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Ford Fiesta ECOnetic Review & Road Test

The ECOnetic shines in a league of its own, at least for now.

FPV F6 E Review & Road Test

Colossal torque comes at a price. Model Tested: 2009 FPV F6 E; 4.0-litre inline six-cylinder; six-speed automatic - $79,740 Options: Satellite Navigation $3230; CarAdvice Rating: Words - Paul Maric 310kW and 565Nm, they’re figures not uncommon to many performance cars with V8 engines...

Ford Fiesta Econetic Review

It's not often a company like Ford can come out guns blazing and declare they sell the most fuel efficient car in Australia. But they have, and they're right. The new Ford Fiesta Econetic is similar in concept to the Mini Cooper D, which until the Fiesta's arrival was tied with the Toyota Prius as the most fuel efficient car in Australia...

Ford Fiesta Review & Road Test

Ford Fiesta Review It’s time to update your vocabulary to include the ‘F’ word. Model Tested: 2009 Ford WS Fiesta CL; 1.4-litre, four-cylinder, petrol; four-speed automatic; five-door hatch - $18,690* Options: Metallic Paint $320 (Fitted - Moondust Silver); Safety Pack $1,000 (Not Fitted - includes Side Airbags, Driver's Knee Airbag, ESC and Traction Control) CarAdvice Rating: It’s time to start using the ‘F’ word with confidence...

FPV F6 310 Review & Road Test

This is a serious Aussie muscle car, despite the absence of a large capacity V8 Model Tested: 2009 FPV FG Falcon F6 310; 4.0-litre, six-cylinder, turbo-petrol; six-speed automatic; sedan - $67,890* Options Available: Metallic Paint $NCO; Premium Brakes $6375; Dark Agent 19-inch Alloy Wheels $1122; Satellite Navigation $3230; Leather Upholstery $2962; Power Adjustable Pedals $353; Reverse Camera $705 CarAdvice Rating: You can’t always believe what’s printed in car brochures, especially those describing performance cars...

Ford Ranger Review & Road Test

With a 3000kg towing capacity, you could even tow Amanda Vanstone. Model Tested: 2009 Ford Ranger XLT 4x2 Crew Cab; 3.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbocharged diesel; five-speed manual - $40,590 CarAdvice Rating: It’s big, it’s brash and it’s the latest iteration of Ford’s ‘built Ford tough’ commercial utes...

Ford Mondeo Titanium Road Test & Reivew

A well kept secret, Mondeo Titanium is a real crowd pleaser Model Tested: 2009 Ford Mondeo Titanium; 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-diesel; six-speed automatic; hatch - $45,990* CarAdvice Rating: A well kept secret in its segment, the Ford Mondeo Titanium is solid, stylish, spacious, versatile and economical; this car has the potential to be a real crowd pleaser...

FPV Falcon GS Review & Road Test

Be a Grand Sport all over again Model Tested: 2009 FPV FG Falcon GS; 5.4-litre, V8, petrol; six-speed automatic; sedan - $56,950* Options Available: Metallic Paint $400; XR Leather Upholstery $2100; Satellite Navigation $2290; Premium Brakes $4900; Reverse Sensing System $500; Reverse Camera $500; Alarm $500; FPV Floor Mats $230 CarAdvice Rating: Twelve slotters, pin stripes, hood pins and a vinyl roof...

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Review

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Review Power, Power and even more Power; incredible sound; owns the road; stands out like nothing else; it's a Mustang! Cornering is a foreign concept to the Mustang; interior, pricing CarAdvice Rating: - by Alborz Fallah - Photography - Tristan Schoonens Holy S#$*! Those are two words I repeated constantly during the four day road test with the Shelby GT500 Mustang...

2009 Large Car Comparison

Ford Falcon vs. Holden Commodore vs. Nissan Maxima vs. Honda Accord vs. Toyota Aurion vs. Skoda Superb Models Tested: 2009 Ford Falcon G6E Turbo; 4.0-litre, six-cylinder, petrol; six-speed automatic; sedan - $57,490 2009 Holden Commodore Calais V-Series; 3.6-litre, six-cylinder, petrol; six-speed automatic; sedan - $56,790 2009 Nissan Maxima Ti; 3...

Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute Review & Road Test

The Paris Hilton of Utes: so wrong, but oh so right. Model Tested: 2009 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute; 4.0-litre, six-cylinder, turbo petrol; six-speed automatic; utility - $43,490* Options Available: Prestige Paint $400 (Dash); Safety Enhancement Pack $600; XR Sports Pack $1000; Satellite Navigation $2290 What started life as a necessary utility for a tradesman has evolved into something of an Aussie icon and status symbol...