Hatchbacks

2018 Hyundai i30 Premium diesel review (video)

Aug 14, 2017

The 2018 Hyundai i30 is the brand’s latest bid to dominate one of the most competitive market segments in Australia; small hatches. While Hyundai’s reputation has improved overall, to the point where the i30 routinely...

2017 Hyundai i30 SR vs Honda Civic RS: warm hatch comparison (video)

Jul 27, 2017

Both Honda and Hyundai are on the verge of launching some very spicy super hatches to our market. The 202kW i30 N with input from former BMW M division boss, and the Nurburgring front-drive record-holding...

2017 Kia Rio SLi review (video)

Jul 24, 2017

Welcome to 2017, where old is new and new is old again. Retro ’80s fluro ski jackets are making a comeback, the Nokia 3310 has been re-released on the market, and the all-new 2017 Kia...

2017 Honda Jazz VTi review (video)

Jul 04, 2017

In wake of some recent dire years, Honda is finally shaping up for a better year with the release of some major overhauls in 2017. One nameplate etched in our minds is the Honda Jazz....

2017 Suzuki Swift review – Australian launch

Jun 07, 2017

Although the Suzuki Swift nameplate has been with us on-and-off since the 1980s, it’s the modern-era version that has defined the company since 2005. Now in its third-generation, the 2017 Swift migrates to a new...

2017 Hyundai i30 review – Australian launch

May 05, 2017

Aside from this 2017 i30 major makeover, it will be huge year for Hyundai Australia. A facelifted Sonata is on the way, an all-new small SUV called Kona, the hybrid and electric Ioniq, and the...

2017 Ford Focus RS review (video)

Apr 28, 2017

The 2017 Ford Focus RS is a lot like the cool kid in high school. A bad boy image goes a long way towards boosting popularity and the RS’s recent notoriety surrounding its ‘Drift Mode’...

2017 Audi S3 Sedan review (video)

Mar 27, 2017

There are so many sports cars and hot hatches on the market at the moment that it’s almost too difficult to figure out which one you should go for. Audi has refreshed its offering for...

2017 Renault Megane GT review (video)

Mar 23, 2017

In the realm of hot-hatchery, Renault Sport is a true legend, with Nurburgring front-wheel drive lap record after lap record and a reputation for some of the most hardcore, ferocious and fun-to-drive small cars ever...

2017 Subaru Impreza review (video)

Mar 15, 2017

Think Subaru Impreza and the image of a rally-bred sporty sedan springs to mind, even today some eight years after Subaru withdrew from the World Rally Championship. Since the heyday of Colin McRae, things have...

2017 Holden Astra R review (video)

Mar 01, 2017

Holden has a monumental task ahead with the 2017 Astra. The nameplate is embedded into the Australian psyche for many reasons, both good and bad, but this time around it aims to be the main...

2017 Renault Megane GT-Line 1.2T review (video)

Feb 11, 2017

Despite the ongoing prevalance of SUVs and dual-cab pickup trucks/utes, one segment of passenger cars is holding steady and has replaced the large Aussie sedan to become the default segment for buyers. The C-segment small...

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