2017 Ford Escape review with video

Base price: $23,765 + taxes As tested: $36,349 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 9.6 L/100 kms (25 MPG) Competition: Chevrolet Equinox, Honda CRV, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Toyota RAV4, etc The basics: Canada’s best selling crossover has had a refresh for 2017 with some tweaked exterior looks and improved interior and safety features. But its underpinnings are […]

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2017 Kia Sportage Review with video

The basics: Base price: $24,895 + taxes As tested: $39,595 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 8.8 L/100 kms (27 MPG) Competition: Ford Escape, Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4, etc Kia is back with a fourth generation of its Sportage and its new fighter jet inspired styling matches up perfectly with the optional 2-litre turbocharged engine in our […]

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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 Honda HR-V review with video

The Basics: Base price: $20,690 + taxes As tested: $24,290 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 7.2 (AWD) City fuel economy: 8.8 (AWD) Competition: Chevy Trax, Fiat 500X, Jeep Renegade, Mazda CX-3 The review: While the Japanese market is no stranger to small, urban-oriented crossovers, it’s a segment that we’re just starting to see the car companies really sink their teeth into in […]

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2016 Jeep Renegade review with video

The Basics: Base price: $20,495 + taxes As tested: $32,290 + taxes Fuel economy: 10.1 L/100 kms over 400 kms of mixed highway/city driving Competition: Buick Encore, Fiat 500X, Kia Soul, Nissan Juke, Subaru XV The review: Smashing the old adage that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks… enter the new Jeep Renegade. First impressions will tell you this isn’t […]

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2016 Acura RDX review with video

The Basics: Base price: $41,900 + taxes As tested: $46,590 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 8.6 L/100 kms City fuel economy: 12.4 L/100 kms Competition: Audi Q5, BMW X3, Lexus NX, Volvo XC60 The review: Acura’s sales have been heavily influenced of late by its SUV line-up. There’s the long-time MDX and its baby brother, the RDX, which has been with us since […]

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2016 Fiat 500X review with video

  The Basics: Base price: $21,995 + taxes As tested: $36,400 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 6.9-7.9 L/100 kms (depending on engine) City fuel economy: 9.5-11 L/100 kms (depending on engine) Competition: Jeep Renegade, Mini Countryman, Nissan Juke, Subaru XV The review: In the summer of 2012, my wife and I spent five of the most idyllic weeks of our lives […]

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2016 Mazda CX-3 review with video

The Basics: Base price: $20,695 + taxes As tested: $28,995 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 7.3 L/100 kms City fuel economy: 8.8 L/100 kms Competition: Chevy Trax, Honda HRV, Jeep Renegade The review: Enter the sub-compact crossovers – a new segment that’s meant to give you the rugged styling and room of a crossover in a smaller, more fuel efficient […]

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