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2020 Isuzu MU-X LS-T tow review
  • Engine and gearbox go to work with ease and never seem flustered; Chassis deals well with weight on the towball; Fuel efficiency is impressive under towing conditions
  • Infotainment and cabin are now in need of an update; High-spec models would be well served with standard safety options; Seats aren't as good as the best in segment

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7.5 / 10

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2020 Isuzu MU-X LS-T tow review

The Isuzu MU-X might be an old warrior now, and it might not be as up to date as the competition, but that doesn't stop people thinking of it as a cost-effective towing solution.

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Nissan Australia says car market is looking up, despite tough start to 2020
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Nissan Australia says car market is looking up, despite tough start to 2020

The boss of Nissan Australia is confident the new-car market will recover quicker than expected in the wake of the coronavirus crisis – once production ramps back up to normal levels. “The issue of where 2020 ends up is a really good question,” Nissan Australia boss Stephen Lester told CarAdvice...


2020 MG HS Excite review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2020 MG HS Excite review

The 2020 MG HS is packed full of standard inclusions, and offers a compelling value proposition in what is now the most competitive segment for Australian family buyers.


2021 MG HS Essence price and specs
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2021 MG HS Essence price and specs

CarAdvice testing of the 2020 MG HS has revealed it is undoubtedly the most proficient new vehicle to come from the revitalised MG Motor Company. With a five-star ANCAP rating and above average driving dynamics, the HS is well-positioned to make some headway in the incredibly competitive medium SUV segment...


2020 Nissan Juke review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2020 Nissan Juke review

The new 2020 Nissan Juke is redesigned, bigger and better than the outgoing model. With one engine across the range and plenty of standard kit, it's also solid value for money.

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$27,990 - $36,490

Nissan Australia wants more electric cars
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Nissan Australia wants more electric cars

Nissan, one of the pioneers of the electric vehicle segment in Australia, is planning to roll out more battery-powered cars in the coming years. While Nissan recently introduced its second generation Leaf hatchback, it is already working on other electric models to sell alongside it...


Nissan Australia confident 400Z will build on Zed-car legacy
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Nissan Australia confident 400Z will build on Zed-car legacy

Nissan Australia says it will request as many examples of the 400Z sports car as it can get its hands on, because it believes the new model will be more popular than ever. While the arrival timing and pricing for the Nissan 400Z are yet to be announced, there is widespread speculation it will be in showrooms next year with turbocharged V6 power, which is likely to make it an instant smash hit among performance enthusiasts and the drifting community alike...


Nissan Patrol Warrior still on track
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Nissan Patrol Warrior still on track

The Nissan Patrol Warrior – a locally-enhanced version of the brand's heavy-duty four-wheel-drive wagon – is inching towards approval stage, despite interruptions due to the coronavirus crisis. Back in February, CarAdvice reported that a more off-road focused version of the popular Patrol was looking good for Australia, and despite recent rumours to the contrary, Nissan Australia’s managing director is adamant the project is still on track...


2020 Volkswagen Golf R Final Edition review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2020 Volkswagen Golf R Final Edition review

The Final Edition is the last – well, almost the last – offering for the Mk7 Golf R in Australia. And what a fitting farewell it is.


Project Cars: 1966 Chevrolet C10 Pickup

Project Cars: 1966 Chevrolet C10 Pickup

The CarAdvice team reveals what's hidden away in their sheds and backyards awaiting some TLC.


2020 Renault Trafic review: Premium LWB automatic
Rating: 710 /10
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2020 Renault Trafic review: Premium LWB automatic

The Renault Trafic now gets a new 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine and slick-shifting automatic transmission. It's still a premium-feeling van, too.


The Takata issue is a nail in the coffin for parts homogenisation
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The Takata issue is a nail in the coffin for parts homogenisation

I can’t quite remember where I was reading it. From memory, it was maybe 10 years ago in the American muscle car bible, Hot Rod. I’d go back through my archive of magazines to look for it, but that’s one area the printed page isn’t great – search. Anyway, while we often talk about the concept that time is of the essence, time doesn’t really matter so much here...


2019 Ram 1500 Express Crew Cab review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2019 Ram 1500 Express Crew Cab review

The Ram 1500 Express Crew Cab is the second most affordable Ram you can buy, and it's competent beyond the price tag, too.


2020 LDV G10 diesel automatic review
Rating: 710 /10
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2020 LDV G10 diesel automatic review

The LDV G10 has had some minor equipment upgrades, and positions itself as the cost-effective option in this quickly improving commercial segment.


2020 Audi SQ8 review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2020 Audi SQ8 review

The 2020 Audi SQ8 presents the style alternative to the already impressive SQ7. Do you want more for less? Your call...