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New cars launching in Australia in April 2021

The Australian new-car market is a crowded one, with dozens of manufacturers offering hundreds of models in different segments and body styles. Over 100 all-new, updated or expanded model ranges are due to launch throughout 2021, as chronicled in CarAdvice's 2021 New Car Calendar – but what's there to look forward to this month? Here's a look at every new vehicle launching in Australia in April 2021...

Q&A: Affordable small SUVs with self-park systems?

Hi there - my Mum who is closing in on 80 years is wanting to downsize from her mid-2000s Honda CR-V to something more compact - but we are looking for a compact SUV with park assist and all the modern safety tech...

The safest cars for young drivers under $30,000 in Australia

Buying a new car is an exciting yet arduous process – more so when it's your first time jumping through the hoops. While key factors such as style, performance and price are usually top of mind, given that novice drivers are over-represented in fatal crashes – due to a combination of inexperience and older, cheaper and less safe cars – safety should also make the list of priorities...

Q&A: Most economical cars under $30,000?

Hey CarAdvice, I am looking to buy the most environmentally-friendly car I can afford. What are my options at the lower end of the market? Thanks! – Alice Kez Casey If you're looking at environmentally-friendly through the lens of fuel consumption, then cars like the Volkswagen Polo (which uses 5.0 litres of fuel per 100km), Toyota Yaris (4...

2021 Volkswagen T-Cross price and specs: CityLife special edition joins line-up

2021 Volkswagen T-Cross price and specs detailed CityLife limited-edition to land in April with added extras Bamboo Garden and Black 'dynamic colour themes' offered Priced from $30,390 before on-road costs The 2021 Volkswagen T-Cross will gain a new value-focused CityLife special edition next month...

2021 Volkswagen T-Cross, T-Roc price rises: Compact SUVs up to $500 more expensive

Prices of the Volkswagen T-Cross light SUV and T-Roc small SUV have risen for the new year, with increases of $400 to $500 across selected variants of their respective ranges. The entire two-strong T-Cross line-up is now $400 more expensive, with prices now kicking off from $28,390 plus on-road costs for the entry-level 85TSI Life, and $31,390 before on-roads for the 85TSI Style...

Top 20: Your most-read reviews in 2020

Yesterday we took a look at the vehicle models which garnered the most review-reads in 2020, but what happens when we break it down further and look at the individual reviews you read most? There were some big launches across a lot of key segments in a year where traditional launch programs and motor shows were all but non-existent...

The all-new models of 2020 – and how they're selling so far

The young up-starts, the fresh faces, the newcomers – whatever you want to call them, we've had a raft of new model arrivals in Australia over the course of 2020...

Audi e-tron, Volkswagen T-Cross get five-star safety rating

The Audi e-tron electric SUV and the Volkswagen T-Cross city SUV have each earned five-star safety ratings by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) ahead of their arrival in local showrooms. Both cars were tested by Euro NCAP and subject to a full-width frontal collision at 50km/h, a dynamic offset frontal collision at 64km/h – due to 2019 testing standards – side impact at 50km/h, a side pole impact at 32km/h, and whiplash assessment for front and rear occupants...

Volkswagen Australia goes online for all new car buying

Volkswagen Australia has announced the addition of its entire new car range to its online ordering system. The ordering system – first introduced in January for the brand’s anticipated T-Roc model – will allow customers to configure and personalise vehicles online. The T-Cross will also be available through the online system when it launches this month...

2020 Volkswagen T-Cross pricing and specs

Volkswagen’s cheapest and smallest SUV, the T-Cross, has been confirmed for an April launch priced from $27,990 before on-road costs. The 4.1m long Polo-based crossover is pitched as a European-badged competitor to the likes of Mazda’s CX-3 sTouring and Hyundai’s Kona Elite...