CarAdvice podcast 50: Milestone!

Greg Evans talks Mercedes love, PLUS: Steed 2-star rating, how the i30 got 5-stars, Countryman review, CX-9 v Kluger, LDV boss, and win an automatic roller door!
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Join Mandy, Paul and Mike Stevens for the 50th episode of the CarAdvice podcast!

In car news, Hyundai i30 scores five-star ANCAP safety ratings, but with some controversy.

Meanwhile, the Great Wall Steed flunks its ANCAP test with a two-star rating, Google begins an ‘early rider’ public trial of its autonomous cars, the 2017 Citroen C5 Aircross has been revealed, Honda's new Civic Type R sets a Nurburgring lap record, Volkswagen Golf GTI three-door confirmed for Australia, Skoda Kodiaq pricing released, and Mike Costello discusses why Australia’s EV and PHEV sales are drastically falling.

Matt Campbell reviews the 2017 Mini Countryman and Trent Nikolic compares the 2017 Mazda CX-9 and Toyota Kluger.

Hear a round-table interview with the boss of LDV Australia, Dinesh Chinnappa, direct from the Shanghai motor show.

Host of '80s TV show Perfect Match (and voice of the CarAdvice podcast intro), Greg Evans, joins us to talk about what's in his garage.

Plus, to celebrate the CarAdvice podcast one-year anniversary next week, you could win the PowerLift MyQ DIY garage door opener that's operated through your phone!


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