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First Drives2020 Subaru Impreza: The Winning Formula Continues
During our trip to Lafayette, Indiana to attend the media launch of the Subaru Crosstrek PHEV, we also had the opportunity to test drive the 2020 Impreza . What’s New for 2020? Originally introduced in 1992, the Impreza has had a great career. The current generation dates back to 2017, …
Classic CarsRemembering the Subaru Baja…
Let’s take a trip back to the 2003 model year. Subaru introduced a funny-looking “lifestyle” vehicle that was equal parts sedan, SUV and pickup: the Baja . The goal was to offer a trendy option to young and active customers. How did that work out? The Origins Utility vehicles burst …
First Drives2020 Subaru Outback: For a Real Active Lifestyle
WHITEHORSE, Yukon – We’ve been to countless media drives over the years, and with the SUV craze came the notion that every one of them was designed and engineered for consumers who enjoy an active lifestyle. That means folks who spend their weekends outdoors. They go camping, hiking, cycling, kayaking …
Spotlight on2020 Subaru Outback: We’re Driving it This Week!
Subaru enthusiasts might be able to name all of the brand’s current and historic models, but ask people who aren’t all that interested in cars to name a Subaru vehicle, and they’ll likely choose the Outback. Needless to say, it’s an important model for the Japanese company. The high-riding station …
First Drives2020 Subaru Legacy: A New Era Begins
If you’re a fan of Subaru’s flat-six engine, chances are you were disappointed to learn that it will no longer be part of the lineup. Fortunately, new models like the 2020 Subaru Legacy have a few tricks up their sleeves to remain competitive. The Car Guide attended a media event …
Test Drives2019 Subaru Forester: Less Quirky, More Practical
The Forester has been thoroughly redesigned for the 2019 model year and has gained a slew of improvements. However, like many other Subaru models, it seems to be stepping away from the brand’s traditional quirkiness in order to attract a wider audience. Subaru loyalists may not be too thrilled, if …
Test Drives2019 Subaru Ascent: Rising Slowly
We can’t blame Subaru for introducing a three-row, midsize SUV on the North American market. After all, more than a million of these family haulers find homes each year in the United States, so there’s potential to rake in a lot of cash. As a direct rival to the Ford …

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RecallsNearly 80,000 Subaru Imprezas and Crosstreks are Being Recalled
Subaru Canada has announced two new recalls that involve nearly 80,000 Impreza and Crosstrek models across the country. In the first recall, which targets the 2017-2019 Impreza and 2018-2019 Crosstrek, 52,707 units are affected. Apparently, the engine control unit (ECU) may have been programmed incorrectly. As a result, the internal …
News2020 Subaru Impreza and Crosstrek Refreshed for More Value
For 2020, Subaru has made a number of revisions to two of its most popular vehicles, namely the Impreza compact sedan and hatchback, plus the Crosstrek sub-compact crossover. Despite the addition of new features, the former still costs less than $20,000 and retains the title of Canada’s most affordable AWD …
News2020 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Get Minor Updates
We’re anxiously waiting for the next generation of the Subaru WRX and WRX STI built on the new Subaru Global Platform and featuring a fresh new design. In the meantime, the wild twins are returning for 2020 with minor changes and tweaks to maintain interest among fans and potential customers.
News2020 Subaru Forester Gains Safety Tech, Convenience Features
Just a year after the launch of its fifth generation, the Subaru Forester is making a few changes to its lineup for 2020. It will arrive in Canadian dealerships next month with a price increase of $500 to $900. The biggest news is that the EyeSight advanced safety system is …
NewsMakes and Models with the Best Value in Canada for 2019
Car ownership is one of the biggest expenses of Canadian households, so it’s no wonder many consumers look for models and brands offering the most bang for their buck—not just right out of the dealer lot, but also over the many years to come. On that topic, market analysis firm …
News2020 Subaru Legacy and Outback Pricing is Announced
Subaru Canada has now announced pricing for the completely redesigned 2020 Legacy and Outback, which will go on sale across the country this fall. The sedan was initially unveiled last winter in Chicago, while the crossover-style wagon made its debut in New York in April. 2020 Subaru Legacy The seventh-generation …
NewsSubaru and Lexus Top Brand Loyalty Rankings, Study Shows
Selling attractive, high-quality cars and trucks is one thing, but making sure they are dependable and durable enough so that customers keep coming back for more is another. And we know for a fact that loyal customers are more likely to recommend a brand to their friends and family members …
NewsOn 4th of July, Here are 4 Foreign Vehicles Made by and for Americans
After we posted the Top 10 vehicles that scream “USA” last year, we thought we’d do something a little different this year to mark the national holiday of Americans. In order to appeal to more people and increase their market share in the world’s biggest economy, some automakers from Europe …

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IIHS side impact crash test for 2019 Subaru Ascent
Smashing toys or bumper cars together was fun, but harmless. No one got hurt and no repairs had to be made. In the real world, a car crash can be devastating financially, mentally, or physically. Currently, there's no foolproof way of preventing accidents, with Transport Canada's latest public report in …
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Motoring TV 2000 Episode 2
Subaru's 2000 Legacy and Outback Honda S2000 1999 Saturn SC2 Ford Cobra recalled due to HP deficit tire rotation Z Fest choosing and installing the proper wiper Jim Kenzie on misuse of word "accident".
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Motoring TV 2000 Episode 9
Restoring old cars 2000 Subaru Outback 2000 Hyundai Accent Mercedes M-Class crash test cleaning HVAC system BMW Z8 James Bond's car mass airflow sensor why do car makers continue to confuse consumers?
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 2
Subaru introduces new V6 Outback 2001 PT Cruiser high fuel mileage = time to trade? 1890 concept car Bill Gardiner on-location at Big Brothers Soap Box Derby amber vs red signal lights …
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Motoring TV 2001 Episode 6
2001 Porsche 911 Tubro 2001 Subaru Outback radiator is key to vehicle performance new Mini maintaining convertible top when to replace your timing belt SUV's and tires - the sequel by Jim Kenzie.
2003
Motoring TV 2003 Episode 11
Mitsubishi's return to Canada 2003 Subaru Baja storing machinery in summer or winter months Justin Clark motorcycles vs cars Jim Kenzie on his first Targa Newfoundland.
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Motoring TV 2003 Episode 21
Volvo's R cars 2004 Subaru WRX STI should you top up oil levels between regular changes? Lexus RX330 would you believe an engine with 1.6 million kms? stop sign or red light -- why it's important to come to a full stop.
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2019 Subaru Ascent at Los Angeles Auto Show
The all-new three-row 2019 Subaru Ascent is revealed ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show. Adds a key large family vehicle to the Subaru roster. New 2.4-litre turbo-four with 260 hp and 277 lb-ft of torque. Coming in early summer 2018. Read more on the 2019 Subaru Ascent.