First drive: 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid [Review]

October 25, 2016 0

The 2017 redesign of the Nissan Rogue was more than just a simple face-lift. Nissan decided to take advantage of the product cycle update to bring us something truly new: a hybrid. The compact hybrid CUV segment seems to be on the rebound after being vacant for several years following the discontinuation … read more

Will Toyota Sign a Death Warrant for the Avensis?

October 19, 2016 0

Introduced in 1997 as a replacement for the Carina, the Avensis has been one of Toyota’s most successful vehicles on the European market. Available in both sedan and wagon body styles, the third-gen Avensis was redesigned in 2009 and thoroughly updated in 2015, but the nameplate might not receive … read more

Updates for Toyota RAV4 add new safety kit

October 19, 2016 0

The Toyota RAV4 has been updated for 2017, with the Safety Sense pack now standard on all but the entry-level Active model. Buyers can choose it as a £1,060 option on that car. The pack includes autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, auto high beams and road sign … read more

Mazda beats Toyota in September SUV sales

October 5, 2016 0

In a remarkable result, Mazda sold more SUV models in Australia during September than annual market leader Toyota.
This is despite the fact that Mazda only has three SUV models to sell, compared to Toyota with six different offerings across its larger dealer network. Pictured: Mazda CX-3
On the back … read more

Toyota Scraps Plans for Diesel-Powered C-HR Crossover

September 30, 2016 0

The Toyota C-HR crossover will no longer be getting a diesel engine.
The Japanese automaker has decided to kill off plans of offering a 1.5-liter three-cylinder diesel engine in its new crossover, at least in Europe. “The development of this engine is continuing for global applications but its calibration … read more

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