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2024 Lexus GX First Drive Review: No Longer Forgotten

2024 Lexus GX first drive review
The redesigned 2024 Lexus GX keeps the essence of the previous GX while adding enough tech and refinement to attract new buyers   2024 Lexus GX Good First Impressions:   Great balance of comfort and capability. Impressive off-road performance. Outstanding towing capability. Spacious second-row seat.   2024 Lexus GX Poor First Impressions:   Overtrail model might be too rough for some. Omnipresent road noise in...

2024 Kia EV9 First Drive Review: Is it enough?

2024 Kia EV9 Pros Vast amount of interior space Ton of technology and luxury Fun to drive and agile 2024 Kia EV9 Cons A little rough with the 21-inch wheels. The versions most will want are expensive. So-so efficiency The 2024 Kia EV9 is the first midsize three-row fully electric SUV to arrive on the market in its price range and...

2024 Hyundai Kona Electric First Drive: Redesigned and More Relevant Than Ever

2024 Hyundai Kona electric | Photo: Germain Goyer
The Hyundai Kona Electric 2024 has a range of 420 kilometers. Pricing starts at $46,399. Both versions offered are eligible for government credits totaling $12,000.   With Kia withdrawing the Soul EV from its catalog and the future of the Chevrolet Bolt EV and EUV looking uncertain, small, relatively affordable electric vehicles with sufficient range will become increasingly rare. Fortunately,...

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV First Drive: Fingers Crossed for Reliability

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV | Photo: Germain Goyer
The Chevrolet Blazer EV 2024 promises a maximum range of 515 kilometers. The Blazer EV 2LT is eligible for $12,000 in government subsidies. It is not compatible with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. Chevrolet's current intentions are clear: to electrify its vehicle range. The process has begun with the Equinox, Silverado and Blazer, of course. Ecolo Auto travelled to...

2024 Subaru Crosstrek Wilderness First Drive Review: The Daniel Boone of Subcompact SUVs

The Subaru Crosstrek Wilderness is powered by a 2.5 L four-cylinder naturally-aspirated engine that develops 182 hp. This version starts at $40,744 (all fees included). In addition to its adventurous vocation, this model boasts a towing capacity of 3,500 lbs.   With a desire to satisfy customers looking for a vehicle with significant off-road capabilities, Subaru has enhanced the Outback...

2024 Toyota Tacoma First Drive Review: No One Will Miss the V6

Toyota Tacoma 2024 | Crédit: Germain Goyer
The V6 engine is replaced by a turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. A hybrid version will be available later next year. The Tacoma 2024 starts at $46,950. A few years ago, many predicted the death of the midsize pickup segment. Manufacturers weren't giving them much love, and they were priced too close to full-size pickups, making them unappealing to consumers....

2024 Audi Q8 First Drive Review: Flagship Styles

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2024 Audi Q8 Pros - Styling upgrades deliver more attitude to the most character-laden SUV in its segment. - SQ8 power is addictive. - New digitized lights put on quite the show.   2024 Audi Q8 Cons - Ride quality and refinement fall short of expectations. - Steering is numb and brakes are grabby.   As the flagship of Audi's Q-model lineup, the Q8 sets the tone for...

2023 Ford F-Series Super Duty First Drive Review: Everything to make work easier

Buyers can choose between two V8 petrol engines and two V8 diesel engines. The Smart Hitch function balances the weight of the trailer. The 2023 Ford F-Series Super Duty starts at $60,874. True leaders in the segment, Super Duty pickups continue to sit at the top. Identified by the manufacturer as real workhorses, these pickups, which were already very...

2024 Lexus TX: Efficient before being pretty

Strengths Quiet ride Nice living space inside Comprehensive equipment Flawless finish Weaknesses Uninspired styling We would have appreciated a better range on the PHEV model 7-passenger model only with the 350 model Lexus recently took advantage of the development of the Toyota Grand Highlander to present its top-of-the-range version, the TX. Both models share the GA-K platform and offer a similar...

2024 Hyundai Kona: What We Liked and Disliked

The 2024 Hyundai Kona builds on the old platform with minor mechanical changes; fuel consumption remains similar. The vehicle is roomier and prepares an electric version, reversing the design order from the previous generation. Despite improvements and a healthy dose of technology, the Kona has become more expensive, reflecting ongoing inflation. In 2018, Hyundai introduced a new small SUV...