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2018 Peugeot 5008 review

The new-generation 2018 Peugeot 5008 has gone from quirky MPV to stylish SUV, and it's likely to be far more popular with Australian buyers.

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2018 Kia Sorento facelift revealed ahead of Q4 Australian launch - UPDATE
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2018 Kia Sorento facelift revealed ahead of Q4 Australian launch - UPDATE

The subtly facelifted 2018 Kia Sorento has surfaced this week in its home market of South Korea, serving as the mid-life refresh of the company's large SUV. Compared to the version currently on sale, the Sorento has been nipped and tucked inside and out, though some may struggle to identify the changes...


2018 Peugeot 3008, 5008: Initial Australian details revealed
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2018 Peugeot 3008, 5008: Initial Australian details revealed

First Australian details of the 2018 Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUVs have been revealed ahead of the new pair's local launch. While full pricing and specifications are still to be confirmed, the French manufacturer's local arm has divulged that its CX-5 competitor, the 3008, will offer high levels of standard equipment and technology, including a 12...


The Shortlist: Family with a toddler, AWD car up to $40K
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The Shortlist: Family with a toddler, AWD car up to $40K

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But… where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...


2018 Porsche Cayenne spied with almost no camouflage
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2018 Porsche Cayenne spied with almost no camouflage

The next-generation Porsche Cayenne has been spied again this week, but this time wearing almost no disguise bar the cartoonish stickers on the head- and tail-lights. The overall design is more of the same from the German marque, but it appears the front of the new SUV draws inspiration from the smaller Macan, while the rear is similar to that of the recently-launched Panamera Sport Turismo wagon...


2014-16 Audi Q3 recalled for brake light fix
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2014-16 Audi Q3 recalled for brake light fix

Audi has issued a recall for 2598 of its Q3 SUVs built between June 2014 and November 2016 over concerns the emergency brake lights may not function. The German marque reports that the brake lights may fail to illuminate when an emergency braking function is initiated via the electro-mechanical parking brake (EPB) button...


2013-16 Mercedes-Benz G-Class recalled for steering fix
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2013-16 Mercedes-Benz G-Class recalled for steering fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for approximately 170 examples its G-Class off-roader sold between April 2013 and April 2016 over concerns a faulty steering joint could cause loss of steering control. The German manufacturer reports that affected models may be equipped with bolts securing the lower steering joint that may not have been torqued correctly...


Nissan Qashqai N-Sport Special Edition adds value, sharp pricing
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Nissan Qashqai N-Sport Special Edition adds value, sharp pricing

Nissan Australia has bumped up the value equation of its popular Qashqai SUV with the release of a special edition, the Nissan Qashqai N-Sport Special Edition. With $1800 worth of included accessories, the N-Sport Special Edition gains 18-inch alloy wheels (over the standard 17-inch rims) plus a host of what the company is calling ‘ice chrome’ detailing to distinguish it from the standard spec Qashqai...


Kia Telluride concept, BMW 5 Series win IDEA design awards
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Kia Telluride concept, BMW 5 Series win IDEA design awards

The Kia Telluride concept, first revealed at last year's Detroit motor show, and the BMW 5 Series, have received bronze medals in the 2017 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Achieving the award in the 'Transportation' category, the Telluride jons several previous Kia concepts and production models in winning an IDEA award, including the Soul crossover and GT4 Stinger concept in 2014, along with the Rio light car in 2012...


2017 Isuzu MU-X LS-T review
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2017 Isuzu MU-X LS-T review

The high-spec 2017 Isuzu MU-X LS-T makes sense as a practical and comfortable seven-seat vehicle, adept at towing and off-roading. What's the catch?


The Shortlist: Quiet SUV for a couple in their sixties
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The Shortlist: Quiet SUV for a couple in their sixties

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But… where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...


2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Exceed AWD diesel review
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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Exceed AWD diesel review

A swag of new safety features headline the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander update – but is it enough for it to keep up with the pack?


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...


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
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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.


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 Subaru XV review
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2017 Subaru XV review

Although not overflowing with power, the new 2017 Subaru XV is a well put-together and well-equipped offering in a very competitive market. Mike Stevens takes this small SUV out for its first Australian drive.


Ford ‘may have missed the elevator’ in the small SUV segment
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Ford ‘may have missed the elevator’ in the small SUV segment

The Ford EcoSport was one of the early arrivals in the now-booming small SUV segment, and that may well be the reason it has struggled for relevance, according to the company’s local chief. Ford Australia president and CEO, Graeme Whickman, told CarAdvice at the launch of the 2017 Ford Transit Custom that the booming small SUV segment is becoming even more important than it was in the past...


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...