Best cars from the East

November's issue of Torque devotes plenty of ink to crossovers and sport utility vehicles - coincidentally, all of them from the East.

Check out the group test which pits the Nissan Qashqai 2.0 against the Suzuki Vitara 1.6 and Honda HR-V 1.5 and Mazda CX-3 2.0.

Find out which car wins in this rare four-way fight.

Undecided between a Hyundai and a Kia? Read Torque's twin-test of the Hyundai Tucson 2.0 and Kia Sportage 2.0.

The November cover car is the Infiniti Q30, a Japanese premium crossover which looks and drives better than the German product it is based on.

In the mood for a hot hatch? Find out how Audi's sizzling RS3 stacks up against the Mercedes-AMG A45.

If an MPV is what you are eyeing, then read the tale of two Volkswagens - the Sportsvan and the Touran.

Lastly, find out why the roller-coaster COE cycle is coming to a stop at long last.

Torque, out at newsstands now.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 29, 2016, with the headline 'Best cars from the East'. Print Edition | Subscribe