SUV’s

2020 BMW X7 xDrive30d vs Lexus LX 570 Review

The ultimate luxury on wheels used to be a flagship saloon the likes of BMW 7 Series or Lexus LS. Now, that’s been replaced by the SUV, the bigger the better. It’s the quintessential luxury family hauler, and the consummate wealth showcase. So, here are two heavyweights going head to …

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2020 Kia Seltos GT-Line Review – is the top dog worth it?

We were rather impressed with the Kia Seltos when we drove the mid-range Sport+ front wheel drive earlier this year. It looks good inside and out, handles well and comes with one of the best infotainment systems on a mainstream model. Now, we’ve been handed the keys to the top-of-the-line …

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2020 Mazda CX-5 Turbo Petrol vs Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

The mid-size SUV market is currently the hottest and fastest-growing car segment. With an explosion of new players joining the scene over the years, there are currently no less than fifteen models fighting for a piece of the pie. And it’s all because the medium SUV has replaced the humble …

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2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Elite V6 Review

V6 power has returned to the Hyundai Santa Fe! Yes, despite its sizeable dimensions, the 7-seater has so far got by with just a 2.4-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol. Offered across the three-tier Santa Fe line-up (Active, Elite and Highlander), the V6 petrol can be had from $43,990 in Active …

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2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Review

The current Mitsubishi Pajero Sport was launched in 2015 as a more comfortable and stylish SUV alternative to the Triton workhorse ute, while retaining its full suite of all-terrain capability. Its lineage dates back to 1996 with the Mitsubishi Challenger. Like the Pajero Sport, it too, came with all the …

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2020 Mazda CX-9 Sport FWD Review – still an excellent 7-seater

The Mazda CX-9 has always been one of our favourites here at ForceGT. And since its launch in 2016, Mazda has continuously refined the successful large seven-seater SUV to ensure its appeal with buyers. But now into its fourth year on sale, the CX-9 is entering dangerous territory as newer …

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2020 Subaru Forester Hybrid Review

Right from the start, the Subaru Forester has been known for its practicality, durability and go-anywhere versatility. It’s the no-nonsense mid-size SUV that you just get in and go to places. In Australia, it’s been popular among families and adventure seekers for generations. Now, for the first time ever, hybrid …

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2020 Mazda CX-30 G20 Astina Review

Is the Mazda CX-3 too small, but the CX-5 too big? Now, Mazda has created a model that precisely plugs that gap, and it’s called the CX-30. Like most European premium carmakers, Mazda is increasingly apt at filling in niches within its line up, which started with the CX-5-based, 7-seat …

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2020 Audi Q3 Sportback 40 TFSI Review

When the humble family SUV looks a bit too domesticated and the sports coupe doesn’t pass the practicality test, there’s only one option left – the so called SUV coupe. Just a few years ago, this category of cars looked like nothing but a confused jacked up hatchback. Things are …

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2020 Subaru XV Hybrid Review

We have been looking forward to this for a while. Subaru’s new ‘e-Boxer’ hybrid powertrain is here and it marks the Japanese brand’s first foray into the world of electrification. Offered in the XV compact crossover and the mid-size Forester SUV, the e-Boxer adds a lithium-ion battery and electric motor …

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2020 Renault Kadjar Review – a worthy contender

Carmakers are trying to fill every niche possible, especially in the highly fought SUV segment. Take Renault‘s latest entrant, the Kadjar, for example, it sits between the baby Captur and the larger Koleos, and is pitched against the likes of the newly minted Kia Seltos and recently facelifted Mitsubishi ASX. …

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2020 BMW X3 xDrive20d Review

BMW was the first premium manufacturer to produce a mid-size luxury crossover with the original X3 in 2003. Despite having the new segment all to its own, the first X3, with its quirky styling and unresolved ride, didn’t do BMW much good. What it did though, was spawn an explosion …

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2020 Mitsubishi ASX Exceed 2.4L Review – still hitting goals

You’ve got to give it to the Mitsubishi ASX. Like Cher and Madonna, it just keeps reinventing itself with new hits every few years. While the nips and tucks do wonders to keep it looking youthful, the bones of the ASX date back to when Eminem’s ‘Love the Way You …

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2020 BMW X1 LCI sDrive18d Review

Driving a premium car is always quite special. It doesn’t matter if it performs the same basic function as a mainstream model, or that it’s no more powerful than its much cheaper equivalent, because it has that coveted badge – and in this case a BMW badge – you immediately …

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