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2016 Volvo XC90 Review: D5 Inscription

It’s been a long and tumultuous journey for Volvo. Clouded in an air of uncertainty just a few years ago when parent company, Ford, was perched on the verge of bankruptcy set off by the Global Financial Crisis. With an aging lineup and little money for new product investment, Volvo …

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2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Series II Review

It’s an odd feeling to be able to say you admire a Hyundai, step back to the company’s early days and the notion would be laughable – Hyundai, a great car? It’s been a long time coming for the Korean automaker, however, their current range of vehicles, specifically the Santa …

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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 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 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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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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2016 Lexus RX Review

Lexus essentially pioneered the luxury SUV segment with the launch of the original RX in 1998. It was such a hit, especially in North America, that it inspired similar competitors from rival marques. Today, the crossover is Lexus’ best-selling model in the brand’s 26-year history. With global sales of more …

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2015 Holden Colorado Z71 Review

The Holden Colorado Z71 is General Motor’s endeavor to enter the family/recreational market alongside the already very popular Ford Ranger Wildtrak. Don’t be fooled by the heated leather seats and touch screen display, as it proves itself to be a more than capable workhorse. The range topping Z71’s $4000 price …

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2015 Hyundai Tucson Review

The new 2015 Hyundai Tucson is a slightly larger replacement for the now-superseded and much loved ix35 crossover. The Tucson name itself isn’t new, having adorned the rump of the first generation small SUV from the Korean brand from 2004 to 2010; before being replaced by the Euro-sourced ix35. In …

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2015 Nissan NP300 Navara Review

Pickup, trucks, utes… they were once the bastion of the bush and tradies in Australia, but increasingly, they are finding their ways into the suburbs due to their versatility and “macho” image. The Nissan Navara was one of the first full-size utes to hit the market, with the other being …

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