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3 September 2020
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Suzuki Swift Limited

Talk about a car for the times: the success of the Suzuki Swift in New Zealand since 2004 took many by surprise.
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3 September 2020
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Mercedes-Benz B-class

The Mercedes-Benz B-class has been a modest sales performer in New Zealand to date (just 150 cars sold last year) but the German brand hopes the all-new model launched this month will be the start of something big.
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3 September 2020
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Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

It all happened in the mid-1990s, but the creation of what we now call the ‘crossover’ vehicle genre occurred in two distinct but parallel story arcs.
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3 September 2020
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Audi Q3 TDI

New-car segments aren’t necessarily all about size. That much is clear from the Audi Q3. This smaller sibling to the Q5 and Q7 (well, almost everything is smaller than a Q7) theoretically takes the four-ringed brand down into compact-crossover territory.
3 September 2020
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Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series

Forgotten about this one? As you will no doubt be aware, Toyota’s Land Cruiser name belongs to a family rather than a single model and this is the granddad: the 70-series, which dates back to 1984 and has just been launched in double-cab form
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3 September 2020
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Subaru Forester XT Premium

Because it’s a Subaru, and because the XT has a considerable amount of turbocharged power, you might be expecting a wild ride
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3 September 2020
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Honda CR-V S

The new CR-V is actually shorter and lower than the old, and it’s no bad thing through tight corners.
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3 September 2020
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Land Rover Freelander SE Si4

The Freelander is not the freshest looking crossover around, but the new engine technology and equipment certainly help bring a familiar model right up to date.
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