News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
2014-2019 Ram 1500 diesel pick-up recalled due to fire hazard
News
7th May 2020
1 min read

2014-2019 Ram 1500 diesel pick-up recalled due to fire hazard

American Special Vehicles (ASV) – the company responsible for converting US pick-up specialist Ram’s cars to right-hand drive for the Australian market – has issued a recall of 438 examples of its 2014-2019 model-year 1500 diesel pick-up due to a defective part that may increase risk of fire.
Profile picture of Liam Murphy
Liam Murphy
2021 Hyundai i20N teased again in new video, now a step closer to Australia
News
6th May 2020
3 min read

2021 Hyundai i20N teased again in new video, now a step closer to Australia

The Hyundai i20N hot hatch has been teased again in a promotional video out of Europe, as it gets ready to go into production. Hyundai Australia is yet to confirm if the smaller sibling to the Hyundai i30N will be available in local showrooms. However, every time we ask about the prospects of the Hyundai i20N coming to Australia, representatives tell us all Hyundai N models are on their wish list and they would like to expand the local line-up.
Profile picture of Joshua Dowling
Joshua Dowling
Audi A1, A3 and TT recalled for transmission fault, 10,000 cars affected
News
6th May 2020
2 min read

Audi A1, A3 and TT recalled for transmission fault, 10,000 cars affected

Audi Australia has issued a recall for 10,373 examples of its A1, A3 and TT sports coupe due to potentially faulty seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmissions that were previously dismissed as not requiring repairs. Affected models include 2011-2016 model-year A1 small hatchback (pictured below), 2008-2016 model-year A3 mid size car (pictured above) and the 2012-2016 model-year TT sports car.
Profile picture of Liam Murphy
Liam Murphy
Subaru begins contactless car pick up and drop off amid COVID-19
News
5th May 2020
1 min read

Subaru begins contactless car pick up and drop off amid COVID-19

Subaru Australia has announced it will offer home delivery of vehicles for new-car buyers, and contactless pick up and drop off for its service customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Subaru’s offer extends to all cars undergoing routine servicing, and all new-car buyers regardless of whether the car was purchased online or in a showroom.
Profile picture of Liam Murphy
Liam Murphy
2020 Nissan Juke scores five-star safety rating
News
4th May 2020
2 min read

2020 Nissan Juke scores five-star safety rating

The 2021 Nissan Juke – the second generation of the small SUV – has earned a five-star safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) ahead of a mid 2020 showroom arrival. The Nissan Juke earned a five-star rating for scoring highly across four disciplines, including adult occupant protection (94 per cent), child occupant protection (87 per cent), vulnerable road user protection (81 per cent) and safety assist tests (71 per cent).
Profile picture of Liam Murphy
Liam Murphy