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2019 Toyota Granvia Review

Frustrated film goers still ponder the meaning of 1968’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” and have only now begin to see the tangible explanation. It’s a Toyota. Toyota’s Granvia is the replacement to its Tarago. This […]

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2019 Genesis G80 Review

I drove something like this new Genesis G80 quite a few years ago as a Hyundai in Korea and back then Genesis was keen to get going in Australia. While sorting out its corporate position […]

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2018 Holden Trax LT Review

Since appearing in showrooms a year ago, the Holden Trax has captured the attention of SUV buyers, clocking up pretty decent sales figures in its class. And after a week in the delightful little Trax […]

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2019 Holden Equinox LTZ-V Review

Holden Equinox, launched in late 2017, plays in the ultra-competitive medium AWD SUV segment. Equinox, while being a reasonably good offering, has failed to gain traction with buyers who are favouring more familiar brand names. […]

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2018 Skoda Karoq Review

I often get asked which SUV is the best for boot space and storage. The Skoda Karoq might just be the right answer to that question. After all the decision to purchase an SUV is […]

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2018 Toyota Hilux SR5 Review

When Toyota released the eighth-generation HiLux they made it stronger. Everything has been strengthened, including a thicker frame, stiffer body, new high-torque turbo-diesel engines, advanced six-speed transmissions, beefed-up suspension and brakes, and expanded off-road ability. [...]

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