Toyota has started the new year with the announcement of their Warranty Advantage – a standard five year manufacturer warranty for all new Toyota vehicles sold from January 1, 2019.
The new Toyota Camry is a game-changing new vehicle – with new V6 options, as well as the economical hybrid versions. We looked at the top five reasons to get into the new sedan. Plus one extra after winning the multiple awards.
Safety technology in cars has become drastically cheaper and more reliable over the years. What was once only available in the most luxurious cars is now standard in your everyday driver. We took a look at the best new safety technology that’s on the market.
Let’s understand the difference between Model Year, Build and Compliance Date.
If you’re afraid that your car has been affected by a recall, but haven’t been contacted by your manufacturer, here are a few tips on what to do.
Doubting between selling your car privately or to a dealership? Here are three goods reason to consider the latter.
Private sellers look like they have low prices compared to similar cars at a dealership. But are you getting the full story?
A few thousand dollars cash in hand in just a few minutes almost sounds too good, but payday lenders offer it without a hassle. What they don’t tell you is how using their services can hurt your credit score, with far reaching consequences.
We all want to take the best care of our cars. But did you know that there are hidden risks that could be damaging your car without you even knowing?
Hybrid vehicles are the more efficient way to drive. They offer tiny fuel figures and a cleaner footprint than a regular fuel powered car, and many are now hitting the used car market at reasonable prices. But why should you choose a used hybrid over its fuel-powered competition?
There are hundreds, if not thousands of vehicles just like yours. To get a good price for your car, you will need to not just stand out, but make your car desirable to potential buyers and make them want your car.
If we haven’t been able to help you sell your car to us, we’ve got some tips to help you sell it yourself.
With petrol prices on the rise and nature taking a beating, this might be the perfect time to consider a hybrid, plug-in or electric vehicle. We’ll explain the differences and let you in on the pros and cons on going electric.
There are a lot of things you should be looking out for when buying a new car. We’ve compiled the 7 things you should definitely check before you sign the deal.
With the start of the new financial year Holden has announced the move to a permanent 5-year warranty for all new cars.
The time has come to upgrade your car, and you’ve got your eye on a few options. But how can you work out how much your current car is worth?
Driving is conflated with going fast, but being able to stop as fast is just as important. We took a look at autonomous emergency braking.
The Toyota Hilux has been the top of the 4WD ute world for a long time, but lacked a chunk of accessories that off-roaders really wanted. We took a closer look at the new range of up-spec utes.
The Ford Ranger Raptor is the top of the range ute at Motorama Ford. We took a closer look at the hot ute.
Ford has moved to one of the best unlimited kilometre warranties for new cars, now set at five years – with no exclusions for commercial vehicles.
HSV is back in business, with the performance kings taking their tools to the biggest seller on the Holden floor with the Colorado Sportscat and Sportscat+ by HSV. We took a closer look at this hot ute.
All new cars have hidden benefits behind the sticker price. So what are you really buying?
Have you ever come back to the car to find it won’t start? In our Top Tech Tip, we take you through how to jump start your car – so you can get back on the road!
Utes are big business, and high-end utes are even more of a draw to potential buyers. We took a look at some of the luxury performance utes coming soon.
Looking for a local weekend getaway close to Brisbane? Just outside of the city, you could be relaxing for free!
Your car is so smart, you don't even need to press a button to get into it anymore! But as Darrell explains, you have to keep your key safe to keep it working!
Modern diesel engines are a lot cleaner now than when they were first used, but there are still particulates – or small fragments of harmful matter that doesn’t get burned off by the engine. That’s where the Diesel Particulate Filter comes in.
Tax time can mean big benefits when upgrading your work car. We rounded up the best deals on commercial vehicles to get you back to work.
End of financial year is one of the best times to think about your car. We’ve got three tips to help maximise your tax time bonuses.
Going to work and need a new car? We looked at whether utes or vans are the best vehicle for the job.
Travelling for work – whether that’s to one site or across Queensland – will help to grow your business. But how do you know which vehicle is the right fit for your business?
Heading out in the caravan or camper trailer these holidays? We've got the three hottest sites that let you plan your getaway without a hitch.
Insurance isn’t interesting (until you have an accident!) But you could be saving money, by doing these quick checks!
Toyota rarely does Special Editions. So the new Altitude models for the Prado and LandCruiser 200-series are a welcome surprise to the range for 2017.
If you are going off road, you’ve no doubt had dreams of decking out your 4WD with the best accessories for the tracks and trails. Snorkels are a great accessory to fit, but how do they work; and do you need one?
Buying a car is a big decision, and there’s a lot of money at stake – which most people don’t have on hand. We took a look at some of the options to get into your car.
The calendar at Motorama is chock full of new cars arriving on the showroom floor. Here’s a list of all the new Ford’s arriving.
The calendar at Motorama is chock full of new cars arriving on the showroom floor. Here’s a list of all the new Holden’s arriving.
