2018 is officially over. It’s time for sunshine and (a sometimes rose-tinted) reflection on the year gone by. Here at CarAdvice, we’re taking the chance to look back at some of the most interesting, exciting and downright strange stories published this year.
Here are the most read stories across all categories
5. 2018 Dual-Cab Ute Mega Test
Dual-cab utes are expected to be more versatile today than ever before. Rough and tough is not enough. The flagship versions must be comfortable inside, safe, and look the part because people want show ponies as well as workhorses.
4. 2019 Suzuki Jimny spied camouflage free
The next-generation Suzuki Jimny has been caught again without any camouflage, but these latest photos were taken at much closer range, allowing us to see more details of the new SUV.Posted on Instagram by user SuzukiInfluencer, this lime green Jimny was briefly exposed to the elements during a preview event.
3. 2018 Holden Commodore ZB review
The name Commodore means a lot to Australians. It's synonymous with rear-wheel drive, power and Australian manufacturing.The all-new 2018 ZB Commodore is none of those, relatively speaking. Before you begin a tirade of negative comments about the name and whether this new car is any good, let's consider the facts.
2. 2019 Toyota RAV4 revealed
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 was unveiled in New York, wearing a rough-and-tough new look inspired by the FT-AC Concept.
Now in its fifth-generation, the RAV4 was the first mid-size crossover to be revealed in New York – getting the jump on the Subaru Forester and Hyundai Tucson – and is arguably the most interesting of the lot.
1: Mazda CX-8 confirmed for Australia
Drumroll please... The most-read story on CarAdvice this year came in January, when Mazda confirmed the new CX-8 would officially be coming to Australia.