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Lexus IS 200T and IS 300 AWD
two fun flavours of sports sedan

Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
Upgraded nicely for 2017

Lexus NX 200t
Turbo fun in a crossover

Toyota Corolla
50 years of a great little car

Honda Ridgeline
new "non-truck-like" truck

Volkswagen Golf Sportwagon Alltrack
A raised, and all wheel drive winner

Dodge Challenger Scat Pack Shaker
out muscling most muscle cars?

Ford Fusion hybrid
a nice drive even with a CVT

Ford F-150 Limited
Big, brawny, cushy

Kia Sportage
upgraded and enhanced for 2017

Ford Flex
A true crossover

Toyota Sienna
A great family hauler

Mercedes-Benz Metris
a work van that's fun to drive?

Hyundai Elantra 2017
So this is how they do it!

Toyota Avalon and Tundra TRD Pro
Biggest Toyotas, but best?

Honda HR-V
Harvey comes to visit

Scion iM
Scion-ara to the brand

Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC
"C" what happened to the GLK?

Toyota RAV4 SE AWD
a refreshing refreshing

Kia Sorento
luxurious three row SUV

Infiniti Q50 Limited AWD
Nice car, but avoid the steer by wire

Lexus ES 350
freshly refreshed for 2016

Fiat 500X Trekker
cute ute - but that tranny!

smart forto electric drive
Smart? We think not!

Lincoln MKZ hybrid
Find that Sport mode!

Mercedes-Benz Metris
maximizing min-vans?

VW Golf Sportwagon
Stretching things, German-style

Acura ILX A-Spec
a nice entry level sedan

Mazda CX-3
Tall, entry level "Zoom-Zoom"

Lincoln MKC
Luxurious "cute ute"

Lexus CT 200h vs. Mercedes B 250
Two little wagons go head to head

Kia Sportage
Good value cute ute

Toyota Prius c and v
Easy on gas, hard to love

Porsche Macan Turbo
Family hauler with "Whoosh!"

Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
more fun than the gas version?

Toyota Camrys 2015
hybrid or not, a great car!

Ford F-150 in winter
Hauling everything but "butt"

BMW 435 Gran Coupe
a five door two door?

Porsche Macan S and Boxster GTS
two more reasons to love Porsches

Chrysler 200
a big step forward

Land Rover LR4
a legend, all dressed up

Dodge Journey
three row comfort

Mazda3 Sport
Still a winner!

Volkswagen Golf GTI
VW's hot hatch returns

Porsche Panamera S e-hybrid
a big, gas sipping luxury sedan?

Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 4Matic
great new entry level sedan

Jaguar F-Type Coupe
An E-Type for the new millennium

Ford Fusion hybrid
Green - but not really an Aston

Toyota Camry hybrid
A green car that doesn't suck to drive!

Ford Focus SE
Ford's sharp focus

Toyota RAV4
worth a first - and second - look

Lexus ES 300h
hybrid luxury

Toyota Tacoma TRD
Offroad yes, but 'racing development?'

Toyota Highlanders
Great version, and a driveable hybrid

Toyota Prius v and Honda Civic Coupe
A great little car! And a Prius.

Toyota Yaris
Entry level, but fun

Nissan Altima 3.5
Good, not exciting, family sedan

BMW 435i xDrive
great drive, not so great interfaces

Lexus GS 350 AWD F Sport and Toyota Avalon
Great cars mostly unchanged for 2014

Hyundai Tucson
Cute ute old, but still good

Honda Accord hybrid
So good you forget it's a hybrid

Ford Fiesta ST
hot hatch

Toyota Prius V
Hauls anything but butt

Kia Sorento
Much new for '14

Acura MDX and RLX
New flagship models!

Lexus IS 250 awd
Nice, but needs more power

Kia Cadenza
A flagship sedan is born

Ford Fusion Energi
Power, for the people?

Kia Rondo
Happy to haul

Porsche Cayenne Diesel and GTS
Economy, and extra Whee!

Infiniti EX 37
Bland power and luxury

Mitsubishi Outlander
new for 2014

Toyota Rav4
Boxy new look for upgraded cute ute

2014 Mazda6 Skyactiv
Great car, good "Zoom-Zoom"

Honda Accord V6 Coupe
"Fun" Accord, but watch that clutch!

Ford Explorer Sport
SUV gets an Eco Boost!

BMW X3
Sports, activity

Lexus ES 350
Lusher, better, nicer

Toyota Highlander
Nice, but no Venza

Porsche Panamera GTS
Grand Tourer, Sweet!

Nissan Altima
the "Altimate" sedan?

Toyota Venza
Comfortable, even in a hurricane!

