Test Drives

Test DrivesNissan Versa: All positives…almost!
The Nissan Versa seems to be multiplying at an exponential rate on Quebec’s roads since its launch in 2007, so we felt that a long-term test drive was in order. A few months before receiving our Nissan Versa Hatchback SL 2008, we did an extended test drive of a Sentra …
Test Drives2009 Mazda6: A change of course...4.5/5
A few whales, some majestic landscapes, an almost infinite number of little bars (more than 70 in less than two kilometres) and a completely new Mazda6…that is what the Mazda Canada team that invited us to the St. John’s, Newfoundland helped us discover. Obviously, having us visit a record number …
Test DrivesVolkswagen Jetta wagon 2009: A category all its own!
It’s no secret that the automobile market consists largely of products that are not made with you directly in mind. That vehicles are made to please American tastes should come as no surprise given that more cars are sold in a few weeks in the United States than are sold …
Test DrivesGMC Sierra 1500 long-term trial: Choose your pickup wisely!
There is a wide range of pickup trucks on the market, so it is important to determine your needs before plunging headlong into a purchase. Depending on what the vehicle’s main use will be, some configurations are better than others. With all of the choices out there, sometimes even from …
Test DrivesBMW M3: As practical as it is fast
If you consider only its technical features and its performance numbers, the BMW M3 Coupe is nothing like a family car. The data paints the picture of a road rocket with bad suspension sucking high octane gas like its going out of style while providing minimal comfort. Not exactly the …
Test Drives2009 Saturn Astra: What do the dealers think?
In anticipation of the Astra’s arrival, I said to myself, "finally, this division is bold enough to give us quality products directly from its European Opel line, and finally, we are getting rid of what I always considered a bad joke, the Saturn ION." And you know what? I was …
Test Drives2008 Audi TT Roadster, the other roadster...
This case notwithstanding, a roadster is normally defined as a two-seat convertible sports car with rear-wheel drive. However, since the start of the new millennium, Audi is boldly offering a roadster with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. In the past, of course, other manufacturers have tried different drive systems, …
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