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2019 Land Rover Discovery SD4 7 seats Review

Need to put more than 5 bums on seats in comfort? Buy a MPV or Multi Purpose Vehicle, right? Wrong. That was probably the right answer twenty years ago but in 2019, the SUV has become a MPV and anything in between, straddling every segment you can think of. Just …

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2019 Toyota RAV4 pricing and specifications

The all-new Toyota RAV4 has arrived across Australian showrooms, promising improved performance, safety, technology, style and refinement. With the option of 2WD, or mechanical or electric AWD systems, and a choice of two new petrol engines or the efficient Toyota Hybrid System, the new RAV4 is said to be the …

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2019 Holden Acadia LT AWD Review

When it comes to 7 seater SUVs there’s two different types commonly found. The first and more prevalent is the adapted 5 seater SUV that’s sacrificed some luggage space for a third row. These may have 7 seats but that third row is sized for children which strips capability away …

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Citroen joins compact SUV race with C3 Aircross

Citroen is joining the compact SUV race with the new C3 Aircross. Inspired by the C-Aircross concept car presented at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show and featuring classic Citroen design cues, the all-new C3 Aircross brings a breath of fresh air to the Compact SUV segment. To be offered here as …

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2019 Range Rover Velar P380 R-Dynamic Review

Luxury mid-size SUVs are big business these days, as affluent buyers ditch the saloon car to climb into one of these glitzy urban haulers. The segment has seen rapid growth in recent years, played by nameplates such as the BMW X4, Mercedes GLC Coupe, Audi Q5 and Lexus NX. And …

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First look: 2020 Hyundai Venue

The Venue is Hyundai’s latest SUV to join the company’s growing crossover portfolio. As the smallest crossover in the line-up, the city-size Venue will be the most affordable Hyundai SUV, and joins its larger siblings including the Kona, Tucson and Santa Fe. The new Hyundai Venue will be built in …

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Bold-new 2020 Toyota Kluger breaks cover

Toyota has unveiled the next-generation Kluger SUV with a bold, distinctive design and advances in safety, comfort, quality and reliability. The world premiere of the fourth-generation Kluger at the New York International Auto Show reveals a dramatic new design direction for the seven-seat SUV. A sculpted new shape, with chiselled …

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Mid-size SUV Comparison: Subaru Forester vs Jeep Cherokee Review

The mid-size SUV class is the most competitive and crowded car segment today. With no fewer than 20 players at the time of writing, buyers are literally spoilt for choice. But if you are looking for something that can tread beyond the paved roads of our concrete jungle, your short …

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Jaguar F-Pace: 300 Sport & Chequered Flag Editions join range

Jaguar has announced two distinctive special edition models for its F-Pace mid-size SUV. The performance-focused 300 SPORT and the comprehensively equipped Chequered Flag now join the F-Pace range as two new mid-spec models, bringing the line-up’s total offerings to six variants. Jaguar F-Pace 300 SPORT Special Edition The all-wheel drive …

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Mazda CX-8 tweaked and updated for 2019

Less than a year on from its Australian launch in July 2018, Mazda CX-8 has grown its equipment list and updated styling elements to strengthen its appeal. New to the standard equipment list is Mazda’s Skyactiv-Dynamics technology, G-Vectoring Control Plus (GVC Plus), an advanced version of GVC that adds direct …

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Tesla Model Y mid-size SUV unveiled

Tesla has unveiled its fourth passenger car in the form of the Model Y mid-size SUV. Slotting below the larger Model X in Tesla’s fast expanding portfolio, the Model Y is underpinned by the same platform as the Model 3 sedan and will be offered in Long Range, Dual-Motor All-Wheel …

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All-new Mazda CX-30 launched as brand’s fifth SUV offering

Mazda has taken the wraps off its second model in its new-generation line-up, the CX-30 compact SUV. As a new core model that slots between the CX-3 and CX-5, the CX-30 will compete against larger models of the compact SUV class such as the Nissan Qashqai and Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. …

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2019 BMW X4 Review – xDrive20d

The fact that the BMW X4 is now in its second-generation says something about its appeal. People do buy cars like the X4. And yes ‘cars’ were plural because the segment that the X4 single-handedly created has now spawned a competitor in the form of the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe, and …

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2019 Lexus RX 450hL Review

The task of designing a single car to accommodate the unique and often country specific desires is no doubt a serious challenge, one which Lexus took seriously with the RX line of luxury SUVs that continued to evolve throughout their lifespan. The European demand for ever cleaner and greener motoring …

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