CarAdvice podcast 117: Ride along with our hatch comparison!

PLUS: Countryman S E All4 review, driving the Hakone Skyline, and Jeep Grand Cherokee owner review
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It's a Sydney special! Joining Mandy Turner on the panel this week are CarAdvice CEO Andrew Beecher, founders Alborz Fallah and Tony Crawford, along with Trent Nikolic and Paul Maric.

In car news, Holden has announced $28 million for autonomy and electric vehicle development, General Motors has stated there is 'no exit plan' for Holden, and reckons it's 'certainly capable' of getting Cadillac to Australia.

Hyundai has detailed launch dates for the Ioniq, Kona Electric, and Veloster.

Plus, the Aston Martin DB5 is making a comeback.

Alborz speaks about the 2019 MINI Countryman S E All4 and gives an update on our Lotus Elise.

Tony talks through what it's like tackling the Hakone Skyline in Japan behind the wheel of a Lexus GS-F.

Mandy, Curt Dupriez, and Jez Spinks jump in the Toyota Corolla, Hyundai i30, and Mazda 3 for a hatch comparison.

We chat to Paris about his parents' 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited.

Time is running out to enter our father's day competition to win a Chamberlain DIY garage door opener and universal remote valued at nearly $350. Send us a recording of your own car – or your favourite car – for a chance to win at!

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