Autos: Research

Refreshing or Revolting: 2018 Lexus LS

Thursday  17:35,   09 february 2017

Here is a look at the new car's all-new styling inside and out. While the outgoing Lexus LS already featured the automaker's signature spindle grille, the new model's mug is much more aggressive with more extreme angles and a more pronounced[...]

Certified Pre-Owned Cars Might Not Be As "Carefully Inspected and Repaired" as You Think

Tuesday  17:05,   07 february 2017

You can't even even be confident that outstanding recalls have been fixed.But that doesn't necessarily mean dealers actually do what they're supposed to. The way consumer protection attorney and R&T contributor Steve Lehto tells it, some[...]

Ford Shows Off What Makes the 2018 Mustang Different

Tuesday  17:05,   07 february 2017

When the first images and footage of the 2018 Ford Mustang dropped rather unexpectedly in our laps last month, we at The Drive were less than wowed with some of the changes. The interior updates such as the optional 12-inch digital instrument panel [...]

Find of the Week: 93 km 1990 Toyota Supra

Monday  17:20,   06 february 2017

Find of the Week: 93 km 1990 Toyota SupraOur Find of the Week last week was a Cadillac Allanté that we thought was the oldest new car for sale in the country. In the Facebook comments from that article, a few of you found some cars[...]

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay: Five Neat Things

Friday  21:50,   03 february 2017

While vehicles are still built from metal and glass, nuts and bolts, Chevrolet now includes a Chief Infotainment Officer among its senior executives. According to CIO Bill Abram, his job is to make it easier for customers to live their digital[...]

Canada’s Most Stolen Cars and Trucks of 2016

Thursday  18:36,   02 february 2017

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Following a trend that began in 2014, F-250 and F-350 versions of Ford's Super Duty pickups occupy seven spots on 2016's top 10 list. But this time, it's joined by two new models that haven't[...]

Should you buy a used Chevrolet Equinox – or GMC Terrain?

Thursday  18:35,   02 february 2017

Is the fact these GM crossovers are made in Canada reason enough to buy?You wouldn’t know it to look at it, but Chevrolet’s Equinox and its under-the-skin twin, the GMC Terrain, are not only built in Canada, but they’re partially engineered here,[...]

Why Are Manual Transmissions Disappearing?

Thursday  18:35,   02 february 2017

Where are the manuals? That's the question more driving enthusiasts are asking as fewer and fewer automakers offer three pedals. Manual transmissions used to be popular for their lower up-front cost, better fuel economy, generally[...]

How To Buy a Great Cheap Car

Thursday  17:51,   02 february 2017

A beater is not junk. A beater is the car or truck you use up; something cheap that works reliably and is easy to fix when it eventually breaks. Beaters can be brand new or worn to the point that every bushing has dried to dust and the paint has[...]

Refreshing or Revolting: 2018 Honda Odyssey

Thursday  17:51,   02 february 2017

No one buys a minivan for the way it looks, but a compelling design can make one entry stand out from the rest of the crowd. The 2018 Honda Odyssey, which debuted at the recent Detroit auto show, will compete with the Chrysler Pacifica, Toyota[...]

Truck Headlights in 2017 are Awesome

Wednesday  16:51,   01 february 2017

In 2017, we've reached a point where truck lovers can purchase rigs that come equipped with such an attractive factory headlight that you'd never have to look to the aftermarket for upgrades.  Recently, a lackluster experience at the[...]

How to Buy a Car on Craigslist Without Getting Scammed

Monday  18:07,   30 january 2017

The seedy behavior you need to watch out for when buying a car online.Here are some tips that keep your internet car-buying dreams from being run off the[...]

Find of the Week: Brand-New 1993 Cadillac Allanté

Monday  17:05,   30 january 2017

<p>Not unloved, but unpurchased. Unregistered, but not abandoned.</p>The year is 1993. Canada is getting ready to welcome our first female Prime Minister. Bill Clinton is settling into his first year as President. Intel has introduced the[...]

Really Low Mileage Car: Really a Good Idea?

Friday  16:52,   27 january 2017

Really Low Mileage Car: Really a Good Idea?The sitter car: on paper, they’re in great shape, have very low miles, and invite used car shoppers to snatch up a steal of a deal on ride that’s seen lower-than-average miles of[...]

Refreshing or Revolting: 2018 Toyota Camry

Thursday  18:20,   26 january 2017

Toyota is trying very hard to deliver on CEO Akio Toyoda’s promise of better-looking and better-driving vehicles. The 2018 Camry sedan is Toyota's latest attempt to revamp its image, but does it deliver? Take a look at how the new Camry compares to [...]