The Cruze famously killed the best selling Astra of the late 90s and early 2000s in a last-ditch attempt by General Motors and Holden to bring more manufacturing back onto Australian shores.
But the last generation Astra, and the new kid are both direct from the General’s European arm, so we decided to test out the continental cousin.
The Kia Rio is a solid choice among buyers looking for a well-built, practical small hatch.
Korea’s new model has grown up, so we took it for a ride.
The Trailblazer, with a new name and upgrades, is the replacement for the Colorado7 – as part of an overhaul of Holden’s lineup.
We jumped in the new heavy-duty wagon to test it out.
The Picanto has just arrived in Australia, despite being on sale across the ditch in New Zealand for a couple of years.
So what does Kia’s new microcar offer beyond a small footprint?
The Toyota Kluger sits at the top of Toyota’s SUV sales charts just under the big LandCruiser Prado.
We took the top of the range Grande out on the road to try it out.
The all-new Colorado has arrived, with significant changes under the skin and on the surface.
We were pretty chuffed when the opportunity arose to take it off-road and put it to the real test.
The Corolla has been a best seller for a reason over the past fifty years.
Combining practicality and low running costs, the Corolla can now add green credentials to the list.
The Toyota Prius is the defining name in affordable, reliable hybrid technology.
With a new model out, is it still easy being green?
The Holden Spark is unashamedly marketed towards young (or young-at-heart) drivers.
But is the Spark a good fit for a modern driver in the 21st century?
The Landcruiser Prado is almost the perfect vehicle for Australia; it’s dependability, capacity and sheer off-road ability are nearly unmatched.
With a smaller, more efficient diesel under the hood, we took the GXL – the most popular Prado – to test it out.