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

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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...

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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...

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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...


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

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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio performance flagship coming - report
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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
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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
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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?

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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
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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
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2016 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Review

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

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