Toyota Corolla S
Long in the tooth, but still a good car

Infiniti JX 35
Tall, long Crossover

Toyota Camry Hybrid
Cheap to drive, but handling?

Scion FR-S
Poor person's Porsche?

Mitsubishi Lancer
Fun sedan

Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC
"entry level" Benz

Mitsubishi i-MiEV
The future? Or feel-good fad?

Subaru Impreza
Affordable all-wheel-drive

Mazda CX-5
SKYACTIV, but why?

Nissan Versa
Few vices in this Versa

Toyota Camry SE
Flavor comes to former blandness

Lexus ES 350
Smooth, comfy, capable

Scion iQ
A smarter "Smart?"

Porsche Cayman R
"R," Matey! She's a beautiful ship!

Lexus CT 200h
Entry level luxury hybrid

BMW X1
Bavarian Cute Ute

Mazda3 SKYACTIV
Zoom-Zoom goes Green?

Scion tC RS 7.0
with added adrenalin?

Mini Clubman
Small thrills

Volkswagen Tiguan
"The GTI of SUV's"

Ford Focus Sedan
New Gen of a terrific "World car"

Honda Civic Coupe
Cute and fun for 2012

Ford Edge
Midsize SUV bristles with technology

Ford Fusion Hybrid
Green, yet fun

Honda Civic Sedan
New for 2012?

Chrysler 200
a TARDIS for the real world

KIA Optima
The Real Deal

Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Dynamic Diesel

Toyota Venza & Acura TSX
We audition their upper crust audio

VW TOUAREG DIESEL ROCKS!
and a second look at Ford's Explorer

KIA SORENTO and JEEP COMPASS
Two Different Directions

FORD F-150 Preview
New Power, new features

MITSUBISHIS OUTLANDER SPORT/RVR
Tall Wagons, Ho!

MERCEDES-BENZ GLK 350 4MATIC
Luxury Ute in a smaller package

FORD EXPLORER
Conquering new Ground

LEXUS IS and GS 350 AWD
More power, more control

VW TOUAREG 2011
"Less Well-heeled Man's Cayenne?

HONDA ODYSSEY
Minivan Standard Bearer?

FORD FIESTA VS SCION xD
Cute, fun - and functional

HYUNDAI SONATA
Storming the marketplace

PORSCHE 911 TURBO AND TARGA 4
"Thank Heaven for 911!"

ACURA RL
The RL deal?

FORD TRANSIT CONNECT
A van that really delivers!

TOYOTA AVALON 2011
smooth highway floater

VW GOLF GTI
The 2010 Canadian Car of the Year

INFINITI M56s
MMMMMMM!

LEXUS HS 250h
Entry Level Luxury Hybrid

TOYOTA VENZA
Crossing Over in Style

ACURA RDX
Tweaked for '10

TOYOTA SIENNA
Minivan Benchmark?

SUBARU IMPREZA 2.5i
Affordable Traction

VW GOLF
Generation 6 a Winner

MAZDA CX-7 and MAZDA6
Down-powered, not Down-Market

FORD F-150- RAPTOR
Off-road awesome

LINCOLN MKT
Big, sophisticated, comfortable

PORSCHE BOXSTER PDK
a blast, even in the snow

CHEVROLET CAMARO
Retro Look, Fuzzy Logic

SUBARU FORESTER PZEV
AWD, and low emissions

FORD FIESTA PREVIEW
A Small Car with Big Intentions

SMART FORTWO
Smart, or politically correct?

HONDA CIVIC SEDAN
Still great after all these years

VW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE & GOLF CITY
One out of two ain't bad

MAZDA3 AND MX-5
A little - and a lot - of "Zoom-Zoom"

FORD FUSION
Surprisingly fun and competent

PORSCHE CAYENNE GTS
More Sporty Sport Ute

FORD FOCUS AND HONDA ODYSSEY
Updating for 09

CHRYSLER ASPEN HYBRID
Big, Luxurious - Economical?

VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN
Euro Cute ute

HONDA INSIGHT
New Prius fighter?

HONDA CR-V UPDATE
Still a worthy Cute Ute

CHEVY AVEO
Enjoyable Entry Level

VOLKSAWAGEN PASSAT CC
A "Cool Coupe" that isn't

PORSCHE CAYENNE V6
Slow? No.

HONDA FIT
Entry level Excellence

CHEVY TRAVERSE
Crossing Over, Big Time

LEXUS LX 570
Off Road Luxury

MAZDA5
Microvan with "Zoom"

PORSCHE RS 60 SPYDER
Beefier Boxster

PORSCHE CAYENNE TURBO S
Power Player

SUZUKI GRAND VITARA
a fine "Cute Ute"

LINCOLN MKS
Sedan, in Sync

LEXUS IS F
Beast from the East

SAAB 9-3 AERO
Euro Fighter

FORD SPORT TRAC, TAURUS X
Crossing Over

PONTIAC VIBE
Little Wagon that Can

ACURA TSX
More luxurious, but at what cost?

