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Test drives and in-depth reviews of some of the most popular new cars currently on the market today.

2019 Mitsubishi Triton GLS Automatic Review

Upper spec dual cab utes these days need to strike the right balance between being the capable and reliable workhorse throughout the week while still providing the comfort and safety expected of a family car for the weekend. Often the end result feels thrown together as an afterthought. Well Mitsubishi …

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First Drive: 2019 Volvo S60 T5 & T8 Review

Volvo has enjoyed tremendous growth in the past few years thanks to a rejuvenated line up that started with the XC90. Its cars are now far sexier, more high-tech and crucially, much better to drive than ever before. Last year, the brand grew 40 per cent in Australia and is …

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2019 BMW 3 Series Review – 320d Luxury Line

Think luxury sports sedan and the BMW 3 Series immediately springs to mind. Since its inception in 1975, the 3 Series has been often regarded as the de facto rear-wheel drive, driver-focused compact executive saloon. It is the German marque’s best-selling model, accounting for nearly one-third of the brand’s annual …

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2019 Nissan Pathfinder ST+ 4WD Review

Aging it may be, the Nissan Pathfinder is not out of touch, yet. Big seven seater SUVs bring a lot to the party for today’s active family, mix in 4WD and you end up with a jack of all trades machine that’s as comfortable on the school run as it …

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2019 Toyota Corolla ZR Petrol Review

It feels like the Toyota Corolla has been around forever. It must feel that way because it’s now in its 12th-generation and it’s still immensely popular. Not because it’s anything special but because it’s a name synonymous with words like sensible, reliable and dependable. In other words – it’s just …

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2019 Mini Cooper Clubman Review

Cars brimming with character are far and few in between making them somewhat of a rarity. This makes the ones that unabashedly flaunt their style stand out all that much more. The latest 2019 Mini Cooper Clubman starts off at an accessible $37,900 plus on-road costs which becomes all that …

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2019 Ford Focus Hatch and Wagon Review

Not just another small car – says the new Ford Focus commercial. There is every reason for Ford’s marketing team to sell their latest Focus as unique in the segment because this class is one of the most competitive today. At the time of writing there’s no fewer than 10 …

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2019 Toyota Prius Review – eco king gets tested

What you see here is the world’s best-selling hybrid vehicle. The pioneering Toyota Prius became the world’s first mass-produced hybrid car back in 1997 and has since racked up over 5 million sales globally. It represents more than half of all hybrids sold worldwide by Toyota. The automotive landscape has …

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Highlander Review

What is it? The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric (as the name suggests) is the EV version of the Kona small SUV, which itself comes with a range of propulsion options. It is built on the same line as its regular internal-combustion engine (ICE) siblings at the Korean giant’s Ulsan plant …

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2019 Suzuki Vitara Review – Series II Turbo AllGrip

When it comes to picking a decent name for their models Suzuki have come through with the goods for the Vitara Turbo AllGrip, with a name like that you’d expect it to be some sort of Group B rally monster rather than a civilized urban SUV. The Vitara is a …

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2019 Lexus UX Review – UX 200 and UX 250h

Lexus may have been a late comer to the increasingly hot urban luxury crossover market but its arrival is certainly not a quiet one. The all-new Lexus UX is the Japanese luxury marque’s smallest and most affordable SUV offering targeting the younger crowd, many of whom stepping up to the …

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2019 Suzuki Jimny Off-Road Review

Well, it’s finally upon us – the plucky little Suzuki Jimny has entered just its fourth generation since all the way back in 1970, and it’s been making rather the splash in the world of off-roaders since it was first unveiled last year. In a time when technology-filled expensive SUVs …

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2019 Mazda CX-3 Akari AWD Review

 What you see here is the most popular baby SUV in Australia. The trendy Mazda CX-3 first burst on scene back in 2015 and was one of the pioneers of its segment. Since then, a tsunami of small high-riders follows and there is now one from almost every brand. …

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