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2019 Subaru Outback Review – Is It Better Than an SUV?

If you’re in the market for an SUV – like pretty much every car buyer these days – chances are you scratching your head deciding which of the segment’s 15 or so models to pick. But there’s one car that often gets overlooked by SUV buyers and it’s not an …

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Nissan X-Trail range expands with N-Trek special edition

Following the footsteps of the Navara Trek, Nissan has added an N-Trek variant to the X-Trail line-up. Based on the mid-spec X-Trail ST-L trim, the limited edition model features larger 19-inch alloy wheels, a Bose 8-speaker premium audio system plus a range of Nissan genuine accessories offering greater styling and value. …

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Ford Everest Sport joins line-up with stealthy black theme

The Ford Everest large SUV range will see the addition of a new variant in the form of the Everest Sport 4WD from late 2019. Bringing a touch of sportiness to its styling, the Everest Sport will be positioned between the mid-spec Everest Trend and the range-topping Everest Titanium models …

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Edge Review

First introduced in 1994, the Toyota RAV4 is one of the pioneers of the compact crossover segment. As its name suggests, the RAV4 – short for Recreational Activity Vehicle 4-wheel-drive – was designed to be at home both on and off road. It was very much sorted for everything life …

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Review – has petrol had its time?

Hyundai seem to have really committed to an all electric future by offering both the Kona and Ioniq with completely electric powertrains and it’s the Kona that’s the company’s flagship in this space. They’re marketing the Kona Electric as a long term cost saving green machine that could save you …

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Updated 2020 Mazda CX-8 gets captain seats option

Mazda has introduced the updated 2020 CX-8 seven-seater SUV at the Tokyo Motor Show today. Going on sale in its native Japan next month, the refreshed CX-8 gets added equipment, a more refined cabin and extra sound dampening. The third row of seats now have access to USB ports, while …

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BMW X5 M and X6 M Competition set for Q2 2020 launch

BMW will further enhance its line-up of high performance M crossover vehicles with the introduction of the all-new X5 M Competition and X6 M Competition models in Q2, 2020. The third generation BMW X5 M and X6 M Competition combine supreme power and performance with exceptional versatility and practicality. Both …

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2019 Nissan Qashqai Ti Review

It was almost 6 years ago that we saw the Qashqai hit our shores and roll onto the roads of Australia, the oddly named compact SUV from Nissan went on to sell well thanks to its well thought out overall package and handsome appearance. Now in 2019 we need to …

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Updated 2020 Lexus RX lifts connectivity, safety and dynamics

The updated Lexus RX large SUV will roll into Australian showrooms next month, offering key connectivity and safety technology upgrades, as well as enhanced driving dynamics, teamed with a reduced entry price. The new RX introduces 10 new technologies as standard, and will be priced from $71,920 before on-road costs …

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2019 Ford Endura Review – ST Line All-Wheel Drive

The Endura is Ford’s latest SUV brought in from the brand’s Canadian factory to replace the Australian built and developed Territory which was last sold in 2016. Sharing the same platform as the Ford Mondeo mid-size sedan, the Endura is about the same size as the Territory, which places it …

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Jaguar F-Pace SVR brings stonking supercharged V8 from $140k

Australian pricing for the all-new Jaguar F-Pace SVR has been announced, starting at $140,020 plus on road costs. Engineered by Special Vehicle Operations (SVO), with a 44 percent uplift in power, the F-Pace SVR’s 5.0-litre V8 supercharged petrol engine produces 404kW and 680Nm, enabling it to reach 0-100km/h in 4.3 …

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2019 Nissan Pathfinder ST+ 4WD Review

Aging it may be, the Nissan Pathfinder is not out of touch, yet. Big seven seater SUVs bring a lot to the party for today’s active family, mix in 4WD and you end up with a jack of all trades machine that’s as comfortable on the school run as it …

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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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