CHEVY HHR SS
Style, utility and fun

TOYOTA SEQUOIA
Big, but Civilized

FORD ESCAPE HYBRID
Practical & Cheap on Gas

ACURA RL
Top drawer amenites, quiet grace

AUDI A3
Little Wagon Ho!

ACURA CSX Type S
Rocket-like "Civic"

HONDA PILOT
Unassuming Hauler

TOYOTA COROLLA 2009
The Little Engine That Does

MERCEDES-BENZ C300 4Matic
Sportier Luxury Sedan?

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE
Sporty Fun

AUDI A6
Another Fine Sedan

TOYOTA HIGHLANDER HYBRID
Gas sipping SUV

HONDA ACCORD
Newly Updated

MAZDA TRIBUTE
Blast from the past

AUDI A4
One Sweet Sedan

AUDI Q7
Super SUV

JEEP WRANGLER RUBICON
Off road Blast from the Past

PORSCHE BOXSTER S & 911
"Low End" Fun!

CHRYSLER PACIFICA
People Hauler, plus

JEEP PATRIOT
Patriotism Can Pay Off

PORSCHE TARGA 4S
World's Greatest Sunroof

SUBARU TRIBECA
Refined, Upgraded

MITSUBISHI LANCER
Upgraded and updated

VOLVO C30
Sports-Like Wagon

HONDA CR-V
Retooled and Reborn

TOYOTA CAMRY LE
Solid, reliable....

MERCEDES-BENZ E280 4MATIC
Nice, till the road "Benz"

AUDI A6 AVANT
Fabulous Wagon

VOLVO S80
Luxurious, safe sedan

BMW 335i COUPE
A Turbocharged Looker

HYUNDAI SANTA FE
New & Improved!

LEXUS GS 350
with upgraded oomph

HONDA FIT
Picks up where Civic left off

TOYOTA COROLLA CE
Boffo Basic Bus

MAZDA MX-5
A New Bundle of Joy

HYUNDAI ENTOURAGE
Fine First Minivan

AUDI's 2007 LINEUP PREVIEW
S is for Sport!

DODGE CALIBER SXT
Neo-Neon

TOYOTA CAMRY HYBRID
Camry Gets Interesting

PORSCHE CAYMAN S
This "S" car goes!

VOLVO C70
Rooftop Ballet

PORSCHE CARRERA 4 CABRIO
Open top motoring at its finest?

TOYOTA YARIS
Fun little boxes

ACURA RDX
Entry Premium SUV

BMW3 Series
"Whee!'s" from the 3's

TOYOTA FJ CRUISER
The legendary beast is back!

LEXUS RX 350
SUV with Power, Panache

DODGE GRAND CARAVAN
Best seats in the house!

TOYOTA TACOMA X-RUNNER
Sporty and fun

TOYOTA RAV4
New RAV gets raves

NISSAN QUEST
Spacious and Spacey

ACURA CSX
Canadian-Spec Sedan

MERCEDES BENZ R 350
Don't call it a Mini-van!

TOYOTA 4RUNNER LIMITED
Fine SUV performance

SUZUKI GRAND VITARA
New and Improved

TOYOTA YARIS
Fun little Critter

DODGE DAKOTA
Bigger, Brawnier

ESCAPE VS. HIGHLANDER
Battle of the hybrid SUV's

CHEVY COBALT SS
Supercharged fun!

HONDA RIDGELINE
A Honda Truck?

SATURN RELAY
SUV-nivan?

TOYOTA PRIUS
High Fiving a Hybrid!

TOYOTA MATRIX TRD
Racing? Not!

MAZDA TRIBUTE /
and B4000 Pickup

ACURA RSX Type S
Really Xhilarating Stuff

MAZDA RX-8
The ultimate Zoom Zoom

TOYOTA AVALON
New, Improved!

VOLVO S40
Turbo Fun

FORD F250
King of the Ranch

HYUNDAI ACCENT
Now with 5 Doors

LEXUS GX 470
a Comfy Creature

TOYOTA SEQUOIA
Civilized Brute Ute

HYUNDAI ELANTRA
Even more for '04

HYUNDAI XG350
Luxury, Korean Style

MAZDA PROTEGE
Entry Level Fun

HONDA ELEMENT
Toy Box?

SUBARU FORESTER
All Wheel SUV

HYUNDAI ACCENT
"Accent-ing" the Positive

HONDA ACCORD
Latest and Greatest

HONDA CIVIC SiR
"Fun" meets "Function"

HUMMER H2
Can you Say "Whew!"?

