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Family Car Reviews

  • 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

    2014 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE SRT REVIEW Vehicle Style: High performance SUV Price: $77,000 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 344kW/624Nm V8 petrol | 8spd auto Fuel Economy claimed: 14.0 l/100km | tested...

     

    POSTED MON, 16 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG S First Drive

    2014 MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS REVIEW What’s Hot: Colossal thrust, wonderful steering, outstanding brakes What’s Not: More expensive than its competitors X-FACTOR: For luxury, speed and e...

     

    POSTED FRI, 13 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden SSV Redline Manual Sedan : 5 STARS

    2013 HOLDEN VF COMMODORE REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Large sedan Price: $51,490  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 270kW/530Nm 8cyl petrol | 6spd manual. Fuel Economy claimed: 12.3 l/100km | te...

     

    POSTED MON, 9 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2014 Audi A3 Sportback 1.8 TFSI Quattro First Drive

    2014 AUDI A3 REVIEW What’s Hot: Great traction under power, pretty brisk when pushed. What’s Not: Little steering feedback. X-FACTOR: A zippy and compact package which borders on b...

     

    POSTED FRI, 6 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2014 Kia Cerato SLi Sedan Automatic

    2014 KIA CERATO REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Small sedan Price: $29,990  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 129kW/209Nm 4cyl petrol | 6sp auto Fuel Economy claimed: 7.4 l/100km | tested: 8.2 l/10...

     

    POSTED THU, 5 SEP, 2013

     
  • Renault Clio : Authentique, Expression and Dynamique

    2013 RENAULT CLIO REVIEW What’s hot: Great style and features, an uncommonly good drive at a very good price. What’s not: No auto for three-cylinder models; rear drum brakes. X-FAC...

     

    POSTED THU, 5 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden Sportwagon SV6 LPG Auto

    2013 HOLDEN VF SPORTWAGON REVIEW Vehicle Style: Large wagon Engine/Trans: 180kW/320Nm 6cyl LPG | 6spd auto Price: $42,690 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy listed: 12.3 l/100km | tested: 16.1 l/1...

     

    POSTED TUE, 3 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 500 BlueEfficiency

    2013 MERCEDES-BENZ GL-CLASS REVIEW Vehicle Style: Seven-seat luxury SUV Price: $154,900 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 320kW/700Nm 8cyl petrol turbol | 7spd auto Fuel Economy listed: 11.5 l/100km...

     

    POSTED MON, 26 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 Volkswagen Golf 103TSI Highline DSG

    2013 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF REVIEW Vehicle Style: Five-door hatchback Price: $31,990 (driveaway) Engine/transmission: 1.4 litre petrol/7sp DSG Power/torque: 103kW/250Nm Fuel Economy (listed): 5...

     

    POSTED MON, 26 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 Hyundai i30 Tourer Elite Diesel Automatic

    2013 HYUNDAI I30 REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small wagon Price: $31,390 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 94kW/260Nm 1.6 litre 4cyl diesel | 6spd auto Fuel Economy listed: 5.8 l/100km | tested: 7.6 l/100k...

     

    POSTED MON, 26 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 Nissan Pulsar SSS Manual Hatch

    2013 NISSAN PULSAR REVIEW  Vehicle Style: small sports hatchback Price: $29,690 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 140kW/240Nm 4cyl turbo petrol | 6spd manual Fuel Economy claimed: 7.7 l/100km |...

     

    POSTED FRI, 23 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden Calais V6 Sedan

    2013 HOLDEN CALAIS REVIEW Vehicle Style: Large sedan Price: $39,990 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 210kW/350Nm 6cyl petrol | 6spd auto Fuel Economy claimed: 9.0 l/100km | tested: 9.3 l/100km...

     

    POSTED WED, 21 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 Kia Cerato Hatch

    2013 KIA CERATO HATCH REVIEW What’s Hot: Zesty engines, sorted on-road handling. What’s Not: No standard sat-nav, limited headroom in SLi. X-Factor: More than just a good looker, t...

     

    POSTED MON, 19 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 Mazda6 Touring Diesel Sedan Snapshot

    2013 Mazda6 REVIEW Vehicle Style: Medium sedan Price: $40,350 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 129kW/420Nm 4cyl diesel | 6spd auto Fuel Economy listed: 5.4 l/100km | tested: 6.3 l/100km OVE...

     

    POSTED FRI, 16 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 Audi A3 Attraction 1.6 TDI Automatic

    2013 AUDI A3 REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Small 5-door hatchback Price: $36,500  (plus on-roads) | $40,540 (as tested) Engine/trans: 77kW/250Nm 4cyl diesel | 7spd S-tronic auto Fuel Econ...

     

    POSTED FRI, 16 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden Trax Launch

    2013 HOLDEN TRAX REVIEW What’s Hot: Steers and rides well, quiet cabin, well equipped LTZ, spacious. What’s Not: Too many hard plastics. X-Factor: Small, tall and a decent drive. T...

     

    POSTED THU, 15 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 BMW 320i Touring M Sport

    2013 BMW 320i TOURING REVIEW Vehicle Style: Medium prestige wagon Engine/Trans: 135kW/270Nm 2.0 litre turbo | 8spd automatic Price: $62,600 (plus on-roads) | $80,390 (as tested) Fuel Economy...

     

    POSTED MON, 12 AUG, 2013

     
  • 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

     
 

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