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2017 Honda Jazz VTi review

  A nice little red town car and useful for occasional trips further out. This car is shared by myself and the wife. My wife enjoys the interior space it offers and its handy door pockets. She finds it easy to drive, and it feels much bigger once you are in it than the outside looks. A bit like Dr Who's TARDIS...

2011 Honda Accord Euro Luxury review

The third time my beloved WL Caprice was on the back of a tow truck, this time due to a busted coolant hose, I decided enough was enough. I ended up selling it to the RACV repair man who came to tell me what was wrong with it, and thus began my search for a new car. This was very difficult because I would miss the sheer amount of space and comfort, the lazy torque from its engine and whisper quiet travel it guaranteed on road trips...

2006 Honda CR-V (4x4) Sport review

When thinking of a car to write about today, I dare say I have a few to choose from: my 1973 Mini, which was my first car, for example; my ’85 XF Panel van – the best-ever car to have as an 18-year-old; hell, even my parents’ 2017 Impreza RS would have been a worthy contender...

2013 Honda Odyssey review

This was the last model in the old-shaped Honda Odyssey, and ours is nearly five years old now. What a great family car it has been. It's not the prettiest car to look at, but a great-performing car with plenty of space that drives and handles so much better than it should. We love the flat floor that creates so much space for everyone...

2016 Honda HR-V VTi-S review

  I bought my Honda HRV VTI-S in December 2016. I was attracted by the price, look and overall package of the vehicle. I was also looking for reliability and good resale value, as I put a few kilometres on my cars. I figured Honda is one of the best options for the great build quality, fit and finish, and wear and tear...

2018 Honda Civic VTi-L review

  I wanted a change from the Honda Civic hatch body type, having owned and driven four of them since the late 1990s. Based on my research and what suited me, I went for a change in the body shape to the sedan. While I really love the versatility of the 'Magic Seats' in my previous hatch models, the sedan does offer space, versatility in fold-down rear seats and generous luggage space...

2006 Honda Stream 2.0 RSZ review

I am living in NZ, where the Honda Stream is a relatively common sight. This is only because NZ imports a large number of second-hand Jap imports. NZ is ‘blessed’ with plenty of Japanese cars that are not normally seen outside of the local market. The mark-two Honda Stream is one of those. Outside of Japan, the Stream was also sold in Malaysia and Singapore I think...

2015 Honda HR-V VTi-S review

A Note from the Editor: A stock image has been supplied with this review. This is the first car we have bought in years, having company cars most of my life. The criteria for this newly retired person was ease of entry/exit, sitting a little higher for better vision, flexible carrying space, economy, reliability, and look good in the driveway...

2018 Honda Civic Type R review

To many, the new Type R is obnoxiously styled and too over the top, but is that really a bad thing? I thought about it before I put down the deposit for hours on end, batting my own mind wondering if I was making the right decision. Is it too over the top? Honestly, yes it probably is, but is it a negative? Hell no! Ninety-nine per cent of consumer vehicles these days are going for a more conservative look appealing to a much older audience...

2015 Honda Accord Sport Hybrid review

My father purchased the Accord Hybrid after seven years of driving an ’04 Accord V6 Luxury, which certainly made an impression. However, after a minor accident that saw a not inconsiderable repair bill, September 2017 saw us waving farewell to the 2004 Accord V6 Luxury that our family had owned since 2010...

2017 Honda Civic VTi-S review

I am not an auto expert but I am a daily user, so I will try my best to review from my perspective. I had to replace my 2007 Honda Civic VTi-L after 10 years of use, and eventually ended up buying another Civic – this time it is a 2017 VTi-S. Before finalising my car, I had test-driven a few SUVs (It felt like I was the one taking the car home rather than the car taking me home...