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

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

The Mitsubishi Outlander has always been a car high on the list for anyone looking to purchase a midsize SUV. It is car liked for its tough, go anywhere attributes and space for the whole family. Now in its third iteration, the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander is not just an all-new …

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2012 Volkswagen up! Review

The city car is a relatively new concept in traditionally large car loving Australia. But with increasing pressure from sky-rocketing petrol prices and ever tightening emissions control, the sub-light segment is gradually gaining traction in the local automotive landscape. Design & Comfort The Volkswagen up! is the German brand’s first …

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2012 Honda Insight Review

The move to greener and more fuel efficient cars in the last decade has seen almost every car manufacturer now offering at least some sort of hybrid model in its line-up. Toyota was among the first to jump into this bandwagon with the Prius in 1997. Since then, the word …

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2012 Volkswagen CC Review

A family sedan used to be a box with four doors and a large boot, and it largely still is…. for most. But for those who refuse to join the sea of bland on our roads and want a stylish and sophisticated package, there’s the latest Volkswagen CC. There are …

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2012 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

The previous generation Hyundai Santa Fe was an ordinary SUV that does the job for most things it was designed to do. It’s big, it tows well, it goes okay as long as you keep it on-road, and it’s well priced. Now there is an all-new model and unlike the …

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2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Sportback Review

The performance gap between the standard Lancer and the legendary Lancer Evolution prompted Mitsubishi to release a “somewhere in between” model called the Lancer Ralliart in 2008. In a market segment long dominated by arch rival, Subaru with its popular Impreza WRX sports sedan and hatchback, Mitsubishi aimed high with …

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2012 Mitsubishi ASX 4WD Aspire Diesel Review

The compact SUV was designed for people who could not decide between a family car and a four-wheel-drive, which explains why the other name for a compact SUV is crossover. As the name suggests, it is a cross between the aforementioned categories of cars. The Mitsubishi ASX is one of …

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2012 Honda Civic Hatch VTi-S Manual Review

The Honda Civic Hatch has always been a car that is often overlooked in the ever crowded market of affordable small hatchbacks in Australia. With the arrival of the all-new 2012 Honda Civic Hatch however, things may change. The ninth generation Honda Civic Hatch was designed in consultation with the …

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2012 Kia Sportage SLi Diesel Automatic Review

To say Kia has come a long way is an understatement. It wasn’t long ago that they were the automotive equivalent of a takeaway meal. They were cheap to buy and filled your tummy, but the food was generally uninspiring and lacked creativity. Not the Kia of the 21st century. …

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