CAR REVIEWS AND RESEARCH

This page is where you’ll find all of our recent reviews including new vehicle reviews and first drives. For anyone looking for a new car, this is the place to start. You’ll also find comparisons as well as our exclusive Should You Buy and At A Glance features that quickly provide the information new car buyers are looking for. Regardless of your needs and the type of vehicle you’re interested in, we’ve likely reviewed it.

Our goal is always to provide as much information as possible to our readers, but also to simplify that information whenever possible. You will find both in-depth reviews and summaries of our thoughts about a particular vehicle in this section. If you can stand to see us talk for a few minutes, you can also head over to our videos section for more reviews.

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2019 BMW M850i xDrive Coupé Review: BMW Can Do A GT

The new BMW M850i is the best 4-seater grand touring coupe in the world. There,...
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2019 Chevrolet Blazer First Drive Review: Blazing A New Road

The new Chevy Blazer will blindside the midsize 2-row SUV segment. With little doubt, it...

2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 First Drive Review: More of what customers want

Carrol Shelby’s legacy is not only alive and well but it’s evolving. The new 2019...
2020 Toyota Corolla

2020 Toyota Corolla First Drive Review: Just Like Comfort Food

The new 2020 Toyota Corolla is here and we had the chance to drive it....
2019 Honda Accord

2019 Honda Accord Reviews and Comparisons

The 2019 Honda Accord is back with minimal changes this year after being completely redesigned...
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2019 Hyundai Veloster N Review: So close to claiming the hot-hatch throne

The Korean brands continue to entertain performance and sporty-driving enthusiasts with cars like the Hyundai...
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500video

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Review: It’s not all about “work to be done.”

The new Chevy Silverado can tackle all the though jobs except convincing more discerning truck...
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2019 Cadillac XT4 Review: A First True Alternative To The Germans From Cadillac In A Long Time

The new entry-level SUV, the Cadillac XT4, may very well be the best of all...
2019 Volkswagen Arteon

2019 Volkswagen Arteon First Drive Review: The Lone Wolf

We just got back from California where we test-drove the all-new 2019 Volkswagen Arteon. Santa Barbara,...
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2019 Lincoln Nautilus Review: Stay away from options

The new Lincoln Nautilus is more than just a handsome luxury SUV but it’s still...
2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review: Frugality Meets Fun

The 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is a new a version in a redesigned family of...
2019 Volkswagen Arteon

2019 Volkswagen Arteon First Drive Review: The Lone Wolf

We just got back from California where we test-drove the all-new 2019 Volkswagen Arteon. Santa Barbara,...
2020 Jeep Gladiator Review

2020 Jeep Gladiator First Drive Review

We finally get the behind the wheel to review the new Jeep Gladiator. Sacramento, CA — We...
2019 Volkswagen GLI First Drive Review

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI First Drive Review: A Healthy Mix Of Passion And Composure

We got behind the wheel of the all-new Volkswagen GLI on one of the best...
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2019 Mazda3 AWD First Drive Review: Blurring genres

Mazda has achieved what many volume carmakers thrive for and that is delivering all the...
2019 Honda Passport Review

2019 Honda Passport First Drive Review: For The Long Road Of Family Life

It’s too easy to dismiss the Honda Passport as a mildly shrunken Pilot, because it’s...
2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country

2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country First Drive Review: The Good Old Days Are Back

Remember the Volvo XC70? I hadn’t thought about it for a while either until I...
2019 Mazda3 Review

2019 Mazda3 First Drive Review: The Winning Combination

We have to forget almost everything we know about the Mazda3. Freshly redesigned, the new...
2019 Audi e-tron review

2019 Audi e-tron First Drive Review: More Lightning Than Thunder

Audi is just one of a host of luxury automakers now turning their attention to...
2019 Ford Ranger First Drive

2019 Ford Ranger First Drive Review: A Daily Driver With A Box

The 2019 Ford Ranger seeks to answer the needs of active buyers who want a...

2019 Honda Passport vs 2019 Chevrolet Blazer Comparison

Overnight, the 2-row midsize SUV segment grew by nearly 50% with the arrival of the...
2019 Honda Accord

2019 Honda Accord Reviews and Comparisons

The 2019 Honda Accord is back with minimal changes this year after being completely redesigned...

2019 Honda Clarity or 2019 Toyota Prius Prime: Reader Questions

One reader is hesitating between two plug-in hybrid vehicles, the Honda Clarity and the Toyota...
2020 Subaru Legacy vs 2019 Nissan Altima

2020 Subaru Legacy vs 2019 Nissan Altima Spec Comparison

Here’s a quick look at how the new 2020 Subaru Legacy compares to another AWD...
2020 Toyota Highlander vs 2019 Honda Pilot

2020 Toyota Highlander vs 2019 Honda Pilot Spec Comparison

We take a quick look at how the new Toyota Highlander compares to a leader...
Should you buy a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer?

