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2016 Suzuki Baleno GL Auto REVIEW, Price, Features | Suzuki Pumps Up The Small Car Value
2016 Suzuki Baleno GL Auto REVIEW, Price, Features | Suzuki Pumps Up The Small Car Value

The 2016 Suzuki Baleno is positioned, rather intriguingly, as something of a segment-straddler in the small car class. ...

Nov 1, 2016 (10 months ago)
Mitsubishi Mirage LS REVIEW | CVT Hatch - New Wheels, More Gear, And A Better Drive
2016 Mitsubishi Mirage LS CVT Hatch REVIEW, Price, Features | A Subtle Refresh For Mitsubishi’s Econo-Box

THE MICRO-CAR MARKET IN AUSTRALIA MIGHT BE SHRINKING, BUT MITSUBISHI HAS STAYED THE COURSE WITH ITS TINY MIRAGE. It now ...

Oct 3, 2016 (11 months ago)
Micro Hatch Showdown – Kia Picanto -v- Holden Spark Comparison Test
2016 Kia Picanto -v- Holden Spark REVIEW | Showdown In Tiny Town

THE SALES FIGURES TELL THE STORY FOR THESE TINY TOTS; buyers prefer larger and more expensive hatches from the clas...

May 24, 2016 (1 year ago)
2016 Abarth 595 REVIEW - Proof Positive That "Less Can be More"
Abarth 595 REVIEW - 2016 Fiat 500 | Proof Positive That "Less Can be More"

THE NEW 2016 ABARTH 595 ADDS A 'WARM-HATCH' OPTION TO THE MICRO HOT-HATCH MARKET. De-tuned "...

May 6, 2016 (1 year ago)
2016 Fiat 500 Lounge Automatic REVIEW, Price, Features | Gucci, Fendi, Prada, Fiat?
2016 Fiat 500 Lounge Automatic REVIEW, Price, Features | Gucci, Fendi, Prada, Fiat?

AMONGST AUSTRALIA'S SOMEWHAT LIMITED MICRO-CAR PACK, THE FIAT 500 STANDS APART. It’s the only three-door ha...

May 5, 2016 (1 year ago)

NEWS

Volkswagen Goes Back To Its Roots With 2018 Up! GTI

MON, 22 MAY, 2017

Volkswagen has revisited the small but fast hot hatch category it helped to create over 40 years ago, not with a version of the Golf, but instead w...

2017 Kia Picanto Breaks Cover In Korea

THU, 27 OCT, 2016

The first uncovered exterior spy image of the new 2017 Kia Picanto has debuted online thanks to Korean motoring site MotorGraph.

2016 MG6 and MG3 revealed - British brand returns ... again

WED, 26 OCT, 2016

MG has launched an ambitious second attempt at cracking into the local small car segment.

Paris Motor Show - All-New 2017 Nissan Micra Heralds Upmarket Shift

SAT, 1 OCT, 2016

Nissan has this week revealed its fifth-generation Micra at the Paris Motor Show, giving a first look at how its global micro car will look.

Fiat Gives Updated 2016 Abarth 595 More Power And A New Look

THU, 12 MAY, 2016

Fiat’s performance arm, Abarth, has revealed an update for its version of the funky 500, the Abarth 595.

2016 Kia Picanto - 2016 Price, Specifications and Features

MON, 18 APR, 2016

Kia’s first ever sub-compact, the 2016 Kia Picanto has arrived in Australia.

2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Sedan And Hatch - Price And Features For Australia

TUE, 22 MAR, 2016

Mitsubishi’s Mirage siblings have both received an update for the 2016 model year, bringing refreshed styling, improved on-road dynamics and ...

Audi Planning City Car To Sit Below A1 - Report

MON, 11 JAN, 2016

With the inevitable ‘bracket creep’ in carmaking comes new models to fill the thinning classes below, and rumours suggest Audi is plann...

2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Gets Fresh Face For LA Auto Show

FRI, 20 NOV, 2015

The top-selling sub-light car in Australia, the Mitsubishi Mirage, has just been treated to an update at the LA Auto Show.

Fiat Panda Axed From Australian Line-Up

TUE, 28 JUL, 2015

Fiat Australia has shown its Panda the door after less than two years on the local market.

REVIEWS

2017 Kia Picanto First Drive Review | Expect Big Things From Kia’s Smallest Package

THU, 4 MAY, 2017

Kia is clear that its first foray into the light car market with the Picanto last year was something of a test program ahead of the arrival of this...

2016 Suzuki Baleno GL Auto REVIEW, Price, Features | Suzuki Pumps Up The Small Car Value

TUE, 1 NOV, 2016

The 2016 Suzuki Baleno is positioned, rather intriguingly, as something of a segment-straddler in the small car class.

Mitsubishi Mirage LS REVIEW | CVT Hatch - New Wheels, More Gear, And A Better Drive

MON, 3 OCT, 2016

THE MICRO-CAR MARKET IN AUSTRALIA MIGHT BE SHRINKING, BUT MITSUBISHI HAS STAYED THE COURSE WITH ITS TINY MIRAGE.

2016 Holden Spark LT REVIEW | It’s Fresh And Funky, But An Expensive Little Chihuahua

TUE, 23 AUG, 2016

HOLDEN’S 2016 SPARK LT STRADDLES A BLURRED LINE… it’s tiny, but sits at the top of the newly launched Spark range where it comma...

Micro Hatch Showdown – Kia Picanto -v- Holden Spark Comparison Test

TUE, 24 MAY, 2016

THE SALES FIGURES TELL THE STORY FOR THESE TINY TOTS; buyers prefer larger and more expensive hatches from the class above.  So t...

2016 Abarth 595 REVIEW - Proof Positive That "Less Can be More"

FRI, 6 MAY, 2016

THE NEW 2016 ABARTH 595 ADDS A 'WARM-HATCH' OPTION TO THE MICRO HOT-HATCH MARKET.

2016 Fiat 500 Lounge Automatic REVIEW, Price, Features | Gucci, Fendi, Prada, Fiat?

THU, 5 MAY, 2016

AMONGST AUSTRALIA'S SOMEWHAT LIMITED MICRO-CAR PACK, THE FIAT 500 STANDS APART.

Kia Picanto Si REVIEW | Mini-Kia Cuts A Dash

FRI, 22 APR, 2016

IT'S BEEN ON THE RADAR FOR SOME TIME, BUT FINALLY THE 2016 KIA PICANTO HAS ARRIVED IN AUSTRALIA.  While Kia understands the micr...

2016 Holden Spark REVIEW - A Low-Cost Hatch With A High-Tech Twist

SAT, 12 MAR, 2016

HOLDEN'S BRAND NEW 2016 SPARK COMES WITH TWO THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT EXPECT IN A MICRO HATCH: first, it's a joy to drive, and s...

2015 Mitsubishi Mirage ES Review – Left Behind By Better Rivals

SAT, 7 NOV, 2015

The skinny: The ‘micro’ class in which the Mitsubishi Mirage resides is where many first-time drivers shop.

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