2017 Lincoln Continental review with video

  The basics: Starting price: $56,900 + taxes As tested: $77,750 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 14.2 L/100 kms (16.5 US MPG) Competition: Audi A6, BMW 5-series, Cadillac CT6, Lexus GS, Mercedes E-Class, etc It’s a name badge that’s been around since 1939 but the Continental took a long 15 year hiatus back in 2002. […]

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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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2017 Hyundai Elantra review with video

The Basics: Base price: $15,999 + taxes As tested: $26,249 + taxes Fuel economy: Hyundai figures yet to be announced, our test saw an average of 7.6 L/100 kms with mostly city driving Competition: Chevy Cruz, Honda Civic, Mazda3, Toyota Corolla The Review: With 2017 models now getting unveiled, here’s our first look at next year’s batch of cars. And it’s […]

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta review with video

The Basics: Base price: $15,995 + taxes As tested: $20,595 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 6.0 litres/100 kms City fuel economy: 8.5 litres/100 kms Competition: Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Mazda3, Toyota Corolla The Review: It might look the same from the outside as the 2015 Jetta but there’s a whole lotta’ new going on here that you won’t see at first glance […]

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2016 Honda Accord review with video

The Basics: Base price: $24,150 + taxes As tested: $35,790 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 6.4-7.0 litres/100 kms (depending on engine) City fuel economy: 8.6-11.3 litres/100 kms (depending on engine) Competition: Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, Kia Optima, Mazda6, Toyota Camry The Review: Consider this a new haircut for the 2016 Accord instead of a full-blown makeover. The ninth generation of Honda’s largest sedan has been […]

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2016 Honda Civic review with video

The Basics: Base price: $15,990 + taxes As tested: $26,900 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 5.5-5.8 litres/100 kms (depending on engine) City fuel economy: 7.6-7.8 litres/100 kms (depending on engine) Competition: Hyundai Elantra, Mazda3, Toyota Corolla The Review: Well, the tenth generation Civic is here and it has arrived with a splash – garnering the coveted 2016 North American Car of the Year […]

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2016 Lexus ES 350 review with video

The Basics: Base price: $41,400 + taxes As tested: $46,100 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 7.6 L/100 kms (V6) City fuel economy: 11.4 L/100 kms (V6) Competition: Acura RLX, Buick Lacrosse, Cadillac XTS The review: For a long time, Lexus vehicles were seen by many as old person cars – refined, luxurious, statesmanly. But fun? Sporty? Much less so. Lexus has been working […]

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