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2018 Kia Optima Si Review

Toyota Camry accounts for most sales in the medium sedan segment but there are some cracking good offerings from other makers including Kia’s recently revised Optima. It comes in two grades, Si and GT with […]

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Next-Gen Mazda3 Launch Review

Overview Mazda3 – This is the first car in the range to kick off the brand new generation of cars. It introduces a raft of new technology, and makes a lot of features standard that […]

2018 Kia Carnival
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2018 Kia Carnival Launch Review

Kia Carnival, known in the USA as the Sedona, is the best-selling people mover in the country according to VFACTS, and Kia. It’s the sensible choice for those who fancy tea and Tim Tams at […]

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2018 Honda CR-V VTi-L Review

The seven-seater version of the Honda CR-V came out towards the middle of last year, much to the delight of large families everywhere. The VTi-L is the highest grade available with seven seats and at […]

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2018 Ford Everest 2.0 Trend Review

Depending on the model, Ford now offer its medium large, Ranger-ute-based Ford Everest “fourbie” with a choice of 3.2-litre, five cylinder, turbo diesel or 2.0-litre, four cylinder, twin turbo (bi-turbo) diesel. The latter is shared […]

2018 Citroen c3
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2018 Citroen C3 Launch Review

Citroen has a long and varied history in Australia. Over the last few years the brand has seemed to drift away to almost nothing. This was a combination of both local issues and financial pressures […]

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2018 Haval H2 Review

This wasn’t my first time in the Haval H2, last year I had a jaunt in the small SUV through dense NT scrub! Check out the details on that unintended adventure here. This time around [...]
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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. [...]

2018 Kia Stinger Review

Has there even been a car that has been more hyped than the Kia Stinger? Probably not, luckily the big Kia sedan/hatch mostly lives up to that hype and is likely to be a big [...]

2018 Kia Sportage GT-Line Review

Kia launched the all new Sportage early in 2016 with a fresh design in a market that is becoming increasingly popular, competitive and homogenised by designers. The all new fourth generation model is more a [...]

2019 Kia Cerato GT Review

Over the past decade I have road-tested and reviewed every different Kia model and often each different variant available too. It has been a great experience watching this brand come to life and become one [...]

2018 Nissan Patrol Ti-L Review

Nissan Patrol is an Aussie favourite… or was, but outsiders conspired to make Nissan drop its diesel Patrol because they don’t like diesels in the US or Arab states. OK for them because petrol there [...]