Attention DIY-ers: if you drain the oil on a Ranger or BT-50 for more than 10 minutes you might destroy your engine. Is servicing complexity out of control?
Coming up: What’s safer - a plastic fuel tank or a steel one? Plus - the idiot’s guide to destroying a nuclear submarine. (That sounds like fun.)
Will cargo down the back become lethal projectiles and guillotine you in a crash? Why don’t all wagons and hatches come standard with cargo barriers?
Do you really need SUV in your next new SUV? It's certainly going to pump up the cost - but will it add real benefit to your driving?
Does your car have a drinking problem with engine oil? Is the manufacturer brushing you off? Plenty of people complain about this. Here are the facts.
Modern diesel fuel rails operate at around 3000 atmospheres. Have you ever wondered why they pump the pressure up so incredibly high?
Narrowing down your short list can be tricky - and the problem can be compounded by the sheer volume of choice in the market.
All those cars. All that burning. Did you ever think about what was coming out the tailpipe? This report will bend your brain on emissions.
How do you tell which SUV will be more economical in the real world - and if you've got the cash for a new one, do you really care?
How do you tell - really tell - if those tyres are correctly inflated? Getting this right can save you hundreds in preventing premature wear.
You're considering a diesel, but you've heard horror stories about DPFs and sky-high replacement cost. Here's what you need to know.
Seven-seat SUVs come in two basic 'flavours': hard and soft. Which one is right for you depends entirely on what you plan to do with it.
Some SUVs are made for the bush, or heavy towing, and some are little more than de-facto family transport. What's best?
Volvo: the anti-kudos Euro car. The safe option. But is there a dark side to Volvo ownership that few will acknowledge? Let's find out.
People buy SUVs to move people. It's a popular thing to do. But perversely there is an altogether better class of vehicle for moving people. Click here for more.
There are - literally - dozens of SUVs available today. How do you narrow down to a reasonable short list comprising the elite options?
Does Holden's Active Fuel Management System really work, and if so, can you please explain exactly how it saves fuel?
Are big fuel companies really ripping us off, or are Australians really just world-class whingers on the price of petrol? Let's find out.
People often think they need to get the car serviced at the dealership where they bought the car. Let's go 100% 'Mythbusters' on that.
After reading horror stories about panorama glass roof failures online, the big question: Should I buy one? How real are the reports?
Are you a car buyer or an SUV buyer? People buy SUVs because they're the de facto family all-rounder wagon - but would a car be better?
What does 'capped-price' servicing actually cover? Have I just been ripped off if they charged me extra to flush my brake fluid?
Using a car broker for dummies: Who pays who, how to manage the transportation and rego, and - most importantly - how much can you save?
Scores of SUVs from dozens of manufacturers - who can all offer 100 reasons why theirs is the best. What's the right - future proof - SUV?
Which small car is best for short distance driving - either diminutive Mazda, or something allegedly more upmarket, like a Merc A-Class?
Can this owner beat Ford and sidestep a five-figure repair bill when a critical computer fails in the transmission - and a service has been missed?
With 30-ish SUVs on the market - and every manufacturer alleging theirs is the best - how do you avoid the lemons and make the right choice?
With highway cruising on your agenda, what are the bets long-warranty, affordable diesel SUVs best suited to eating up highway kays?
OK - you love the performance of the fat 5.7 V8 Grand Cherokee, but you hate the crap reliability and worse support. What do you buy?
SUV versus people mover - the ultimate showdown between fashion and practicality. This one really is a battle between the head and the heart.