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2018 Seat Arona goes official in Barcelona

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2018 Seat Arona goes official in Barcelona

The 2018 Seat Arona has been officially revealed in its home market of Spain this week, slotting below the larger Ateca in the company's line-up...

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2018 BMW X3 revealed, Australian launch expected for next year
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2018 BMW X3 revealed, Australian launch expected for next year

The all-new 2018 BMW X3 has been officially revealed, bringing a new-generation overhaul to the Bavarian manufacturer's popular mid-sized SUV. Measuring 4708mm long, 1891mm wide and 1676mm tall, the new-generation X3 is 60mm longer, 10mm wider and 1mm taller than its predecessor. Meanwhile, the new car's 2864mm wheelbase is a 54mm gain on the old version...


2017 Infiniti QX30 GT review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2017 Infiniti QX30 GT review

Its styling may give it some street appeal, but there's a reason you don't see too many of these around - there are many options better than the 2017 Infiniti QX30.

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$48,900

Honda Australia looking to fill the gap below HR-V
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Honda Australia looking to fill the gap below HR-V

Honda Australia is looking to fill the gap below the popular Honda HR-V small SUV because, presumably, it’s not small enough for some consumers. The HR-V is one of the larger small SUVs in the segment, with other competitors like the Mazda CX-3 and Suzuki Ignis (if you can call it an SUV) being dwarfed by Honda’s current smallest SUV...


2016 Citroen C4 Cactus recalled for bumper fix
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2016 Citroen C4 Cactus recalled for bumper fix

Citroen has issued a recall for eight examples of its 2016 C4 Cactus crossover over concerns trim on the front bumper bar could come loose. The French manufacturer reports the front bumper bar's lower trim finisher may not have been properly secured during production. If the condition occurs, the lower trim finisher could detach and fall off, posing a hazard to other road users...


2017 Toyota Fortuner Crusade review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2017 Toyota Fortuner Crusade review

You have plenty of options in the seven-seat SUV space if you're in the market for a Toyota - but there could well be smarter options than this top-spec Fortuner Crusade.

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$61,990

2007-2012 Mitsubishi Outlander recalled for wiper fix: 46,000 vehicles affected
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2007-2012 Mitsubishi Outlander recalled for wiper fix: 46,000 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 46,263 examples of its previous-generation 2007 to 2012 model-year 'ZG' and 'ZH' Outlander SUVs over concerns the windscreen wipers could fail. The Japanese company reports that water could enter between the bonnet and windscreen, causing the front wiper link ball joint to corrode...


2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline review: Long-term report two – interior space and comfort

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline review: Long-term report two – interior space and comfort

Our long-term Volkswagen Tiguan has already proved its mettle as a city-focused medium SUV in many ways, which we’ll detail in later instalments. Here, though, the focus is on the Tiguan’s utilitarian interior. The 132TSI Comfortline model we have in our garage sits in the middle of the Tiguan range and will set you back around $41K before on-road costs...

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$41,490

Kia tops US JD Power quality survey again, VW beats Toyota
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Kia tops US JD Power quality survey again, VW beats Toyota

Kia has once again come out on top of the JD Power Initial Quality Study in the United States, making it the second year in a row the Korean manufacturer has ranked highest in the independent survey. Last year the company was the first non-premium automotive brand in 27 years to outdo the competition, and once again Kia has beaten premium manufacturers like Porsche, Lexus and Audi, along with mainstream players like Ford, Hyundai and Toyota...


2016-17 Mazda 2, CX-3 recalled for brake fix
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2016-17 Mazda 2, CX-3 recalled for brake fix

Mazda has issued a recall for 705 vehicles across its 2016 and 2017 Mazda 2 and CX-3 model lines, over concerns damaged brake hose clips could cause a fluid leak. The Japanese manufacturer reports a manufacturing fault may have damaged the surface finish on the brake hose clips during installation...


2017 Volkswagen Touareg Adventure: Quick Review
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2017 Volkswagen Touareg Adventure: Quick Review

See the full article here. How do you inject some excitement back into an ageing – but still excellent – platform? In the case of the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg Adventure, you add some lifestyle-focused sorcery, and perhaps most importantly, affix a sharp pricing structure. You’ll know from reading any of our previous reviews, that CarAdvice respects the all-round ability of the Touareg...


