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First Drives2021 Genesis G80: A Slap in the Face
The newly updated 2021 Genesis G80 is a real slap in the face of all those car manufacturers that dropped out of the midsize luxury segment in recent years—particularly Lincoln , which definitely could learn a lesson from its Korean rival. The G80 is a sedan that many Americans would …
First Drives2021 Mazda3 Turbo: Shooting for the Stars
It’s here at last. For many fans of the Mazda3 , the wait is over. The popular compact car is finally available with a turbocharged engine in top trim. But make no mistake: the new 2021 Mazda3 Turbo is not the same thing as the Mazdaspeed3 that was sold from …
First Drives2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA: The SUV Evolution
When it was first introduced back in 2014, the Mercedes-Benz GLA was the automotive embodiment of a bipolar disorder. It wasn’t really an SUV, and it wasn’t really a wagon, either. The next generation currently arriving in dealerships across the country fixes that. We’re now talking about a proper small …
First Drives2021 Ford F-150: The Sales Leader Can’t be Dethroned
Six years after the launch of the outgoing generation, the Ford F-150 gets a serious update for 2021. While we’re officially talking about the fourteenth generation, it’s not like Ford designers went back to the drawing board and started from scratch. Sure, all the body panels have been revised to …
First Drives2021 Hyundai Elantra: A Good Step Forward
Things are looking pretty good for Hyundai in Canada. The Korean automaker currently ranks fourth in terms of sales, just behind Honda. Over the next 14 months, six brand new or significantly redesigned products will hit the market including the Elantra, Santa Fe, Tucson, Kona, Santa Cruz and the all-electric …
Previews2021 Subaru Impreza: Five Things to Know
The Subaru Impreza remains one of the best-selling cars in the country and that’s mainly due to the fact that it’s also the most affordable car with all-wheel drive. After receiving various updates a year ago, it returns for 2021 with a few equipment changes. Here are five things you …

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ElectricConfirmed: Volkswagen ID.4 Matches Its Estimated Range
Unveiled in September, Volkswagen’s all-new electric SUV, called ID.4 , will arrive in Canada early next summer (in very limited numbers at first), but there are still a few details to clarify. Most importantly, are the 400 kilometres of range promised by the automaker an accurate estimate? We now have …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Kia Rio
The Car Guide is back with its annual list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. While many automakers have abandoned small cars, most recently Hyundai (Accent), Toyota (Yaris) and Honda (Fit), a few models remain. After winning our Best Buy award in 2020, the …
NewsRange Rover Velar and Evoque Get Techier for 2021
Similar to a number of Jaguar Land Rover products including the Jaguar F-PACE and E-PACE as well as the Land Rover Discovery , there are some changes to report about the 2021 Range Rover Velar and Range Rover Evoque . These vehicles were initially supposed to make their public debut …
ElectricFord Mustang Mach-E’s Official Range is Better Than Expected
As it turns out, the new 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E isn’t just more powerful than initially advertised . The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just completed its own series of tests, and we can now tell you the electric crossover offers more range than everyone thought, as well. In …
NewsThe Cheapest Supercars Are in Canada, New Study Finds
Just about everyone dreams of owning a supercar, but very few people actually have the means to afford one. The silver lining? Canada is where you can find the cheapest supercars on the planet. This is according to the Global Supercar Index published by British website Compare the Market .
RecallsGM Ordered to Recall 5.9 Millions Vehicles With Faulty Airbags
We still haven’t heard the last of defective Takata airbag inflators. As it turns out, General Motors will now have to recall some 5.9 million vehicles equipped with these devices. The automaker, believing a recall of these vehicles was not warranted based on the factual and scientific record, sent a …
NewsVolkswagen Passat to be Eliminated in 2023
Despite a relatively significant update for 2020, the Volkswagen Passat lacks modern flair and appeal when compared to many rivals, as we quickly found out in our latest test drive. The time, sadly, has come to move on. Well, guess what? That’s exactly what the German automaker is about to …

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Test Drives2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer: Lucky Number Seven?
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Test Drives2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime: Like a Thousand Hot Cakes
As the best-selling SUV in Canada, the Toyota RAV4 is clearly a big hit among consumers. For 2021, both the conventionally powered model and the RAV4 Hybrid remain unchanged. However, a new plug-in hybrid variant joins the lineup. The Car Guide recently headed to Kingston, Ontario to attend the Canadian …
Test Drives2020 Honda CR-V: 10 Things We Like or Dislike
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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 …

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