SUV’s

2022 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLS 4WD Review

What is it? The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is a five or seven seats SUV with proper four-wheel-drive for serious off-roading. It shares the same drivetrain and body-on-frame configuration as the Mitsubishi Triton ute and is currently the Japanese brand’s largest SUV since the demise of the Pajero flagship off-roader. First …

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2022 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Review

For over 60 years, the Jeep Wrangler has been synonymous with freedom. The iconic go-anywhere, do-anything four-wheel drive has its roots back in the mid-1940s, where it was used as a rugged transporter for the U.S. military in World War II. Produced by Willys, it was known as the General …

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2022 Toyota RAV4 Edge Hybrid v Hyundai Tucson Highlander Diesel Review

Half of all new cars sold in Australia these days are mid-size SUVs. The segment is now literally where young families, couples and empty nesters shop for their main personal transportation. We line up two of the most popular models in this highly competitive segment to help you decide which …

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2022 Lexus NX Review – NX 350 and NX 450h+

The first generation Lexus NX mid-size luxury SUV has drawn more new customers to the Lexus brand than any other Lexus model in history. As the top-selling Lexus model in Australia and many other world markets, the NX is one crucial model that Lexus must get right in its second …

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2022 Subaru Forester 2.5i-S Review

The mid-size SUV market is saturated with no fewer than 10 models, making it one of the hottest passenger car segments out there. But there are only a few household names, those which have been around since the inception of the segment. And the Subaru Forester is one of them. …

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2022 Toyota Kluger Hybrid vs Hyundai Palisade Diesel Review

Let’s admit it, other than a limo the most stylish way to carry many people is still by using a seven-seater SUV. It’s become an essential part of life for many Australian families. From school runs and drive-throughs to road trips and bush trekking, the large SUV cannot be done …

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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander vs Kia Sportage Review

Medium SUVs are hot tickets at the moment, easily eclipsing what used to be the default small cars on buyers shopping list thanks to their versatility, roomy cabin and increasingly generous specification. One such model is the Mitsubishi Outlander. It is the most impressive model to come out of the …

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2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Plug-in Hybrid Review

The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross seems to be a trailblazer model for the brand. It was the first to sport the fashionable coupe SUV styling when it first landed in 2018 and now in 2022, it is the first model in its class to introduce a new high-tech plug-in hybrid (PHEV) …

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2022 Peugeot 2008 GT Sport Review

The line between mainstream and premium is increasingly blurred in recent times by models like the Peugeot 2008. Competing in the compact crossover segment, it’s designed for those who want to drive something a little more special than the usual players like Hyundai Kona, Toyota C-HR and Volkswagen T-Roc, but …

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2022 Hyundai Santa Fe vs Mitsubishi Outlander Comparison Review

There are proper full-size seven-seat SUVs and there are 5+2 ‘on-demand’ mid-size seven-seat SUVs. For those who think the former’s foot print is too big and the latter’s rear seats are too small, fortunately there is something in between. The Hyundai Santa Fe has been playing the game well for …

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2022 Peugeot 5008 GT Petrol Review

You need seven seats but don’t want to drive a bulky people mover. You want the looks of an SUV but don’t need all-wheel drive. Does something like this exist? Yes it does, and it’s called the Peugeot 5008. Available in petrol or diesel-powered form, the Peugeot 5008 is priced …

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2021 Subaru XV Hybrid Review

Subaru has a rich heritage in SUVs and all-wheel drives, but the company is relatively new to the hybrid petrol-electric scene. The company’s first hybrid product, the XV Hybrid debuted in 2019, and while it wasn’t quite as resolved as similar hybrid offerings from the hybrid king that is Toyota, …

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2021 Nissan Navara ST-X and PRO-4X Review

The current third-generation Nissan Navara has been around in Australia since 2015, but incremental updates over the years have kept it fresh. New grades and special edition models were introduced, adjustment and refinement to the chassis were made, and safety features were boosted. In what is quite possibly the biggest …

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2021 Hyundai Tucson Elite 2.0L 2WD Review

Hyundai says the all-new 2021 Tucson debuts the first application of the company’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ design language on an SUV for a “futuristic image”. It isn’t wrong. In an amazingly saturated segment of the market that is the mid-sized SUV, the Tucson stands out. While styling is subjective, there’s no …

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