New Car First Drives
The Japanese juggernaut’s new sub-compact crossover entry has plenty to offer (but is also lacking some basic features, too)
In its looks, its driver-focused interior, and its driving dynamics, the new MX-5 RF embodies Mazda’s “Driving Matters” mantra
This refresh may look a near-twin to its outgoing sibling, but Mazda’s made dozens of improvements you won’t notice at first glance
Land Rover’s newest Discovery looks unlike any of its predecessors, but it still offers the same reliable, unstoppable off-road performance
If a Wrangler’s too rough, and a Renegade’s too urban, look past the name and check out the Compass
Hyundai wants you to consider the Ioniq not as a “green car,” just as a fun-to-drive value-buy compact rival—which it is
The ‘CC’ takes the old station wagon formula and adds a little road clearance, a little luxury, and, well, a little Swedish-ness
The R-Design-spec XC90 is a hybrid that offers performance, great design, luxury and fuel economy—something no other automaker does
Not only can the Power Wagon tackle tough terrain better than similarly-tired heavy-duties, it also rides better than them on-road
The new Niro marks Kia’s fully dedicated entry in the hybrid market, and a new approach to the segment: make it look good first, a hybrid second
Just small enough to still be considered a Cooper, just high-end enough to take on entry-level Audis and Benzes
Louder. Faster. More aggressive-looking. The new S takes the old Aventador and kicks it up a notch in every area
The next-gen Impreza is 95 percent new, and improved in almost every way—the only thing we could ask for is a little more oomph
Where every other luxury car is content to blend in, the new LC 500 wants to shake up its segment—and it stands a good chance of doing so
Kyle Marcelli drives a race-spec Audi R8 LMS GT3 for a living, so when sponsor Pfaff gave him an R8 road car, he had to compare the two
The next-gen Raptor is even better than the first, with new tech to take the work off the driver so they can tackle terrain—or fly over it
Impeccable fit-and-finish, an overwhelming amount of features, and, finally, a return to spirited driving feel—the BMW 5 Series is back
The original Q5 was a hit, but can the new-gen keep pace with the rival SUVs that’ve sprouted up in the past decade?
The 2017 IS gets a handful of mid-cycle changes, adding more features and improving driving fun but missing some basic luxuries
This next-gen SUV is practical, efficient, and easy to live with—just don’t count on it for driving fun
This electric smart is zero-emissions green, fun to drive, and makes no cargo compromises—but is its range a deal-breaker?
The outdated Canadian minivan segment gets a shot of new life in the hybrid Pacifica, which makes few compromises and provides decent value versus its gas sibling
The Chinese-born Envision is coming to Canada to fill the gap in Buick’s crossover lineup—but does it have the luxury appointments to compete against the German Three?
The TRD Pro version of the Tacoma looks tougher than its on-road sibling—but does it have the off-road chops to match its appearance?
In base and mid-level trims, the reborn Continental luxury sedan offers a premium feel at a great price, while the top-spec almost overdoes it
Yes, the beloved Civic hatchback has returned to Canada. But don’t rush out and buy one out of nostalgia—it’s not exactly like it was