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2016 Kia Picanto REVIEW – It's Mostly About The Value With Kia’s Compact Hatchback
2016 Kia Picanto REVIEW, Price, Features | Light On For Frills But Buyers Win

KIA'S PICANTO IS GIVING THE KOREAN GIANT AN IMPRESSIVE FIRST SHOT IN THE COMPACT CAR MARKET – HERE, IN TH...

Aug 4, 2016 (20 days ago)
2016 Peugeot 208 Access Automatic REVIEW - Champagne Tastes, Beer Budget?
Peugeot 208 Access Automatic REVIEW - Sharp Driveaway Deals, Sharp Little Drive

HEY CHILDREN OF THE 1990s, REMEMBER POGS? HOW FUN WERE THEY?! AND TAMAGOTCHIS, THEY WERE PRETTY ACE TOO. Sea Mon...

May 13, 2016 (3 months ago)
2016 Volkswagen Polo 81TSI Comfortline REVIEW, Price, Features | Still The Best Buy Among Bantam-Weights
2016 Volkswagen Polo 81TSI Comfortline REVIEW, Price, Features | Still The Best Buy Among Bantam-Weights

FOR YOUNGER CAR BUYERS, ‘CONNECTIVITY’ IS A MUST-HAVE. TAKE A LOOK, THEN, AT THE CLASS-LEADING TECHNOLOGY IN...

Mar 29, 2016 (5 months ago)
2016 Holden Spark REVIEW - A Low-Cost Hatch With A High-Tech Twist
2016 Holden Spark REVIEW - A Low-Cost Hatch With A High-Tech Twist

HOLDEN'S BRAND NEW 2016 SPARK COMES WITH TWO THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT EXPECT IN A MICRO HATCH: first, it&...

Mar 12, 2016 (6 months ago)
2016 Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary REVIEW | Deliciously Fast, Deliciously Bad…
2016 Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary REVIEW | Deliciously Fast, Deliciously Bad…

WITH THE PEUGEOT 208 GTI 30TH ANNIVERSARY, THE FRENCH BRAND IS CELEBRATING THREE DECADES SINCE IT LAUNCHED THE ICONIC 20...

Mar 8, 2016 (6 months ago)

NEWS

2015 Kia Rio Revealed Ahead Of Australian Debut

MON, 29 SEP, 2014

Kia’s updated Rio, due to land in Australia in the coming months, has been revealed today ahead of its debut later this week.

2015 Mitsubishi Mirage Hatch: Price And Features For Australia

MON, 29 SEP, 2014

Mitsubishi’s tiny Mirage hatch, already one of the cheapest cars to own according to annual Vehicle Running Costs survey data, is now more th...

2014 Audi S1: Price And Features For Australia

FRI, 26 SEP, 2014

Audi’s most compact S model is now on sale in Australia.

2015 Toyota Yaris: Price And Features For Australia

MON, 22 SEP, 2014

Toyota’s Yaris light hatch has come in for a 2015 model-year makeover, hitting Australian showrooms this week.  First revealed in May...

Opel Adam S To Make Production Debut At Paris Motor Show

THU, 18 SEP, 2014

Opel’s quick Adam S hatch, revealed as thinly-veiled concept in Geneva earlier this year, will make its production debut next month.

2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI Revealed: New Engine, Manual Shifter

THU, 18 SEP, 2014

Volkswagen’s refreshed 2015 Polo GTI has been revealed today, bringing subtly updated looks and a few key changes under the skin.

Next-Gen Nissan Micra To Be Built In France, Launch In 2016

WED, 17 SEP, 2014

The Renault Nissan Alliance has announced that production of the next-generation Micra will take place in France, with Renualt's facilities in ...

2015 Hyundai i20 Detailed Further

FRI, 5 SEP, 2014

Hyundai has followed last month’s all-new 2015 i20 unveiling with a clear new look at the light car’s interior.

2015 Hyundai i20 Three-door Teased

THU, 4 SEP, 2014

Hyundai has wheeled out a powerful teaser for the coming three-door version of its all-new i20 light hatch.

Suzuki Small Hatch Prototype Spotted During Testing: Spy Photos

TUE, 2 SEP, 2014

A mysterious Suzuki prototype has been spotted testing in Europe, perhaps our first glimpse at a larger B-segment hatchback from the brand.

REVIEWS

2013 Citroen DS3 Cabrio DStyle And DSport Review

FRI, 16 AUG, 2013

2013 CITROEN DS3 CABRIO REVIEW What’s Hot: Zesty manual DSport, versatile folding top and quiet on-road What’s Not: Outdated four-s...

2013 Peugeot 208 GTi Road And Track Review

THU, 8 AUG, 2013

PEUGEOT 208 GTi REVIEW Vehicle style: Light hot-hatch Price: $29,990 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 147Kw/275Nm 1.6 petrol DOHC turbo | 6spd ma...

2013 Fiat 500 Pop, Lounge And S Review

FRI, 7 JUN, 2013

What's Hot: Fantastic pricing, eager engines and handling, seven airbags What's Not: Front seats are too high, limp steering X-Facto...

Ford EcoSport Review

TUE, 14 MAY, 2013

2014 FORD ECOSPORT REVIEW What's hot: Terrific engine, SYNC communication as standard, surprising balance and comfort What's not: No pr...

2013 Holden Barina Spark, Mitsubishi Mirage, Nissan Micra, Suzuki Alto And Volkswagen Up! Comparison Review

FRI, 12 APR, 2013

2013 TMR SUB-LIGHT HATCHBACK COMPARISON REVIEW Models Tested: Holden Barina Spark CD, Mitsubishi Mirage ES, Nissan Micra ST, Suzuki Alt...

2013 Holden Barina Spark CD Automatic Hatch Review

WED, 10 APR, 2013

2013 HOLDEN BARINA SPARK REVIEW Vehicle Style: Light/City hatch Price: $14,490 (plus on-roads) Engine/transmission: 1.25 litre/four-sp...

2013 Skoda Fabia RS Hatch Review

WED, 3 APR, 2013

2013 SKODA FABIA RS REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Light Hot Hatch Price:  $27,990 MRP | $28,670 Tested Engine/transmission: 1.4 litre...

2013 Honda Jazz Hybrid Launch Review

TUE, 26 FEB, 2013

2013 HONDA JAZZ HYBRID REVIEW What’s hot: Australia’s most affordable hybrid; same Jazz appeal and practicality.

2013 Mitsubishi Mirage Launch Review

TUE, 22 JAN, 2013

2013 MITSUBISHI MIRAGE REVIEW Vehicle Style: Light hatchback Engine: 1.2 litre petrol three-cylinder | Power/Torque: 57kW/100Nm ...

2013 Holden Barina CDX Sedan Automatic Launch Review

TUE, 4 DEC, 2012

HOLDEN BARINA REVIEW Vehicle style: Small car Price: $20,990 (plus on-roads) Power/Torque: 85kW/155Nm Fuel consumption listed: 6.3L/10...

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