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2021 Nissan Juke vs Toyota Yaris Cross Comparison Review

The young and active are flocking to small city crossovers for multiple reasons. The so called ‘jacked up hatchback’ is perceived to be more fun and less domesticated than the traditional city car, the higher ride height also affords a more commanding view, and certain models have all-wheel drive which …

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2021 Kia Stonic GT-Line Review

The already saturated city crossover segment has welcomed yet another player. Arriving fashionably late, literally, the new Kia Stonic is set to shake up the segment with its striking and tasteful looks. “European styling with youthful character”, reads the Kia Stonic’s media release. And it’s not a false claim. If …

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2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T and 3.0D Review

What do you do when you have mastered the art of making mainstream cars? You build luxury cars. But it is not as simple as it sounds. Toyota’s premium offshoot founded in the late 80s, Lexus, took a good part of two decades to establish itself as a formidable luxury …

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2022 Kia Sportage heralds brand’s new chapter in SUV design

The fifth-generation Kia Sportage has been officially unveiled today. Boasting a completely redesigned body, the new 2022 Kia Sportage opens a new interesting chapter in the company’s SUV design. The mid-size SUV features a bold new front fascia that is sure to set its own identity amongst the saturated medium …

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2021 Audi Q3 Sportback 35 TFSI Review

Got a baby on the way and it’s time for the sports coupe to make way for a family car, but think the SUV is too bland, too domesticated, too cookie butter? Fortunately, there’s this thing called SUV coupe. Although we don’t quite agree with its name, we see the …

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2021 Mazda CX-30 vs Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Comparison Review

Style and practicality – two very important criteria when buying compact passenger cars, but more often than not we can only have one or the other, not both. The Mazda CX-30 is no doubt a design triumph, but is it practical? The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross offers impressive space, but is …

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Updated 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross price and specification

The updated 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has arrived on Australian shores, with the renewed line-up receiving fresh looks, added features and improved cabin space. Mitsubishi’s latest design theme of ‘Daring Grace’ is applied to the new Eclipse Cross, with the front adopting an evolved ‘Dynamic Shield’ design concept, including new …

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Toyota Yaris Cross pricing and specification

Toyota’s all-new Yaris Cross will be priced from $26,990 when it goes on sale in Australia in November. As Toyota’s first entry into the light SUV market, the new Yaris Cross offers both petrol and first-in-class hybrid powertrains, 2WD and electric AWD capability. The Yaris Cross is available in nine …

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2020 Toyota C-HR Hybrid vs Mazda CX-30 G25 Review

The fast-growing compact crossover segment presents buyers with no fewer than 8 options. And if you have reached the point where you are tossing between the Mazda CX-30 and Toyota C-HR, congratulations because this pair plays at the top of the class. Which is best? That’s what we are about …

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2020 Nissan Juke Review – Substance Meets Style?

The first generation Nissan Juke didn’t quite resonate with small crossover buyers, despite being one of the first to launch into the segment. Its quirky design was a like it or hate it affair, and with an uninspiring CVT auto it wasn’t the best to drive either. That was 10 …

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The new 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback could look like this

For far too long, Audi has been watching rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz racking in from the increasingly popular SUV-coupe segment. Yes, Audi has the Q3 Sportback – glad they are not calling it a ‘coupe’ – but it only plays at the lower end of the market. The Q3 Sportback …

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Will the next-generation Honda HR-V look this good?

The current-generation Honda HR-V has been around since 2014, which means a new model is due. With not a prototype in sight, or a teaser released, the next-gen HR-V seems a while away. But that did not stop creatives minds from envisioning what the new HR-V might look like. Here’s …

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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 Nissan Juke price and specification

The quirky Nissan Juke is back with an all-new second-generation and ready to launch in Australia next month. Looking decidedly grown up but retaining the funky design that sets the model apart from its peers, the 2020 Nissan Juke is now roomier courtesy of the all-new CMF-B platform it shares with the Renault …

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