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2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport SD4 HSE Review

The Land Rover Discovery Sport is one of the many long-enduring models in the lineup of Land Rover vehicles, although you wouldn’t know it was starting to get on in years from its looks alone. Just think about it for a second – sure, we saw the new full-size Discovery …

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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Active Diesel Review

If the situation calls for more than 5 seats there’s the classic dilemma of the humble people mover or the more exciting 7 seater SUV. Hyundai’s Santa Fe has been filling the 7 seater space for well over a decade now while with rivals beginning to crowd the market after …

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2018 Mazda CX-8 Sport Review

 What is it? Mazda already has an SUV in each segment of the market and the Mazda CX-8 fills a niche in its line up. Created mainly for the Japanese domestic market where the CX-8 is positioned as Mazda’s flagship SUV, as the CX-9 isn’t offered in Japanese showrooms, Mazda …

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2018 Isuzu D-Max LS-T Review

The Isuzu D-Max has always been a formidable contender in the dual-cab ute space, with Australia being Isuzu’s number one export market. But while it’s always sold well, it’s never quite been able to match the numbers of the household-name Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger, both of which, along with …

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2019 Hyundai Tucson Review – 5 reasons it’s better than the old one

The Hyundai Tucson, which consistently remains in Australia’s top 10 best-sellers, has undergone a makeover for the 2019 model year, with its latest incarnation bringing sharper looks and a longer list of standard kit, along with an improved diesel drivetrain. To highlight these subtle but welcome differences, we brought together …

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2018 Volvo XC40 vs Jaguar E-Pace Comparison Review

It will likely come as no surprise to you that small SUVs are making the biggest impression on new car buyers right now. While SUVs as a whole account for over 40 per cent of new car sales in Australia, the small SUV segment is the fastest growing in the …

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2018 Land Rover Discovery SD4 HSE Luxury Review

When it comes to iconic off-roaders, three names quickly pop up – Jeep Wrangler, Toyota LandCruiser and Land Rover Discovery. While all three will get you in and out of the bush in one piece, only one will get you around town in style, more so in its more recent …

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2018 Toyota Hilux Rogue Review

Making sense of the Toyota Hilux range used to be as simple as getting wet at the beach. You had the affordable and frugal Workmate, the mid range SR and the top of the line SR5. However now there’s twice as many to choose from with three additional grades fleshing …

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2018 Jaguar F-Pace 25t R-Sport Review – the sweet spot

  It’s been nearly two years since Jaguar’s first-ever SUV burst onto the scene and cements itself as the brand’s best-selling model thanks to its attractive styling and car-aping dynamics. But not one to rest on its laurels, Jaguar has made running changes to the F-Pace for the 2018 model …

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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander Review – luxury mile muncher

While the Hyundai Santa Fe has always been a worthy contender and a popular buy in the seven-seater segment, the company’s largest offering had started to feel its age as of late, with interior and exterior styling that owed heavily to the previous generation of Hyundai’s cars. A new model …

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2018 Subaru Outback 3.6R Review

  There’s a lot to like about the Subaru Outback. Yes, it’s not overly exciting to look at even with the recent facelift, but like a pair of favourite Levi’s 501, it’s relaxingly comfortable and usefully fit for almost every occasion. Being the original crossover wagon, the Outback’s fan base …

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2018 Haval H9 Ultra Review

If you have no idea what you’re looking at right now, let me break it all down for you – this is the Haval H9, the flagship model from the world’s most powerful SUV manufacturer which shifted nearly 938,000 units globally last financial year alone. The Chinese marque, which is …

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2018 Jaguar E-Pace P300 R-Dynamic HSE Review

  Unless you have been living on Mars, SUVs are big business these days. Not a month goes by without a new or shinier model hitting the market to cater for the global shift in demand for the high-riding wagon. With the mid- and large-SUV segments firmly established, carmakers are …

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2018 Holden Equinox LTZ Review – should you go the 2.0 turbo?

Earlier this year, we tested the new Holden Equinox and found plenty to like about the successor to the Captiva. Uninspiring looks aside, Holden’s latest mid-size family SUV impresses with a capacious interior, competent drivetrain and a well judged ride and handling balance. The LS+ variant that we drove had …

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