Utes

2018 Mazda BT-50 GT review (video)

Oct 28, 2018

Welcome to the top-of-the-range Mazda BT-50 GT. When it comes to diesel dual-cab utes, the BT-50 is one of the strongest competitors in terms of engine size and power. You’re looking at the likes of...

2018 Isuzu D-Max review – LS-T & LS-U

Aug 25, 2018

The Isuzu D-Max has come along way in just a few years, with sales creeping up far enough on the veterans that it currently sits in as the fifth favourite (July VFACTS) among new ute...

2018 Toyota HiLux Rugged X review (video)

Aug 04, 2018

The Toyota HiLux doesn’t exactly need any sweeteners to attract more buyers. It’s already the best-selling passenger vehicle in Australia. But, it hasn’t stopped Toyota Australia boosting the appeal with the introduction of the HiLux...

2018 Nissan Navara ST-X review

Jun 18, 2018

The 2018 Nissan Navara Series III comes with some impressive updates that are aimed to make the Thailand-built ute a more enjoyable drive. Some models now come with added safety tech, including a 360-degree camera...

2018 Toyota HiLux SR review

May 09, 2018

Toyota Australia announced a string of updates for the HiLux range last September, boosting value for money, while streamlining the lineup. There’s still a whopping 31 different variants on sale, in a multitude of body...

2018 Isuzu D-Max & MU-X review – Australian launch

Apr 20, 2018

Isuzu has announced a raft of updates for its D-Max and MU-X range for the 2018 model year, on the back of staggering growth over the last few years, and following feedback from Australian customers....

2017 Ford Ranger Wildtrak review (video)

Oct 23, 2017

It’s arguably the most popular double-cab ute in Australia, the Ford Ranger, if you exclude fleet and government sales. And in top-spec Wildtrak form it is easily one of the most desirable off-road trucks currently...

2017 Nissan Navara ST review (video)

Oct 04, 2017

Nissan’s latest D23 Narava is so good, Mercedes-Benz has slapped its badge on it. Except, unlike the Mercedes version (probably), the Narava is priced competitively, offers genuine heavy-duty capability, and comes backed with decades of heritage...

2017 Toyota HiLux TRD review (video)

Sep 06, 2017

You sneaky, forefronting, tradie-lovin’, load-hauling capitalist. Yes you, Toyota HiLux. You’ve already taken the hearts of thousands of Aussie motorists. Now you come out dressed in irresistible TRD uniform. How many more sales do you...

2017 Mitsubishi Triton GLS Sport Edition review (video)

Jul 20, 2017

All aboard the white and black fashion train, choo… choo! The Mitsubishi Triton is the latest to jump on board, and, admittedly, the trending colour scheme works rather well for the otherwise polarising 2017 Triton...

2017 Holden Commodore SS V Redline Ute review (video)

Jun 15, 2017

The 2017 Holden Commodore SS V Redline Ute is a significant car for many unfortunate reasons. It is the full stop on a story that began 83 years ago with the first ute, and 69...

2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Runner review (video)

Apr 16, 2017

For 2017, Isuzu’s D-Max range has received a facelift and powertrain update to keep it fresh, with a new limited edition X-Runner model added to the lineup to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the company....

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