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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 29

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 29

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...

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2016 Mazda 3 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Mazda 3 Review

The updated, 2016 Mazda 3 range brings some quality improvements to the table.

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$20,490 - $35,490

2016 Mazda 3 pricing and specifications
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2016 Mazda 3 pricing and specifications

The current-generation Mazda 3 sedan and hatch range this week received its first significant update since launch in January 2014, bringing minor cosmetic changes outside and in, along with significant improvements in active safety and dynamism. As before, the Mazda 3 range is available in Neo, Maxx, Touring, SP25, SP25 GT and SP25 Astina variants, all in hatch and sedan body-styles...


2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years Review

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years is much more than a bodykit and sticker pack – in fact it's a faster, sharper, more powerful GTI.


2016 Hyundai i30 Active review
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2016 Hyundai i30 Active review

Read the full review here. We are the Korean carmakers biggest market in the world for this particular model, and it’s a chart topper in the passenger car sales race. It seems us Aussies can’t get enough of the Hyundai i30. Maybe because the deals have been so good; in fact the drive away price for the entry level Active has been as low as $19,990 with free automatic transmission...


2016 Hyundai i30 Active Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Hyundai i30 Active Review

Australia's most popular vehicle, the Hyundai i30, is a spacious small car that offers an above average warranty and an impressive list of standard features.

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$23,290

2016 Holden (Opel) Astra Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Holden (Opel) Astra Review

The 2016 Holden Astra is still a few months away, so while we wait for local tuning, specification and pricing, James takes the opportunity to take the European car for a bit of a spin.


2016 Mazda CX-3 Maxx Review: Long-term report five
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Mazda CX-3 Maxx Review: Long-term report five

After multiple itineraries featuring weekend getaways, we put the Mazda CX-3 Maxx to the test in its most likely natural environment, the urban jungle. So how did it stack up?

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$24,390

2016 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 Review

The 2016 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 is a phenomenal little pocket rocket, provided you're the right buyer...

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$49,990

2016 Hyundai i30 SR Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Hyundai i30 SR Review

The new 2016 Hyundai i30 SR doesn't just get a facelift, it also gets extra standard features that aim to make a good thing even better...

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$26,550 - $33,550

Hyundai i30 not expected to retain sales crown
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Hyundai i30 not expected to retain sales crown

Hyundai Australia (HMCA) expects its top-selling i30 — currently the number-one selling vehicle in the country — to be overtaken by year’s end as stocks thin out ahead of the launch of a new model. As we have reported, the Hyundai i30 has been the nation’s favourite vehicle nationwide four months in succession, and recently overtook the Toyota HiLux as the top-selling vehicle in the country year-to-date (YTD)...


2017 Nissan Micra to be built in France
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2017 Nissan Micra to be built in France

The next-generation Nissan Micra will be built in France. The Japanese brand's five-door Micra micro car is set to be built where its ally, Renault, currently assembles the European-market Clio and the cutesy Zoe electric car...


2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review
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2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review

Read the article here. What happens when you take one of Australia’s best-selling models and make it more fuel-efficient? You get the new Toyota Corolla Hybrid, which is on sale now priced from just $26,990 plus on-road costs. Sounds like a bargain, right?


2017 Subaru Levorg pricing and specifications
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2017 Subaru Levorg pricing and specifications

The all-new 2017 Subaru Levorg has launched in Australia with a starting price of $42,990 (before on-road costs) for the base GT model, and $52,890 (before on-road costs) for the top of the range GT-S Spec B. All three Subaru Levorg variants are powered by the same engine and drivetrain as the current WRX - a 2...


2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review

The big-selling Toyota Corolla hatchback now has a petrol-electric variant...

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$26,990

2016 Honda Civic Type R claims production-car lap records; Nurburgring not among them
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2016 Honda Civic Type R claims production-car lap records; Nurburgring not among them

One of the most consistently hyped cars of the last few years, the Honda Civic Type R, has claimed a gamut of record front-wheel-drive production-car lap times across several European race tracks. However, the infamous Nurburgring is not among them...


2016 Peugeot 308 GTi 250: Week with Review

2016 Peugeot 308 GTi 250: Week with Review

Since launching in Australia four months ago, the Peugeot 308 GTi has certainly garnered a lot of praise within the CarAdvice office. With this in mind, I swiped the keys to the entry-level 250 variant, and spent a week with the most affordable Peugeot 308 GTi you can buy...

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$44,990

Hyundai i30 SR v Kia Cerato Si Comparison
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Hyundai i30 SR v Kia Cerato Si Comparison

The Hyundai i30 has been around for a while now and is starting to feel like it's time for an update - especially when up against the refreshed Kia Cerato...


2016 Proton Suprima and Exora get pricing changes, equipment revisions
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2016 Proton Suprima and Exora get pricing changes, equipment revisions

The 2016 Proton Suprima S hatchback and Exora MPV ranges have been given minor refreshes, with prices of Suprima S models slashed and the Exora gaining new equipment. For this update, the base Suprima S GXA now starts at $17,990 drive away, well down on the previous $21,790 drive away price. The upper-spec GXRA can now be had for $20,990 drive away, almost $6,000 less than the 2014/15 figure...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10

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...