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Top five news stories of 2020

Here are the news stories that got you talking this year.

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Scott Collie
Scott Collie
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It’s been a wild year, but the automotive wheel hasn’t stopped turning.

Although CarExpert only launched in March, we’ve got quite a backlog of news, reviews, and comparisons already.

Here are the news stories you most enjoyed in 2020.

Hold off buying your new mid-size SUV: These ones are coming soon

Mid-size SUVs are big business in Australia, and there’s a huge crowd of new or heavily updated models on their way in 2021.

From the Ford Escape, which has already touched down, to next year’s Mitsubishi Outlander, we took a walk through what to expect.

Check out the story here

2021 Isuzu D-Max sold out: Five-month wait list on some models

Isuzu’s new D-Max has been big news all year. Along with topping our most-read review list, the sold-out D-Max was our second-most read piece of news.

Hot on the heels of its launch, the D-Max X-Terrain was sold out for up to five months. Most dealers we spoke to were holding out until February for stock of the range-topper, while the second-from-top LS-U wasn’t set to arrive until December 2020 or January 2021.

Check out the story here

Hold off buying your new large family SUV: These ones are coming soon

Mid-sized SUVs aren’t the only crossovers that attracted your eyes this year. Along with the mid-sized onslaught, 2020 and 2021 will see a huge range of seven-seat large SUVs touch down in Australia.

From the Hyundai Palisade to the hybrid Toyota Kluger, here’s a rundown of what’s to come for families.

Check out the story here

2020 Ford Puma pricing and specs

Ford’s new Puma SUV was a hotly-anticipated entrant into the booming compact SUV segment, as evidenced by the popularity of its pricing and spec story.

Ford Australia has confirmed national drive-away pricing for the 2020 Puma line-up since the reveal of the car’s list price, kicking off at $31,990 drive-away and extending to $36,990 drive-away.

Check out the story here

2021 Kia Sorento pricing and specs

Kia’s seven-seat Sorento rounds out our most read news stories for 2020.

The higher-tech seven-seat SUV kicks off at $46,990 drive-away and extends to $64,990 drive-away for the range-topping GT-Line Diesel AWD.

Check out the story here

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Scott Collie
Scott Collie

Scott Collie is an automotive journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Scott studied journalism at RMIT University and, after a lifelong obsession with everything automotive, started covering the car industry shortly afterwards. He has a passion for travel, and is an avid Melbourne Demons supporter.

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