2016 Acura RDX review with video

The Basics: Base price: $41,900 + taxes As tested: $46,590 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 8.6 L/100 kms City fuel economy: 12.4 L/100 kms Competition: Audi Q5, BMW X3, Lexus NX, Volvo XC60 The review: Acura’s sales have been heavily influenced of late by its SUV line-up. There’s the long-time MDX and its baby brother, the RDX, which has been with us since […]

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2016 Mazda CX-3 review with video

The Basics: Base price: $20,695 + taxes As tested: $28,995 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 7.3 L/100 kms City fuel economy: 8.8 L/100 kms Competition: Chevy Trax, Honda HRV, Jeep Renegade The review: Enter the sub-compact crossovers – a new segment that’s meant to give you the rugged styling and room of a crossover in a smaller, more fuel efficient […]

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2016 Hyundai Tucson review with video

The basics: Base price: $24,400 + taxes As tested: $36,600 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 8.4-9.0 L/100 kms City fuel economy: 9.9-11.0 L/100 kms Competition: Ford Escape, Honda CRV, Toyota RAV4, Volkswagon Tiguan Made in: Korea New for 2016 is the redesigned Tucson, and just another reminder that the Korean brands are doing it right. Don’t let the base price fool you, though. […]

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2015 Mercedes GLA review with video

The basics: Base price: $37,200 + taxes As tested: $44,200 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 7.4-8.1 L/100 kms City fuel economy: 9.8-10.5 L/100 kms Competition: Acura RDX, Audi Q3, BMW X1 Made in: Germany The millennial generation – the latest generation to start having kids – is a picky one. And when it comes to cars, they so often want it all: a sporty drive […]

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2016 Kia Sorento review with video

The basics: Base price: $27,500 + taxes As tested: $46,700 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 8.2-9.4 L/100 kms, depending on engine City fuel economy: 11.1-13.4 L/100 kms, depending on engine Competition: Dodge Journey, Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Sante Fe Made in: America The 2016 Sorento is a completely redesigned take on what has become the company’s second best selling vehicle in Canada. […]

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2016 Volvo XC90 review with video

Basics: Base price: $60,700 + taxes As tested: $61,900 + taxes Highway fuel economy: 9.5 L/100 kms City fuel economy: 11.5 L/100 kms Competition: Audi Q7, BMW X5, Mercedes GL Made in: Sweden The importance of this new XC90 can’t be overstated for Volvo. The old XC90 was left largely unchanged from its inception in 2002 until 2015. That left it looking rather […]

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Oster-Aldous family’s 2014 Nissan Pathfinder

This week, we’re starting up a new idea on Family Wheels. Along with new car reviews, we’ll occasionally introduce you to a “Feature Family” and find out about the car they chose and why it works for them. It’s a great chance to see what different families with different interests and needs decides on buying. This week, we’re going for […]

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