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Almost forty years and four generations of Australian-built Holden Commodores has ended, but that isn’t the end of the Commodore nameplate. Read More

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There is no doubt the Captiva was well overdue for replacement and the new Holden Equinox will fill part of the void left by its departure. Read More

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Paula Sward test drives the new Nissan Qashqai and finds it stands with quiet confidence in the crowded small-size SUV market. Read More

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​Released earlier this year, the latest generation i30 is pretty well an all-new model with just a little bit of carry-over on some of the drivetrains. Read more


​Hyundai has made the leap into the small-size SUV market for the first time with its all-new KONA.  Read more


​Curious about owning an electric vehicle? ALICE AGNEW put the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV through its paces in Tasmanian conditions. Read more


Peugeot captured the hearts of many back home with their recent release of the 3008, but will it be received as openly on Australian soil, where most associate the French brand with their smaller vehicles? Read more

Adelaide hosted the launch of the updated Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Australia’s best-selling Plugin Hybrid Electric Vehicle earlier this year, to provide a glimpse of the significant improvements since the original release three years ago. Read more

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Journeys editor PAULA SWARD takes a drive through the hinterland of Queensland and New South Wales to test out the new Holden Astra Sedan. Read more 


Putting the “X” in flexible. Journeys editor PAULA SWARD test drives the new Subaru XV, labelled as a more fun, more usable SUV​ and finds it’s just as good off-road as on. Read more


DARREN MOODY takes the new Audi RS3 for a spin on Tasmania’s roads and the famed Baskerville racetrack and discovers it’s what lies beneath that really brings this vehicle into its own. Read more


Mazda continues to drive to top - When the Mazda CX-3 was first launched just on two years ago, the small SUV class was fledgling, with few contenders and was named Judge’s Choice in the 2015 Australia’s Best Cars awards​. Read more.


Updating Australia's favourite SUV comes with its challenges. Change too much and it loses the appeal that made it the best-selling SUV in the country. Don't change enough and the others go past. Did Mazda get it right? Read more​​


​Still hankering for something with a bit of performance, but don't want to follow the pack and get into an SUV? Does family mean you need a level of sensibility? Perhaps Subaru has the answer for you. Read more



With safety technology that was reserved for high-end German marques less than a handful of years ago, Skoda has installed Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) in every model in the latest generation Fabia. Read more



​Volkswagen Group Australia announces temporary suspension of sales of certain affected vehicles fitted with EA189 diesel engines. Read more


Now in its third generation, the Audi TT still has that unmistakable iconic look. But in isolation it’s difficult to immediately pick the changes in the new car. ​Read more​

Australia's Best Cars 2014

Australia’s Best Cars is the nation’s most comprehensive and independent, consumer-focused vehi​cle testing and awards program​. Read more​