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Kia introduces all-new Carnival

One of our favourite, practical vehicles, especially if you have a large family is the Kia Carnival. It already dominates its segment in Australia with nearly 60% of all people mover sales. Now Kia has just shown the world its fourth-generation model. It’s better looking and has some bling features On the outside, it has

Toyota Yaris – Engine and Efficiency

The new Toyota Yaris now have three-cylinder engines. A number of manufacturers have produced three cylinders, 1 litre turbocharged engines. Some research has shown that typically these engines have real fuel consumption figures that are significantly higher than the rated figure from the laboratory. Toyota’s engine is bigger 1.5 litres but not turboed. The engine

Toyota Yaris – Safety

Toyota has packed its new Yaris little car with considerable prevention and protection features in their quest to have the safest car in this segment. The big sales performers have been the lower-priced, lower-spec cars such as the MG and the Suzuki Baleno Toyota is betting on safety and resale value. Part of their thinking

The New Toyota Yaris – Overview

With great fanfare Toyota has introduced its new Yaris in the light car class It’s slightly shorter and lower than the previous model They are powered by a new three-cylinder engine which is not tiny at 1.5 litre capacity Improved fuel efficiency including a hybrid option that is rated at just 3.3 litres per 100

Overdrive: Toyota Yaris: Safe, Comfortable, Expensive, Kia Carnival, Petrol Price Comparison

Welcome to Overdrive, a program that ponders the particulars of motoring and transport. News New Yaris Overview (1:34) New Yaris Safety (2:49) New Yaris 3-Cylinder Engine (3:46) Kia introduces all-new carnival, offering unrivaled style, space, and comfort (4:53) How many litres of petrol can you buy with one Australian salary (5:56) Interview Terry Thompson gives