Mazda CX-3

2018 Mazda CX-3 review

January 14, 2019 Richard 0

The CX-3, the smallest of Mazda’s trio of utility vehicles, competes in the burgeoning sub-compact segment. This is where much of the action has been, as Canadian car sales reach record heights. The CX-3 has […]

Porsche Cayenne
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2019 Porsche Cayenne review

January 12, 2019 Richard 0

When Porsche announced it was going to produce an SUV, the cries of protest were heard around the world. “How could they betray us? This is the end of the company. Is nothing sacred any more?” […]

Jeep Wrangler

2018 Jeep Wrangler review – old is new

January 10, 2019 Richard 0

There are very few icons left in the auto industry. One remains atop that shrinking list – the Jeep Wrangler. Jeep brand has passed through numerous hands over the past 75 years. From the original […]

Ford Ranger

2019 Ford Ranger review

January 9, 2019 Richard 0

Atlantic Canadians were very fond of the Ford Ranger. Consumers, and dealers were upset when Ford decided to discontinue the popular small truck in 2012. Ford said it was due to sagging demand in the […]

Hyundai Elantra GT

2018 Elantra GT review

January 8, 2019 Richard 0

Sales of compact cars in general have been in decline, as consumers switch to utility vehicles. However, compacts remain the third largest segment in this country. This led Hyundai Canada to fight for a five-door version […]

Audi RS3

2018 Audi RS3 review – pocket rocket

January 6, 2019 Richard 0

The three German luxury car manufacturers all have performance divisions. Here production models receive a variety of upgrades to enhance performance – and profits. At BMW, these models carry the M designation, at Mercedes it is […]

Nissan Kicks
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Nissan Kicks review – great value

January 3, 2019 Richard 0

Kicks is a cute name for a new vehicle and an appropriate one for the latest Nissan. The 2019 Nissan Kicks is likely to boot its way into prominence in the blossoming compact utility vehicle […]

Kia Rio

Kia Rio review

December 31, 2018 Richard 0

The smallest and least expensive Kia is a delightful surprise. You expect small and cheap – but you get small and inexpensive. The difference is the degree of sophistication, industry leading quality and the level […]

Kia Forte

Kia Forte benefits from upgrades

December 30, 2018 Richard 0

OTTAWA, Ont. — Kia arrived on these shores less than two decades ago. The early years were littered with lessons. The learning curve was steep and improvement pursued relentlessly. As a result, the Kia story […]