Test Drives

Test Drives2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: Hail the Manual Gearbox3.5/5
Despite sedans losing giant market shares to SUVs, the Toyota Corolla remains one of the best-selling vehicles in the world. Available across the globe, it provides safe and reliable transportation for countless people and their families. Part of Toyota’s stellar reputation for reliability comes from a calculated approach to new …
Test Drives2021 Mazda CX-3: Downgraded to the Minor Leagues3.0/5
The Mazda CX-3 is arguably the least liked Mazda vehicle right now. In fact, it’s one of the top 10 models people enjoy the least according to the latest Consumer Reports survey. Also, consider the addition of the brand new CX-30 , which is more attractive and better across the …
Test Drives2021 Dodge Durango: A Dinosaur We Adore3.5/5
With the Journey gone, the Durango is now Dodge’s last remaining SUV—at a time when most companies choose to offer fewer cars and more SUVs. Ironic, eh? The popular Grand Caravan is a Chrysler now, too, leaving only the Charger / Challenger duo to share the spotlight with the Durango.
Test Drives2021 Mazda CX-9 Review: The Driver’s Family SUV3.5/5
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 …
Test Drives2021 Subaru Crosstrek Outdoor: A Favourite of Canadians4.0/5
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 Drives2021 Toyota GR Supra: Is it Any Good in Winter?4.0/5
We at The Car Guide typically wait until the summer to test drive sports cars. As a matter of fact, most sports car manufacturers prefer to keep their press vehicles away from the cold and the elements during winter. This time, however, Toyota did us a favour by putting a …
Test Drives2021 BMW X4 M Competition: Those Crazy Germans4.0/5
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 Land Rover Defender: The Silver Lining to 20204.5/5
The year 2020 was supposed to be awesome. A number of exciting new models were set to hit the market in the past 12 months including the all-new Land Rover Defender . The British icon was preparing to make a big comeback and set new standards for off-road SUVs, which …
Test Drives2021 Kia Sorento: More Attractive, Yet Less Capable3.5/5
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 …
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