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Holden Statesman V8 AFM 2009

Holden Statesman V8 AFM (2009)

by John Ewing ,
reviewed April 2009
You won't find Holden's V8 Statesman with its new Active Fuel Management system (AFM) in the top 100 cars for fuel economy on the Green Vehicle Guide website.
Peugeot 308 XSE HDi 2009

Peugeot 308 XSE HDi (2009)

by Barry Green ,
reviewed February 2009
Mid-size wagons are such a smart idea it's surprising that there aren't more on the road.
Mitsubishi Lancer Aspire 2009

Mitsubishi Lancer Aspire (2009)

by John Ewing ,
reviewed February 2009
It's worth looking past the pretentious name bestowed on the new premium Lancer sedan. Attempting to distance it from its relatively humble origins and add prestige.
Isuzu D-Max LS 2009

Isuzu D-Max LS (2009)

by John Ewing ,
reviewed February 2009
"Wot's in a name?" she sez. "Struth, I dunno. Billo is just as good as Romeo." So penned C.J. Dennis in The Sentimental Bloke back in about 1915. But it seems that some of today's light commercial buyers should be asking the same question.
Honda Jazz 1.5 VTi 2009

Honda Jazz 1.5 VTi (2009)

by John Ewing ,
reviewed February 2009
The three-model line-up of Honda's new Jazz starts with the 1.3-litre GLi at $15,990.
Ford Fiesta 1.6 litre 2004-2008

Ford Fiesta 1.6 litre (2004-2008)

by John Ewing ,
reviewed February 2009
Ford’s dismal light car offerings of the nineties and early noughties, mercifully, gave way to the European engineered Fiesta in April 2004.
Mazda 2 Neo 5 door 2008

Mazda2 Neo 5 door (2008)

by Greg Hill ,
reviewed December 2008
This year, the ABC criteria reflected the tougher financial times with a list price ceiling of $18,000 in the Small Car class.But that doesn’t mean consumers have to skimp on quality or driving ability.
Toyota Corolla Hatch 2001-2007

Toyota Corolla Hatch (2001-2007)

by John Ewing ,
reviewed October 2008
The endurance of the Corolla name and the popularity of Toyota’s small car is testament to the ability of 10 generations of the nameplate to meet buyers’ expectations, and a record of enduring reliability.
Fiat Punto T-Jet Sport 2008

Fiat Punto T-Jet Sport (2008)

by Barry Green ,
reviewed October 2008

A $25,990 price tag makes this sporty variant of Fiat's Punto lineage dearer than two of its more respected rivals, the Suzuki Swift ($23,990) and the Ford Fiesta XR4 ($24,990).
Hyundai Getz 1.5 2002-2005

Hyundai Getz 1.5 (2002-2005)

by John Ewing ,
reviewed August 2008
Korean car maker Hyundai has been a dominant force in the competitive small car market, with the popular Excel one of the company’s best-remembered offerings.

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