Car News

New car buyers unhappy despite more features

September 1, 2015

Survey shows recalls and higher costs lead to customer dissatisfaction. Sometimes simplicity is the best option. While modern vehicles are equipped with more safety and comfort features this means a…

Mercedes-Benz E-Class and CLS-Class seal recall

September 1, 2015

Damaged seal could spark fire in Mercedes-Benz models. Owners of a small number of Mercedes-Benz E-Class and CLS-Class vehicles will be asked to return their vehicles to a Mercedes-Benz dealer…

Refreshed Toyota Prado arrives for 2016

August 31, 2015

Toyota Prado gets 2016 update including new diesel engine. The Toyota Prado has received a significant mid-life makeover with Toyota introducing a new-generation turbo-diesel engine, improved petrol V6 and new…

More details on new Citroën C4 Cactus released

August 28, 2015

Citroën C4 Cactus will launch here with two engines on offer. Citroën Australia has today confirmed the keenly-anticipated new Citroën C4 Cactus will be offered locally with a choice of two different three-cylinder…

Best Cars for Dog Owners

August 28, 2015

Most dog-friendly cars of 2015 named. About 40% of Australian households have a dog and it seems more people are taking their dogs with them on car trips and outings….

Popular car reviews

2015 Kia Cerato S Premium Review

March 5, 2015

Simon Lai road tests and reviews the 2015 Kia Cerato S Premium. Kia seems to be pumping out quality products and the 2015 Kia Cerato S Premium is no different. I…

2014 Honda Jazz VTi-L Review

October 2, 2014

Simon Lai road tests and reviews the 2014 Honda Jazz VTi-L. This is my second review of the Honda Jazz following my comprehensive road test of the entry-level VTi, you…

2013 Honda Accord Euro Review

March 8, 2013

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2013 Honda Accord Euro. Honda has built its reputation on building quality small cars, strangely enough though it’s the more sizable models in the Honda…

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Review

December 1, 2013

Garry Fabian road tests and reviews the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Jeep has been around for over 70 years, as the logo on the front headlight and engraved on the…

2011 Saab 9-5 Aero Review

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Joel Helmes reviews the new Saab 9-5. About 20 years there was a car called the Toyota Lexcen, you may remember it, you may not. What I remember most about…

2012 Kia Rio Review

November 25, 2012

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2012 Kia Rio. The Kia Rio is one of the best selling cars on the planet. Aside from being popular with buyers the…

2012 Honda Odyssey Review

January 25, 2012

Joel Helmes reviews the Honda Odyssey. It’s funny when I mentioned to a few people that I was going to drive the Odyssey they all said the same thing –…