Subaru, Jeep, Holden, Skoda and Hyundai feature in a varied field

Missed out on a review this month? Keen to catch up on all the exciting CarAdvice review content from February?

We're here for you. Here are five reviews this month that either drew a lot of attention or are simply, in our view, standout stories.

2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium review

Everyone’s heard of the Subaru Outback. It’s been the default choice in affordable all-wheel station wagons for as long as we can remember, with bulletproof reliability, all-wheel drive and extra ride height over its lower-slung Liberty stablemate.

How does the mildly-facelifted 2018 model stack up? 


2018 Jeep Compass review

It's no secret the previous-generation Jeep Compass was far from class-leading, so the new model has a lot of ground to make up to compete with the likes of the Hyundai Tucson and Mazda CX-5.

A major 2018 overhaul has seen a host of improvements, but is it enough?

Read the Australian launch review here


2018 Holden ZB Commodore review

Love it or hate it, the Euro-sourced Holden Commodore is here to stay.

The question is: can the first imported vehicle to wear the iconic nameplate live up to its heritage?

Read the launch review here.


2018 Skoda Octavia RS245 wagon review

Who doesn't love a hot wagon? The Skoda Octavia RS has a cult following, and the new RS245 variant adds extra power and a tricky front diff to the equation.

Should you buy one? Find out here.


2018 Hyundai Nexo review

While electric cars are all the craze at the moment, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles offer a happy medium of zero-emissions motoring without long charging times.

The Hyundai Nexo promises up to 600 kilometres of range, and refuelling takes around five minutes. It's also got a heap of tech and an upmarket interior.

Our verdict? Find out here