Joel Helmes, Author at Car Review Central




2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace Launch Review

August 2, 2018 Joel Helmes

There’s a new seven-seat option available to Aussie families with the launch of the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace. The new seven-seat version of the big-selling mid-size Volkswagen SUV aimed at users requiring ‘occasional’ seven-seat capacity, without […]

2018 Kia Stinger 4-Cylinder Review

June 25, 2018 Joel Helmes

There’s a lot to like about the Kia Stinger, but how does the four-cylinder version compare to the V6? That’s a question that is pretty easy to answer – it really doesn’t. The two versions […]

2018 Peugeot 308 Wagon Review

June 4, 2018 Joel Helmes

Small station wagons are quickly disappearing, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider the Peugeot 308. One of the impressive new breed of cars/SUVs from Peugeot/Citroen, the 308 is a nicely sized and enjoyable vehicle […]

2018 Citroen C3 Review

May 24, 2018 Joel Helmes

French cars might not be on the top of many small car buyers lists, that’s a shame given how good this new Citroen C3 is. There’s no doubt the French designed and built cars offered […]

2018 Nissan Navara ST Review

May 18, 2018 Joel Helmes

The Nissan Navara, now with a rejigged rear suspension tune, is a must-drive vehicle if a dual-cab pick-up is on your shopping list. It’s up there with the best when it comes to on-road manners, […]

2018 HAVAL H2 Review

May 15, 2018 Joel Helmes

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 […]

2018 Kia Stinger Review

May 9, 2018 Joel Helmes

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 Subaru Liberty 3.6R Review

April 21, 2018 Joel Helmes

The mid-size passenger car market is chock full of good cars and the Subaru Liberty is among the best of them. There’s a huge amount of competition in this segment and while the Toyota Camry […]

2018 Toyota HiLux Rugged X Review

April 20, 2018 Joel Helmes

Aussies are in love with beefed-up dual-cab 4×4 utes and now the Toyota HiLux has added three new highly-specified variants to its range. Launched this week in South Australia, the new vehicles include the HiLux […]

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