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Should You Buy a 2022 Land Rover Defender 110 P525?

Pricing for the 110 starts at $69,950 in Canada. With the V8, pricing nearly doubles to $133,200. The Land Rover Defender is a rare SUV that is forgiven by almost all. Like other rolling off-road legends, whatever fault they may have are nearly always forgiven because of the vehicle’s pedigree, reputation, and/or aura. The Defender, the modern one, is...

Should You Buy a 2022 Hyundai Kona N?

2022 Hyundai Kona N
The 2022 Hyundai Kona starts at $35,495 in the United States and $41,824 in Canada, freight and delivery charges included. Giggle-inducing acceleration, dynamic handling, long list of features. Rough ride, not that spacious inside just like any other Kona, premium fuel required. Is it possible to own a vehicle that’s very enjoyable to drive on public roads while being...

Should You Buy a 2022 Toyota Tundra?

2022 Toyota Tundra
The 2022 Toyota Tundra starts at $37,600 in the United States and at $46,880 in Canada, freight and delivery charges included. Improved driving dynamics, increased payload and towing capacities, good reputation for reliability. Less spacious cabin than before, larger turning diameter, fuel economy still not up to par with the competition. It isn’t easy for foreign automakers to grab...

Should You Buy a 2022 Mazda CX-5?

2022 Mazda CX-5
The 2022 Mazda CX-5 starts at $27,475 in the United States and at $32,565 in Canada, freight and delivery charges included. Seductive design, refined cabin, competent all-wheel drivetrain. Tight cabin, cargo space could be better, wide front pillars reduce forward visibility. The 2022 Mazda CX-5 can be found in one of the most popular vehicle segments in North America,...

Should You Buy a 2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid?

Pricing for the 2022 Ford Maverick starts at $27,750 in Canada and $20,995 in the US. There has never been a better small truck. It is truly capable, useful, and impressively efficient. I’ve written this before and it’s been said countless times, but trucks are big and big business in Canada and the US. Although there’s no replacing a...

Should You Buy a 2022 Volvo V90 Cross Country?

2022 Volvo V90 Cross Country
The 2022 Volvo V90 Cross Country starts at $59,545 in the United States and at $70,640 in Canada, freight and delivery charges included. Beautiful, spacious, well-appointed cabin. Powertrain lacks refinement, distracting infotainment system and climate controls, grabby brakes. Having arrived in North America for the 2017 model year, the Volvo V90 was acclaimed for its elegant design in addition...

Should You Buy a 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5?

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5
The 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 starts at $41,245 in the United States and at $46,824 in Canada, freight and delivery charges included. Good road manners, spacious cabin, attractive design. Low-interest base trim levels, slippery door handles, turning radius could be better. The 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5, the Korean brand’s most recent fully electric vehicle, but certainly not the last,...

Should You Buy a 2022 Lincoln Corsair?

2022 Lincoln Corsair
The 2022 Lincoln Corsair starts at $38,420 in the United States and at $49,095 in Canada, freight and delivery charges included. Smooth ride, efficient powertrains, superb interior design and finish. Price climbs quickly with options, clumsy transmission shift buttons, spotty reliability record. With a lineup consisting exclusively of utility vehicles in North America, the Lincoln brand is concentrating its...

Should You Buy a 2022 Chevrolet Equinox?

2022 Chevrolet Equinox
The 2022 Chevrolet Equinox starts from $28,398 in Canada and from $26,995 in the United States, freight and delivery charges included. Decent comfort, spacious cabin, relatively affordable price. Wide turning diameter (RS and Premier), unexciting drive, unspectacular interior finish. The Chevrolet Equinox hasn’t had it easy in the past two years. The current-generation model appeared for the 2018 model...

Should you buy a 2022 BMW i4 M50i?

BMW i4
The 2022 BMW i4 is the latest electric vehicle from BMW and a far cry from the BMW i3 it is essentially replacing. The i3 was a quirky hatchback that looked like it was straight out of a science-fiction movie. It was designed to attract attention to the BMW i sub-brand of electrified vehicles, and it accomplished its mission....