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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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Volkswagen T-Cross price and specification

Volkswagen’s T-Cross enters showrooms in April priced from $27,990 – the brand’s most affordable ever SUV and the first German entrant in its segment. The T-Cross represents both the entry point and the completion of Volkswagen’s SUV range, which now runs from this urban oriented model through the T-Roc, Tiguan, Tiguan …

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Volkswagen T-Roc price and specification

Volkswagen’s T-Roc SUV can be pre-ordered online from Thursday morning ahead of its showroom arrival in Australia in April. Priced from $40,490 Volkswagen’s T-Roc 140 TSI Sport is joined in the online pre-order offer by the T-Roc X Special Edition priced at $42,990. The T-Roc 140TSI Sport will slot below the Tiguan in Volkswagen’s expanding SUV …

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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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Honda HR-V now available with chic interior colour options

Honda Australia has introduced two new interior trim on upper grades of its HR-V compact SUV. The stylish Crimson and Classic White interior colourways are available as an option on HR-V RS and VTi-LX grades as part of a limited production run, following on from the success of the Sandstone …

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2020 Hyundai Kona gains improved safety across range

The 2020 Hyundai Kona has been updated with additional standard safety as part of the Hyundai SmartSense suite of technologies, across a continuing four-grade range. Every 2020 Kona from the range-opening Go variant features Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) and Forward Collision Warning (FCW) systems as standard. The range-opening 2020 Kona …

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