SUV’s

2019 Honda HR-V RS Review – when sportiness meets practicality

We first got acquainted with the 2nd-generation Honda HR-V three years ago and as is customary at this stage of its life, the popular small SUV has been refreshed for 2019. Though as far as a facelift goes, the changes aren’t dramatic. However, look closely and you’ll notice a few …

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2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross ES Sport Edition Review

It’s only been a year since the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross first landed, but the range has already been given a re-jig for 2019, with the notable addition of an all-new model grade – the ES, now positioned below the LS as the new tip-in point to the range. To help …

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2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i Review

The 2019 Subaru Forester is an incredibly important car for its maker as the once niche vehicle based on the Impreza’s underpinnings has grown – both figuratively and quite literally – into a larger offering that now competes in an unbelievably crowded market space. While the first-generation model was surprisingly …

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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Review – 5 things to know

The latest, fourth-generation Hyundai Santa Fe has been well received here at ForceGT, with both Active and Highlander variants scoring highly in their individual reviews. We were impressed by its overall packaging, well-designed and plush interior, standard equipment, ride and handling. There are lots to like the about Hyundai’s latest …

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2019 Isuzu MU-X LS-T Review – dated but competent

Over the course of the last ten years, Isuzu UTE Australia has proven itself to be the plucky little company that could go toe-to-toe with the biggest names in the biz with just a two model offering. The seven-seat Isuzu MU-X is the best example of this out of the …

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2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport SD4 HSE Review

The Land Rover Discovery Sport is one of the many long-enduring models in the lineup of Land Rover vehicles, although you wouldn’t know it was starting to get on in years from its looks alone. Just think about it for a second – sure, we saw the new full-size Discovery …

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2018 Mazda CX-8 Sport Review

 What is it? Mazda already has an SUV in each segment of the market and the Mazda CX-8 fills a niche in its line up. Created mainly for the Japanese domestic market where the CX-8 is positioned as Mazda’s flagship SUV, as the CX-9 isn’t offered in Japanese showrooms, Mazda …

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2018 Isuzu D-Max LS-T Review

The Isuzu D-Max has always been a formidable contender in the dual-cab ute space, with Australia being Isuzu’s number one export market. But while it’s always sold well, it’s never quite been able to match the numbers of the household-name Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger, both of which, along with …

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2019 Hyundai Tucson Review – 5 reasons it’s better than the old one

The Hyundai Tucson, which consistently remains in Australia’s top 10 best-sellers, has undergone a makeover for the 2019 model year, with its latest incarnation bringing sharper looks and a longer list of standard kit, along with an improved diesel drivetrain. To highlight these subtle but welcome differences, we brought together …

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2018 Volvo XC40 vs Jaguar E-Pace Comparison Review

It will likely come as no surprise to you that small SUVs are making the biggest impression on new car buyers right now. While SUVs as a whole account for over 40 per cent of new car sales in Australia, the small SUV segment is the fastest growing in the …

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2018 Land Rover Discovery SD4 HSE Luxury Review

When it comes to iconic off-roaders, three names quickly pop up – Jeep Wrangler, Toyota LandCruiser and Land Rover Discovery. While all three will get you in and out of the bush in one piece, only one will get you around town in style, more so in its more recent …

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2018 Jaguar F-Pace 25t R-Sport Review – the sweet spot

 It’s been nearly two years since Jaguar’s first-ever SUV burst onto the scene and cements itself as the brand’s best-selling model thanks to its attractive styling and car-aping dynamics. But not one to rest on its laurels, Jaguar has made running changes to the F-Pace for the 2018 model …

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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander Review – luxury mile muncher

While the Hyundai Santa Fe has always been a worthy contender and a popular buy in the seven-seater segment, the company’s largest offering had started to feel its age as of late, with interior and exterior styling that owed heavily to the previous generation of Hyundai’s cars. A new model …

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