Family Wheels’ favourite cars of the year

2016 has been a great year for us at Family Wheels. We’ve surpassed a million views on the YouTube channel, over 5,000 people are now subscribing and we’ve had a chance to drive a lot of fun cars to boot! So here’s our annual awards list for your New Year’s perusal. Thanks for all the support and here’s to a […]

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2016 Mazda CX-9 review with video

Base price: $35,300 + taxes As tested: $50,100 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 9.2 L/100 kms (26 MPG) Competition: Acura MDX, Dodge Durango, GMC Acadia, Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, etc. The basics: Seven passenger SUVs aren’t the boring boxes they used to be. There’s a plethora of sporty looking, fun to drive options available to […]

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2016 Ford F-150 review with video

The basics: Base price: $24,557 + taxes As tested: $75,499 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 13.3 L/100 kms (17.5 MPG) Competition: Dodge Ram, GMC Sierra, Honda Ridgeline, Toyota Tundra For over fifty years now, Ford’s F-series of trucks have been top of the sales heap. And the company’s trucks continue to push the balance between efficiency, capability and […]

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2016 Nissan Titan XD review with video

The Basics: Base price: $45,900 + taxes As tested: $74,900 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 15.6 L/100 kms (15.1 MPG) Competition: Toyota Tundra, Dodge Ram, GMC Sierra, Ford F-150 Nissan took its sweet time releasing a second generation Titan. And since it was first introduced in 2004, the Titan has become long in the tooth and an increasingly irrelevant […]

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2016 Ford Mustang review with video

Base price: $25,898 + taxes As tested: $48,948 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 15.2 L/100 kms (15.5 MPG) Competition: Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger The basics: Since 1964, the Mustang has been turning heads and opening up the sports car world to buyers who perhaps couldn’t typically afford a powerful, two door speedster. That’s why Ford’s […]

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2016 Toyota Sienna review with video

The Basics:   Base price: $31,675 + taxes As tested: $49,700 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 11.2 L/100 kms (21 MPG) Competition: Chrysler Pacifica (2017), Dodge Grand Caravan, Honda Odyssey, Kia Sedona The Sienna has been in Toyota’s line-up since 1998 and, like it or not, you can’t deny the practicality and popularity of the minivan […]

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2016 Lincoln MKX review with video

The Basics: Base price: $45,890 + taxes As tested: $65,090 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 11 L/100 kms (21 MPG) Competition: Audi Q7, Lexus RX, Mercedes GLE, Volvo XC90 Although the MKX has been in Lincoln’s line-up since 2007, 2016 marks this mid-size five passenger crossover’s first complete redesign. While the MKX shares the same […]

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2016 Toyota Prius review with video

  The Basics: Base price: $25,995 + taxes As tested: $26,585 + taxes City fuel economy: 4.4 L/100 kms Highway fuel economy: 4.6 L/100 kms Competition: Chevy Volt, Ford Fusion Hybrid, Honda Civic Hybrid, etc The Review: Since 1997, Toyota has been leading the charge on hybrid vehicles and the Prius is now an internationally recognizable, eco-friendly choice. But, needless to say, […]

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