The Kia Sorento has been given a freshen up for 2019, like most of the Kia range. They’re subtle but effective, with enhancements inside and out. AWT drives the 3.5L petrol drinking V6 Kia Sorento GT-Line trim, with an eight speed auto and seven seats. It’s priced at $55,490 (RRP) and came in the optional […]Read More 2019 Kia Sorento GT-Line Petrol.
Mitsubishi have joined the ever growing band of car makers supplying a smaller mid sized SUV. The oddly named Eclipse Cross fits snugly between the Outlander and ASX in size yet packs a 1.5L turbocharged four cylinder and CVT. It’s a comfortable four seater, has a couple of nifty features inside, and comes with a […]Read More Car Review: 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Exceed AWD and LS.
Subaru’s continued product updates continue with a revamp of their XV, first released in 2012 and a car that immediately shook up an already crowded market place. Complete with a higher riding look, black cladding, and some cool colours, A Wheel Thing compares the 2.0i and 2.0i-S Subaru XV level machines, providing an entry and […]Read More Car Review: 2018 Subaru XV 2.0i & S Comparison.
It’s a hearty “welcome back” from A Wheel Thing to Nissan and what a vehicle to get things up and running. The grunty and luxuriously appointed 2017 Nissan Navara ST-X dual cab ute graced the driveway for a week.The heartbeat of the Navara dual cab range is the immensely flexible and torquey 2.3 litre diesel […]Read More Car Review: 2017 Nissan Navara Dual Cab ST-X.
Holden’s move to bring in its range of vehicles from Europe has already paid off with the fully European sourced Astra. With an all turbocharged engine range, the 2017 Astra family, which starts at $23990 driveaway, offers power, performance, and plenty of tech, as A Wheel Thing drives the 2017 Holden Astra 1.6L RS manual.It’s […]Read More Car Review: 2017 Holden Astra RS.
Holden has a history of importing small cars for SUV style duties. Suzuki gave us the Drover, Isuzu the Jackeroo and a jacked up Barina became the Trax. A refresh to the car has been performed, with noticeable changes inside and out. The 2017 Holden Trax LS spends a week in the urban jungle.Up front […]Read More Car Review: 2017 Holden Trax LS
It’s called “the trickle down effect”, where technology and design filter through from the top to the entry level models. Such is the case with the slightly reskinned and revamped 2017 Subaru Impreza sedan and hatch, in L and S specification.It’s been pretty simple for Subaru; refine, improve, sell. And it’s worked, with the 2017 […]Read More 2017 Subaru Impreza Sedan and Hatch: A Wheel Thing Car Comparison.
Toyota Australia confirmed recently that the Aurion nameplate will be dropped and replaced by a Back to the Future nameplate. Camry V6, anyone? However, surrounded by a fleet of SUVs and the evergreen Corolla, what’s left in the tank for the base model nameplate, Altise? A Wheel Thing drives the 2017 Toyota Camry Altise and […]Read More 2017 Toyota Camry Altise: A Wheel Thing Car Review.