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There was room for three child seats across the back row of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, using ISOfix for the outer two, but it is worth bearing in mind the woven fabric top tether loops are a bit of a grey area and as with the Nissan Navara it is uncertain if they are tested to hold three child seats. Read More

Mazda BT-50

2018 Mazda BT-50 XTR Dual Cab 4×4

The Mazda BT-50 is a simple and surprisingly nice ute, but I had to fit my own top tethers, there’s no Isofix and only two child seats can fit in the back. I could fit more strollers and shopping bags into the BT-50’s tray than the Navara and Triton, it matched the Hilux but held less than the Amarok and Colorado Read More


2018 Nissan Navara

As a convert to utes I was looking forward to getting my hands on the Nissan Navara! The dual cab Black model I was given to test was a fabulous looking beast of a machine!! Read More



The Isuzu D-Max would be my vehicle of choice to cross the Simpson Desert but I wouldn’t choose it to do my weekly shopping! Read More


2017 Volkswagen Amarok

Famed for being able to carry a whole pallet in its tray (that’s one way to buy your nappies), we wanted to find out if the VW Amarok was also practical for carrying our most precious cargo! Read More

2017 Colorado LTZ

2017 Holden Colorado LTZ

We always know it’s a good BabyDrive when we ask each other “Will you be sad to give this car back?!” With the Holden Colorado, Crew Cab LTZ, the answer was a unanimous YES! Read More