Jaguar E-Pace: Sub-$50k SUV teased ahead of July 13 reveal - UPDATE
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Jaguar E-Pace: Sub-$50k SUV teased ahead of July 13 reveal - UPDATE

Update - The side profile of the Jaguar E-Pace has been revealed in an additional teaser image The upcoming 2018 Jaguar E-Pace has been teased this week in a pair of images, ahead of its official debut on July 13 and Australian launch early next year. While full details are still to come, Jaguar Australia says we can expect the E-Pace to land locally below $50,000 - before on-road costs...


2018 Hyundai Santa Fe spied at the Nurburgring
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe spied at the Nurburgring

The next-generation Hyundai Santa Fe has been spied this week doing rounds at the famed Nurburgring circuit. Like the prototype spied in April, the Santa Fe we see in these latest images is heavily camouflaged, though some design details show through the black cladding and flat body panels...


2018 Hyundai Kona: First look
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2018 Hyundai Kona: First look

See the full story here. The 2018 Hyundai Kona is the Korean brand's first global compact SUV, developed to challenge models like the Mazda CX-3 and Toyota C-HR when it arrives in Australia around October this year. CarAdvice attended the international reveal of the Kona in Seoul, South Korea, where we were given the opportunity to get a quick go behind the wheel of a pre-production car at Hyundai's research and development centre in Namyang...


2018 Kia Stonic leaked online
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2018 Kia Stonic leaked online

UPDATE: The Stonic has now been officially revealed. Details and images here. The upcoming 2018 Kia Stonic has been leaked online by Spanish media this week, giving us a first look at the company's first compact SUV - though don't expect to see it in Australia anytime soon. Autodato...


Jaguar I-Pace production already underway, Frankfurt debut mooted
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Jaguar I-Pace production already underway, Frankfurt debut mooted

British luxury marque Jaguar has already commenced the production of its I-Pace electric crossover, with the first examples to land in European showrooms before the end of the year. Industry journal Automotive News reports the upcoming Tesla Model X competitor is being built by independent vehicle manufacturer, Magna Steyr, in Austria - the same facility that built the first Aston Martin Rapides...


2017 Nissan Pathfinder ST review
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2017 Nissan Pathfinder ST review

Read the full article here. There are plenty of choices out there for buyers after a seven-seat SUV, and the Nissan Pathfinder is one of the most popular ones. Now, with the introduction of the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder line-up – which has seen a big mid-life update with a new look, revised drivetrain and strong pricing – the new range will undoubtedly remain a popular choice for customers in a segment that includes some thoroughly impressive options, like the Mazda CX-9, Toyota Kluger, Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe...


Kia Optima, Sorento recalled for engine fix
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Kia Optima, Sorento recalled for engine fix

Kia Australia has issued a recall for 4963 examples of its previous-generation 2011-2014 'TF' Optima sedan, and 16 units of its 2013 'XM' Sorento SUV, over concerns the 2.4-litre 'Theta' petrol engine could suddenly stall. The Korean manufacturer reports a manufacturing fault could cause premature bearing wear within the engine...


Hyundai Santa Fe, i45 recalled for engine fix
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Hyundai Santa Fe, i45 recalled for engine fix

Hyundai has issued a recall for 9678 examples of its 'YF' i45 sedan and 'DM' Santa Fe SUVs fitted with the 2.4 GDi petrol engine over concerns vehicles could experience engine failure when in use. The Korean manufacturer reports a production fault may have seen debris contamination during the assembly of engine units...


2017 Volvo XC90 recalled for seatbelt fix - UPDATE
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2017 Volvo XC90 recalled for seatbelt fix - UPDATE

Volvo has issued a recall for 58 examples of its 2017 model-year XC90 SUVs over concerns a component for one of the third-row seat belt pre-tensioners could detach in a collision. The Swedish company reports the right-hand side seatbelt pre-tensioner for the third row of seating may have been produced incorrectly...