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Renault Koleos : All-new SUV confirmed, likely to debut in 2016

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Renault Koleos : All-new SUV confirmed, likely to debut in 2016

There will be an all-new version of the Renault Koleos SUV by 2016, CarAdvice can reveal. Renault Australia managing director Justin Hocevar confirmed the French brand will offer an entirely new mid-size SUV during this week’s launch of the updated Megane range...

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2015 Kia Sorento renderings revealed
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2015 Kia Sorento renderings revealed

The unveiling of the 2015 Kia Sorento may still be more than two months away, but these sketches are believed to give an accurate impression of the next-generation SUV’s exterior styling. The renderings, first published by enthusiast blog Kia World, are an artist’s impression of the new Kia Sorento based on spy shots of a heavily camouflaged prototype captured earlier this month...


2015 Mitsubishi Pajero : Mild updates for ageing SUV ahead of all-new model
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2015 Mitsubishi Pajero : Mild updates for ageing SUV ahead of all-new model

A mildly updated version of the Mitsubishi Pajero has been released in Japan, bringing subtle styling revisions to the ageing full-size SUV. The facelifted Pajero wears a new chrome grille with vertical borders that continue down into the bumper around the central air intake. Horizontal LED daytime running light strips sit alongside the fog-lights in reshaped housings beneath the headlights...


Aston Martin cans Lagonda SUV plans; targets large, luxury four-door - report
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Aston Martin cans Lagonda SUV plans; targets large, luxury four-door - report

Aston Martin’s 21st century Lagonda won’t be an SUV, according to the man charged with the task of creating the new luxury model. Aston Martin design director Marek Reichman told PistonHeads the long-rumoured Lagonda SUV – a pet project of former CEO Ulrich Bez that was previewed in concept form in 2009 – was no longer part of the brand’s future plans...


2014 Range Rover Sport SDV8 Review
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2014 Range Rover Sport SDV8 Review

Range Rover's Sport is all new for 2014. Can it more deserved wear the Range Rover badge?


Ssangyong Rexton pricing and specifications : New diesel engine, fresh styling for flagship seven-seat SUV
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Ssangyong Rexton pricing and specifications : New diesel engine, fresh styling for flagship seven-seat SUV

The upgraded Ssangyong Rexton has launched in Australia with a new engine and refreshed interior and exterior styling. Ssangyong’s flagship seven-seat SUV line-up now features just one variant, the Rexton SX, from $39,990 driveaway, replacing the previous three-tier range that was priced from $36,990-$47,990 driveaway...


Mitsubishi recalls 1600 4WD diesel Outlander and ASX models
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Mitsubishi recalls 1600 4WD diesel Outlander and ASX models

Mitsubishi Australia is recalling 1626 four-wheel drive diesel-powered Outlander and ASX SUVs due to a possible fault with the vehicles’ transfer cases that could lead to a loss of drive. Split between two models, the recall affects 1324 Mitsubishi Outlander models manufactured between September 12, 2012 and June 18, 2013 and 302 ASXs manufactured between April 16 and June 18, 2013...


Lexus NX 300h fuel consumption revealed
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Lexus NX 300h fuel consumption revealed

The new Lexus NX 300h hybrid SUV will use as little as 5.6 litres of petrol per 100 kilometres, with the Japanese brand claiming the new model will be the most efficient in its segment when it launches in October 2014. The new Lexus NX 300h is powered by a 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine teamed to electric motors that helps it produce 145kW of power...


Toyota LandCruiser Altitude special edition released
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Toyota LandCruiser Altitude special edition released

A new special edition Toyota LandCruiser Altitude model has been added to the Australian line-up, and the company claims it adds more than $5000 of extra features. The 200 Series LandCruiser Altitude 4x4 is priced at $91,220, placing it $1505 more than the LandCruiser GXL on which it’s based, translating to more than $3500 in added value...


Infiniti QX30 : Nissan to build compact SUV in the UK, export to the world
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Infiniti QX30 : Nissan to build compact SUV in the UK, export to the world

Nissan will build the all-new Infiniti QX30 compact SUV in the UK for global markets from the second half of next year. Nissan Motor Company chief planning officer Andy Palmer told Automotive News production of the QX30 would begin shortly after the Nissan starts building its base car, the Q30 compact hatchback (pictured in concept form), in mid-2015...


