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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…...

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2016 Suzuki Vitara RT-X: diesel joins Australian range
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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
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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?

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$38,090

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

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

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$40,000

2016 Nissan Qashqai ST Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Nissan Qashqai ST Review

The Nissan Qashqai remains competitive in the crowded compact SUV segment, with the entry-level ST offering buyers plenty...

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$25,990

2018 Audi Q3 spied
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2018 Audi Q3 spied

The next-generation Audi Q3 has been spotted, albeit briefly, by our European spy photography team. Although the prototype's brown overalls give it the look of a three-door model, we can see rear door handles poking out. In fact, the tight fit of the brown covering gives a few more clues about the car's styling than we might otherwise be privy to...


2016 Suzuki Vitara S Turbo Review
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2016 Suzuki Vitara S Turbo Review

Read article here. It’s been more than six months since the famous Suzuki Vitara badge returned to Australia. Over that time, this boxy little crossover has cemented itself as Suzuki’s top-selling model here after the Swift. But while the Vitara hasn’t been on sale all that long, a major improvement has already been introduced...


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

Our long-term Mazda CX-3 get put to work on the land at Australia's home of country music...

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$24,390

2016 MG GS unveiled in the UK
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2016 MG GS unveiled in the UK

The MG GS crossover made its first public appearance outside of China when it debuted overnight at the London motor show. British versions of the GS will be exclusively powered by a 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine. In China, the 1.5-litre turbo engine develops 126kW of power and 250Nm of torque. In Britain, the GS will be offered in three trim levels...


Nissan Kicks "global" compact crossover revealed - UPDATE
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Nissan Kicks "global" compact crossover revealed - UPDATE

Update: Nissan Australia has confirmed that there are no plans to introduce the Kicks locally. See bottom of article for details. The all-new Nissan Kicks compact crossover has been unveiled, adding to Nissan’s already diverse SUV range. Aimed at “city-living customers”, the Kicks is the production version of the Kicks concept that was revealed in 2014 at the Sao Paulo auto show...


2016 Suzuki Vitara S Turbo Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Suzuki Vitara S Turbo Review

The 2016 Suzuki Vitara Turbo S gets a new 1.4 turbo engine, and it makes a good car better.

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$28,990 - $32,990

2016 Suzuki Vitara S Turbo pricing and specifications
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2016 Suzuki Vitara S Turbo pricing and specifications

The 2016 Suzuki Vitara S Turbo launches this week, introducing Australians to the company’s brand new BoosterJet petrol engine. Neatly replacing the defunct Vitara RT-X at the top of the range, the Suzuki Vitara S Turbo gets a new 103kW/220Nm 1.4-litre direct-injected turbo engine with 17kW/64Nm more than the non-turbo 1.6 still powering the base Vitara RT-S...


2016 Holden Trax Active arrives at $23,990 drive-away
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2016 Holden Trax Active arrives at $23,990 drive-away

Holden has re-introduced the Trax Active special edition, a better-equipped and cheaper iteration of the base Trax LS. The Holden Trax Active adds 17-inch alloy wheels, an electric sunroof, roof racks, chrome door handles and… an Active badge, to the entry Trax LS. The price is $23,990 drive-away, which compares to the $23,990 list price (as in, before on-road costs) of the regular base Trax LS without these features...


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

We hit New South Wales' south coast in our long-term Mazda CX-3 to see if it can handle beach-hopper duties for four adults...

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$24,390

Volkswagen small SUV spied testing in Golf outfit
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Volkswagen small SUV spied testing in Golf outfit

One of the first prototype mules for Volkswagen’s new sub-Tiguan small SUV has been snapped during testing, disguised as a three-door Golf. The new baby SUV from Volkswagen is anticipated to launch around 2018, competing in the hotly-contested small and compact SUV segment that is currently occupied by the likes of the Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V, Mitsubishi ASX, Renault Captur...


Isuzu I-Venture Club: River Island Adventure in the Isuzu MU-X LS-T

Isuzu I-Venture Club: River Island Adventure in the Isuzu MU-X LS-T

The Isuzu I-Venture Club is celebrating its one-year anniversary this month. Since its inception, many D-Max and MU-X owners have ventured far off the beaten track at one of these exclusive drive events...

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$53,500

Jeep Compass compact SUV replacement to premiere around August
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Jeep Compass compact SUV replacement to premiere around August

The next-generation Jeep compact SUV replacement for the Compass, and to some degree the Patriot, is still well on track and will be released globally in the third quarter of 2016, says company head Mike Manley. This comment, which he gave to Australian media including CarAdvice at this week’s New York motor show, comes in response to the fact it did not premiere in the Big Apple as was widely expected...


2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible Review

We hit the French Alps in Range Rover's genre-busting Evoque Convertible drop-top SUV...

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$80,605