2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid review with video

The basics:  Starting price: $51,445 + tax As tested: $56,595 + tax Fuel economy over a week: 4.8 L/100 kms (49 US MPG) Competition: Chevrolet Equinox Diesel, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, etc. You know, even when I first started this channel three and a half years ago, getting into a plug-in hybrid was a novelty. We didn’t see them that often. And […]

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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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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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2017 BMW X5 plug-in hybrid review with video

The basics: Starting price: $74,950 + taxes As tested: $88,500 + taxes Average fuel economy over a week of driving: 7.9 L/100 kms (29 US MPG) Competitors: Tesla Model X, Volvo XC90 T8 So, let me get this straight, you want the functionality of an SUV and the luxury of a BMW while appeasing your green sensibilities? Well, this week […]

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq review with video

The basics: Prices are still to be announced but the expected price range for the hybrid Ioniq is: $24,000-$33,000 The expected price range for the fully electric Ioniq is: $35,000-$42,000 Average fuel economy during our road test: 5.1 L/100 kms (46 US MPG) Competition: Chevrolet Volt, Toyota Prius, Toyota Prius V, etc. Hyundai is coming out swinging with the brand new […]

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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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