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Test Drive of Eco-Friendly and Gas-Friendly Vehicles

2014 Ford Fiesta 1.0L EcoBoost – Review

It’s finally available in Canada. Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to test-drive Ford’s entry-level subcompact car, the 2014 Ford Fiesta hatchback [read the review], which I found to be fun in nature and funky in styling. At the time, Ford’s much-anticipated 1.0-litre EcoBoost was not yet available, though by now the small engine has already been added to ...

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Scenic Route: 2015 Nissan Altima Review

For our first installment of “Scenic Route” we take you to a segment of the old Route 66, just outside of St. Louis, MO at the wheel of the 2015 Nissan Altima. The real interesting part, however, is that this particular part of the road—one that takes you over the Mississippi River—is technically closed to public vehicle traffic. However, we ...

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2015 Subaru Impreza Review

The compact sedan and hatch segment is becoming an increasingly competitive one, meaning manufacturers are forced to do more and more in an effort to stand out.   Maybe they’ll give their cars somewhat outlandish styling, as Hyundai does with the Elantra. Or, they’ll stick by a tried, tested and true powertrain as Honda does with the Civic. Or, in ...

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2014 Subaru Impreza sedan Review – The sensible choice

The compact car segment is filled with some fierce competitors, and although many offer attractive new styling and technologies, only the 2014 Subaru Impreza provides what Canadian car buyers really need : standard all-wheel drive. After all, it’s the sensible choice. Why the Impreza? If the 2014 Subaru Impreza is not already on your radar, you may want to bring ...

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2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop Review – More modern, still a blast to drive

Fresh for the 2014 model year, the redesigned third-generation Mini Cooper hardtop remains unique to the brand, and continues to maintain its exceptionally fun-to-drive status, due in part to a new turbocharged engine that provides grin-inducing performance, and improved fuel economy. Who is it for? – Consumers searching for a unique-looking and highly customizable vehicle that is also among the ...

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2015 Ford F-150 First Drive: The everyday truck

2015 Ford F-150 review

(San Antonio, Texas) – While attending the launch of the 2015 Ford F-150 (the model’s 13th generation), we weren’t surprised to hear over and over again about how durable the truck was (240,000 mile endurance tests, participating in the Baja 1000 off road race, completing it, then driving back to Detroit on a single motor, etc.), how it could tow ...

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