Tag Archives: SUV

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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2020 BMW X3 xDrive20d Review

BMW was the first premium manufacturer to produce a mid-size luxury crossover with the original X3 in 2003. Despite having the new segment all to its own, the first X3, with its quirky styling and unresolved ride, didn’t do BMW much good. What it did though, was spawn an explosion …

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2020 Mitsubishi ASX Exceed 2.4L Review – still hitting goals

You’ve got to give it to the Mitsubishi ASX. Like Cher and Madonna, it just keeps reinventing itself with new hits every few years. While the nips and tucks do wonders to keep it looking youthful, the bones of the ASX date back to when Eminem’s ‘Love the Way You …

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2020 BMW X1 LCI sDrive18d Review

Driving a premium car is always quite special. It doesn’t matter if it performs the same basic function as a mainstream model, or that it’s no more powerful than its much cheaper equivalent, because it has that coveted badge – and in this case a BMW badge – you immediately …

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2020 Lexus RX 300 F Sport Review

When we first drove the current fourth-generation Lexus RX back in 2016, we liked its bold design, ride comfort and luxurious features. For 2020, Lexus has given the mid-size SUV a top-to-bottom refresh, with the aim of further boosting its appeal in this increasingly competitive passenger car segment. The 2020 …

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2020 Mazda CX-5 further refined, boosts off-road tech

The popular Mazda CX-5 range has gained a host of upgrades for 2020, adding greater versatility, safety and comfort both on and off-road. Available now, the updated CX-5 adds new technology, advanced safety equipment and improves cabin quietness for a better ride feeling. Headlining the 2020 upgrades is Mazda’s newly …

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