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2023 Kia Soul EV Review: Needs a Base Model with the Big Battery

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2023 Kia Soul EV Pros - The base Premium model offers plenty of value at $43,095. - Still looks unique and cool after all these years. - Decent range with the Limited trim. - Very pleasant and entertaining to drive. 2023 Kia Soul EV Cons - The $52,095 Limited version is priced in Ioniq 5 territory. - Important features like the heat pump are only available...

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV First Drive Review: EQS luxury for the whole family?

We review the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV, the new flagship fully electric SUV from the German automaker.   2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV Pros   Remarkable comfort Premium luxury features Surprising handling Generous range, even in winter   2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV Cons   Disappointing interior space Slow charging Avoid the rear screens if you have kids   Slowly but surely Mercedes-Benz is building up its electric vehicle...

2023 Kia Sportage X-Line Limited Review: Killer Catfish

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2023 Kia Sportage Pros - At just under $31,000, the Kia Sportage LX is one of the least expensive AWD compact SUVs in Canada. - From most angles, the Sportage looks premium. - The tested $41,595 X-Line Limited trim is one heck of a premium bargain. - The tester’s interior is superb. 2023 Kia Sportage Cons - The new Sportage’s front end is comically over-designed. -...

2023 Genesis Electrified G80 Review: Incognito EV with a Disappointing Ride

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Pricing for the Genesis Electrified G80 starts at $79,825 in the US, and $105,150 in Canada. The G80 EV is indiscernible from the petrol-powered variant A bad ride for a premium luxury sedan that is. The biggest issue with this new 2023 Genesis Electrified G80 is that the audio in my video is terrible… the G80 EV, as...

2023 Range Rover Review: Pretty much the same

We review the 2023 Range Rover, the latest generation of one of the premier full-size luxury SUVs on the market.   2023 Range Rover Pros Looks even more exclusive and expensive Long wheelbase version is remarkably versatile V8 delivers outstanding performance Sumptuous comfort   2023 Range Rover Cons   The interior could use a bit more wow factor Ridiculously expensive compared to other premium...

2023 Honda HR-V Review: Relevant but Not as Unique

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The HR-V is priced at $28,730 in Canada and $21,650 in the US. This is the HR-V’s first major update in North America since it launched back in 2016. In Canada, pricing has increased by roughly $2,500 over the 2022 MY vehicle. Honda likely knew they had a hit on their hands when they introduced the new HR-V in...

2023 BMW iX M60 Review: Exactly What You Expect From BMW M

Our review the high-performance 2023 BMW iX M60, the most powerful version in the BMW iX lineup.   2023 BMW iX M60 Pros   - Ridiculous accelerations - Uncompromised comfort - Decent range   2023 BMW iX M60 Cons   - Doesn’t look any different from a regular iX - Narrow cargo opening - Handling isn’t on par with straight-line performance   The new BMW iX is an impressive luxury electric vehicle once...

2022 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Review: The AMG SUV With Real Personality

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The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is priced from $48,900 in Canada, $38,600 in the US. The AMG GLB 35 goes for $59,300 in Canada and $49,950 in the US. The GLB itself is Benz’s coolest SUV. There are, or were, clearly two factions within Mercedes-AMG: Those who work with boosted 4-cylinder engines and those who don’t. Specifically, given the...

2023 Kia Telluride First Drive Review : Still One Of The Best

The new 2023 Kia Telluride received some improvements this year and we take the new-and-improved version for a first test drive. 2023 Kia Telluride Pros   Premium styling Impressive interior space A ton of features Comfort is top notch   2023 Kia Telluride Cons   Can get expensive real quick Infotainment isn’t all that easy to use Missing some features like wireless Apple CarPlay...

2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro Review: The Definition of Sport Utility Vehicle

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The 2022 Toyota 4Runner is priced at $47,550 in Canada and $38,150 in the US. 2022 was the 13th consecutive model year for the 5th generation 4Runner. 2023 will be the 14th consecutive model year for the 5th generation 4Runner. This review won’t exactly be a review. I’ve had the absolute good fortune to drive and evaluate the 5th...