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New car diary for November 2023

Make: BMW

Model: 5 Series - range

Released: Nov 2023

New 5 Series introduces a raft of changes including one mild hybrid and two all-electric powertrains. Entry 520i runs a 2.0-litre four-cylinder twin-scroll turbo petrol engine and 48-volt mild hybrid system through an eight-speed automatic transmission. Single and dual motor EVs available.

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Make: SsangYong

Model: Musso

Released: Nov 2023

Ssangyong’s SUV and ute offerings have been updated, re-priced and reconfigured with a mid-tier model added to both line-ups. Still at drive away pricing, the South Korean duo offer an old school ladder chassis and proper selectable 4WD along with host of added kit.

read more about the SsangYong Musso

Make: MG4

Model: EV - X Power

Released: Nov 2023

MG has pulled forward the availability of its hi-po MG 4 X Power. Capable of a 3.8 second 0-100km/h sprint from dual electric motors 320kW/600Nm (combined) the five-door hatch has all the go-fast fruit including race spec’ brakes and tyres.

read more about the MG4 EV

Make: Mercedes-Benz

Model: GLE

Released: Nov 2023

Later than expected, GLE-Class coupe and wagon large SUVs (and GLS Upper Large wagon) feature electrified engines across the board, a swag of new technology, revised interiors and more equipment to go with the tweaked exterior styling.

read more about the Mercedes-Benz GLE

Make: Lexus

Model: UX300e

Released: Nov 2023

Updated Lexus UX300e electric small SUV has finally lobbed. Buyers score LCT and FBT benefits. Larger 72.8kWh lithium-ion battery may give 560kM range. Interior tech upgrades and free three-year Lexus Connected Services.

read more about the Lexus UX300e

Make: Kia

Model: Picanto

Released: Nov 2023

Tiny Kia light hatch here with a new design and advanced technologies (incl. OTA updated) in base line and GT Line grades. Turbo 74kW/172Nm 1.0-litre is dropped leaving 1.0- or 1.2-litre petrol engines with five-speed manual or auto transmissions that maximise efficiency and lower CO2 emissions.

read more about the Kia Picanto

Make: Hyundai

Model: Sonata

Released: Nov 2023

Mid-size Sonata arrives higher priced with “futuristically sculpted styling” adding a suite of new tech and updated interior. Features include a 213kW/422Nm 2.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol and eight-speed dual clutch transmission driving the front wheels. Bluelink connectivity standard.

read more about the Hyundai Sonata

Make: Hyundai

Model: Palisade

Released: Nov 2023

Top tier Palisade Calligraphy scores familiar 3.8-litre V6 petrol FWD and 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel AWD powertrain choices with extensive tech and luxury kit. Only available with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

read more about the Hyundai Palisade

Make: Hyundai

Model: i30 - Sedan

Released: Nov 2023

Hyundai’s 2024 i30 Sedan range features a revised line-up adding a petrol-electric driveline for the first time in addition to refreshed styling and additional connectivity features. All variants of the more expensive line up now have automatic transmission.

read more about the Hyundai i30

Make: Fiat

Model: 500

Released: Nov 2023

Tiny-tot Fiat 500 is updated reduced to single-variant, Dolcevita. Has more standard equipment, offers arguably better value after two price hikes in a year. Cheaper entry-grade 500 Lounge axed. Stand by for exey electric model, and last Abarth petrol, the 695 Competizione.

read more about the Fiat 500

Make: Chery

Model: Tiggo 7

Released: Nov 2023

Chery’s five-seat Tiggo 7 Pro SUV arrives in the Medium SUV segment offered in three trim grades – Urban, Elite and Ultimate. Power comes from a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine and with the availability of front- and all-wheel drive and extensive equipment levels.

read more about the Chery Tiggo 7

Make: Toyota

Model: LandCruiser 70

Released: Nov 2023

Highly anticipated LandCruiser 70 Series with 1GD-series four-cylinder from Hilux, HiAce and Fortuner and six-speed auto only. Not cheap by any stretch but matches V8 for power, beats it for torque. Styling tweaked including LED headlights along with safety and convenience upgrades.

read more about the Toyota LandCruiser 70

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