Honda Accord NT 2013 Review

Posted on August 27th, 2013

Some things get simpler in life while some things get more complex. In the case of the Honda Accord NT, it has got both simpler and more complex in this latest iteration. It’s more complex Read More

Toyota RAV4 Limited (Diesel) 2013 Review

Posted on August 26th, 2013

A few weeks ago we tested the Toyota RAV4 GXL petrol. We commented that it was good, but definitely not class-leading. Now we’re dealing with the top-of-the-line RAV4 Limited diesel. It carries a substantial price Read More

Holden Malibu CDX 2013 Review

Posted on August 23rd, 2013

Pleasantly surprised is what I was when I finally got in the Malibu. I had just been too busy to refresh myself with what the Malibu is all about and in my mind I was Read More

Honda Jazz Hybrid 2013 Review

Posted on August 17th, 2013

As a piano player I’ve often used the excuse of ‘play a mistake, play it again, call it jazz.’ In fact, Miles Davis said “If you’re not making a mistake, it’s a mistake.” So, will Read More

Ford Focus Trend Hatchback 2013 Review

Posted on August 11th, 2013

There’s a theory that is used to explain why people can sometimes be extremely productive late at night. The fact is that the majority of tasks we have to perform are often mundane and don’t Read More

Holden Commodore VF Evoke Sportwagon 2013 Review

Posted on August 10th, 2013

The weight and thickness of the boot floor gives away that this Commodore can carry a serious amount of kit. Fold the rear seats flat and there’s enough room for a mosh pit of meerkats. Read More

Nissan Pulsar ST Hatch 2013 Review

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

What you really want for a road trip is the top-of-the-range car, not the base model, but the $29,990 Nissan Pulsar ST acquitted itself nicely on a weekend away to Rotorua. I’m not saying I Read More

Toyota RAV4 GXL AWD 2013 Review

Posted on July 31st, 2013

It’s not really a soft roader because it has a lockable differential to augment its all-wheel drive, so if you put a decent set of off-road tyres on it, you’ll get to some remote places. Read More