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2020 Honda Civic VTi hatch review
  • Spacious and hard-wearing interior; Surprisingly adept handling; Boldly sporty styling touches
  • Lacks AEB and driver-assist tech; Modest engine performance; Complex infotainment menus

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7.5 / 10

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2020 Honda Civic VTi hatch review

Honda’s small hatch keeps things simple on the inside, but sporty from the outside.

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2020 Peugeot Boxer 160HDI review
Rating: 6.810 /10
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2020 Peugeot Boxer 160HDI review

Peugeot’s big van, the Boxer, tries to land a KO in Australia’s light commercial market.


2020 Nissan Juke Ti review
Rating: 7.710 /10
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2020 Nissan Juke Ti review

The Nissan Juke was a bold step forward amongst small SUVs when it first arrived. Now a new generation has arrived, aiming to broaden its appeal without backing down on its predecessor’s edgy styling.

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2020 Hyundai Veloster manual review
Rating: 7.610 /10
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2020 Hyundai Veloster manual review

Is Hyundai’s hatch-coupe crossbreed the ideal enthusiast driver’s starter kit?


Renault Koleos axed in the UK, but remains on sale in Australia
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Renault Koleos axed in the UK, but remains on sale in Australia

Renault’s top selling passenger car in Australia, the Koleos medium SUV, has had a cloud cast over its future locally, with news the model is to be dropped in the UK. Autocar UK reported the Koleos will be discontinued due to falling demand, with just 1007 registrations in the UK during 2019. Renault UK’s press office confirmed the Koleos would be cut from the line-up...


Cars and fashion – A complex and mostly awful relationship

Cars and fashion – A complex and mostly awful relationship

Thankfully it doesn’t happen often, but every now and then an automotive brand will ‘collaborate’ with an expensive and exclusive clothing or jewellery label and the results are, well, mixed. Even that first sentence made me cringe. Collaborate is one of those sickening buzzwords clogging the modern vernacular...


2020 Toyota Corolla ZR sedan review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2020 Toyota Corolla ZR sedan review

Toyota’s top-spec small sedan takes a positive step upmarket.


2021 Land Rover Defender Hard Top revealed
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2021 Land Rover Defender Hard Top revealed

From the UK comes news that Land Rover is to revive its Hard Top moniker – a name that traces its roots back to the 1950s – for use on commercial vehicle variants of the new Defender 90 and Defender 110 4x4 range. While the revived Defender has copped some criticism from purists for leaving rough and rugged origins behind, in favour of a much more modern construction and platform, the Hard Top range is set to keep things relatively simple...


2020 Mini Cooper S review: 5-door automatic
Rating: 7.310 /10
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2020 Mini Cooper S review: 5-door automatic

Even fun cars need a practical side, sometimes, but is the Mini Cooper S five-door the right way to go about it?


2020 Porsche 718 Spyder review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2020 Porsche 718 Spyder review

Porsche's love letter to driving enthusiasts is signed with a high-revving atmo engine and a manual transmission.


2020 Nissan Navara ST dual-cab review
Rating: 7.610 /10
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2020 Nissan Navara ST dual-cab review

With a new, more upscale appearance, does Nissan’s refreshed Navara ST bridge the gap between budget and brash?


2020 BMW X3M Competition v Porsche Macan Turbo: Performance comparison review
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2020 BMW X3M Competition v Porsche Macan Turbo: Performance comparison review

The Macan Turbo and X3 M may wear practical SUV bodies, but are infused with the sports car DNA that made legends of the Porsche and BMW brands. So, which is the most worthy of the performance badges they wear?


If I ran Mazda… Everything would be an MX-5, sort of
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If I ran Mazda… Everything would be an MX-5, sort of

"If I ran the company..." The CarAdvice team play 'fantasy football' with the automotive industry and take turns in the top seat of the big brands. What would we do if we ran the show? This time, Kez heads up Japanese favourite, Mazda. Mazda holds the honour of reporting massive sales success in Australia, but elsewhere in the world, the brand sits much lower on sales tables...


Ford Transit van gets Ranger Raptor grille but not the performance
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Ford Transit van gets Ranger Raptor grille but not the performance

Ford of Europe has brought some Ranger Raptor design flare to the front end of a new series of Transit vans – but, unfortunately, these models are unlikely for Australia even though they are made in same factory in Turkey where we source our vehicles. The new "lifestyle" versions of Ford's delivery van are the Transit Custom Active, Transit Custom Trail and Transit Trail...


2020 Toyota HiLux Workmate review: 4x2 petrol auto
Rating: 810 /10
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2020 Toyota HiLux Workmate review: 4x2 petrol auto

The ute that keeps councils, couriers and rental fleets running leads the 4x2 sales race with good reason.