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2019 Hyundai Tucson v Skoda Karoq comparison

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2019 Hyundai Tucson v Skoda Karoq comparison

Both the Skoda Karoq 110TSI and Hyundai Tucson Highlander are built around the same ‘utility vehicle’ philosophy, but despite differences in their makeup, they arrive at very similar conclusions...

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2019 Jaguar XE Project 8 review: Track test

2019 Jaguar XE Project 8 review: Track test

Jaguar's had a change of heart regarding the Project 8's availability in Australia, the baddest factory four-door Jag yet. That's great news... for elite collectors, at least.

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$325,000 - $349,000

Fiat 500: You don’t mess with imperfection

Fiat 500: You don’t mess with imperfection

Retro design is one of those styling trends that can make people a little uncomfortable. Slapping an old face on a new car in the hope of eliciting a spending frenzy from nostalgic buyers often comes across as a little lazy. In the early 2000s car brands had hit peak-retro, it seemed...


2019 BMW 320d review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2019 BMW 320d review

Keen dynamics and impressive tech headline the new 3 Series, but does the price-leading 320d still suffer BMW's base-model malaise?


2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i-L review
Rating: 7.710 /10
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2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i-L review

You may not look twice at it, and you’re unlikely to give it a second thought. In fact, the Subaru Forester is a touch unremarkable. That’s perfect too – some family cars just need to be family cars, and this one does a really good job of it.


2019 Kia Cerato GT hatch review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2019 Kia Cerato GT hatch review

At long last, Kia has what Aussies want in a hatch with a bit of extra poke: five doors and an automatic transmission. It’s been a while coming, but the new Cerato GT hatch ticks the boxes Kia couldn’t previously.


Mazda MX-5: You don’t mess with imperfection

Mazda MX-5: You don’t mess with imperfection

Like something of a blank canvas, over the last 30 years the Mazda MX-5 has become the launching point for all manner of modified motoring fantasies. You’ll find them crammed full of GM V8s, Ford V6s, Mazda’s own rotary engines, or a massive variety of turbocharged and supercharged upgrades. Some have been lowered, some have been lifted (yup, off-road and rally roadsters are a thing)...


2018 Mazda 3 Maxx Sport hatch review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2018 Mazda 3 Maxx Sport hatch review

The Mazda 3 is a firm favourite with Aussie buyers, and now with added equipment and a lower drive-away price for the Maxx Sport version, its value is better than ever.


2019 Infiniti QX30 review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2019 Infiniti QX30 review

A simplified range and much sharper pricing give Infiniti’s small QX30 SUV a much-needed brush-up for 2019. But without any core changes, there’s still plenty of room for improvement.


2018 Mazda CX-3 Akari AWD review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2018 Mazda CX-3 Akari AWD review

Mazda’s popular CX-3 small-SUV range continues to sell in mainstream numbers, but with a somewhat premium premise. To find out just how aspirational the compact soft-roader is, we put the range-topping Akari model to the test.


2019 Ford Endura Titanium review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2019 Ford Endura Titanium review

Some big SUVs come with seven seats; in fact, the vast majority do. The 2019 Ford Endura doesn’t, which may limit its appeal to some families, but might be just the thing for others.


2019 BMW M3 CS review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2019 BMW M3 CS review

Track car, family car, potential future classic. The M3 CS does everything a regular M3 does only better… Mostly.

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$179,529

Suzuki Jimny: You don’t mess with imperfection

Suzuki Jimny: You don’t mess with imperfection

The CarAdvice Melbourne office has just had not one, but two 2019 Suzuki Jimnys pass through its garage – one auto, one manual. As unlikely as it seems, this tiny little shipping crate on wheels is shaping up to be one of 2019s hottest new releases. Every time we mention it on the site or on social media it attracts a swarm of comments and reactions...


2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV ES ADAS review
Rating: 7.310 /10
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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV ES ADAS review

It may be new and novel today, but plug-in hybrid technology will slowly infiltrate the mainstream. Right now, Mitsubishi holds a place in the early adopter queue with the Outlander PHEV, but is this the next chapter in Australia’s motoring future?


Holden Acadia v Mazda CX-9 v Toyota Kluger comparison
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Holden Acadia v Mazda CX-9 v Toyota Kluger comparison

Seven-seat SUVs are fast becoming Australia’s must-have family utility tool. Station wagons are passé, and the flexibility to add two extra passengers at a moment’s notice is a lure too strong to ignore. To put some of the more urban-friendly family haulers to the test, we’ve assembled the Toyota Kluger and Mazda CX-9 and aimed them directly at the face of the recently introduced Holden Acadia – Holden's new family hero arriving via American subsidiary, GMC...