Lexus NX : The Quick Guide to new Japanese luxury SUV
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Lexus NX : The Quick Guide to new Japanese luxury SUV

The Lexus NX will become the Japanese luxury brand’s first hasn’t-been-seen-before model since the CT hatch of 2010. NX becomes the fourth SUV to be offered by Lexus, joining the RX, GX (not sold in Australia), and LX. The Lexus NX is based on the platform on the Toyota RAV4, though isn’t obviously associated with its Toyota twin as with the Prado-in-disguise GX and LandCruiser-based LX...


2015 Kia Sorento spied prior to Paris motor show debut
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2015 Kia Sorento spied prior to Paris motor show debut

The all-new 2015 Kia Sorento has been caught ahead of the car’s global debut at the 2014 Paris motor show in October. The South Korean brand’s seven-seat SUV was spotted by CarAdvice’s spies in the European Alps, and unlike the previous spy shots we’d seen of the Sorento, this version appears to be a heavily camouflaged production model...


Citroen DS 6WR : First interior images of Chinese SUV revealed
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Citroen DS 6WR : First interior images of Chinese SUV revealed

The Citroen DS 6WR looks set to be as stylistically interesting inside as it is out, with the French marque releasing the first interior images of its premium brand’s first-ever SUV. With its Wild Rubis-inspired exterior unveiled prior to the model’s official 2014 Beijing auto show debut last April (pictured bottom), the two Citroen DS 6WR interior shots reveal a sharply designed cabin clearly aimed at appealing to luxury buyers...


Lexus NX set for $55-60K starting point
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Lexus NX set for $55-60K starting point

The Lexus NX will undercut its direct German rivals with a starting price in the $55-60,000 bracket, though the company says there are no plans to build an SUV any smaller. Lexus’s smallest SUV has made its international launch in Canada this week ahead of hitting local showrooms in November, when it will take on the likes of the Audi Q5 and BMW X3...


Lexus RX could become a seven-seater
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Lexus RX could become a seven-seater

The Lexus RX may be offered with an extra row of seating in the future to help differentiate it from the company’s new NX SUV. Toyota’s luxury arm staged the international launch of the new NX in Canada this week. Although the NX is smaller than the RX, it offers the same five-seat layout while there is also similar interior space and a bigger boot...


Subaru Forester diesel automatic due in 2015
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Subaru Forester diesel automatic due in 2015

A diesel automatic version of the Subaru Forester is scheduled to launch in Australia in the first half of 2015. The addition of a self-shifting diesel version of the Subaru Forester has been confirmed by the company's local arm, with an expected arrival in the first half of the year to coincide with a mid-life update of the popular SUV...


Suzuki SUV spied by CarAdvice reader in Germany
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Suzuki SUV spied by CarAdvice reader in Germany

An eagle-eyed CarAdvice reader has captured a mysterious new Suzuki SUV undergoing testing near Munich, Germany. The heavily cloaked high-riding Suzuki SUV is likely to be the production version of the iv-4 compact SUV that will sit between the ageing Jimny and Grand Vitara models...


Dodge Journey Review
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Dodge Journey Review

The Journey offers an unrivalled combination of space, equipment and grunt at its price.


Ssangyong X100 medium SUV confirmed for 2015 - report
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Ssangyong X100 medium SUV confirmed for 2015 - report

A new Ssangyong SUV based on the stylish Ssangyong XLV concept has reportedly been confirmed for a 2015 launch. The new Ssangyong X100 - as it is said to be known - will be launched based on a new platform that will see the model share engines with Indian parent company Mahindra and Mahindra. A pair of new, smaller-output turbocharged engines are expected, both 1...


2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over unintended acceleration threat
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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over unintended acceleration threat

More than 400 Jeep Grand Cherokees have been recalled in Australia over an issue with the SUV’s adaptive cruise control that can cause it to accelerate unintentionally to “very high speeds”. The recall affects 423 model year 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Grand Cherokee SRT models in Australia...