2018 Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid review with video

The basics: Base price: $39,900 + tax As tested: $43,900 + tax Average fuel economy over a week of driving: Competition: Chevrolet Volt, Hyundai Ioniq, Kia Optima, Toyota Prius Prime, VW e-Golf, etc. In case you haven’t noticed, the plug-in hybrid movement is really starting to pick-up steam. We’re seeing manufacturers from Chevy to Volvo coming out with viable options […]

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Mechanical March: Synthetic versus conventional oil

For part three of our Mechanical March series, Justin Knibbe from Knibbe Automotive in Calgary talks about what makes synthetic oil different. Why is it so much more expensive? Why do some cars require it while others don’t? And is it worth splurging on high quality motor oil if your car’s user manual doesn’t specifically say that you need to […]

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2018 Ford Expedition review with video

The Basics: Starting price: $60,150 + tax Price as tested: $82,600 + tax Average fuel economy over a week of testing: 12.5 L/100 kms (19 US MPG) Competitors: Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, Nissan Armada, Toyota Sequoia, etc Ford’s largest SUV is coming back swinging for its latest fourth generation. There are a lot of best-in-class features that have been thrown […]

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2018 Lexus NX 300h hybrid review with video

The basics: Base price: $55,300 + tax As tested: $55,300 + tax Projected combined economy: 7.5 L/100 kms (31 US MPG) Fuel economy during our test: 10 L/100 kms (23 US MPG) (very cold conditions) Competitors: Lexus RX hybrid, Toyota RAV4 hybrid, Volvo XC60 PHEV, etc So let me get this straight, you’re looking for the comfort, all wheel drive […]

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