Kia Sorento R Premium 2013 Review

Posted on February 26th, 2013

Kia’s new Sorento comes with a ‘premium’ moniker, but should Japanese and European vehicle manufacturers be concerned? Could it really be a premium SUV? Let’s look at it objectively: leather seats (heated and cooled in Read More

Holden Colorado 7 LTZ 2013 Review

Posted on February 22nd, 2013

While most SUVs are tending towards the ‘soft-roader’ approach, Holden’s Colorado 7 will take you off the beaten path, along with up to three tonnes of whatever you want to pull. The seven-seater segment seems Read More

Toyota Corolla Levin ZR vs Corolla GLX (2013) Review

Posted on February 18th, 2013

When it comes to popularity contests the Corolla Levin ZR and GLX are the Wills and Kate of the car world. The Corolla, a 5-door, front-wheel drive hatchback, is the biggest-selling car by quite a Read More

Holden Commodore SV6 Sportwagon Z Series 2013 Review

Posted on February 13th, 2013

This is a car which is having its lunch partly eaten by SUVs and not really for any good reason. Recently Holden and Ford announced they would be phasing out their most popular large passengers Read More

Mazda CX-9 AWD Petrol Limited 2013 Review

Posted on January 30th, 2013

What better time to have a powerful, spacious seven-seat car than when you’re heading on a road trip with some mates. It’s exactly the kind of scenario that no one has ever bought a seven-seat Read More

Holden Volt 2012 Review

Posted on January 29th, 2013

Here is the bridge to the full EV (electric vehicle). It’s a sensible option that gives you up to 80km of highway cruising using fully electric motoring, but with a petrol engine that will back Read More

Toyota Land Cruiser LX Turbo Diesel 4 Dr Double Cab CC Review

Posted on January 24th, 2013

At the very toughest end of the Toyota range sits the Land Cruiser 70. It’s a purebred workhorse designed to haul and tow whatever is required over terrain that is rugged and unforgiving. Propelled by Read More

BMW X1 sDrive20d 2013 Review

Posted on January 23rd, 2013

Back in 2009 BMW launched the first ever luxury compact SUV at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Today, that segment is a bit more competitive with the likes of the Range Rover Evoque and Audi Q3. Read More