Car Reviews

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

2016 Mitsubishi Triton Review

The next generation of Mitsubishi Triton has landed, sporting a sleek new look and revised powertrain designed to meet the needs of the tradesman’s work ute while also being a very capable family vehicle. The Triton is quite possibly the most factory configurable vehicle on the market, the sheer number …

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2016 Kia Optima Review – Optima GT

The third-generation Kia Optima that made its debut five years ago was a game changer for Kia. It proved the Korean company has come of age and is capable of producing world-class, not to mention stylish vehicles, at a reasonable price. It had good refinement, plenty of standard equipment and …

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2016 Audi A6 Review – A6 1.8 TFSI

The current Audi A6 mid-size sedan has been on sale since 2012, and in a car’s life cycle, it’s time for a refresh to keep sales going until the next-generation model comes along. 2016 sees the A6 updated with a facelift, extra features and new powertrains. Kicking off the three-tier …

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2016 Toyota HiLux Review

The Toyota HiLux year after year tops the sales charts and it’s not hard to see why; with its style and practicality you can use it as a tough work truck, a family mover or as an enthusiast vehicle. The HiLux range is extensive; up to 31 different cab combinations …

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2016 Lexus IS 200t Review

Lexus has finally cast away its long serving 2.5-litre V6 like a pair of worn out shoes, replacing it with the company’s first turbocharged petrol unit. First made its debut under the chiseled body of the popular NX 200t SUV, the 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine in the IS 200t has …

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2016 Toyota Fortuner Review

Some of you may recall the Toyota 4Runner, last sold in Australia between 1984 and 1996 priced between $38,000 and $50,000. It’s based on the Hilux ute with 4 doors, 5 seats and a fixed canopy. Marketed as an affordable heavy-duty 4WD, the 4Runner satisfied the needs of many adventure …

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2015 Kia Sorento Review

It is hard not to be impressed with Korean products these days; from smartphones to smart looking Korean cars, they look, feel and work a treat. However, it was only in relatively recent memory the Koreans were peddling rough and basic models such as the Kia Mentor and Hyundai Excel. …

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2016 Audi Q7 Review

The Q7 is the first SUV offering from Audi and went on sale in 2006, nine years later than the Mercedes-Benz ML and seven years behind segment leader BMW X5. It was a bit of a behemoth and left much to be desired in the handling department. Almost a decade …

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2015 Ford Focus Review

The Ford Focus is a car worthy of its accolades. Its 2015 debut brought all the best loved features to the table, while being wrapped up in a stylish new frame. Our Focus hatch came setup with the Sport package, this is Ford’s mid-level offering starting at a price of …

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2016 Ford Everest Review

It’s not hard to see why the Ford Everest has become the best rated 4 x 4 of its class in 2015; sharing the great features of the already popular Ford Ranger, this Australian designed SUV further solidifies Ford’s image as a progressive company that is well competitive with its European …

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