The calendar at Motorama is chock full of new cars arriving on the showroom floor. Here’s a list of all the new Toyota’s arriving.
The calendar at Motorama is chock full of new cars arriving on the showroom floor. Here’s a list of all the new Kia’s arriving.
Buying a used car, there are more checks to perform before you drive off. Here are the top five things that you need to look out for.
Do you ever have trouble making it into a park easily? The around view camera gives you a 360-degree look around the outside of the car, including any obstacles that you might be headed for.
Travel around Brisbane, utes are as common as any other car – even in the suburbs. But what’s the best ute for the family and the work site?
Ridesharing is now legal in most states and territories around Australia. If you’ve thought about turning your car into a ride sharing business, we had a look at the best vehicles to spend your day in.
Getting your vehicle set up for towing can help you out whether you need to move house, get out on the water in a boat or a jet ski or set up a holiday adventure on the road in a caravan. Learn about all the terms you need before you get hitched.
Now that it is legal in nearly all the states and territories, you might be thinking about setting up your vehicle for ridesharing. We took a look at the basics to help you out.
You might not know what everything on your car does, but we're here to help. We took a look underneath the floor to understand what a differential does for you, on road and off.
When you’re buying a second-hand 4WD, do you know what you’re looking for? Our buyers are always trading in 4WD’s – so we took it to them for some advice on the top 4 things to look out for to make sure you’re not getting a lemon.
If you have a small business, every penny counts. The Federal Government’s accelerated depreciation tax benefit lets you write off up to $20,000 instantly, freeing up your cash flow to get you working. Find out how you can get on the road with accelerated depreciation.
Some drivers swear they have the secret to make your car faster, more fuel efficient or to avoid certain mistakes. But is it all just a myth?
In-car technology has come a long way from the humble radio and manual window winders. We took a look at some upcoming options that are currently in a few cars, and may make their way across the range.
If you’ve bought a bike and want to cycle to work, or just outside of the usual neighbourhood streets, you can hitch your pushie to your car and find a bike path. But what are the rules around carrying your bike on your car?
With seven new car brands, there are a lot of brand new cars passing through the doors at Motorama. Find out what’s making it’s way to Motorama this year!
Australians are buying more new cars than ever, with Queenslanders buying the third highest number of new cars in the country last year. But what does it all mean if you’re looking for a new car now? And what does it have to do with prices on the lot?
There are all kinds of warranties to choose from when you’re picking up your new car. So why choose ours?
If you’re planning on heading off road, you want a vehicle that’s capable of handling anything that crops up.
When you go to buy a car, it’s always spruiked on the biggest and best features. The most underrated features aren’t always on the front page of the brochure, but are well worth looking for. We found the three most underrated features in a new car, so you can be on the look out on the lot.
If you buy a vehicle from a motor dealer in Queensland, it doesn’t matter if it’s new or used – you’ll receive a warranty as part of your contract. Some dealerships will offer you an extended warranty, but what’s in the fine print?
If you own your own car, you have to shell out several hundreds of dollars to keep your car on the road. Save time when renewing, and get back on the roads quickly and easy.
There are new cars, which are fresh out of a factory, and used cars that have been bought and driven by someone else at some point in the past. But what are demonstrator or ‘demo’ cars?
When you put your car in to the mechanics – especially if it’s outside of its regular scheduled service – extra maintenance items on the car can shock you.
Whether you want your car to be sporty or practical, something to show off or just to get you from A to B – your car is a personal choice.
Spare tyres are an important part of your car, and in days gone by, a fifth tyre was included in the price of your car.
There aren’t usually too many surprises when it comes to car surveys, with the same brands moving around the top positions between themselves.
If your car has gotten to the point where it’s no longer practical to repair, you might think about sending it to the scrapyard to get some money out of it.
We took a look at what everyone is buying to see what the trends across brands are, and what vehicles to look at to get the best deals.
Drive away, no more to pay’ prices make it easier for you to shop at a dealership; but what are you really getting when you sign up for a car with a set price?
Your car may not be the latest and greatest any more, but it’d be crazy to go out and buy a new car every time your old car showed a little wear and tear. But if you want to make it look like new again, try these cost-effective ways to improve the look and feel of your car.
When you start planning a long drive with the family, most people will look at it as getting from A to B in as quickly, safely and hassle-free as possible.
When you buy anything, especially a large purchase such as a car, you expect it to be yours entirely. But how do you know, especially if you’re buying second-hand from a private buyer, that the car they’re selling you is exactly what they say it is?
Getting into a car crash can be stressful, never mind if it is serious enough to cause injuries. In order to give yourself and your passengers the best chance of staying safe, here’s a rundown of things to know in case of an accident.
One of the biggest questions many car owners have is when the best time to transition to their next car is.
Walkinshaw is a name that is synonymous with track success, high performance, a heritage built on motorsport legend and an unrivalled pedigree.
