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Ford Australia on Endura: Why we didn't name it ‘Territory'

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Ford Australia on Endura: Why we didn't name it ‘Territory'

Public feedback contributed to Ford Australia’s decision to avoid reviving the Territory nameplate for the new large SUV it has released this month. The imported Endura joins the brand’s sports utility vehicle range just over two years after local production of the popular Territory ended...

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2018 Peugeot 2008 Allure review
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2018 Peugeot 2008 Allure review

The 2008 has received a little nip and tuck for 2018, but can the Peugeot make an impression in the fast-growing compact-SUV segment?


Volkswagen Tarok: Australian launch is a 'no'
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Volkswagen Tarok: Australian launch is a 'no'

The Volkswagen Tarok ute isn’t big enough or powerful enough for the Australian market, according to the German brand’s local arm. The Tarok was revealed in early November as a concept virtually ready for production, and ready to sit below the company’s full-size Amarok ute that’s been on sale since 2011...


2018 Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson v Kia Sportage v Mazda CX-5 v Subaru Forester
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2018 Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson v Kia Sportage v Mazda CX-5 v Subaru Forester

Mid-2018 marked another milestone moment in Australian new-car sales. The mid-sized SUV displaced the small car as Australia’s favourite vehicle type in June. It happened again in August, September and October. It was perhaps only inevitable after SUVs started outselling passenger cars in 2017...


2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Elite CRDi AWD review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Elite CRDi AWD review

The Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander won CarAdvice’s seven-seater-SUV mega test, but does the mid-range Elite maintain the form or drop the ball?


2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI review

Volkswagen’s hot-hatch icon steps up in performance and equipment as it plots a fightback against tough new opposition.


2019 Mercedes-Benz A200 review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A200 review

The new A-Class establishes itself as the hatchback segment’s most advanced car, though not everything is as sophisticated as it should be.


2019 Nismo Juke RS pricing and specs
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2019 Nismo Juke RS pricing and specs

Nissan Australia has completed its triumvirate of Nismo performance models after raiding the last production run of the Nismo Juke crossover. The Nissan Juke Nismo RS is a different proposition to the GT-R Nismo and 370Z Nismo sports cars, but aims to capitalise on the stampede towards SUVs...


2018 Nismo Juke RS review
Rating: 6.710 /10
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2018 Nismo Juke RS review

The Nismo team took the GT-R supercar and 370Z sports car to another level of appreciation. Our first drive of its third effort – a performance version of the pint-sized Juke crossover – suggests it hasn’t achieved a Nismo trifecta.

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2018 Mazda CX-5 Akera petrol review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2018 Mazda CX-5 Akera petrol review

Mazda’s updated flagship CX-5 leaves little on the table in terms of technology to make for a more affordable alternative to luxury SUVs.


2018 Porsche Cayenne S review
Rating: 8.610 /10
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2018 Porsche Cayenne S review

The mid-range Porsche Cayenne S steps up in performance, though the large SUV’s biggest progress is made inside rather than underneath.


2019 Renault Koleos Life review
Rating: 7.110 /10
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2019 Renault Koleos Life review

Renault’s best-selling model offers good value to go with plenty of interior space, but there’s much room for improvement in the way the Koleos Life drives.


2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI v Renault Clio RS Sport
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2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI v Renault Clio RS Sport

The Volkswagen Polo is only two years younger than the Golf, yet it took 19 years for Volkswagen to finally determine that its city car would be a good fit for the sporty GTI badge. In between the first Golf GTI of 1976 and the original Polo GTI of 1995, the German brand believed its Passat family sedan and wedge-shaped Scirocco coupe were worthier recipients of the famous trio of capital letters (though there was a supercharged Polo G40 in 1991)...


2018 Skoda Octavia Sport Wagon 110TSI review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2018 Skoda Octavia Sport Wagon 110TSI review

It’s no cut-price Octavia RS, but the Sport Wagon 110TSI effectively blends the mid-size Czech car’s renowned value-packed practicality with sporty looks.


2018 Holden Trailblazer LTZ v Isuzu MU-X LS-U comparison
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2018 Holden Trailblazer LTZ v Isuzu MU-X LS-U comparison

Does any brand punch heavier above its weight in Australia than Isuzu? At the time of writing (early September 2018), Isuzu Ute is the 13th most popular of 50-odd brands locally. With just two products, it outperforms big names including Audi, BMW, Jeep, Land Rover, Renault and Suzuki...