Road test

Mon 10 Dec 2018

What it's like to drive Australia's cheapest electric car

What it's like to drive Australia's cheapest electric car

Electric cars? Too expensive. Range anxiety. No charging infrastructure. They look daft. With the launch of Hyundai’s purely electric Ioniq, such arguments are...

Toyota HiLux Rogue: Tough truck’s family test

Toyota HiLux Rogue: Tough truck’s family test

Toyota’s cashing in on HiLux being our best-seller, revealing the street-tough Rogue edition.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Cut-price Mercedes performer nudges into hot-hatch territory

Cut-price Mercedes performer nudges into hot-hatch territory

MERCEDES A250 4Matic at $50K has ample performance and is a brilliant all-rounder.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

New Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV mounts big challenge to Tesla

New Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV mounts big challenge to Tesla

NEW all-electric SUV is the first in a long line of challengers to Tesla’s crown due to arrive in the few years.

ROAD TESTS: SsangYong's Musso ute, Tivoli and Rexton SUVs

ROAD TESTS: SsangYong's Musso ute, Tivoli and Rexton SUVs

SsangYong has made a return to the Australian market and has launched un Musso dual-cab ute, as well as the Tivoli and Rexton SUVs.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

ROAD TEST: Honda CR-V VTi-LX is a great all-round SUV

ROAD TEST: Honda CR-V VTi-LX is a great all-round SUV

THIS often overlooked family SUV does not do much wrong, but if you value this one ingredient then look elsewhere.

Mon 3 Dec 2018

Baby Benz feels more like a luxury limousine inside

Baby Benz feels more like a luxury limousine inside

Mercedes makes you wonder...prestige motoring life looks more like a stairway to heaven in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class A200.

Sat 1 Dec 2018

ROAD TEST: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV gains family adoption

ROAD TEST: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV gains family adoption

It's amazing how many weekly trips of less than 50km are covered by the SUV's electric power. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has impressed on a family test.

Mon 26 Nov 2018

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai Ti a poster boy for modern SUVs

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai Ti a poster boy for modern SUVs

NISSAN’s spritely little SUV plays a balancing act between mid- and small-sized SUVs.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

New Audi A1 Sportback review: City car bulks up

New Audi A1 Sportback review: City car bulks up

THE new pint-sized hatch is bigger and more grown up than the car it replaces, but is it necessarily better?

Wed 21 Nov 2018

TESTED: Check out the radical 2019 model Toyota RAV4

TESTED: Check out the radical 2019 model Toyota RAV4

USUALLY vanilla family SUV spices up its image with sporty design and driving dynamics, but there’s a bigger addition under the bonnet.

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Korea's Kia Optima v Japan's Toyota Camry: who wins?

Korea's Kia Optima v Japan's Toyota Camry: who wins?

Top-spec medium sedans, a lacklustre segment, pack safety gear, comfort items and brisk performance

Sat 17 Nov 2018

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai is a small SUV big on value

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai is a small SUV big on value

Packed with the latest safety kit and as well as high-end Nappa leather-covered seats, the Nissan Qashqai Ti grade starts from $37,990 plus on-roads.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

New Renault Koleos delivers sharp value for families

New Renault Koleos delivers sharp value for families

IT has a European badge and a premium design but comes with a bargain basement price. Here’s why the Renault Koleos is one of the most under-rated SUVs.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

RACING ROAD TEST: France’s answer to Porsche Cayman

RACING ROAD TEST: France’s answer to Porsche Cayman

THE resurrected niche sports car brand is taking the fight to Porsche and surpasses it in this one important area.

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.

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