Road test

Fri 16 Feb 2018

Battle of the luxe SUVs: BMW X3 v Volvo XC60 road tests

Battle of the luxe SUVs: BMW X3 v Volvo XC60 road tests

It’s a close call between these medium-size premium SUVs which both pack plenty of features into their elegant frames.

Thu 15 Feb 2018

Road test: Limited edition 2018 MX-5 maximises fun factor

Road test: Limited edition 2018 MX-5 maximises fun factor

Better bits transform Mazda’s MX-5 from a fun convertible into a race-ready machine. rner-carver that can embarrass more powerful cars.

Mon 12 Feb 2018

You’ll get a buzz from the Alfa Romeo Giulia

You’ll get a buzz from the Alfa Romeo Giulia

Alfa Romeo’s Giulia is a genuine, if temperamental, rival for the German compact luxury triumvirate of Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class

Fri 9 Feb 2018

Road test review: VW Golf GTI Original - three-door's back

Road test review: VW Golf GTI Original - three-door's back

THE world’s favourite hot hatch may be about to win some new fans with its sharp price.

Tue 6 Feb 2018

Nissan X-Trail TL review: Beefy new diesel arrives

Nissan X-Trail TL review: Beefy new diesel arrives

Final member of the Nissan X-Trail family has arrived and its packing some extra muscle under the bonnet.

Mon 5 Feb 2018

2018 Renault Captur review: Metro trend setter

2018 Renault Captur review: Metro trend setter

Fashion comes first with this stunning little French compact five-door high-rider which loves the city.

Sun 4 Feb 2018

Head-to-head review: Nissan Navara ST v Mazda BT-50 XTR

Head-to-head review: Nissan Navara ST v Mazda BT-50 XTR

These family-focused pick-ups combine fun and functionality but one trades ultimate towing and payload capacity for a better ride.

Sat 3 Feb 2018

Tested: best hot hatches under $60K

Tested: best hot hatches under $60K

So you want a hot hacth...but which one? We get rally superstar Molly Taylor to drive three of the best.

Wed 31 Jan 2018

Rugged updated 2018 Nissan Patrol pushes the barriers

Rugged updated 2018 Nissan Patrol pushes the barriers

Most SUVs would be flat-out negotiating a puddle at a sports field carpark. Not this beast.

Exciting times for Mitsubishi with new Eclipse Cross

Exciting times for Mitsubishi with new Eclipse Cross

Mitsubishi has designs on growing its already sizeable share of the SUV market. Enter the Eclipse Cross ...

Haval H9 seven-seater highlights Chinese emerging talent

Haval H9 seven-seater highlights Chinese emerging talent

Chinese carmaker Haval has trimmed the price and packed in the features for its seven-seat H9 SUV

Mon 29 Jan 2018

Two critics, one car — Alfa Romeo Giulia QV

Two critics, one car — Alfa Romeo Giulia QV

There is much to like in Alfa Romeo’s long-awaited Giulia — especially the $150K QV’s engine, a V6 cut down from a Ferrari V8.

Head to head comparison: Renault Koleos v Peugeot 3008

Head to head comparison: Renault Koleos v Peugeot 3008

The top-spec versions of these family SUVs have the expected French flair and ride quality but differ in performance and the price of servicing.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

Time for the Toyota Camry to shrug off the cardigan

Time for the Toyota Camry to shrug off the cardigan

The Australian-made Toyota Camry models are gone and while the new variants are cut from the same cloth they are significantly better.

Sun 14 Jan 2018

ROAD TEST REVIEW: 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport Turbo

ROAD TEST REVIEW: 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport Turbo

New Suzuki Swift Sport packs lots more grunt in hot hatch market.

Thu 14 Dec 2017

Why going hybrid doesn’t pay

Why going hybrid doesn’t pay

THE Toyota Prius C hybrid hatchback is super economical and a technology marvel. There’s just one problem: the price.

Wed 13 Dec 2017

ROAD TEST: Subaru Levorg GT Deserving of love

ROAD TEST: Subaru Levorg GT Deserving of love

The Levorg deserves better than last place among its Subaru siblings.

Fri 8 Dec 2017

Volvo V90 Cross Country defies the Swedish wagon stereotype

Volvo V90 Cross Country defies the Swedish wagon stereotype

It’s a Volvo that rides high and has the getaway looks — but it’s not an SUV. The V90 Cross Country shows the Swedes have not given up on the station wagon.

Tue 5 Dec 2017

Equinox signals dawn of new Holden era

Equinox signals dawn of new Holden era

Holden has launched its new Equinox medium-size SUV to replace the Captiva.

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Nissan Qashqai becomes a hatch in SUV clothing

Nissan Qashqai becomes a hatch in SUV clothing

Nissan has listened to owners of the previous Qashqai and given the updated compact SUV extra tech features and a sportier driving feel

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