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CarAdvice top three cars of 2013: the testers' picks

Jez Spinks - Editor-in-chief 1. BMW i3 Will electric cars ever be bought by the masses rather than a minority mix of wealthy early adopters or government fleet buyers? We’re still many a year away from the former scenario, but the BMW i3 (above) is one of the most convincing examples of the breed yet...

Small car comparison: Volkswagen Golf v Mazda 3 v Toyota Corolla v Holden Cruze v Ford Focus v Hyundai i30 v Opel Astra v Honda Civic

Before the fireworks are blown at year's end more than a quarter of a million Australians will sign for a small hatchback or sedan, of which about 75 per cent will pick one of the eight nameplates featured in this test. This is the biggest, most relevant test of the year. The catalyst for this mega-comparison is the arrival of the new Volkswagen Golf...

Medium car comparison: Mazda 6 v Toyota Camry v Honda Accord Euro v Hyundai i40

Toyota launches an all-new Camry, Mazda launches an all-new 6. The two top selling medium sized cars battle two of the best...

Small car comparison: Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 v Mazda3 v Ford Focus

With an all-new Toyota Corolla launched with a $19,990 price tag, we find out which is the best entry-level small car for the money, putting the world's best selling small car up against the Ford Focus, Hyundai i30 and Mazda3. Words: Daniel DeGasperi. Photos: Easton Chang. Comparison tests don’t come more relevant than this...

Hyundai Elantra vs small car competitors: US comparison

With the Australian launch of the 2011 Hyundai Elantra coming up next week, it’s an interesting time to look at how the vehicle has been received overseas, where it has already been on sale for a number of months. The people at Cars.com, a US-based automotive site, compared the all-new Hyundai Elantra with four of its key competitors: the Chevrolet Cruze, the new Ford Focus, the Honda Civic and the Kia Forte (Cerato in Australia)...

Diesel Comparison: Ford Focus vs Hyundai i30 vs Mazda3 vs Peugeot 308

Ford Focus TDCi vs Hyundai i30 SLX CRDi vs Mazda3 MZR-CD vs Peugeot 308 1.6 XS HDi Model overview   Ford Focus TDCi hatch six-speed sequential - $29,790 Hyundai i30 SLX CRDi hatch four-speed automatic - $28,390 Mazda3 MZR-CD hatch six-speed manual - $29,230 Peugeot 308 1...

2008 Hyundai i30 Comparo - Petrol vs. Diesel

2008 Hyundai i30 Comparo Petrol vs. Diesel - Round Three Models Tested: 2008 Hyundai i30 SR 2.0 litre petrol manual - $26,490 (RRP) 2008 Hyundai i30 SX 1.6 litre diesel manual - $21,490 (RRP) Options: Metallic Paint $300; ESP, TCS, Side & Curtain Airbags $1,790 (SX - standard on SR) - by Matt Brogan Our last Petrol vs...

2006 Hyundai Getz vs Toyota Yaris Road Test

Toyota Yaris - Paul Right before getting into the Yaris, I handed back the Landcruiser Sahara I was driving the week before. As you can imagine, the size difference was alarming and took a bit of time to get used to! The Toyota Yaris has flooded advertising slots, boasting clever thinking and stacks of features...