Test Drives

Test Drives2021 Cadillac Escalade: Royalty Without Borders4.0/5
The Cadillac Escalade has become a staple of America as much as Elvis, Coca-Cola or Amazon. Originally introduced in 1999 as a response to the Lincoln Navigator , it started as a jazzed-up GMC Yukon Denali sporting a different grille. Over the years, the Escalade has worked its way up …
Test Drives2020 Volvo XC90 T8: Swedish Classic With a Green Twist4.0/5
The Volvo XC90 is a midsize luxury SUV with a unique silhouette and available plug-in hybrid powertrain that maximizes performance and fuel economy. Over the years, it has become the Swedish brand’s flagship vehicle. With the increasing popularity of SUVs in all shapes and sizes, the XC90 is now the …
Test Drives2021 Nissan Rogue: Beautifully Improved3.5/5
The Nissan Rogue is the fourth best-selling SUV in the country and a very important product for the Japanese automaker. A little more than 330,000 units have landed in Canadian driveways since 2007 mostly thanks to its attractive pricing. For 2021, Nissan went back to the drawing board and made …
Test Drives2020 Volkswagen Passat: Already Time to Move On3.0/5
Midsize sedans are no longer the vehicle of choice for families. SUVs and crossovers are way more popular these days, forcing traditional passenger cars to reinvent themselves or risk going extinct. In the case of the Toyota Camry and Nissan Altima , for instance, that meant adding an all-wheel drive …
Test Drives2021 Kia Seltos: Everything You Need to Win4.0/5
The small-SUV market is booming and Kia recently expanded its offering with the all-new Seltos . Sharing many components with the award-winning Hyundai Kona , the 2021 Kia Seltos boasts a solid foundation and realistically could enjoy as much success as its domestic cousin. With good looks, attractive pricing and …
Test Drives2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime: So Close to Perfection4.5/5
There is no such thing as a perfect car or truck. You can always find something not to like or stuff that doesn’t meet one driver’s specific needs. However, we at The Car Guide believe we have found a vehicle that seriously challenges the premise above. The Toyota RAV4 is …
Test Drives2020 Honda CR-V: 10 Things We Like or Dislike4.0/5
Last year, the best-selling compact SUV in Canada, the Toyota RAV4 , made a spectacular leap and stole market shares from several competitors, but not its arch nemesis. The Honda CR-V indeed managed to post a slight increase in sales despite the fact that the current generation was launched in …
Test Drives2020 Kia Stinger: Unfairly Shunned3.5/5
The Kia Stinger is a Kia unlike any other, a sports car in sedan clothing and the only product in the lineup that’s designed with the goal of beating the Germans at their own game. But how? Well, the Korean automaker went all in during the development of the Stinger, …
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