NEW TIME: CarAdvice now airs Wednesdays at 7:30pm AEDT on free-to-air channel 95 and Foxtel channel 601.

On this week's episode of CarAdvice, Paul Maric and Trent Nikolic talk Hyundai SUVs and the Santa Cruz, hydrogen Toyotas, fast BMW coupes and falling dealer profits.


In news, Hyundai has revealed a new SUV and a possible pickup truck for the USA. Will they come to Australia?

Toyota has partnered with the Hobson's Bay city council to test hydrogen power, looking at how the alternative fuel source could work in a fleet environment.

And BMW is planning a wild new flagship coupe, dubbed the M8. It'll be powered by a big V8 engine, and it'll be very, very fast.

Deloitte research indicates Australian dealership's profits are at an all time low – what are the causes, and what are some solutions? We talk to automotive guru John Startari to find out. Plus, the number of manufacturer-run drive days and training experiences is on the rise. Here are the best!

Finally, a reader wants a convertible, but it can't be a Mazda MX-5. What's the best option?

“CarAdvice” airs every Wednesday at 7.30pm on free-to-air channel 95 and Foxtel channel 601.

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