Mid size SUV

2012 Nissan Xterra | new car review

The Nissan Xterra is a rugged SUV with proper off-road credentials and it looks the part. Big wheel arches, a front scuff plate and a high ground clearance, combined with chunky plastic bumpers and big tyres say that this machine is not afraid of a bit of sand or dirt.…

2012 Nissan Murano | new car review

The Nissan Murano is a crossover SUV targeted towards on-road use and is unlikely to be much cop in the desert or wadis, despite its high ground clearance and 4×4 availability.…

2012 Nissan Pathfinder | new car review

The Nissan Pathfinder is an SUV based on the rough and ready Xterra but with more of a road going focus. It is due to be replaced later this year and will be based on the new Infiniti JX platform. …

2012 Honda Pilot | new car review

The Honda Pilot receives a wide range of upgrades for 2012 with a sleeker front-end design, enhanced interior features and an improved fuel economy compared to 2011 models.…

2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class | new car review

The new 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is slightly bigger, wider and shorter than the previous M-Class.…

2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class | new car review

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon needs no introduction. Developed more than 30 years ago this car is the ultimate off-road vehicle for those who can afford it. The overall design of this car has remained unchanged since it first went on sale in 1979 and that is one of the reason…

2012 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado | new car review

The Land Cruiser Prado is without doubt one of the most popular SUVs in the Middle East. It traces its roots all the way back to the 1980s and has a long heritage of being a capable off roader. It is practical, built like a tank and goes wherever you…

2012 Toyota Fortuner | new car review

The 2012 Toyota Fortuner was conceived with the emerging markets in mind. It is assembled in India, Thailand, South Africa and South America and is based on the proven Hilux platform. It is priced very competitively and offers an opportunity for the budget conscious buyers who want to get on…

2011 Chevrolet Captiva | road test

Chevrolet refreshed the 2011 Captiva with hopes of improving its mass appeal. But will it be the volume seller SUV it was designed to be?…

2011 Ford Explorer | new car review

For 2011, the Ford Explorer, the most exported nameplate under the Ford brand has received a thorough redesign, bumper to bumper.…