated affordable car yet seen". Due in Australia from the middle of 2017, the popular hatch sees the addition of numerous tech and safety features intended to keep it one or two steps ahead of the small-car pack...