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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2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid review with video

The basics: Base price: $28,888 + taxes As tested: $34,988 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 5.6 L/100 kms (42 MPG) Competition: Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, etc. If you’re looking to take a bite out of your monthly gas bill, there’s no shortage of hybrid vehicles to choose from these days. Ford strapped a […]

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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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2016 Lexus CT 200h review with video

The Basics: Base price: $31,650 + taxes As tested: $37,850 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 5.7 L/100 kms City fuel economy: 5.5 L/100 kms Competition: Audi A3, Mercedes CLA The review: If you’ve been hunting for a sporty, stylish, yet efficient hybrid vehicle, Lexus is hoping it can lure you into the cockpit of its CT 200h. Its sleek, sculpted lines have […]

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