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2017 Mazda CX-5 GT Petrol AWD Review: Affordable Prestige

The car business is an ultra competitive one. Prestige manufacturers want a slice of the mainstream market, while mainstream carmakers aspire to play in the prestige arena. A decade ago, the entry price to a prestige marque was north of fifty big ones but today a Mercedes-Benz A-Class can be …

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2017 Subaru XV Review

When Subaru launched the first generation XV compact crossover in 2012, it had only the Mitsubishi ASX and Nissan Juke to call rivals. Fast forward to 2017, and now in its second generation, the new XV is faced with an explosion of new entrants that have come into one of …

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2017 Honda CR-V VTi-L Review

The introduction and subsequent domination of SUVs into the family car market arose from families who desired more than their 5 seater wagon or sedan could provide. The natural upgrade available came in the form of four-wheel-drive where its extra row of seats and higher driving position proved to be …

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2017 Mazda CX-3 Neo Automatic Review

The CX-3 is Mazda’s baby SUV from their CX designated SUV lineup sitting alongside the CX-5 and CX-9. It’s an easy mistake to assume each model is the same albeit in a larger or smaller size but that’s not the case at all. They all come with their own charming …

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2017 Kia Sportage GT-Line Diesel Review

The mid sized SUV market is getting jam packed with more viable choices than ever before and it’s the Sportage GT-Line from Kia that we’ll be taking a closer look at. The GT moniker implies the Sportage has the ability to cover vast distances in comfort, with Australia’s less than …

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2017 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed Review

If you are looking at a large SUV with off road capabilities, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is a strong contender. Launched in 2015, the Pajero Sport is a more comfortable and friendlier alternative to the larger Pajero bush-basher. It now offers third-row seats as a no-cost option for the higher spec …

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2017 Tesla Model X P100D Review – 10 coolest features

There are not many cars on the road today that comes with the coolness and Wow factor of a Tesla Model X. Yes, subjectively, it may not be the best looking car on the road, looking more like an oversized hatch (and a slightly awkward one at that) rather than …

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2017 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport AWD 2.5-litre Petrol Review

Mazda’s CX-5 has been king of the mid sized SUV’s for some time now, which has presented them with the dilemma of how to update the crowd favourite without departing from a working formula. The solution comes in the form of minor improvements everywhere with no drastic alterations to the …

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2017 Toyota C-HR Koba AWD Review

There’s no question that Toyota knows how to build a solid, reliable and sensible selection of cars. You don’t become top dog in the automotive manufacturing business by taking giant risks on every new design; it’s the conservative well thought out approach that’s proven to sell. The reason behind their …

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2017 Toyota Kluger Grande AWD Review

The popular 7 seater Kluger SUV from Toyota has had a refresh for 2017 that boasts improved safety, refinement and performance. These improvements come at an increased cost throughout the three-tier range and the top spec Grande model we’re testing rolls in with a $1,831 increase on the previous year …

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2017 Holden Trax LTZ Review

The Trax is the smallest SUV in Holden’s line up complemented by its larger cousins the Captiva and Trailblazer and now sports a new look with improved features for this facelifted 2017 model. The visually redesigned Trax is massively more appealing to the eyes than the pre-update model, with the …

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2017 Audi SQ7 Review

Do we need a 320kW / 900Nm seven-seat family SUV? Probably not. Do we want one? Yes, please. Like supercars, fast crossovers don’t need to make sense. They sell on performance figures, and nevermind if they are never explored by their owners, ever. And car makers make them because, well, they …

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2017 Toyota C-HR Koba Review

Forget for a moment your preconceptions about Toyota because this, the Toyota C-HR, is unlike any other Toyotas before it. Just look at it. This is no doubt the most daring design to ever come out of the once straight-faced, cardigan wearing Japanese company. Sporting muscular wheel arches, strong rear …

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