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2020 Toyota C-HR Hybrid review – 0-100km in 4.3L

2020 Toyota C-HR Review NZ

Toyota’s popular SUV/Crossover has just received a facelift and at the same time been given a diamond theme, but it’s what’s going on under the bonnet that’s really grabbed our attention. Introduced to the motoring public in 2016, the C-HR (Compact or Coupe High Rider) became an immediate hit. All the driving fun and stability […]

Viva Vitara – 2019 Suzuki Vitara review

2019 Suzuki Vitara Review NZ

It’s been over thirty years since the first Suzuki Vitara sprung to life in the crossover SUV market and boy do I now feel old. I remember it as a two-door ‘holiday’ convertible that felt synonymous with sun, fun and lively upbeat pop music – sigh. Anyway, four generations later (the Vitara not me), the […]

The secret is in the name – Lexus UX Hybrid review

Lexus UX Hybrid Review New Zealand

The all-new Lexus UX (Urban Crossover) brings advanced technology, convenient and efficient hybrid power and their radical new design language to the compact ‘crossover’ SUV market. Launched earlier this year, the UX is a city dwelling crossover that with its sharp and somewhat dramatic lines offers an adventurous new look and character to their increasing […]

Kia Niro – Cross Traffic

The Kia Niro brochure boasts of this planet saving hybrid doing 3.8Litres/100km, which all sounds well and good but these numbers can often only be achieved in ‘ideal’ conditions and environments and not REAL world. I (accidentally) made the Niro’s efficiency part of my review and I’m actually pleased I did. Ask any commuter and […]