With tax time rolling around, June is often the best time to get into a new car. Manufacturers are keen to offer discounts on stock before the end of financial year, and buyers’ benefit from added bonuses thrown in.
Ever found yourself wondering “why isn’t there an app for that?” We have found 5 brilliant apps on the Australian app store that can help you get from A to B safely, on time and with a car spot!
n addition in a reduction of the company tax rate, the threshold for immediately deductible items has been raised from $1,000 to $20,000; meaning that any equipment purchased for your business (including cars) will be written off on your tax until June 30, 2018.
If your business is under pressure to reduce operating costs, it’s easy to look for short-term savings. If you have one or more business use vehicles, one of the perceived ways to do this is to extend the life of your vehicles, so that you can get some more use before the costly outlay of upgrading to cars or trucks.
And with any big purchase, you should be allowed to change your mind if isn’t exactly as described. In Queensland, the cooling off period for cars may or may not apply if you buy a new or used, and can depend from whom you buy it.
Introduced in 2000 on the back of the GST, the Luxury Car Tax has found its way onto the receipt of countless customers who bought a car worth more than a certain amount.
With Queensland one of the worst states in Australia for car theft, and the Brisbane City local government area the worst hit in the state, are you doing all you can to keep your car safe?
We’ve got 5 tips and tricks that you can use to ensure you reach all those hard to clean spots in your car. When you know the right tools to use (and most of them you probably already have around your house), these jobs suddenly get a whole lot simpler!
Everybody wants to have a nice looking car. But life gets in the way and it isn’t always easy to keep your car clean, here are the most common problems and how to fix them.
Here’s the top 5 frequently asked questions about in-car cameras.
While we can’t promise to make insurance exciting, we can give you everything you need to know on gap insurance.
Starting February 2015, Ford is covering all passenger cars from 2007 under a lifetime capped price servicing scheme – to ensure customers no longer have to worry about bill shock at service time.
So you’ve got your new license and the family car is in high demand. But how do you know what your options are?
Motorama Mitsubishi is in for an exciting 2015 with brand new cars as well as updates to reliable favourites.
The facelifted Cruze has arrived! Australia’s only locally built small car is back with a vengeance for 2015 model year – back to prove Holden’s commitment to Australia, by offering the latest and greatest in automotive engineering in an affordable, stylish package.
Here’s a list of everything you need to know before you hand your keys over to the youngest driver of the family.
After a big storm, with hail and debris, the clean up often means sales as businesses try to get back on their feet. Car yards are no different. Slight damage can often represent good value on new or near-new cars – but what are you really getting into when you buy a car after a storm?
Having your car regularly serviced is one of the easiest ways to maximise its resale value down the track - not to mention keep it eligible for warranty.
Welcome to the new era of diesel engines.
Mitsubishi has announced the launch of an all-new Triton to replace the current model, which is nearing its eighth birthday. Here’s what we know.
So, you’re in the market for a new car? Fantastic! But do you actually know what you get into when you decide on your new wheels?
One particular car that offers some serious choice is the Mitsubishi Outlander. So, this is why we’ve decided to find out which of the Outlander PHEV Aspire, Outlander 4WD Aspire Petrol, and the Outlander 4WD Aspire Diesel models is cheaper.
When shopping for a vehicle, or even when owning a 4WD or AWD vehicle it’s important to know the differences so you know you’re buying the right car for your needs. In this article, we’re going to share the fundamental differences between 4WD and AWD.
The good news is that you don’t have to own a large SUV to accommodate your dog. If you’re looking for some ideas for a car that is going to be practical for you and your dog, we’ve compiled a list of some smaller practical options that could work for you.
Do you have a small family; the need for 7 seats or even the need to do some light off-roading, but think a hybrid or electric vehicle (EV) couldn’t meet your needs?
We put head to head, the petrol and diesel models of the Toyota Rav4 to see which is cheaper to own and run.
We are going to answer the age old question: Is a Petrol or Diesel Holden Cruze cheaper to own and run?
NRMA investigated these costs in their NRMA 2013 Running Costs report, and found that the Mitsubishi Mirage is Australia’s cheapest car to own and run.
Motorama has introduced a flexible finance option that works to give you the peace of mind you need during these months, through the Tradies Structured Loan.
If you're shopping for a used car, it's important to take the time to read up on the warning signs and red flags that can indicate a particular vehicle might not be in safe condition to drive.
Holden set out to put the new VF SS V Redline Ute through its paces on the Nurburgring to prove it is a sports machine not to be messed with.
Toyota RAV4 has become the first SUV to achieve the maximum five-star safety rating under the new, tougher Euro NCAP program for 2013.
Introducing Toyota Access! All new levels of affordability, flexibility and assurance can now come standard with every new Toyota.
The functionality of the window tint is what is really important. Here is a list of the many positives of having window tint on your vehicle:
Maybe it’s rust that’s giving you difficulties, fading paint or engine troubles, whatever the reason, there always comes a time when you might be considering trading in your old faithful.