Tag Archives: SUV

2020 BMW X7 xDrive30d vs Lexus LX 570 Review

The ultimate luxury on wheels used to be a flagship saloon the likes of BMW 7 Series or Lexus LS. Now, that’s been replaced by the SUV, the bigger the better. It’s the quintessential luxury family hauler, and the consummate wealth showcase. So, here are two heavyweights going head to …

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2020 Kia Sorento model line-up, price and specification

The new fourth-generation Sorento joins Kia’s reinvigorated global SUV line-up, alongside the Seltos and Sportage, priced from $46,990 driveaway and spans six variants. Available in entry level S, mid-spec Sport and Sport+, and range-topping GT-Line variants, the new Sorento offers the choice of a 3.5-litre V6 powered front-wheel drive model …

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2020 Mazda CX-5 Turbo Petrol vs Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

The mid-size SUV market is currently the hottest and fastest-growing car segment. With an explosion of new players joining the scene over the years, there are currently no less than fifteen models fighting for a piece of the pie. And it’s all because the medium SUV has replaced the humble …

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2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Elite V6 Review

V6 power has returned to the Hyundai Santa Fe! Yes, despite its sizeable dimensions, the 7-seater has so far got by with just a 2.4-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol. Offered across the three-tier Santa Fe line-up (Active, Elite and Highlander), the V6 petrol can be had from $43,990 in Active …

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2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Review

The current Mitsubishi Pajero Sport was launched in 2015 as a more comfortable and stylish SUV alternative to the Triton workhorse ute, while retaining its full suite of all-terrain capability. Its lineage dates back to 1996 with the Mitsubishi Challenger. Like the Pajero Sport, it too, came with all the …

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Toyota unveils Corolla Cross SUV. Due in Australia 2022

The Toyota Corolla nameplate will spawn a new SUV model for the first time with the introduction of the Corolla Cross. Coming hot on the heels of the Yaris Cross, the Corolla Cross is set to launch in Australia in 2022 as a MY2023 offering, slotting in between the Yaris …

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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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Updated 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe brings radical front fascia

Hyundai has today unveiled the updated 2021 Santa Fe, showcasing its bold new front fascia and added features. The new Santa Fe’s new face is defined by the wide grille that extends across the entire width of the SUV. The clamped shape of the lower air intake extends the horizontal …

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2020 Audi Q3 Sportback 40 TFSI Review

When the humble family SUV looks a bit too domesticated and the sports coupe doesn’t pass the practicality test, there’s only one option left – the so called SUV coupe. Just a few years ago, this category of cars looked like nothing but a confused jacked up hatchback. Things are …

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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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Mercedes-Benz GLB arrives priced from $59,900

Mercedes-Benz’s first ever seven-seat compact crossover, the GLB, has arrived priced from $59,900 plus on-road costs. Described as a more practical and roomy alternative to the GLA, the GLB is available with the option of seven seats. To accommodate the extra row of seats, the GLB is significantly bigger in all …

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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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2020 Renault Kadjar Review – a worthy contender

Carmakers are trying to fill every niche possible, especially in the highly fought SUV segment. Take Renault‘s latest entrant, the Kadjar, for example, it sits between the baby Captur and the larger Koleos, and is pitched against the likes of the newly minted Kia Seltos and recently facelifted Mitsubishi ASX. …

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Audi Q8 50 TDI quattro joins range as diesel offering

Audi Australia is bolstering its flagship luxury SUV offering with the arrival of the Audi Q8 50 TDI quattro. Powered by a 3.0 V6 TDI turbo diesel engine equipped with mild-hybrid technology (MHEV), the Audi Q8 50 TDI quattro is the latest addition to the Q family, alongside the Audi …

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