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Comparative Tests2020 Nissan Kicks vs. 2020 Hyundai Venue: The Numbers
Over the past few months, we’ve seen automakers launch small new SUVs that are big on efficiency and affordability. Two of those are the Nissan Kicks and Hyundai Venue . Both are available with a frugal gasoline engine and front-wheel drive only. Which one has the edge? We crunched the …
PreviewsFive Things to Know About the 2021 Nissan Versa
Nissan Canada seemed to be abandoning the small-car segment with the elimination of the Versa Note and Micra after the 2019 and 2020 model years, respectively. As it turns out, the company will replace both with the next-generation Versa sedan, which is already on sale in the U.S. Back in …
Test Drives2020 Nissan Qashqai: Not the Bargain You Want3.0/5
Nissan has one of the most SUV-heavy lineups in the entire industry. With the Kicks , Qashqai , Rogue , Murano , Pathfinder and Armada , the company knows exactly what the name of the game is in 2020. We recently put the sub-compact Qashqai to the test and came …
Test Drives2020 Nissan TITAN: $300 Million Later3.5/5
Full-size pickups have never been more popular—and important. If it weren’t for the Ram 1500 , FCA might no longer exist. Without the F-150 , Ford would be in a tough spot. And GM, despite having a strong global presence, needs the Silverado and Sierra for its bottom line. Unsurprisingly, …
Special EventsNissan LEAF NISMO RC: The Future of Cars is Anything but Boring
A few days after the Global Climate Strike, the renowned Circuit Mont-Tremblant hosted its annual Fall Classic, which is a large gathering of performance enthusiasts and definitely not the place to be if you’re a Mother Nature advocate. That being said, Tremblant did its part to reduce greenhouse gas emissions …
Test Drives2019 Nissan Maxima: The Salesman’s Luxury Car3.5/5
It’s starting to get dusty up in the full-size sedan segment, as North American consumers are deserting their cars for SUVs. While the automotive manufacturers don’t seem too depressed about it, people who still prefer cars than trucks have less choice than before, and it’s only going to get worse.
Test Drives2019 Nissan Qashqai: Rationally Good4.0/5
Many Canadians are trading in their compact cars for SUVs that offer the added benefit of all-wheel drive. However, to stay within the same price point, many buyers must choose a subcompact-sized vehicle such as the Nissan Qashqai. There are a dozen others, such as the Honda HR-V , the …
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