2018 Mercedes C300 Wagon

The basics: Base price: $46,000 CAD As tested: $57,865 (Premium package, Premium plus package, heated steering wheel, Satellite radio, open pore wood trim and Burmester sound system) Fuel economy over a week of driving: 10.1 L/100 kms (23 US MPG Competitors: Audi Allroad, BMW 3-series wagon, Volvo V60, etc. It’s baaaack! Well, in Canada anyway. Yes, after a thirteen year […]

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2017 Subaru Outback review with video

The basics: Base price: $27,995 As tested: $41,595 Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 11.2 L/100 kms (21 MPG) Competition: Audi Allroad, Volkswagen Alltrack, Volvo V90 Cross Country, etc. It’s hard to believe the Outback has been around for more than twenty years now – with Crocodile Dundee cruising through the Outback when it was released back in 1994. Since then, […]

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2017 VW Alltrack review with video

  Base price: $35,295 + taxes As tested: $38,215 + taxes Average fuel economy over our week of testing: 9.2 L/100 kms (26 MPG) Competition: Audi Allroad, Subaru Crosstrek, Subaru Outback, Volvo V60, etc The basics: For years, Volkswagen staff say they’ve been getting requests for a beefier, more utilitarian wagon from customers. Enter the Alltrack. It’s based on the […]

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2016 BMW 328i Touring review with video

The Basics: Base price: $48,200 + taxes As tested: $56,245 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 7.2 litres/100 kms City fuel economy: 10.6 litres/100 kms (also available in more efficient diesel option) Competition: Audio A4 Allroad, Mercedes C-Class wagon (making its return in the summer of 2016), Volvo V60 The Review: If you’re a regular visitor to Family Wheels, you’ll know I’m a sucker […]

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