Road test

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Impressive improvements for updated Hyundai Tucson

Impressive improvements for updated Hyundai Tucson

There are more than 20 mid-size family SUVs from which to choose. Here’s one that should make your shortlist.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

PINT-SIZE BATTLE: Toyota Yaris versus Kia Picanto

PINT-SIZE BATTLE: Toyota Yaris versus Kia Picanto

Identical in price but different in size and spec, here’s how the Toyota Yaris and Kia Picanto tiny tots compare.

ROAD TEST: VW’s new Polo small car is one of the best buys

ROAD TEST: VW’s new Polo small car is one of the best buys

German brand has launched its new hatch which now has more interior space and thriftier engines than before.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Ferrari 812 Superfast...does exactly what it says on the tin

Ferrari 812 Superfast...does exactly what it says on the tin

Ferrari's new $610,000 supercar, dubbed the “812 Superfast”, lives up to its name in more ways than one.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

Used Mazda3 has tasty options: model years 2014-16

Used Mazda3 has tasty options: model years 2014-16

The Mazda3 from 2014-16, in hatch or sedan form, is a smart used prospect. There are plenty in the listings, too.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

Land Rover Discovery Sport is one royally cool cat

Land Rover Discovery Sport is one royally cool cat

The marque which proudly wears the Royal coat of arms blends prowess with sporting class in the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

LAUNCHED: Mercedes-Benz A-Class sets new technology standard

LAUNCHED: Mercedes-Benz A-Class sets new technology standard

New Mercedes ‘learns’ its owner’s habits and adapts accordingly — all for less than $50,000.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Toyota gambles with new Corolla: bold look and price rises

Toyota gambles with new Corolla: bold look and price rises

Australia's favourite brand has taken a bold risk with its most popular car, changing a winning formula.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Honda’s Civic RS hatch isn’t what it seems

Honda’s Civic RS hatch isn’t what it seems

REINVIGORATED small car values style over substance when it wears the RS badge.

Sat 4 Aug 2018

Ford Mustang GT goes from fat Yank to fit and toned

Ford Mustang GT goes from fat Yank to fit and toned

Ford has given the Mustang, a huge hit since its launch in 2015, a comprehensive overhaul.

ROAD TEST: Volvo's XC40 compact SUV is short and sweet

ROAD TEST: Volvo's XC40 compact SUV is short and sweet

The smallest of Volvo's SUV range raises the bar in terms of design and premium appeal.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

VW Tiguan Allspace seven-seat SUV is a practical playmate

VW Tiguan Allspace seven-seat SUV is a practical playmate

VW’s first seven-seat SUV, the Tiguan Allspace has come late to the segment but with a winning formula.

Thu 2 Aug 2018

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera takes the fight to Ferrari

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera takes the fight to Ferrari

British brand launches new ‘super grand tourer’ that rivals Ferrari’s Australian flagship.

ROAD TEST: Mercedes X-Class more showpony than workhorse

ROAD TEST: Mercedes X-Class more showpony than workhorse

The three-pointed star now adorns a dual-cab ute ... territory once confined to blue-collar realm. Welcome the Mercedes-Benz X-Class to the fray.

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Kia’s ultimate eight-seat family car tested

Kia’s ultimate eight-seat family car tested

There are not too many cars that serve up the same space and comfort as this people-mover.

New Kia Cerato Sport offers impressive European value

New Kia Cerato Sport offers impressive European value

Sitting one rung from the top, the Sport model we tested had a retail price is $25,790. Yet the current drive-away offer is $23,690.

Tue 31 Jul 2018

ROAD TEST: Honda CR-V one of the most underrated SUVs

ROAD TEST: Honda CR-V one of the most underrated SUVs

The Honda CR-V mid-size SUV may not match its rivals on the sales charts, but it is well ahead in other areas.

ROAD TEST: Skoda Karoq ups the performance ante

ROAD TEST: Skoda Karoq ups the performance ante

Skoda’s Karoq is a clever solution to carrying bikes — and keeping riders safe — freighting the family or even moving house

Mon 30 Jul 2018

HiLux Rugged X and Colorado SportsCat in $70K ute shootout

HiLux Rugged X and Colorado SportsCat in $70K ute shootout

Toyota HiLux Rugged X and HSV Colorado SportsCat get tougher looks, enhanced off-road ability but no more power. Here’s how they stack up.

Sun 29 Jul 2018

Mercedes CLS is luxury for the style conscience

Mercedes CLS is luxury for the style conscience

Mercedes-Benz's new luxury coupe stays classy as the competition dresses down.

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