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Q&A: What are the small cars with high hip points?

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Q&A: What are the small cars with high hip points?

Hi CarAdvice! I'm in the market for a new car but don't have the garage space for a full-blown SUV. My only issue is, I find a lot of hatchbacks, sedans and wagons a little too low to the ground and I struggle to get in and out because of a back issue...

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Every new electric car coming to Australia in 2021
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Every new electric car coming to Australia in 2021

When discussing Australia's dearth of electric cars and their related infrastructure, the debate always comes back to consumer choice – or lack thereof. However, with a list of incoming launches, promised models and electric-powered variants on the cards, the limited-choice excuse will hopefully soon be a distant memory...


Around the tracks: YouTuber jumps a Lamborghini Urus over an Aventador
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Around the tracks: YouTuber jumps a Lamborghini Urus over an Aventador

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...


Volkswagen takes a swipe at Subaru drivers in new ID.4 commercial
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Volkswagen takes a swipe at Subaru drivers in new ID.4 commercial

Volkswagen has delivered a playful dig at Subaru in a new ad for its ID.4 electric SUV by subtly implying that Subaru owners may not be so deserving of their 'green' image. The ad, currently airing in North America, features a family that's recently purchased an ID.4, and follows each family member as they detail how their lives have changed for the better since owning the car...


2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended review
Rating: 8.610 /10
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2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended review

Perhaps the big Ghost’s greatest trick is making your preconceived notions disappear.

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$730,000

All-electric Uber Green launches in London, Australia takes different approach
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All-electric Uber Green launches in London, Australia takes different approach

Ride-sharing service Uber will now allow its London customers to select an electric vehicle (EV) for their next trip with the UK launch of Uber Green – but Australian customers are still a way off receiving the same service. Uber Green – which is already offered throughout most of North America and parts of Europe – is an option on the Uber app that allows users to select fully-electric cars for roughly the same fare as petrol, hybrid and diesel cars...


National rental car shortage causes fully-booked fleets, raised prices
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National rental car shortage causes fully-booked fleets, raised prices

Rental car agencies across Australia are battling to keep up with increased customer demand, leaving holidaymakers unable to secure hire cars for their next domestic travel outing. With state governments offering travel vouchers to incentivise local tourism, and holidaymakers finally able to cross some borders without restrictions, bookings are booming – but stock is low and prices can be high...


Around the tracks: How movie car chases have changed throughout time
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Around the tracks: How movie car chases have changed throughout time

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...


Tesla partners with TikTok to launch in-car video recording – UPDATE
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Tesla partners with TikTok to launch in-car video recording – UPDATE

UPDATE, 12:00pm, 01/04/21: Well done to our readers on uncovering the April Foolishness behind this one. Tesla isn't collaborating with TikTok (although, somehow we wouldn't be surprised). The original story can be found below. Tesla has teamed up with social media giant TikTok to allow the owners of its electric cars to record, edit and upload viral videos directly from their vehicles...


The nine things to look for when you're buying a family car
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The nine things to look for when you're buying a family car

Planning a family, or already deep in the throes of child-rearing? Then you'll be well aware almost everything in your life needs to be child-proof – including your car. But when most new models these days promise state-of-the-art safety tech, flawless safety ratings and family-friendly cabins, it can be tricky to sift through the jargon and uncover the essentials...


2021 Mazda MX-30 M Hybrid price and specs: Mild-hybrid SUV priced from $33,990 before on-road costs
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2021 Mazda MX-30 M Hybrid price and specs: Mild-hybrid SUV priced from $33,990 before on-road costs

2021 Mazda MX-30 M Hybrid price and specs detailed Mild-hybrid here in April priced from $33,990 before on-road costs 114kW/200Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with mild-hybrid system, paired to a six-speed automatic Standard equipment includes dual-zone climate control, 10 airbags, radar cruise control and 18-inch wheels Australian pricing and specifications for the mild-hybrid version of the 2021 Mazda MX-30 have been confirmed ahead of the small SUV's local arrival on 1 April 2021...


New Tesla Model S, Model X orders won't be delivered until 2022
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New Tesla Model S, Model X orders won't be delivered until 2022

Australian Tesla buyers will not be able to get their hands on a new Model S or Model X until 2022, with the brand's online configurator revealing deliveries of both models are on hold until next year. The electric sedan and SUV had their 2022 facelifts revealed in January 2021, but customers wanting to purchase the current, pre-facelift model have missed the cutoff and will have to wait until 2022...


2021 Mercedes-Benz E300 Coupe review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2021 Mercedes-Benz E300 Coupe review

Slick, suave and smooth as silk – and that’s just the cabin in this swanky yet somewhat subdued coupe.

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$117,400

2021 Subaru Outback recalled again over pre-collision braking fault
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2021 Subaru Outback recalled again over pre-collision braking fault

Subaru Australia has issued a second recall for 1982 examples of its 2021 Outback, citing a fault with the vehicle's pre-collision braking system that may see it activate unexpectedly. It marks the second recall announcement in one day for Subaru's new-generation large SUV, following a recall notice pertaining to the model's electronic brake booster appearing on the ACCC website only hours prior...


These Melbourne roads now have worse traffic congestion than they did pre-lockdown
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These Melbourne roads now have worse traffic congestion than they did pre-lockdown

New data has identified the Melbourne roads where traffic congestion is actually worse than it was before the 2020 coronavirus pandemic – with some locations seeing a 20 per cent surge in motorists compared to 2019. While most roads have either maintained or lowered their congestion levels in 2021 compared with 2019, a small handful have seen a surge in traffic...