Test Drives

Test Drives2024 Toyota Prius Limited AWD: Stylish and Thrifty4.0/5
In the history of cars, there were those before the Toyota Prius and the ones that came after. Introduced in Japan back in 1997, the humble sedan ushered in a new era of fuel economy thanks to a remarkably smooth and efficient combination of gas and electric power sources. Its …
Test Drives2023 Chevrolet Colorado Trail Boss: $50,000 and No Heated Seats?3.5/5
Unlike their full-size counterparts, midsize pickups are selling for huge bucks and it’s hard to predict when manufacturers will start offering substantial discounts. For that to happen, demand will need to weaken, but there’s a whole lot of people going crazy for these versatile machines right about now. Heated or …
Test Drives2024 Kia EV9 GT-Line AWD: Three-Row Game Changer4.5/5
There’s a big shift in the auto industry right now. Brands renowned for their reliability and performance, such as Honda and Toyota, are slow to deliver serious products and are making serious mistakes in the process, while brands that have been disdained for decades, such as Hyundai and Kia, are …
Test Drives2024 Kia Soul: The Best Urban Crossover You Can Buy4.0/5
There are now just four contenders in what we call the small, urban-oriented crossover segment—the Kia Soul , Chevrolet Trax , Hyundai Venue and Nissan Kicks . The first one is even losing its zero-emission variant, which won’t return for 2024. That’s too bad, because the Soul EV offered up …
Test Drives2024 Ram 1500: Staying the Course3.5/5
The Ram 1500 is the second best-selling truck in Canada and due for major changes for the 2025 model year, including fresh styling, a new Tungsten luxury model and revised powertrain options. The current generation dates back to 2019 and there’s not really anything new for 2024. The Ram 1500 …
Test Drives2024 Toyota Tacoma: Still the King?4.0/5
The Toyota Tacoma has been dominating the midsize pickup segment for a number of years, both in Canada and the U.S. Up north, it currently owns a 25-percent market share, with GM’s Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon a close second. New generations are few and far between. The first one …
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