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Test Drives2020 Subaru Crosstrek: Versatile and Electrified
Looking for a small SUV with all-wheel drive and modern flair? The Subaru Crosstrek should definitely be on your short list. This model has been one of the most popular in its class since launching in 2012. Last year, it ranked third on Canadian sales charts behind the Hyundai Kona …
Test Drives2020 Subaru Outback: A Trusted Friend 365 Days a Year
As you know there’s a brand new Subaru Outback for 2020. We attended the media launch late last summer and came away quite pleased. A recent test drive in colder, snowy conditions reinforced our impression that this midsize wagon is a trusted friend 365 days a year. Pretty Decent Base …
Test Drives2020 Subaru WRX Sport-tech RS: A Mighty Fine Driver’s Car
The WRX STI is Subaru’s halo car and its most desirable product—at least in the eyes of sporty driving enthusiasts. A bit less flashy and not quite as sophisticated from a technical standpoint, the base WRX is still a treat, not to mention that it’s perfectly suited to Canadian weather.
Special EventsSubaru Winter Experience: Mad Fun on Sheer Ice
EAGLE RIVER, Wisconsin— It’s a shame the Subaru Winter Experience is not offered in Canada. We bet you’d have a blast, too. Imagine spending one, two or three full days driving Subaru BRZ and WRX STI models equipped with studded tires through various courses on a frozen lake. You could …

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News2021 Subaru Crosstrek Introduced With More Power and Tech
The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek is getting a significant mid-cycle update that includes a bigger engine option. If you’re in the market for a small SUV, you need to read this. While the base 2.0-litre engine carries over unchaged, there’s a new 2.5-litre unit shared with other Subaru vehicles such as …
ElectricMore Details About Subaru’s Future Electric SUV
Are you disappointed with the electric range of the new Subaru Crosstrek PHEV ? By 2020 standards, 27 kilometres is not very generous, indeed. In June of last year, we told you that Subaru was going to team up with Toyota once again to develop a joint EV platform and …
NewsIs the Subaru Crosstrek Finally Getting a Bigger Engine?
If you’re among the many people who feel the current Subaru Crosstrek lacks muscle with a 2.0-litre engine rated at 152 horsepower, here’s some encouraging bit of news. According to a report by Automotive News , Subaru of America CEO Tom Doll announced at a dealer meeting that the Crosstrek …
NewsRumour: 400-hp Engine Coming to Subaru WRX STI
A new generation of the almighty Subaru WRX STI is in the works and the latest details and rumours surrounding this model are quite exciting. As a reminder, the brand’s halo car received a few cosmetic tweaks this year, but its turbocharged 2.5-litre engine still produces 310 horsepower and 290 …
NewsNew Cars and Trucks with the Highest Residual Value in 2020
ALG, which specializes in forecasting future vehicle values, announced the winners of its 2020 Canadian Residual Value Awards just before the start of the Montreal Auto Show last week. “For consumers, since a vehicle’s depreciation is the single costliest aspect of car ownership, a strong residual value is an indicator …
ElectricAll Subaru Vehicles to be Electrified by mid-2030
Subaru is not a very big player on the global stage and it doesn’t have a ton of resources to develop and build highly sophisticated technologies, but the fact of the matter is that it currently lags behind many other car companies when it comes to electrification. There’s a Forester …
BuzzThis Special-edition Subaru Forester Has a Dubious Acronym
Automakers sometimes choose vehicle names that sound funny or weird in certain languages, but it’s not like they do it on purpose. This time, it’s different. At the Singapore Auto Show this week, Subaru presented a number of concepts and modified cars including one that’s officially known as “Forester Ultimate …

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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 …
Episodes
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".
Episodes
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 …
2001
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.
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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.
Los Angeles
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.