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NewsLuxury SUVs No Better Than the Rest at Protecting Rear-Seat Occupants
Luxury SUVs trump their mainstream competitors when it comes to quality and refinement, but they do not necessarily offer better protection for rear-seat occupants, the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found. In its latest round of moderate overlap front crash tests (where half the front end of the …
On this day in history: April 20
  • 1927: Phil Hill born, Miami, Florida
  • 1944: For his 55th anniversary, Adolph Hitler receives the first Convertible Beetle (and perhaps the only one) assembled before the start of the Second World War.
  • 2008: Danica Patrick is first woman to win an Indy race
  • 2016: Mitsubishi admits manipulating fuel-efficiency test data
NewsAudi to Rename Most of its Lineup Amidst EV Transition
The shift to electric vehicles comes with a major transformation of how the auto industry operates while also changing the habits of consumers and drivers. This includes vehicle names. Speaking to German newspaper Heilbronner Stimm a few days ago, Audi CEO Markus Duesmann explained that the current nomenclature will be …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2022: Genesis GV70
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Compact luxury SUVs are obviously very popular among Canadian drivers. They’re led by established German models, a dependable Japanese competitor and even one from South Korea. The Winner For 2022, …
NewsAudi Q5 Adds Cheaper, Less Powerful Trim for 2022
The always popular Audi Q5 expands its lineup for 2022 with the addition of a cheaper, less powerful model called 40 TFSI quattro. The engine is the same turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder that you’ll find in the 45 TFSI quattro models, except that output is down from 261 to 201 horsepower, …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Audi Q5
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Compact luxury SUVs lead the way when it comes to premium vehicles. With so many contenders vying for your hard-earned dollars, it’s a pretty intense battle out there. Brand image …
NewsAudi Leaves Door Open for RS Q5
Is something missing with the Audi Q5 ? Not really. In fact, it’s the reason why this model is The Car Guide ’s Best Buy among compact luxury SUVs for the third consecutive year. However, if you’re one of those who answered an RS Q5 variant, you might have a …
New ModelsNew Audi Q5 Sportback to Land in Canada in 2021
BMW pioneered the coupe-like SUV genre with the X6 in 2008. Since then, other German automakers have jumped on the bandwagon, particularly Mercedes-Benz which now has more variations than we can count. Audi’s first response was the Q8 , a large crossover that hit the market just two years ago.
New ModelsRefreshed 2021 Audi Q5 Was Designed by a Canadian
Danny Garand from Sherbrooke, Quebec is a senior designer at Audi’s Ingolstadt headquarters in Germany and the man responsible for the new look of the refreshed 2021 Q5 crossover. In 1978, Garand became enamoured with the Lotus Esprit Turbo that starred in the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2020 Best Buys: Audi Q5
Every year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buys in nearly 30 different vehicle categories. Today we continue our review of the 2020 winners with a look at compact luxury SUVs , a segment that sees no changes to the established order. Once again, the Best Buy award goes to …
NewsPlug-in Hybrid Powertrain for Audi A6, A7, A8 and Q5
At the upcoming Geneva Auto Show , the German automaker will present its new range of vehicles equipped with plug-in hybrid powertrains. They will be available over the course of 2019 and will wear the TFSI e badge. Two plug-in variants will be offered for the Audi A6 , Audi …
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