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Lexus Prices All-New 2019 ES Sedan

Thursday  23:21,   16 august 2018

While the new base price is $1,050 more than last year's entry level tag, the hybrid ES 300h's new $47,000 starting point is $50 less than the outgoing gas-electric version .As before, the ES shares its underpinnings with the Toyota Camry....[...]

The Best Infotainment Systems of 2018

Wednesday  17:05,   15 august 2018

The pace of change is rapid at the front, and slow at the back of the pack, while interlopers like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay have injected themselves into the mix with a fervour. Indeed, the absence of those two features can be enough to render [...]

Lincoln Wants Dealerships To Construct Standalone Showrooms

Tuesday  17:25,   14 august 2018

Lincoln showrooms separate from Ford see higher sales. Buying a car from Lincoln could soon change for some customers as the automaker pushes specific dealerships to build stand-alone showrooms. The reason? Lincoln says independent dealerships...[...]

2018 Mazda CX-5 Diesel EPA-Rated up to 8.4/7.6 L/100km

Tuesday  16:57,   14 august 2018

Here's hoping the torque will be its selling pointA 2018 Mazda CX-5 equipped with the new 2.2-liter turbodiesel I-4, a six-speed automatic transmission, and two-wheel drive is rated at 28/31/29 mpg (8.4/7.6/8.1 L/100km) city/highway/combined....[...]

The 2019 Honda Civic Gets Revised Styling and a Volume Knob

Monday  21:56,   13 august 2018

The hatchback’s Sport trim also ports over to the sedan and coupe.The new Civic Sport sedan and coupe differ from the Sport hatchback in that they have the base naturally aspirated 2.0-liter inline-four rather than the more powerful 1.5-liter turbo...[...]

Cadillac XT4 To Get TriPower Engine Technology

Monday  18:57,   13 august 2018

Cadillac's forthcoming XT4 compact crossover will be among the first GM models to use a four-cylinder engine with cylinder deactivation when it goes on sale later this yearCadillac's forthcoming XT4 compact crossover will be among the first GM...[...]

Mazda MX-5 starts at $32,900 for 2019

Monday  18:57,   13 august 2018

How do you make the world’s best-selling, two-seat roadster even better? Mazda’s designers and engineers have found the answer with the 2019 MX-5 and MX-5 RF, which goes on sale later this summer from a starting MSRP of $32,900. Its biggest change...[...]

What do Europeans Think About Their Cars?

Thursday  18:06,   09 august 2018

After years of being told about the superiority of German engineering, you might be surprised to hear how car buyers in Germany rate their own products. Here’s a hint: They’re not at the top of the heap. Consumer research firm J.D. Power released...[...]

Top 11 CUVs You Need to Drive for $35,000

Thursday  17:26,   09 august 2018

The number of crossover offerings has exploded over the past few years. Drivers are moving to the taller vehicles because they offer improved forward visibility, extra cargo space, and a step-in height that makes it easier to get in and out compared [...]

Refreshing or Revolting: 2019 Audi Q3

Tuesday  22:57,   07 august 2018

Is newer really...[...]

Every Car with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay in Canada

Friday  15:45,   03 august 2018

Simple is best, it’s often said. Point in case: Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, relatively recent features that are fast becoming favourites among drivers. One reason for their huge success: it’s all “plug and play”. No sub-menu navigation, no...[...]

Here's Why Small Turbo Engines Might Not Always Be as Efficient as Advertised

Wednesday  22:01,   01 august 2018

Turbo engines can either be efficient or powerful. But not both.Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained put together a short video showing us why exactly small turbocharged engines might not always achieve those EPA rated fuel efficiency numbers. You...[...]

Five Things I Learned From Five Minutes in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Friday  19:56,   27 july 2018

Mercedes-Benz seems to be replacing the saggy CLA model in the U.S. with the first-ever American market Mercedes-Benz A-Class. It looks great, it’s the first to feature some of the automaker’s newest tech and styling, and I had about five minutes on [...]

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan First Look: Going Global

Friday  17:56,   27 july 2018

A-Class finally reaches North America sporting a trunkThe 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan has finally debuted, and the automaker chose to unveil it in the latest market to receive the compact Benz: the U.S. Once available in other markets outside...[...]

Depreciation Appreciation: The Dodge Grand Caravan

Thursday  16:58,   26 july 2018

This month, we’re highlighting one of the roomiest, most flexible, and most readily available vehicles on the market, on the cheap.Welcome to Depreciation Appreciation! Every month, your pals at autoTRADER.ca dig up an instance of how depreciation...[...]