Should You Buy a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer?

The new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer has blindsided the midsize SUV segment. Chevy has tapped into...
2019 Volkswagen Arteon

Should You Buy a 2019 Volkswagen Arteon?

It took a bit of time for Volkswagen to come up with the Arteon sedan...
2019 Lexus UX250h

Should You Buy a 2019 Lexus UX?

The new 2019 Lexus UX is the wrong vehicle at the wrong price in the...
2019 Jaguar F-Pace S

Should You Buy a 2019 Jaguar F-PACE?

The Jaguar F-Pace has, in no time flat, sharpened the British brand’s claws. With strong...

Should You Buy a 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA?

The new 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA is now a right proper Benz. If you thought the...
2015 Honda Civic exterior

2015 Honda Civic at a Glance

You can't really go wrong with a Honda Civic of this era, you just can't...
2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV At A Glance

Things are looking up at Mitsubishi and a good part of that optimism comes from...
2019 Nissan LEAF PLUS IZEV Program

2019 Nissan LEAF At A Glance

The Nissan LEAF has done well for itself since its introduction in 2011. It has evolved...
Chevrolet Colorado Diesel

2019 Chevrolet Colorado At A Glance

The mid-size pickup segment is booming right now with a handful of new and redesigned...

2019 Jeep Compass At A Glance

The Jeep brand is powerful and while not all Jeeps are equal, they all shares...
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC Preview

It's been more than three years since the Mercedes-Benz EQ Concept that would become the...
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2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Preview

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is the most track-focused ‘Stang of them all. For 2019,...
2020 Toyota Corolla

2020 Toyota Corolla Preview

The 2020 Toyota Corolla is the 12th generation of one of the world's best-selling vehicles. Unveiled...
Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake

2019 Volkswagen Arteon Preview

More than two years after its unveiling, the Volkswagen Arteon is finally arriving in North...
2019 Honda Passport

2019 Honda Passport Preview

As with all other carmakers, more SUVs are always welcomed in a line-up. The Honda...
Best Electric Cars of 2019

10 Best Electric Cars of 2019 in Canada

If we were buying an electric car in 2019, we'd most definitely pick a model...
Volkswagen E-Golf

Best Electric Cars 2019 Nomination: Volkswagen e-Golf

It’s very easy to see the appeal of the Volkswagen e-Golf. For starters, it doesn’t...
2019 Jaguar I-Pace

Best Electric Cars 2019 Nomination: Jaguar I-PACE

If someone would have said 5 years ago that Jaguar would be one of the...
Tesla Model 3

Best Electric Cars 2019 Nomination: Tesla Model 3

There were times when we wondered if the Model 3 would even make it in...
Best Electric Car 2019 Nissan LEAF

Best Electric Cars 2019 Nomination: Nissan LEAF

The Nissan LEAF can be credited with introducing North Americans to the electric car. When...
2020 Hyundai Venue

2020 Hyundai Venue, Mazda CX-5 Diesel, 2020 Highlander: 5 Questions Answered Roundup

A recap of our 5 Questions Answered segment where we covered the new Hyundai Venue,...
2020 Hyundai Venue

5 Questions About the 2020 Hyundai Venue Answered

Introduced at the New York Auto Show in April, the Hyundai Venue is Hyundai's latest...
2020 Toyota Highlander

5 Questions About the 2020 Toyota Highlander Answered

Toyota introduced a major player in the mid-sized SUV segment this week when it launched...
2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature Diesel Engine

5 Questions About the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel Answered

There were times when we wondered if Mazda was even going to bring a diesel...
Volkswagen Tarok pickup concept

5 Questions About the Volkswagen Tarok Answered

Mid-sized pickups are the big thing happening in the auto industry right now, and the...
2019 Chevrolet Volt

5 things we know about the 2019 Chevrolet Volt

The Chevrolet Volt made headlines for the wrong reasons recently after being included in a...

5 Things to know about the all-new McLaren 720S Spider

There’s a new convertible exotic supercar on the market, and it’s a real stunner. The...
2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD

Everything You Want to Know About the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD

This, is the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD. It's, hmm, different to say the least, and...
2020 Lincoln Aviator

5 Things to Know About the 2020 Lincoln Aviator

Lincoln has been on a roll this year, but that’s because it introduced a redesigned...
2020 Jeep Gladiator

5 Things To Know About the 2020 Jeep Gladiator Pickup Truck

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup stormed onto the stage at the Los Angeles Auto Show...