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No Audi S4 TDI for Oz but SQ5 TDI set to return

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No Audi S4 TDI for Oz but SQ5 TDI set to return

The recently-unveiled electro-turbo-diesel 2020 Audi S4 TDI is not coming to Australia, instead arriving in 2020 in existing petrol TFSI form. Launched concurrently with the facelifted A4 range in Italy this week, the S4 TDI will initially be reserved for European markets...

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2020 Audi A4 review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2020 Audi A4 review

A clean skin and fresh tech promises to polish the shine on the 2020 Audi A4. But are the changes enough to truly improve the breed?


2019 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport v BMW 330i M Sport v Lexus IS350 F Sport comparison
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2019 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport v BMW 330i M Sport v Lexus IS350 F Sport comparison

The Korean Genesis G70 has finally arrived to take on the best from Germany, the BMW 330i, and the finest from Japan, the Lexus IS350.


2019 Ford Focus Active review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2019 Ford Focus Active review

The new Ford Focus Active is a crossover, but perhaps not in the way you might think.

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$29,990

2019 Alpine A110 v Alfa Romeo 4C Spider comparison
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2019 Alpine A110 v Alfa Romeo 4C Spider comparison

Want a circa-$100k mid-engined sportscar experience and don't want a Porsche 718? We check out the 'alternative' baby supercars in the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider and Alpine A110


2019 Hyundai Kona v Honda HR-V comparison
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2019 Hyundai Kona v Honda HR-V comparison

With a sprinkling of added freshness injected into ranges in the latter half of 2018, it’s high time we matched up two perennial favourites of the trendy small-crossover set: the Honda HR-V and Hyundai Kona. Be it the prolific wider choice on offer in segment or the variety offered within each marque’s particular range, the two variants we’ve lined up here haven’t had much of shake through the CarAdvice garages either...


2019 Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan comparison
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2019 Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan comparison

The all-new RAV4 is here. We pitch the top-spec petrol Edge against the fresh, limited-edition Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI R-Line.


2019 Porsche Macan S v BMW X3 M40i comparison
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2019 Porsche Macan S v BMW X3 M40i comparison

Porsche's facelifted Macan S brings a freshened look, performance bump and infotainment lift. But can it beat out the mainstay BMW X3 M40i for blending practicality and sportiness?


2019 Mercedes-Benz C300 sedan review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2019 Mercedes-Benz C300 sedan review

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is easily the most popular mid-sized premium executive with Aussie buyers. But does the updated-for-2019 C300 sedan lead the premium pack in depth and quality?

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$71,800

2019 Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition review
Rating: 810 /10
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2019 Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition review

Hyundai has released an Iron Man-themed Kona. We find out if it's any good... If we can first figure out who'd actually buy one.

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$39,990

2019 BMW 330i v Audi A4 45 v Mercedes-Benz C300 comparison
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2019 BMW 330i v Audi A4 45 v Mercedes-Benz C300 comparison

There's a new-generation 3 Series in town. Yep, it's that time again.


2019 BMW M5 Competition review
Rating: 8.710 /10
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2019 BMW M5 Competition review

The Competition supplants the regular M5 as the quickest and fastest BMW currently on sale. But is there enough comfy 'velvet glove' to the daily driving experience to complement the iron-fisted performance?

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$229,900

2019 Toyota Corolla ZR petrol review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2019 Toyota Corolla ZR petrol review

Despite the increasing popularity of hybrid motivation, two out of three Corollas remain pure petrol power. And while the flagship ZR four-banger mightn't be the shrewdest choice in the hatchback range, we discover it's oh-so likeable indeed.

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$30,370

2019 Aston Martin Vantage review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2019 Aston Martin Vantage review

Aston Martin reinvents its Vantage and creates a compelling alternative for the super sports car segment.

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$299,950

2019 BMW 3 Series review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2019 BMW 3 Series review

The seventh-generation BMW 3 Series range has landed in Aussie showrooms in petrol and diesel forms. So why is one version so much better than the other?

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$67,900