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2016 Suzuki Baleno Review

The Suzuki Baleno is Back! The last time the Baleno was in Suzuki’s showroom, John Howard was our prime minister and ‘Can’t Fight the Moonlight’ by LeAnn Rimes was the chart topper. That was 2001, in case you are wondering. In between, the Japanese brand has been trying to convince …

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2016 Subaru Levorg Review

According to Subaru, the Mark 4 Liberty GT wagon is much missed, so much so that the firm has dusted off the Liberty’s old template and remolded it into the oddly named Levorg. First previewed as a concept at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, the car’s name comes from a …

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2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review

The new Toyota Corolla Hybrid must seem like the answer to a closeted greenie’s diligent prayers, marrying Toyota’s proven hybrid technology with a conventional hatchback that is as distinct as a bathroom tap. It is the fifth hybrid model in Toyota’s local green brigade, joining the Camry, Prius, Prius C …

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2016 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design Polestar Review

We are all familiar with M and AMG, but there’s a new kid in town – Polestar. Like its esteemed German counterparts, Polestar started off as an independent tuner and motorsport partner of Volvo, until the Swedish brand acquired the outfit, including the Polestar brand, in 2015. The aim was …

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2016 Fiat 500X Review

The Fiat 500X is the latest member of the fast-growing Fiat 500 family and is one of the more style-focused compact crossover in the segment. Infused with the cutesy looks of its smaller hatch sibling that almost single-handed revived the Fiat brand in Australia, the high-riding 500X aims to bring …

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2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Review

The Land Rover Discovery Sport was launched in mid-2015 and essentially replaced the unloved Land Rover Freelander 2. It is the first member of the expanded Discovery family and takes the family-friendly SUV a little further upmarket, sitting above the fashionable but smaller Range Rover Evoque. Counting the BMW X3, …

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2016 Hyundai Elantra Review

Australians’ taste in cars has changed dramatically since the new millennia. Fifteen years ago, our favourite mode of transport was large four-door sedans with no fewer than six cylinders. Then came the invasion of the Sports Utility Vehicle or SUVs, which single handedly ended the dominants of our local heroes …

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2016 Toyota Prius i-Tech Review

Efficiency. It’s a term that’s been blurred over the years. Many claim their vehicles are efficient and economical, in reality, some can cost as much as a V8 to run. Thankfully, clear as day, the 2016 Toyota Prius shines through with its realistically low and achievable fuel economy, making it a more …

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2015 Ford Focus Review

The Ford Focus is a car worthy of its accolades. Its 2015 debut brought all the best loved features to the table, while being wrapped up in a stylish new frame. Our Focus hatch came setup with the Sport package, this is Ford’s mid-level offering starting at a price of …

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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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