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Should You Buy a 2022 MINI Cooper 5-door?

The 2022 model year brings its share of changes over at MINI. For the update, the British manufacturer's designers refreshed the front of the car, added new colors to the roof/mirrors duo as well as some other changes to the interior. Is it for the better? Let's take a closer look. Since it arrived on the market for the 2014...

Should You Buy a 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate Calligraphy?

Pricing for the Santa Fe starts at $31,399 in Canada, $27,000 in the US. The Hyundai Santa Fe has one of the largest collections of versions available in the segment. Handsome, affordable, and loaded, it’s difficult not to fall for it. We can thank, in part, Hyundai and Kia for transforming the automotive industry. Their relentless assaults on the...

Should You Buy A 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC+?

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC+
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC+ starts at $54,500 in the United States and at $60,500 in Canada before freight and delivery charges. Ultra-powerful four-cylinder engine, great handling, more accommodating cockpit. High price, harshness around town, distracting MBUX infotainment system. Thoroughly redesigned, the new GLA subcompact crossover has improved in many ways, in addition to offering more interior space...

Should You Buy a 2021 Lexus NX?

Pricing for the Lexus NX starts at $44,600 in Canada, $37,610 in the US. The NX Hybrid is priced from $47,100 in Canada, $40,160 in the US. The Lexus NX is a right-sized premium SUV for those looking more for luxury than capability. Lexus’ timing for the compact NX could not have been better. Back in 2014, the small...

Should You Buy A 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost?

2021 Ford F-150
The 2021 Ford F-150 with the PowerBoost system starts at $48,539 in Canada and $41,145 in the United States before freight and delivery charges. Muscular hybrid powertrain, terrific on-board generator, good fuel economy around town. Not all that more efficient on the highway, some powertrain transition harshness, price climbs rapidly with options. The Ford F Series obviously doesn’t need...

Should You Buy a 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport?

Pricing for the Atlas Cross Sport starts at $38,995 in Canada, $30,855 in the US. The Cross Sport is the 5-seater version of the Volkswagen Atlas SUV. Midsize SUVs have become North America’s aspirational vehicle segment. Countless consumers start their automotive adventure in small SUVs and many look forward to graduating to something a little larger that will better...

Should You Buy a 2022 Mini Cooper SE?

Pricing for the Cooper SE starts at $40,990 in Canada, $29,990 in the US. The electric Mini Cooper SE fully embodies the spirit of Mini. Its limited range makes it a heavy urban biased EV. Some consumers out there still think that electric vehicles are boring, but nothing could be further from the truth. Still, more car buyers assume...

Should You Buy a 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage?

2021 Mitsubishi Mirage
The 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage starts at $14,298 in the U.S. and at $13,858 in Canada, freight and delivery charges not included. Good fuel economy, low maintenance costs, excellent warranty. Could use more power, engine noise, pricier trim levels a tougher sell. The 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage is part of a rapidly declining segment, as car shoppers are turning to more...

Should You Buy a 2021 BMW X5?

2021 BMW X5
2021 BMW X5 Pros Best handling in the segment (tied with Cayenne) Feels quicker than a GLE or Q7 PHEV version has a lot to offer Luxurious interior feel 2021 BMW X5 Cons Odd option packages (Canada) Steering feel can be a little vague and light PHEV's performance not always linear Little advantage once the battery runs out (PHEV) My first...

Should You Buy a 2021 Jeep Gladiator Mojave?

2021 Jeep Gladiator Mojave Pros Unique style and vehicle Great off-road performance Removable top 6-speed manual 2021 Jeep Gladiator Mojave Cons Too harsh Very expensive Cramped interior As I was struggling to put my child’s car seat in the 2021 Jeep Gladiator Mojave, my fiancé came out and inquired as to what the swearing was all about. I told her that...