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2021 Ford Bronco First Drive Review: Everything You Expect It to Be

2021 Ford Bronco
The 2021 Ford Bronco comes in six trims with two body configurations and a lot of options Two engines, a 2.3-litre turbo four-cylinder or 2.7-litre turbo V6 are offered The Bronco has a lot of off-road tech, but the comfort on-road is one of its most surprising features The return of the Ford Bronco is one of the most significant events in...

2022 Grand Wagoneer First Drive Review: Massively Good Entry in the Massively Lucrative Full-Size Luxury SUV Segment

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Pricing for the 2022 Grand Wagoneer starts at $100,995 in Canada, $87,590 in the US. The Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are impressively crafted and highly capable premium SUVs. The full-size luxury segment has been put on notice. An astute neighbour of mine spotted the all-new 2022 Grand Wagoneer parked in front of my house as it waited to be...

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz First Drive Review: Projecting a Lifestyle

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The Santa Cruz is priced from $38,499 in Canada, $23,990 in the US. This small truck will complement the Tucson’s product line. The Santa Cruz is not a truck according to Hyundai, but it can do “truck” things. Have you ever contemplated Hyundai’s current crop of vehicles? The massive South Korean brand has a stake in every major segment...

2022 Nissan Pathfinder First Drive Review: Easier To Love

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder starts at $33,410 in the United States and at $43,798 in Canada. Newfound refinement, more fun to drive, welcome tech upgrade. Not the most spacious in its class, stiff ride on city streets, fat front pillars reduce visibility. KINGSTON, Ontario – The three-row, midsize crossover segment has become a very important one for the automakers...

2022 Volkswagen Taos First Drive Review: Stuck in the middle

2022 Volkswagen Taos
2022 Volkswagen Taos Pros Similar interior space to other compact SUVs Great value and price breakdown Strong handling and definitely fun to drive 2022 Volkswagen Taos Cons Cargo area definitely on the small side Turbo engine lacks a bit of oomph Interior is a little bland If you invite Volkswagen to an automaker party, it’s almost certain they show up late....

2022 Lexus NX First Look: New generation, New Vocation

For 2022, Lexus will offer us the second generation of its NX SUV, a product that saw the light of day in 2015. The initial NX drew a lot of attention for its design and although the style was controversial, sales didn’t suffer and the NX did well for Lexus, especially in the US. The new 2022 model, which will...

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness First Drive Review: The Next Step

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness
The 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness starts at $36,995 before freight and delivery charges in the United States, and at $41,995 in Canada. Strong turbo engine, convincing off-road capabilities, on-road ride comfort. Dense infotainment system interface, small fuel economy penalty, low on center console storage space. KINGSTON, Ontario – As if the Japanese brand’s wagon-esque crossover wasn’t capable enough to...

2022 Genesis GV70 First Drive Review: Now we’re talking

2022 Genesis GV70
The 2022 Genesis GV70 has everything you want out of a compact luxury SUV, and with it Genesis should take a significant step forward. Genesis has been on a nice roll in recent years, first with the GV80 mid-size SUV and then the G80 sedan, both receiving a ton of praise for their impressive design and surprising luxury. The problem for...

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Overland First Drive Review: Priced To Get You Into A Wagoneer

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Pricing for the 2021 Grand Cherokee L starts at $52,495 in Canada, $36,995 in the US. Jeep is expanding its large SUV offering and it starts with the all-new 2022 Grand Cherokee L. The Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are next and might be worth waiting for. The 2021 model year marks Stellantis’ full-on assault on the midsize and large...

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross First Drive Review: In-Betweener Status 

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The base price for the 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is $28,598 in Canada, $23,395 in the US. The Eclipse Cross was introduced for the 2018 model year. 2022 marks its mid-cycle refresh. The Eclipse Cross sits between established small SUV sizes which seems to confuse buyers. The 2010s was a transformative decade for Mitsubishi. In this period, the Japanese...