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2021 Mercedes-Benz E53 AMG Coupe Review

Intro Understated performance is the name of the game when it comes to a Mercedes. We all appreciate a sleeper, but it certainly doesn’t hurt to stand out just enough to have people moving out of the …

2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Review

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If you are familiar with the naming of Volvo’s current lineup, the Recharge trim refers to the brand’s lineup of plug-in electric hybrid (PHEV) and electric vehicles (EV). Volvo’s commitment to …

2022 Volvo V90 Cross Country B6 Review

Intro It is an understatement to say the North American premium SUV market is crowded. By contrast, the dwindling station wagon segment leaves us with just a handful of choices, and most of them are o…

2021 Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 4MATIC Coupe Review

Intro Many car buyers aspire to own a Mercedes-Benz. But unless you have a trust fund waiting for you, getting one can really stretch the budget. With the introduction of the A-Class and the CLA-Class…

2022 Volvo XC60 B6 Inscription Review

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The premium compact SUV market is flooded with options at the moment. Not only do we have offerings from the established German brands, but we also see new entries from Japan, Korea, and the sta…

2021/2022 Mercedes-Benz S580 4MATIC Review

IntroWhile sedans may have fallen out of fashion in North America, the rules are different when it comes to the best of the best. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-class is the brand’s most luxurious offering…

2022 Honda Civic Sedan Touring Review

IntroIn the last post, I reviewed the 2022 Honda Civic hatchback manual. The hatchback is based on the all-new 11th generation Civic sedan. With the exception of the Civic Si, the only transmission a…

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring Manual

IntroThe Honda Civic has undoubtedly been one of the most successful vehicles in North America. The 10th generation Civic sold more than 1.7 million units, and the hatchback version accounts for more…

2021 Mercedes-Benz E 450 All-Terrain Review

IntroA wagon is a better car than a SUV. I have said it a thousand times before, and I don’t mind saying it once more. While this sentiment echoes among car journalists, average American consumers di…

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 SUV Review

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First introduced in 2016, the Mercedes-Benz GLC class has been one of the company’s best selling SUVs in Canada. Slotting between the GLE class and the GLB class, this compact luxury SUV is perf…

2021 Mercedes-Benz A 35 Sedan Review

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Mercedes-Benz first introduced the A class to North America in 2019. It is an excellent entry level luxury vehicle aimed at younger buyers. Now the Mercedes-AMG team has gotten their hands on th…

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe Review

IntroLast time we reviewed Mercedes-AMG’s GLA 45. For the brand’s smallest SUV, the engineering team fitted the GLA 45 with a 2.0L 382hp turbocharged engine. It is able to propel the car from 0-100km…

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 SUV Review

Intro If you have read my recent reviews, you would know that the Mercedes-AMG team has been doing a fantastic job turning ordinary Mercedes-Benz vehicles into high performance racing machines. 
So wha…

2021 Lexus NX300h Review

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There is no other vehicle that inspires owner confidence and maintains resale value like a Lexus. While Lexus often leaves their products on the market longer than its competitors, many of the o…

2021 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid Review

IntroElectric vehicles are taking over the world, and almost every manufacturer is gearing for this major transition. However, I would still like to make a case for Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (…

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 4MATIC SUV Review

IntroWe reviewed the newly introduced Mercedes GLB 250 last year. It is a three-row capable SUV slotted between Mercedes’s GLA, and the GLC. We praised the GLB 250 for its premium interior and its un…

2021 Honda Insight Review

IntroWhile electric vehicles are getting all the media attention, they do have a few significant drawbacks. First, most pure EVs with adequate range cost significantly more than their fossil burning …

2022 Acura MDX Review - A worthy flagship

IntroThe Acura MDX has been one of the brand’s best sellers for over a decade. We previously reviewed the 2020 Acura MDX that was first introduced in 2014. While it remained a solid offering in the 3…

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG A35 Hatchback Review

Intro Back in 2019, we reviewed Mercedes-Benz’s entry level A250 hatchback. It was the first time the A-Class was introduced to North America, and we Canadians were the lucky ones to be able to pick b…

2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T Review

IntroGenesis, the luxury vehicle division of Hyundai, has proven itself to be a worthy contender in the upscale market. In just a few short years, the brand has gained significant consumer recognitio…

2021 Acura TLX A-Spec Review: A great luxury sedan

IntroAcura, the luxury vehicle division of Honda, was known to produce performance oriented, tuner-friendly, fun to drive sedans like the TL, CL, and TSX in early 2000s. The first generation TLX was …

2020 Honda Civic 5D Sport Touring Review

IntroThe Civic has been an iconic car for the Honda brand. It is safe, affordable, and surprisingly fun to drive for the price tag. It is no wonder the Honda Civic has been one of the best selling ca…

2021 Genesis G80 Review - A new contender in the segment

IntroBy now you should have heard of the car brand Genesis. The upscale sub-brand of the Korean manufacturer Hyundai has made big strides over the past decade, and aggressively assembled a full line …

2021 Toyota Venza Limited Review

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The original Toyota Venza was a fan favorite in Canada. Us Canadians appreciate hatchback wagons more than our southern neighbors, and the first generation Venza did incredibly well (at least in…

2020 Volvo XC60 Recharge Review

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Ever since Volvo streamlined its production line with the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform, they have consistently delivered great vehicles with the company’s unique Scandinavian app…

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 Review

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The GLA 250 is Mercedes-Benz’s smallest, and most affordable CUV. The second generation GLA 250 shares the same platform as our recently reviewed GLB class and the entry level A-class sedan. It …

2020 Honda Odyssey Review

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A minivan may not be as trendy as a full-size SUV, but for families that really need to haul more than 5 people, nothing beats the comfort and carrying capacity of a minivan. The Honda Odyssey h…

2021 Mazda CX-30 GT AWD Review

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Given how well crossovers are selling compared to sedans and hatchbacks, it is not surprising to find manufacturers raising every single model in the lineup a couple more inches off the ground t…

2021 Nissan Rogue Platinum Review

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The Nissan Rogue has long been the company’s best-selling model. It enjoys a great level of success in the Canadian market, and competes well against the likes of Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, and Fo…

2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 4MATIC

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Over the past few months I have reviewed Mercedes-Benz's GLS 450 and GLB 250. Slotting between the two and just below the GLE class is the GLC class. Mercedes-benz offers two AMG vehicle…