Loading indicator
News & Reviews
Last 7 Days
FOLLOW US
2016 Mazda CX-3 Maxx Review: Long-term report five

Most Recent posts

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?

Recent Posts
CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 22
1
Comments

CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 22

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 Volkswagen Tiguan pricing and specifications
204
Comments

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan pricing and specifications

The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan will hit Australian showrooms in September priced from $31,990 plus on-road costs. The new point of entry is $3000 higher than the outgoing car's RRP, though the new-generation version is significantly larger and better-equipped. Kicking off the new Volkswagen Tiguan range is the Trendline 110TSI with a 1...


Small SUV sales growth slowing
30
Comments

Small SUV sales growth slowing

Now that we’re beyond the half-way point of 2016, it’s possible to sit back a little and look at wider segment trends. One of the more interesting developments this year has been the moderate slowdown in growth among small SUVs — the high-riding, city-car based crossovers that have boomed in recent times. Granted, year-to-date sales are up 9...


Destination Drive : Courchevel, France in a Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Destination Drive : Courchevel, France in a Range Rover Evoque Convertible

At 2000m above sea level, visibility was low, and through the curtain of falling snowflakes, the shadowed cars were barely visible as they made their way in convoy along the steep and slippery track that wound its way up the mountainside...


Riding the rail trails: Melbourne to Yea in the Holden Trax LTZ

Riding the rail trails: Melbourne to Yea in the Holden Trax LTZ

Popular theory may suggest that working at CarAdvice requires staff to subscribe to a somewhat Orwellian mantra of “four-wheels good, two-wheels bad”. And while we all do tend to live and breathe cars, the love and respect for bi-roller’d contraptions couldn’t be greater...

Priced At
$28,890

CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10
6
Comments

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...


Kia small SUV role likely to be filled by repositioned Soul, Niro unlikely for Oz
21
Comments

Kia small SUV role likely to be filled by repositioned Soul, Niro unlikely for Oz

Kia is expected to reposition the Soul crossover hatch as its entry-level SUV model within months - but it will mainly come down to price, rather than ride height. Ever since the current-generation Soul arrived on sale in Australia in 2014, it has been considered too dear for what it offered in the market. There has also been a non-existent marketing spend around that model...


2016 Honda HR-V VTi-S Review
Rating: 810 /10
Read Review

2016 Honda HR-V VTi-S Review

The Honda HR-V VTi-S remains a fantastic, practical small SUV offering up there with the best in the business.

Priced At
$27,990

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio performance flagship coming - report
5
Comments

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio performance flagship coming - report

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio - the company's first foray into the expanding SUV segment - will reportedly debut with a high-performance Quadrifoglio model aimed squarely at the premium market's flagships. Reports claims the firm’s bosses have given the green light to focus on challenging the best-in-class vehicles in terms of ride, handling and straight-line speed...


Mercedes-Benz GLB badge trademarked - report
12
Comments

Mercedes-Benz GLB badge trademarked - report

German car maker Mercedes-Benz has reportedly trademarked the name GLB, which could hint at the introduction of a new SUV to sit between the GLA and GLC crossovers. According to British website Auto Express, the new SUV would be based on the small B-Class MPV, debuting as an additional and more spacious rival to models like the BMW X1 and Audi Q3...


2016 Fiat 500X Lounge Review
Rating: 710 /10
Read Review

2016 Fiat 500X Lounge Review

Cheap and cheery? Well.. cheery at least. The Fiat 500X Lounge SUV asks a premium price, but is it a premium option?

Priced At
$37,000

Six features of new cars that make parenting easier

Six features of new cars that make parenting easier

Children and cars can be a stressful combination - and it doesn't seem to matter whether you're heading off on a long-distance trip or ducking out for what should be a quick trip to the shops. Some days, being a parent is challenging and anything that makes your day a little easier is much appreciated...


Lexus CT hatch could be replaced by an SUV
26
Comments

Lexus CT hatch could be replaced by an SUV

The Lexus CT hybrid hatchback may not be directly replaced, instead its role as an entry into the Lexus brand might be assumed by a new crossover. Alain Uyttenhoven, boss of Lexus Europe, told Autocar the luxury marque could replace the slow-selling CT with a crossover vehicle...


2016 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Review
Rating: 810 /10
Read Review

2016 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Review

A fan of the ruggedly-styled Volkswagen Passat Alltrack but need something smaller? Enter the 2016 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack...

Priced At
$37,990

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4Matic: Week with Review
Rating: 810 /10
Read Review

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4Matic: Week with Review

If you never thought you could afford a Mercedes-Benz SUV, think again. Mandy spends a week with the practical and zippy 2016 Merces-Benz GLA250 4Matic…...

Priced At
$59,900

2016 Suzuki Vitara RT-X: diesel joins Australian range
20
Comments

2016 Suzuki Vitara RT-X: diesel joins Australian range

The 2016 Suzuki Vitara small SUV range is now available with a diesel engine, complementing the just-introduced S Turbo petrol variant and rounding out the line-up. The new flagship Suzuki Vitara RT-X diesel variant gets a 1.6-litre DDiS direct-injected turbo-diesel engine with 88kW of power at 3750rpm and 320Nm at 1750rpm — 100Nm more than the 1...


2016 Nissan X-Trail ST-L Review
Rating: 6.510 /10
Read Review

2016 Nissan X-Trail ST-L Review

The Nissan X-Trail is a popular choice for medium SUV buyers. But if you want a seven-seat, is it worth forking out for the ST-L variant over the entry-level ST?

Priced At
$38,090

2016 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
Read Review

2016 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk Review

The most capable baby off-roader money can buy, but does it make sense?

Priced At
$39,000