Car News

Toyota Corolla tops July 2015 car sales race

August 5, 2015

Toyota Corolla back on top as car sales climb 2.7% in July. The Toyota Corolla has reclaimed its title as the king of the Australian car industry with a dominant…

Range Rover and Range Rover Sport door latch recall

August 5, 2015

Range Rover and Range River Sport SUVs recalled over door latch issue. Owners of late model Range Rover vehicles and those who have chosen a Range Rover Sport are facing…

Fiat Freemont engine cover recall

August 5, 2015

Four-cylinder Fiat Freemont recalled over engine cover fault. A recall of the 2.4 litre four-cylinder petrol version of the Fiat Freemont has been launched after concerns were raised that a…

2015 Subaru Forester Special Edition arrives

August 4, 2015

Extra features added to entry-level Subaru Forester. Now looks like being a great time to buy a new Subaru Forester with a special limited edition version of the entry-level Forester…

Jeep Blackhawk Edition returns

August 4, 2015

Blackhawk Edition treatment added to Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee. Jeep has just announced that the Jeep Cherokee will be offered for the first time in special edition Blackhawk Edition…

Citroen mark first drive around Australia

August 4, 2015

Today marks 90 years since a Citroen became first vehicle to drive around Australia. Today marks an important car anniversary with Citroen pausing to remember the big contribution the French car…

Mercedes-Benz A-class and B-class fuse box recall

August 4, 2015

ACCC oversees another recall of Mercedes-Benz A and B-Class cars. Fresh from a recent recall over a potentially serious drive-shaft issue, Mercedes-Benz A-Class and B-Class vehicles are now being recalled…

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2012 Mitsubishi Lancer VRX Review

January 11, 2012

Joel Helmes reviews the Mitsubishi Lancer. In recent months I have driven pretty much every car in the Mitsubishi range and there’s one thing that really stands out and that’s…

2012 Honda Civic VTi-L Review

June 3, 2012

Joel Helmes reviews the Honda Civic VTi-L. Last week I had a drive of the brand new Honda Civic in the Sport configuration, you can check out that review here. This week I’ve…

2012 Toyota LandCruiser GXL Review

July 16, 2012

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2012 Toyota LandCruiser GXL. Dear Santa, I would really love to find a turbo diesel V8 GXL Landcruiser under the Christmas tree this…

2012 Suzuki Kizashi Review

September 23, 2012

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2012 Suzuki Kizashi. In 2011 we gave our Car of the Year award to the Kia Optima Platinum. This decision was based on…

2013 Honda Accord VTi Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2013 Honda Accord. The new Honda Accord is here and frankly I don’t think it’s ever looked better. It also drives well and…

2014 Ford Falcon XT EcoBoost Review

June 28, 2014

Joel Helmes test drives and reviews the 2014 Falcon Falcon XT. The Ford Falcon v Holden Commodore rivalry stems back to the very early 1980’s. Over that period of time Holden…

2014 Nissan X-TRAIL Ti Review

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Chris Miller road tests and reviews the 2014 Nissan X-Trail. The Nissan X-TRAIL has been a favourite of Australian car buyers since its introduction back in 2001, although its rugged…