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MechanicalIs Jaguar's Reliability That bad?
The Jaguar brand is legendary and its line of products has greatly diversified over the last decade, especially with the arrival of the F-PACE , E-PACE and I-PACE SUVs, the latter being equipped with a 100% electric powertrain. However, all this is often overshadowed by a lack of reliability. Is …
Test Drives2022 Honda Civic vs. 2022 Mazda3: Battle at the Top
There’s a familiar face back at the top of the compact car segment. The fully redesigned 2022 Honda Civic has dethroned the Mazda3 , which earned our Best Buy award for the past two years. After testing each car in recent weeks, we can confirm once again that Mazda’s shining …
First Drives2023 BMW iX M60: A New Dimension of M
BMW ’s transition to fully electric vehicles is a highly calculated one. I mean, when you’ve built your reputation on fantastic gasolines engines such as the TwinPower Turbo inline six-cylinder, it’s not easy to please EV enthusiasts and traditional gearheads at the same time. For BMW M, the 50-year-old motorsport …
Test Drives2022 GMC Sierra AT4X: The Best of Both Worlds?
Yeah, don’t bother telling me: a pickup truck that achieves 15-16 L/100 km is not the best of both worlds, especially with gas prices these days. I know that. But you see, GMC has decided to push the AT4 lineup a little bit further given the strong demand by customers.
MechanicalSunroofs: What You Should Watch Out For
For many drivers, a sunroof is a welcome convenience that makes a big difference in their driving experience. Bringing fresh air and light inside the cabin, they come in various sizes (including those called “panoramic”) and equip an increasing number of models, even entry-level ones. However, if some people are …
First Drives2023 Genesis GV60: Sleek Looks, Scary Price
Let’s make one thing perfectly clear right away: the all-new 2023 Genesis GV60 is not cheap. The base Advanced and top-line Performance models start at $71,000 and $79,000, respectively. You know what that means, of course. Genesis ’ first-ever electric vehicle is not eligible to any EV rebates from the …

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New ModelsMaserati MC20 Cielo Roadster Opens Up New Horizons
Two years after the introduction of the magnificent new MC20 two-seat supercar, Maserati comes back with an open-top variant called C20 Cielo. Cielo is the Italian word for sky, and a fitting name for a car that acts as a meeting point between Maserati audacity and the infinite sky, the …
NewsFord Bronco Raptor’s Power, Torque Confirmed by CEO
Following its debut in January, the all-new, performance-focused Ford Bronco Raptor became available to order in March. A majority of the 2022 model year allocation will go to existing reservation holders, with deliveries to begin this summer if all goes according to plan. Under the hood, the company initially set …
NewsHyundai Becomes Official Partner of the NHL
With the National Hockey League playoffs in full swing, Hyundai Canada has announced a multi-year agreement with the league that will see Hyundai become the Official Automotive Partner of the NHL in Canada, as well as the Official Automotive Partner of the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), staring in …
New Models2023 Honda CR-V Looks Sharp in First Official Teaser
The Honda CR-V is the second most popular SUV on the market (behind the Toyota RAV4 ) and many customers are eagerly awaiting the next generation. Remember, for the first time ever, it will be available as a hybrid in Canada . That model is in fact featured in the …
NewsNo New Toyota 4Runner for 2023, But This 40th Anniversary Model is Cool
Many Toyota Tacoma and 4Runner enthusiasts will be disappointed that the next-generation models won’t arrive for 2023 as previously suspected. But as it usually does, the company is adding new trims and special editions to keep them happy. These additions are mostly about looks, though the 4Runner 40th Anniversary is …
DealersSatellite Dealerships to Expand Volkswagen’s Footprint in Canada
If you build it, they will come. That’s what the executives at Volkswagen Canada are thinking as they hope to expand the company’s footprint in the country and simultaneously increase its market share, which currently stands at 3.6 percent. While one of the largest car companies on the planet, Volkswagen …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2022: Porsche Taycan
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. We’ve split electric vehicles into two separate categories. Here you’ll find luxury electric vehicles including both passenger cars and crossovers. The Winner In what is a funny mix of models, …
NewsThird of Midsize SUVs Fail IIHS’ New Side Crash Test
Following compact SUVs last fall, midsize SUVs were recently submitted to the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s new side crash test, which aims to address higher-speed collisions that continue to cause fatalities on North American roads. While the former failed miserably, how did their bigger counterparts perform? A lot …
Electric2023 Cadillac Lyriq Sold Out in Just a Few Hours
The all-new Cadillac Lyriq made its Canadian public debut in April at the Montreal Electric Vehicle Show, a month after production started in Tennessee, and people are crazy about it. Just like the Debut Edition that sold out in just over 10 minutes last summer, the 2023 Lyriq didn’t waste …

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