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Test Drives2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime: So Close to Perfection
There is no such thing as a perfect car or truck. You can always find something not to like or stuff that doesn’t meet one driver’s specific needs. However, we at The Car Guide believe we have found a vehicle that seriously challenges the premise above. The Toyota RAV4 is …
First Drives2021 Ferrari Roma: Step Aside, Aston Martin!
Ferrari openly admits that the all-new Roma takes a direct shot at the Aston Martin DB11 . Both are sublime-looking grand touring coupes aimed at sophisticated individuals who want exceptional performance without compromising luxury and comfort. Up until now, Ferrari could only attempt to please those customers with the AWD-equipped …
Previews2021 Honda Civic: Five Things to Know
The eleventh-generation Honda Civic , which is scheduled to make its debut next spring as a 2022 model, is already generating huge interest. Have you seen the patent renderings and artist renderings online in recent weeks? From what we can tell, the Civic will adopt a more mature albeit less …
Spotlight onDon't Miss the 2022 GMC Hummer EV Debut Tomorrow
While baseball fans will have their eyes on the Dodgers and Rays in game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night, truck lovers and electric car enthusiasts alike probably won’t want to miss the official debut of the all-new 2022 GMC Hummer EV , the modern, zero-emission interpretation of …
Test Drives2020 Aston Martin DB11: The Sleek British GT From Germany
The 2020 Aston Martin DB11 is one sexy Brit—although with the available twin-turbocharged AMG V8 engine it has a lot of German muscle. They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder; well, in our humble opinion, this car is drop dead gorgeous… even in Sunburst Yellow. Yeah, that …
Tips & Advice: Protect your carFall Maintenance in 5 Essential Steps
This fall season is unlike any other due to that second wave of COVID-19, but car care and maintenance is something that should never change. Indeed, now is not the time to lose our good habits and neglect our rides. But what exactly does fall maintenance entail? Here are a …
Test Drives2020 Honda CR-V: 10 Things We Like or Dislike
Last year, the best-selling compact SUV in Canada, the Toyota RAV4 , made a spectacular leap and stole market shares from several competitors, but not its arch nemesis. The Honda CR-V indeed managed to post a slight increase in sales despite the fact that the current generation was launched in …

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NewsThe New GMC Hummer EV Could Have Looked Way More Extreme
Imagine you’re a car designer working for GMC and the bosses ask you to draw what the all-new, all-electric Hummer could look like. Talk about an exciting challenge! The team that received the order back in April 2019 quickly went to work, especially since General Motors initially planned a reveal …
NewsWatch: Jeep Wrangler Tumbles Down a Mountain and It’s Terrifying
Even an SUV with legendary off-road skills like the Jeep Wrangler is not immune to slippery terrain, a driver’s lack of judgement or caution, or just a technical failure. A 23-year-old woman learned the lesson the hard way on October 10 when the Wrangler she was a passenger in fell …
NewsExclusive Nissan Sentra SR Gets Manual Gearbox for 2021
What’s new with the Nissan Sentra for 2021? Well, The Car Guide has just learned from a Quebec dealer that the company will make a six-speed manual transmission available in the Sentra SR. A screen capture of the dealer’s digital ordering book indeed shows a manual option with this particular …
BuzzTorsus Praetorian is the Off-road School Bus Kids Dream About
School bus design has not really changed over the past several decades, except for some upgrades aimed at improving safety. Also, these vehicles’ field of expertise is pretty much limited to well defined and decently maintained streets and roads. Now, imagine a rugged, adventurous school bus that could tackle just …
News2021 Hyundai Elantra Pricing Announced, Still Very Affordable
Hyundai has just announced Canadian pricing for the completely redesigned 2021 Elantra and there are some great news for customers. Once again equipped with a standard six-speed manual gearbox in base trim, the popular Korean compact sedan will now start at $17,899, an increase of just $800 from the outgoing …
NewsRedesigned Nissan Frontier Spotted Ahead of Official Launch
The Nissan Frontier is one of the oldest new models available in Canada, with the current generation dating back to 2005. This summer, we learned that Nissan Canada chose not to offer a Frontier for 2020 and 2021. A new generation is in the works, but it appears we won’t …
NewsModel 3 Rear Bumper May Fall Off Under Heavy Rain, Tesla Admits
The Tesla Model 3 is now the best-selling electric vehicle on the market, mainly because of its impressive range and integration of many advanced technologies. Fit and finish remains an issue , however, as evidenced by the latest J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. We’ve already told you about a paint …
News2021 Kia Forte5 GT Goes Old-school, Adds Manual Gearbox
While many automakers are abandoning manual transmissions, Kia is somewhat reversing the trend by adding one to the Forte5 lineup for 2021. More specifically, a six-speed manual gearbox will come standard on the sporty Forte5 GT model, which returned last year with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission only. The latter will …
ElectricConfirmed: Mercedes-Benz EQC to Land in Canada After EQS Sedan
Bad news for customers who are eagerly awaiting Mercedes-Benz ’s first all-electric vehicle: the market launch of the EQC crossover has been pushed back once more. In December of last year, faced with tougher emission standards and increased demand in Europe, the automaker decided to delay the EQC in North …
ElectricVolvo XC40 Recharge Pricing Announced for Canada
The all-new Volvo XC40 Recharge , the fully electric variant of the small XC40 crossover, will go on sale in Canada later this fall as a 2021 model. And we finally know how much it costs. Pricing starts at $64,950 plus freight and delivery. If you do the math, that …

