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Family Car Reviews

  • 2013 Volkswagen Golf 110TDI Diesel DSG

    2013 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small hatch Engine/Trans: 110kW/320Nm 4cyl diesel | 6spd DSG auto Price: $34,490 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy claimed: 4.9l/100km | tested: 6.7l/10...

     

    POSTED MON, 5 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 HSV GTS Gen-F Track Test

    2013 HSV GTS REVIEW What’s hot: LSA V8’s linear power delivery, massive 430kW, bargain pricing. What’s not: Rear brakes get a workout, still a very heavy car. X-Factor: Just...

     

    POSTED FRI, 2 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 Fiat Punto : Pop, Lounge

    2013 FIAT PUNTO REVIEW What’s hot: Sharp driveaway pricing for the Pop; involving handling What’s not: Unconventional ‘auto’; ageing mechanicals X-Factor: The...

     

    POSTED FRI, 2 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 Kia Rondo SLi Petrol

    2013 KIA RONDO REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Small people mover Price: $33,990 (plus on-roads) Engine/transmission: 2.0 litre petrol/six-speed auto Power/torque: 122kW/213Nm Fuel Economy (...

     

    POSTED WED, 31 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Volkswagen Golf 90TSI Comfortline DSG

    2013 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Small five-door hatchback Price: $27,490 (plus on-roads)   Engine/transmission: 1.4 litre petrol turbo/seven-speed DSG automatic Pow...

     

    POSTED THU, 25 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Hybrid Launch

    2013 MERCEDES E-CLASS HYBRID REVIEW What's Hot: Amazing fuel numbers; E-Class style and comfort with willing power. What's Not: A $10k price deficit you’ll never ‘earn&r...

     

    POSTED WED, 24 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Range Rover Vogue SE SDV8 Off-Road

    2013 RANGE ROVER REVIEW | Photos: Jan Glovac Vehicle Style: Five-door luxury SUV Price: $217,100 (plus on-roads), $225,290 (as tested, plus onroads) Engine/trans: 250kW/700Nm 4.4 litre turbodie...

     

    POSTED MON, 22 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Renault Megane : Diesel Hatch, Petrol Wagon, GT 220 Wagon

    2013 RENAULT MEGANE REVIEW What’s hot: Sharp new pricing, sharp new GT-Line models, and razor-sharp 220 GT Wagon What’s not: Bulgy instrument binnacle, manual shift a bit woolly, roa...

     

    POSTED FRI, 19 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI R-Line

    2013 TOUAREG V8 DIESEL R-LINE REVIEW Vehicle style:  Large all-wheel-drive SUV Price: $112,990 Engine/transmission: 4.2 litre V8 TDI turbo diesel mated/ eight-speed automatic Power/to...

     

    POSTED MON, 15 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Jeep Wrangler Overland Unlimited

    2013 JEEP WRANGLER REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Large 4WD wagon Price: $47,000 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy claimed: 11.7 l/100km | tested: 14.2 l/100km OVERVIEW The Jeep Wrangler is li...

     

    POSTED SAT, 13 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Lexus IS

    2013 LEXUS IS REVIEW What’s Hot: Sumptuous interior, improved cabin space and on-road performance. What’s Not: Thirsty V6s, styling may polarise opinion. X-Factor: The 2013 Lexus I...

     

    POSTED THU, 11 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Grand Cherokee : Laredo 2WD, Overland V6 Diesel, SRT 6.4 V8

    2013 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE REVIEW What’s hot: Eight-speed auto, potent engines, and priced to surprise. What’s not: Fuel efficiency, the SRT knows thee not; pricey diesel option. X-F...

     

    POSTED FRI, 5 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Honda Civic DTi-S Snapshot

    2013 HONDA CIVIC HATCH REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small hatchback Engine/trans: 96kW/320Nm 1.6 turbodiesel 4cyl / 6sp manual Price: $26,990 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy claimed:  4.0 l/100km...

     

    POSTED THU, 4 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Medium SUV Comparison : Kuga, CR-V, CX-5, Forester, RAV4

    2013 TMR MEDIUM SUV COMPARISON REVIEW Models Tested: Ford Kuga Trend, Honda CR-V VTi-S, Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport, Subaru Forester 2.5i, Toyota RAV4 GXL. Photos: John Wilson and Rene Mitchell-Pitm...

     

    POSTED THU, 4 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Mitsubishi ASX 2.2 DiD Diesel Automatic

    2013 MITSUBISHI ASX REVIEW What’s hot: Value for money buying with a torquey diesel and good auto What’s not: Seat cushions could use better sculpting, slow to accelerate from standi...

     

    POSTED WED, 3 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden Cruze SRi-V Automatic Hatch

    2013 HOLDEN CRUZE REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small hatchback Price: $28,690 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 132kW/230Nm 1.6 petrol turbo / 6sp auto Fuel Economy claimed: 7.9l/100km | tested: 10.4l/...

     

    POSTED MON, 1 JUL, 2013

     
  • 2013 Toyota RAV4 GX Diesel Manual

    2013 TOYOTA RAV4 REVIEW Vehicle Style: Medium SUV Price: $35,490  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 110kW/340Nm 2.2 diesel / 6spd manual Fuel Economy claimed: 6.2 l/100km | tested: 7.3 l/10...

     

    POSTED SAT, 29 JUN, 2013

     
  • 2013 Nissan Dualis TS Diesel Snapshot

    2013 NISSAN DUALIS REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small SUV Engine/trans: 96kW/320Nm 1.6 turbodiesel 4cyl / 6sp manual Price: $29,990 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy claimed: 4.5 l/100km | t...

     

    POSTED FRI, 28 JUN, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden Cruze SRi Manual Hatch

    2013 HOLDEN CRUZE REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small hatchback Price: $22,490  (plus on-roads) Engine/transmission: 1.6 litre turbo/six-speed manual Power/torque: 132kW/230Nm Fuel Economy...

     

    POSTED WED, 26 JUN, 2013

     
  • 2013 Audi A3 Sportback 1.4TFSI Attraction

    2013 AUDI A3 REVIEW Vehicle style:  Premium compact hatch Price: $35,600 ($41,990 as tested - $6390 in options) Engine/trans: 90kW/200Nm 1.4litre TFSI/seven-speed DSG S-tronic...

     

    POSTED MON, 24 JUN, 2013

     
 

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