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Comparo: 2019 Nissan Kicks vs Honda HR-V vs Hyundai Kona vs Mazda CX-3

Comparo: 2019 Nissan Kicks vs Honda HR-V vs Hyundai Kona vs Mazda CX-3

As comparison tests go, this isn’t the most exciting, but it is probably relevant to a whole lot more people than pitting Porsches and Ferraris against McLarens and Lamborghinis yet again (spoiler alert: Porsches and Ferraris are always better). What we have here today are the newest segment of vehicles to sprout from the SUV revolution — the sub-compact crossovers. Not quite SUVs, but not really cars either, the sub-compact crossover gives owners the feeling of driving an SUV while keeping ownership costs within car-like levels. The newest of the bunch is the Honda HR-V, going up against the immensely-successful Nissan Kicks.

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2020 Toyota Corolla on sale in the UAE, KSA & GCC

2020 Toyota Corolla on sale in the UAE, KSA & GCC

The all-new 2020 Toyota Corolla has been revealed in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries. A new hybrid engine has joined the line-up. It is built on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, giving it a lower centre of gravity, 60% more rigid body shell and multi-link suspension which improves handling and stability. 

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First drive: 2020 Kia Telluride in the UAE

First drive: 2020 Kia Telluride in the UAE

Kia is no stranger in the full-size SUV 7-seater market, having already had the Mohave in their lineup for the past decade. However, despite being forcefully kept on life-support, the Mohave never really caught on with the general public as their other more-modern models have. Hoping to change that, Kia has now introduced an all-new model, the Telluride. We were invited to a media launch event in Dubai to try it out on a pre-determined route.

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