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Test DrivesToyota Tundra: Five Things We Want in the Next Generation
A lot of things have been said and written about the current-generation Toyota Tundra . After all, it dates all the way back to… 2007. Of course, the automaker has made a few changes and updates over the years, most notably in 2014, but it’s never been able to threaten …
Test Drives2020 Honda Civic Hatchback: The Practical Alternative
Canada’s best-selling car, the Honda Civic , added a versatile and stylish five-door variant to its lineup back in 2017. We’re of course talking about the Civic Hatchback. SUVs seem to get all the spotlight, but the reality is that about 27 percent of consumers still prefer cars. Half a …
Test Drives2020 Hyundai Venue: Formerly Known as Accent
Come 2021, Hyundai will stop selling the Accent in North America. From this point on, the Venue will become the brand’s entry-level product, undercutting the completely redesigned 2021 Elantra compact sedan by a few dollars. While the Korean automaker is marketing the Venue as a small utility vehicle, don’t be …
Test Drives2020 Infiniti Q50: Here’s the Problem With This Car
Some cars are so awesome they receive unanimous approval. Others crush the competition with unbeatable specs. And then there are polarizing cars that we spend an excessive amount of time arguing about. One such model is the Infiniti Q50 . More specifically, the 2020 Infiniti Q50 Signature Edition AWD we …
Test Drives2020 Kia Stinger: Unfairly Shunned
The Kia Stinger is a Kia unlike any other, a sports car in sedan clothing and the only product in the lineup that’s designed with the goal of beating the Germans at their own game. But how? Well, the Korean automaker went all in during the development of the Stinger, …
Test Drives2020 Audi Q3: From Last to First
The second-generation Audi Q3 is starting to become a common sight on Canadian roads. And it’s no surprise: the popularity of urban luxury crossovers is skyrocketing. Cadillac , Jaguar , Lexus and Volvo have all jumped on the bandwagon lately, hoping to catch the Germans. The BMW X1 took an …
Test Drives2020 Buick Encore GX: One More SUV…
The all-new Buick Encore GX expands the brand’s SUV lineup between the entry-level Encore and the slightly larger Envision . This model will not replace the Encore, GM assures. How about in a year or two? Well, that might depend on customer demand and how the new Encore GX affects …

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