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Nissan Patrol ST review

It’s one of the oldest new 4x4s you can buy, yet the GU Nissan Patrol is still a hard-working toiler. The GU – or Y61 Patrol – has been with us...

Naked Volkswagen Amarok review

Dave Morley took The Naked Ute for a nudie run around the Melbourne 4x4 Training and Proving Ground. Turns out it doesn’t like to get wet.

Land Cruiser 200 Series review

Toyota has updated its Land Cruiser 200 Series. What’s new and how does it go?

Ford Ranger Wildtrak review

The Wildtrak is one of the most expensive utes on the market. But there’s plenty of value for money.

Toyota Fortuner Crusade review

The Fortuner is an affordable diesel with honest and effective off-road ability. But does it raise the bar?

Ford Everest Ambiente review

The Everest is based on the chassis of the Ranger, but it’s priced higher than most other ute-based SUVs. There’s a reason for that.

Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota Hilux v VW Amarok

Toyota’s eighth-generation Hilux is here and it means business. But how does it compare with its rivals? We test it alongside the seven top-sell...

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport review

Mitsubishi has introduced its ‘most off-road capable SUV ever’: the 2016 Pajero Sport 4x4 SUV

Ford Everest Trend vs Toyota Prado GX review

Ford’s new Everest takes the family fight to Toyota’s Prado. We strap on the cammos and head bush...

Toyota Fortuner review

Toyota’s new Hilux-based Fortuner is a tough and capable seven-seat 4x4 wagon that’s cheaper than the Prado.

2016 Toyota Hilux off-road review

Road-test editor Fraser Stronach has had a closer look at the all-new Hilux. His verdict: it’s a ripper.

Infiniti QX80 review

With strong off-road credentials and a competitive price, can the uniquely-styled Nissan QX80 carve a niche in the petrol 4x4 market?

Toyota Prado GXL D-4D 2.8 review

The Prado 150 Series has gone under the knife, getting a smaller diesel engine and an extra ratio in the auto ’box. But is it any better?

Mitsubishi Triton dual-cab Exceed review

Meet the fifth-generation of Mitsubishi’s workhorse ute range: the all-new Triton.

Nissan Navara NP300 vs Mitsubishi Triton MQ vs Mazda BT-50 vs Volkswagen Amarok

New utes from Nissan and Mitsubishi are here to shake up the ute market, but how do they stack up against the established class benchmarks?