Test Drives

Test Drives2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid: Focusing on What’s Doing Well3.5/5
While the rest of the vehicles in Acura’s lineup are scavenging what they can to remain relevant in their respective categories, Honda’s luxury division currently delivers a one-two SUV force that begs to be reckoned with. Essentially, even if Acura were to restrict its lineup to only the RDX and …
Test Drives2018 Ford F-250: Continuing its Dominance
Ford has been Canada’s truck leader for the past 51 years and it doesn’t look like that will be changing anytime soon. Unwilling to get too comfortable at #1 and not afraid to take chances by tinkering with established products, Ford reworked the 2017 F-Series Super Duty from the ground …
Test DrivesHonda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid: the Future is Here4.0/5
You may have already heard of the Honda Clarity in years past. In fact, the vehicle was originally known as the FCX Clarity hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle that the manufacturer sold from 2008 until 2014 as a kind of test platform. Given the experimental nature of hydrogen-powered vehicles and the lack …
Test Drives2018 Dodge Durango SRT: Pro Linebacker4.0/5
When Dodge was fine-tuning the 2018 Durango SRT around Virginia International Raceway, it tested the rig with and without an air intake fitted in the lower left corner of its front fascia. Realizing it was quicker this way around the track by 1.2 seconds, the SRT geeks decided to leave …
Test Drives2018 Honda CR-V: on Top of its Game4.5/5
The Honda CR-V is one of the best-selling vehicles in Canada. The only ones that people buy more of are the three full-size pickup trucks from the American manufacturers, the Honda Civic and the Toyota RAV4 (barely). Only 451 more RAV4s were sold in 2017 compared to the 50,443 CR-Vs …
Test Drives2018 Toyota C-HR: A Quirky Vehicle from a Conventional Brand3.5/5
Toyota could’ve taken the easy route by launching a subcompact SUV that would’ve blended right in with the rest of the crowd. However, the brand decided to step away from conventionalism—which it very rarely does—in order to please a younger audience. A normal subcompact SUV with available all-wheel drive will …
Test Drives2018 Honda Ridgeline: One Size Fits All4.0/5
If you had to choose a single vehicle that could fulfill just about any need that a young family would require, I can think of no better option than the Honda Ridgeline. It’s been the case for so long that the choice for minivan-averse people was between an SUV and …
Test Drives2018 Dodge Challenger GT: Twelve Months a Year3.5/5
Musclecars may obviously not be perceived as environmentally friendly vehicles, especially now that electrified powertrains are starting to gain traction on the market, by choice or by obligation. The Dodge Challenger, the Chevrolet Camaro and the Ford Mustang are most enjoyable with their honking V8 engines, but there are more …
Test Drives2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack: Please Buy One4.5/5
If you find my headline a little desperate, that’s because the car you see here, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, is under serious threat. People aren’t buying cars anymore. The phenomenon has become so major that some carmakers, such as Ford, have given up on selling automobiles altogether. Within the …
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