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Previews2021 Ford Escape: Five Things to Know
The Ford Escape is a popular vehicle in Canada, though not as much as it once was. Now in its fourth generation, this compact SUV faces extremely tough competition. Here are five things you need to know about the 2021 Ford Escape… Four Powertrain Options The Ford Escape offers a …
Previews2022 Honda Civic: Five Things to Know
Canada’s best-selling car, the Honda Civic , is completely new for 2022, introducing a revised powertrain, sleeker design and new technologies. Before you start making plans to buy one, here are five things you need to know about the 2022 Honda Civic... Fresh Looks This new generation marks a radical …
Test Drives2022 Hyundai Tucson: Exciting But Not Super-efficient
"That’s the new Tucson? It’s really hot!" Comments like these—and longing stares—never stopped during my brief time with the all-new 2022 Hyundai Tucson . I’m used to it with sports cars like the Toyota GR Supra and Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio, or insane machines like the Ram 1500 TRX, but …
Spotlight onDon’t Miss the 2022 Honda Civic Debut Wednesday Night
The all-new, eleventh-generation 2022 Honda Civic will finally make its official debut on Wednesday night at around 9 p.m. ET. The event will be part of a virtual concert on Twitch marking the 20th anniversary of the Civic Tour. As you know, Honda has already provided a couple of previews, …
Test Drives2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe: Silently Conquering the Great Outdoors
The all-new 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid has just started to arrive in Canadian dealerships as the brand’s first-ever gas-electric model sold in the country. As far as styling is concerned, you’ll notice some unique blue accents on the body and tow hooks, plus a charging door on the …
Test Drives2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail: Lovably Outdated
While it certainly looks old-fashioned on paper compared to its rivals, the 4Runner has a solid reputation, along with the dynamite resale value that comes with it. The current iteration of this rugged-faced SUV has been on the road for 10 years running with very minor physical and mechanical changes, …

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NewsExclusive MINI Countryman Boardwalk Has Just Landed in Canada
If you’re a fan of the big MINI—that would be the MINI Countryman —the company has some exciting news: following the 2021 model update, a limited Boardwalk Edition joins the lineup for 2022. As MINI Canada director Mat Sayer points out, the unique Boardwalk design pays tribute to the famous …
RacingMeet NASCAR’s Next-Gen Camaro, Camry and Mustang
Chevrolet , Toyota and Ford have just unveiled their next-gen cars for the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series. They will all make their race debuts at the Daytona 500 next February. The three manufacturers have largely redesigned their cars to make them much more similar to their road-going production counterparts—the Camaro …
RacingRobert Wickens Back at the Wheel After 2018 Crash
A little less than three years ago, Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was involved in a terrible accident while participating in the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway on August 19, 2018. The catastrophic event resulted in a series of serious injuries for Wickens, including a thoracic spinal fracture, spinal …
NewsGM Accelerates Start of Pickup Production in Oshawa
Great news for full-size pickup buyers: General Motors today announced that its Oshawa assembly plant will resume production earlier than planned. Instead of January 2022, trucks will start rolling off the line sometime during the fourth quarter of this year. No date has been specified yet. Oshawa built its final …
NewsNew Ferrari 812 Competizione Elevates V12 to Record Heights
As promised, Ferrari today unveiled a special version of the 812 Superfast powered by the most potent combustion engine ever fitted to a Ferrari road car. The new 812 Competizione hardtop is joined by a targa-style convertible called 812 Competizione A (as in Aperta, which means “open”). Both cars will …
NewsFord Introduces Explorer Timberline for Real Explorations
Off-road and adventure-oriented vehicles are the new hot trend across the industry. Less than a year after resurrecting the Bronco , Ford is about to please large families with a more rugged version of its popular three-row midsize SUV. The new 2021 Explorer Timberline will arrive in dealerships this summer …
RecallsHyundai Recalls Over 110,000 Vehicles in Canada
Hyundai is announcing two new recalls that affect a little more than 110,000 vehicles in Canada. The first one is similar to Kia’s recall from last week . It involves the 2019-2021 Hyundai Kona , 2019-2020 Elantra and 2019-2020 Veloster , representing 60,698 units. Hyundai says the piston oil rings …
News2022 Honda Civic Production is Officially Underway
The Honda Civic is the best-selling passenger car in Canada for 23 straight years and the arrival of the 11th generation for 2022, which debuted just a few days ago, is major news. Today, the company announced that production of the new Civic Sedan has officially started at its Alliston, …
NewsSuzuki Misano Unveiled as Stunning Roofless EV Roadster
Japanese manufacturer Suzuki stopped selling new automobiles in Canada after the 2014 model year, but overseas the brand continues to evolve and isn’t afraid to be bold. Want a beautiful example? Have a look at this unique EV roadster concept Suzuki has just unveiled in a partnership with the European …

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Test Drives2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: Hail the Manual Gearbox
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Test Drives2021 Subaru Crosstrek Outdoor: A Favourite of Canadians
Here’s a vehicle many Canadians are fond of—the Subaru Crosstrek . In 2020, sales of this small, Impreza-based crossover increased 14 percent, trailing only the Hyundai Kona in the segment. In fact, it was one of just two Subaru models that managed to sell more units than they did in …
Test Drives2020 Volvo XC90 T8: Swedish Classic With a Green Twist
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Test Drives2021 Nissan Rogue: Beautifully Improved
The Nissan Rogue is the fourth best-selling SUV in the country and a very important product for the Japanese automaker. A little more than 330,000 units have landed in Canadian driveways since 2007 mostly thanks to its attractive pricing. For 2021, Nissan went back to the drawing board and made …
Test Drives2021 BMW X4 M Competition: Those Crazy Germans
Very few people need or can afford a vehicle like the 2021 BMW X4 M Competition , a luxurious, coupe-style compact SUV that packs 503 horsepower and has all the dynamic attributes to keep pace with a number of high-caliber sports cars on a track. There’s nothing rational—or so it …
Test Drives2021 Kia Sorento: More Attractive, Yet Less Capable
The Sorento has been a staple at Kia since 2002. While it debuted as a body-on-frame SUV, this family mover from Korea has become more and more refined over the years, largely contributing to the brand’s success in Canada. Following the introduction of the fourth-generation 2021 Kia Sorento for the …
Test Drives2021 Mazda CX-9 Review: The Driver’s Family SUV
Following extensive updates to the Dodge Durango for 2021 and the reveal of the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder , the Mazda CX-9 ends up being one of the oldest SUVs on the market along with the Honda Pilot . Both were last redesigned in 2016, but still prove quite competent and …

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