SUV’s

2020 BMW X1 sDrive18d Review

There’s a real chance that the 2020 BMW X1 will be the first BMW to many new buyers and more than likely not the last. With a healthy price of $49,900, in sDrive18d spec the BMW X1 is well within reach of buyers who may have been looking at a …

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2020 Lexus RX 300 F Sport Review

When we first drove the current fourth-generation Lexus RX back in 2016, we liked its bold design, ride comfort and luxurious features. For 2020, Lexus has given the mid-size SUV a top-to-bottom refresh, with the aim of further boosting its appeal in this increasingly competitive passenger car segment. The 2020 …

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2020 Mazda CX-5 Touring AWD Review

The Mazda CX-5 mid-size SUV has been consistently picking out the top spot in its segment. In one of the most competitive categories with no fewer than 10 players, the CX-5’s popularity among SUV buyers begs the question – what’s the CX-5’s magic? That’s what we are here to explore. …

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2020 Jaguar E-Pace P250 R-Dynamic S Review

It’s been two years since Jaguar introduced its baby SUV, the E-Pace locally and in the intervening years, we’ve had plenty of new metals coming into arena, including the new BMW X1, Audi Q2, as well as Jaguar Land Rover’s own second-generation Evoque. As a refresh, the E-Pace is the …

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2020 Toyota RAV4 GX Hybrid AWD Review – 5 reasons to buy

It is the SUV that started it all back in 1994. Yes, you have the Toyota RAV4 to thank for the proliferation of what is now the most popular genre in the automotive world. Sixteen years on, the SUV line up from all manufacturers are stronger than ever, with some …

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2020 Range Rover Evoque Review – P200 R-Dynamic

When it comes to sports sedan, there’s the BMW 3 Series. Think sports coupe and the Audi TT springs to mind. As for the premium compact crossover, the Range Rover Evoque gets in the picture. The undeniably fashionable and chic British compact SUV is an icon in its segment, just …

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2020 Toyota RAV4 GXL Hybrid AWD Review

The Hybrid’s are becoming the norm and nowhere is this more apparent than with Toyota’s latest RAV4 where all grades except the top of the range Edge can be had with hybrid power. It’s the mid-spec GXL Hybrid All-Wheel Drive that we’ll be focusing on to see if the additional cost …

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2020 Holden Equinox LTZ AWD Review

The humble 5 seater SUV is the bread and butter of any major manufacturer which is why it’s so important to get the formula right. The competition is fierce and Holden has the Equinox representing them in this segment. We’ve got our hands on the upper spec LTZ with the …

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2019 Nissan Navara N-Trek Review

Utes are big business these days, with two of Australia’s top-selling vehicles constantly being the workhorse cum adventure vehicle. How do you be one up on your competitors and push even more sales? Special edition models. And that’s what Nissan has done with the Navara. It’s fancily called the N-Trek …

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Ute Comparison: 2019 Holden Colorado vs Mitsubishi Triton Review

On the surface you’d be hard pressed to initially distinguish these two from one another as they each tick all the boxes needed for a capable dual cab 4×4 ute. Spend some time and dig a little deeper below the surface and you’ll see that even though they’re both built …

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2019 Subaru Outback Review – Is It Better Than an SUV?

If you’re in the market for an SUV – like pretty much every car buyer these days – chances are you scratching your head deciding which of the segment’s 15 or so models to pick. But there’s one car that often gets overlooked by SUV buyers and it’s not an …

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2019 Range Rover Velar Review – The Good and The Not So Good

It’s hard not to talk about the styling when reviewing a Land Rover product these days. The Range Rover Velar might be three years old but it’s still one of the most beautiful mid-size SUVs on the road today. And it’s not just style over function, either, as it’s roomy …

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Edge Review

First introduced in 1994, the Toyota RAV4 is one of the pioneers of the compact crossover segment. As its name suggests, the RAV4 – short for Recreational Activity Vehicle 4-wheel-drive – was designed to be at home both on and off road. It was very much sorted for everything life …

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