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  • BMW X3 : 2014 xDrive20d

    Vehicle Style: Medium SUV Price: $64,400 (plus on-roads), $74,665 as-tested Engine/trans: 140kW/400Nm 2.0 turbo diesel 4cyl | 8sp automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 5.2 l/100km Tested: 8.7 l/10...

     

    POSTED SAT, 20 SEP, 2014

     
  • Skoda Yeti : 2014 90TSI Automatic

    Vehicle Style: Small SUV Price: $28,290  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 90kW/200Nm 1.4 turbo petrol 4cyl | 7sp twin-clutch automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 6.8 l/100km | tested: 8.1 l/100km...

     

    POSTED FRI, 19 SEP, 2014

     
  • 2014 Kia Sportage : Si Premium

    Vehicle Style: Medium SUV Price: $29,990  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 122kW/205Nm 2.0 petrol 4cyl | 6sp automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 8.4 l/100km | tested: 9.2 l/100km OVERVIEW Kia...

     

    POSTED SAT, 13 SEP, 2014

     
  • BMW X4 : 2014 xDrive35i

    Vehicle Style: Medium SUV Price: $87,430  (plus on-roads), $96,550 as-tested. Engine/trans: 235kW/400Nm 3.0 turbo petrol 6cyl | 8sp auto Fuel Economy claimed: 8.3 l/100km | tested: 12.9 l/100k...

     

    POSTED MON, 8 SEP, 2014

     
  • 2014 Nissan Qashqai ST Manual

    Vehicle Style: Small SUV Price: $25,850 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 106kW/200Nm 2.0 petrol 4cyl | 6 spd manual Fuel Economy claimed: 7.7 l/100km | tested: 8.9 l/100km OVERVIEW Nissan is n...

     

    POSTED SAT, 6 SEP, 2014

     
  • Tesla Model S : P85 Preview Drive

    Vehicle Style: Large prestige electric sedan Price: $142,591 (depending on region) Powertrain: 310kW electric motor with 85kWh battery pack Driving range claimed: 502 kilometres OVERVIEW...

     

    POSTED MON, 1 SEP, 2014

     
  • Nissan Qashqai : 2014 TS Diesel

    August 29, 2014. Vehicle Style: Small SUV Price: $33,200 Engine/trans: 96kW/320Nm 1.6 turbo diesel 4cyl | CVT automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 4.9 l/100km | tested: 6.6 l/100km OVERVIEW Nis...

     

    POSTED FRI, 29 AUG, 2014

     
  • Mazda3 Diesel : 2015 XD Astina Hatch

    August 27, 2014 What’s Hot: Oodles of torque, great chassis, loaded with equipment. What’s Not: Still a little noisy on-road, no powered passenger seat, quite pricey. X-FACTOR: P...

     

    POSTED WED, 27 AUG, 2014

     
  • BMW M3 : 2014 DCT Automatic

    August 16, 2014 Vehicle Style: High performance sedan Price: $156,430  (plus on-roads), $165,990 as-tested. Engine/trans: 317kW/550Nm 3.0 turbo petrol 6cyl | 7sp twin-clutch auto Fuel Eco...

     

    POSTED SAT, 16 AUG, 2014

     
  • Maserati Ghibli S

    August 14, 2014 Vehicle Style: Premium mid-size sedan Price: $169,990 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 301kW/550Nm twin-turbo 3.0-litre V6 petrol | 8spd auto Fuel Economy claimed: 10.4 l/100km O...

     

    POSTED FRI, 15 AUG, 2014

     
  • 2014 Renault Megane : GT-Line Hatch

    August 12, 2014 What’s Hot: Beautifully-sorted chassis and handling, impressive turbo engine. What’s Not: Limited rear legroom; audio-control hidden behind the wheel. X-FACTOR: Euro s...

     

    POSTED TUE, 12 AUG, 2014

     
  • Comparison : Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk vs. Isuzu MU-X LS-U

    By Tony O'Kane & Tim O'Brien Variants Reviewed Fuel, combined cycle Model Power/Torque claimed tested Isuzu MU-X LSU 4WD _130kW...

     

    POSTED MON, 11 AUG, 2014

     
  • 2014 Ford Mondeo : Titanium EcoBoost Petrol

    August 1, 2014 Vehicle Style: 5-door medium hatch Price: $44,990 Engine/trans: 149kW/300Nm 2.0 turbo 4cyl | 6sp twin-clutch auto Fuel Economy claimed: 8.0 l/100km | tested: 9.4 l/100km OVER...

     

    POSTED FRI, 1 AUG, 2014

     
  • 2014 Skoda Octavia RS Wagon : 162TSI Petrol Auto

    July 28, 2014 Vehicle Style: Medium performance wagon. Price: $36,490  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 162kW/350Nm 2.0 turbo 4cyl | 6sp twin-clutch automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 6.6 l/100km...

     

    POSTED MON, 28 JUL, 2014

     
  • BMW X4 : xDrive30d And xDrive35i

    What’s hot: Brilliant performance and handling, unique style. What’s not: Unique look has its detractors, some practicality compromises. X-FACTOR: In-your-face muscled lines, huge grunt...

     

    POSTED FRI, 25 JUL, 2014

     
  • 2014 Renault Megane GT220 Hatch

    July 24, 2014 What’s Hot: Scorching performance for the money, five-door hatch versatility. What’s Not: No automatic on offer, interior getting old. X-FACTOR: As hot as a Golf GTI, it...

     

    POSTED THU, 24 JUL, 2014

     
  • 2014 Renault Megane : Hatch And Wagon First Drive

    What’s Hot: Great little 1.2 litre turbo, impressive handling/ride balance in Authentique grade. What’s Not: Diesel engine lacks 'oomph', pricey at the top end of t...

     

    POSTED THU, 24 JUL, 2014

     
  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee : Sport Petrol Auto

    July 22, 2014 Vehicle Style: Medium SUV Price: $33,500 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 130kW/229Nm 2.4 litre 4cyl petrol | 9spd auto Fuel Economy claimed: 8.3 l/100km | tested: 9.9 l/100km...

     

    POSTED TUE, 22 JUL, 2014

     
  • Jeep Wrangler Diesel : 2014 Unlimited Sport 2.8 CRD Automatic

    July 20, 2014 Vehicle style: Five-door heavy-duty SUV wagon Price: $44,000 (plus on-road costs) Engine/trans: 2.8 litre turbo-diesel | 5spd automatic Fuel consumption listed: 8.8 l/100km |&...

     

    POSTED SUN, 20 JUL, 2014

     
  • Nissan Qashqai : 2014 TL Diesel CVT

    July 18, 2014 Vehicle style: Small 2WD SUV Price: $37,990 Engine/trans: 1.6 litre turbo-diesel: 96kW/320Nm | xtronic CVT auto Fuel consumption listed: 4.9 l/100km | tested: 7.4 l/100km.

     

    POSTED FRI, 18 JUL, 2014

     
 

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