2017 Ford F-150 review with video

The basics: Starting price: $25,654 + tax As tested: $74,169 + tax Average fuel economy over a week of driving: 13.3 L/100 kms (17.5 US MPG) Competitors: Dodge Ram, GMC Sierra, Nissan Titan, Toyota Tundra, etc. For seven years running, the Ford F-150 has been the best selling vehicle in Canada. To be clear, I’m not talking about the best […]

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2017 Toyota Tundra review with video

The Basics: Base Price: $30,675 As tested: $60,025 (CrewMax TRD Pro) Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 15.9 L/100 kms (14 US MPG) Competition: Dodge Ram, Ford F-150, Nissan Titan, etc. The Tundra was first launched back in 1999 and in typical Toyota style, you still see many of those first generation trucks reliably humming down the highway […]

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2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro review with video

The basics: The basics: Base price: $50,100 + taxes As tested: $53,395 + taxes Average fuel economy during our road test: 12.5 L/100 kms (19 US MPG) Competition: Dodge Ram Rebel, Ford Raptor, Toyota Tundra TRD Pro The Tacoma is a truck that hardly needs any introduction. It’s become a cult classic for people who want a smaller pick-up with […]

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2017 Ford Raptor review with video

The basics: The basics: Base price: $68,399 + taxes As tested: $89,000 + taxes Average fuel economy during our road test: 14.5 L/100 kms (16 US MPG) Competition: Dodge Ram Rebel, Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, etc The Raptor is back for 2017 and totally new. It’s on a 500 lb diet compared to the previous generation thanks to the arrival of […]

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2017 Ford Super Duty review with video

The basics: Base price: F-250 starts at $37,849, F-350 starts at $39,849 As tested: $94,463 + taxes (F-350 Lariat with extras) Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 14.5 L/100 kms (20 MPG) Competition: Chevy Silverado, Dodge Ram, GMC Sierra, etc For the first time ever, the Super Duty has received the total redesign treatment for 2017. The result […]

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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 Honda Ridgeline review with video

  The basics: Base price: $36,590+ taxes (LX trim) As tested: $47,090 + taxes (Touring trim) Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 11.6 L/100 kms (20 MPG) Competition: Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon, Nissan Frontier, Toyota Tacoma The Ridgeline was released with much fanfare in 2006 and while it had a quiet, loyal following, it really needed an update. Well […]

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2017 Nissan Titan review with video

Base price: $44,650 + taxes As tested: $63,500 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 16.0 L/100 kms (14.7 MPG), but this included some towing and offroading on hilly terrain as well Competition: Dodge Ram, Ford F-150 GMC Sierra, Toyota Tundra, etc The basics: Canadians love their trucks. In fact, 350,000 full-size pick-ups sold in Canada last […]

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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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