Road test

Wed 14 Nov 2018

FIRST DRIVE: Mitsubishi’s new tough Triton ute

FIRST DRIVE: Mitsubishi’s new tough Triton ute

THIS one feature of the tough new Japanese ute could help it beat the Toyota HiLux.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

ROAD TEST: Subaru Forester delivers core SUV values

ROAD TEST: Subaru Forester delivers core SUV values

One of the segment pioneers, the Subaru Forester, raises the bar with outstanding safety and practical cabin design.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

In the mid-$50K bracket, premium compact SUVs add sporty handling to sharp looks. Ride comfort sets one apart

Is this Range Rover the world’s most stylish SUV?

Is this Range Rover the world’s most stylish SUV?

Range Rover’s Velar has upped the style ante in the prestige SUV world.

ROAD TEST: Mini Cooper S five-door bursting with flavour

ROAD TEST: Mini Cooper S five-door bursting with flavour

They may not be to everyone's taste, but the modern Mini Cooper S has a loyal fan base ... and two extra doors.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Peugeot’s 3008 SUV rides better than most European cars

Peugeot’s 3008 SUV rides better than most European cars

PEUGEOT’S 3008 at $37,990 drive-away doesn’t look cheap but it’s competing with mid-spec rivals.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

How Audi is making sedans cool again

How Audi is making sedans cool again

LUXURY coupe has an eyewateringly expensive headlight.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Toyota Corolla gets futuristic styling but it’s no rocket

Toyota Corolla gets futuristic styling but it’s no rocket

TOYOTA’S just-released new generation Corolla includes Hybrid variants for a mere $1500 premium.

Peugeot 308 GTi: Cheap alternative to mainstream hot hatches

Peugeot 308 GTi: Cheap alternative to mainstream hot hatches

PEUGEOT’S hot hatch leads the field in one key area.

Sat 3 Nov 2018

Audi's fastest Q2 model has sassy style and substance

Audi's fastest Q2 model has sassy style and substance

Proudly wearing its badges for all to see, looks are deceiving for Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI Quattro prestige compact SUV.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

The best big family seven-seater SUV comparison test

The best big family seven-seater SUV comparison test

The $70,000 flagship seven-seater all-wheel drives navigate easily with your precious family cargo.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Panamera GTS could be Porsche's best four-door ever

Panamera GTS could be Porsche's best four-door ever

NEW Panamera GTS delivers luxury and performance in equal measures.

Lexus's star SUV lacks some premium shine

Lexus's star SUV lacks some premium shine

Late last year Lexus upgraded the NX with improved safety and technology, we put under the road test microscope.

Sporty 2018 Ford Escape ST-Line medium SUV reviewed

Sporty 2018 Ford Escape ST-Line medium SUV reviewed

CAN a sporty model help attract buyers to Ford’s slow-selling medium SUV?

Fri 26 Oct 2018

COMPARISON TEST: Mitsubishi ASX, Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V

COMPARISON TEST: Mitsubishi ASX, Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V

IF you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Why car buyers are embracing small SUVs. We compare three top sellers, Mitsubishi ASX, Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V.

Thu 25 Oct 2018

ROAD TEST: Australia’s cheapest electric vehicle is a Zoe

ROAD TEST: Australia’s cheapest electric vehicle is a Zoe

RENAULT’S Zoe is the first of a wave of more affordable electric vehicles. But “affordable” is a relative term.

Wed 24 Oct 2018

Ford Ecosport review: baby SUV gets a makeover

Ford Ecosport review: baby SUV gets a makeover

FORD’S smallest SUV has been given a facelift in an attempt to stop a sales slide. Is it enough to put the tiddler back on shopping lists?

Luxurious touches for Mercedes-Benz blue collar worker

Luxurious touches for Mercedes-Benz blue collar worker

Mercedes-Benz has brought some of its passenger car class to the Sprinter van range.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

ONE CAR TWO CRITICS: Nissan Navara takes a lifestyle test

ONE CAR TWO CRITICS: Nissan Navara takes a lifestyle test

NISSAN Navara’s a safe choice with reasonable road manners and, in the ST-X, ample off-road ability.

Sat 20 Oct 2018

Seven-seater VW Tiguan Allspace makes life easy

Seven-seater VW Tiguan Allspace makes life easy

VW’s Tiguan Allspace seven-seater makes life easy and keeps the family safe, entertained and happy.

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