HONDA CIVIC HYBRID
Eco-Friendly - and Practical!

PONTIAC VIBE
Handy Hauler

HONDA CR-V
Eminently Liveable Ute

CHEVROLET AVALANCHE
Big and Brawny Truck

MAZDA MIATA
Fun in the Sun

HYUNDAI ELANTRA
Economical, Affordable,

MAZDA PROTEGE 5 2002
Zoomy, Zoomy Zoomy

HYUNDAI SANTA FE
Stylish SUV

ACURA MDX
Honda's Beaut Ute

2001 MAZDA MPV
Maxi Minivan

MERCEDES MAYBACH
Super Luxo now testing

HONDA INSIGHT
Hybrid Commuter Car

PONTIAC AZTEK
The "SUV-nivan?"

CADILLAC CATERA
Fun "Mini-Caddy"

HYUNDAI ACCENT
Good Entry Level Ca

ACURA 1.7 EL
Only in Canada? Pity!

SAAB 9-5 AERO WAGON
A Real Swede-y

HONDA CIVIC 2001
More Than Basic Wheels

2001 MAZDA MILLENNIA
Top Line Luxury Sedan

MAZDA TRIBUTE
Supreme SUV

SUBARU WRX 2002
Road Rocket?

Kia Sorento
a great three row SUV choice

Honda Civic Hatchback
the hatch is back!

Toyota Highlander 2017
a great SUV made greater

Honda CR-V Touring
a nice return almost to form

Lexus GS 350 AWD
Reasonably sporty luxury sedan

Acura MDX
new nose, upgraded features

Toyota Camry hybrid SE
Surprisingly nice to drive

Lincoln MKZ
powerful and sporty sedan

Jaguar F-PACE
Jag crosses over to the dark side?

Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC
great new generation

Jaguar's Art of Performance Tour
Want seat time in a new Jag?

Mazda CX-9
Big SUV - with Zoom-Zoom

Nissan Titan XD
bringing Cummins diesel to the mix

Ford Mustang GT Convertible
the perfect mid-life crisis machine!

Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe
See the classy coupe?

Ford Fusion 2017
a sedan for all takers?

Range Rover HSE Diesel
Big, luxurious, classy!

Jaguar's XF S goes to the Indy 500
Luxe sports sedan, classic sport event

Lexus RX 350
New and improved for 2016

Honda Civic Coupe
Fun to drive despite annoyances

Toyota Prius
new for 2016 - and not boring!

BMW 328i xDrive Touring
A real sports wagon

Volkswagen Jetta 1.4
With a terrific new turbo

Honda Accord Touring
A great car, even with CVT

Toyota Yaris sedan
A Toyota with "Zoom-Zoom"

Honda Civic Sedan
Car of the Year! But why?

Lexus IS 300 AWD
New, old model

Mitsubishi Outlander
Nice value, but no standout

Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC
Nice entry level luxury SUV

Honda Pilot
New, and less boxy, for 2016

Lexus CT 200h
Could've been a great wagon

Acura RDX
Elite SUV more elite for 2016

Ford Edge Titanium
New version of a popular SUV

Mitsubishi RVR
a three diamond offering

BMW 228i xDrive Cabriolet
Ultimate open air driving?

Dodge Ram 2500 Power Wagon
Big, big hauler

Subaru Impeza PZEV
Practically zero entertainment value?

Mazda6
updated, except for "Zoom-Zoom"

Jaguar XJ L
a classy way to cruise Ontario

Honda Fit
a great but annoying little car

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
4x4 versions of their popular van

Acura TLX
blending two sedans into one

Toyota Yaris
Decent entry level Toyota

Volkswagen Golf
VW makes a hole in one!

Lexus RC 350 F-Sport AWD
F'ng Sporty?

Lexus NX 200t
a RAV4 on steroids?

Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC
cute new cute ute

Toyota 4Runner
a go anywhere automotive tool

Honda CR-V
how to annoy a fan

Hyundai Sonata
New clothes, new stuff

Lexus ES 350
Fine luxury in a great car

Canadian Car of the Year TestFest 2015
finding the best of the best

Subaru Legacy and Outback
all wheels for all occasions

Hyundai Genesis Sedan
aiming at traditional luxury brands

Jeep Grand Cherokee
Grand SUV/Crossover

Nissan Micra
Fun, on the cheap

Kia Soul
Boxy but fun

Mazda MX-5
Zoom-Zoom, for a price!

Porsche Panamera 4S
Mighty, fine GT cruiser

BMW X5
SU-AV(e)!

Lexus RX 350 SPORTDESIGN
a nice SUV gets nicer

Lexus CT 200h
nice wheels, except to drive

Toyota Corolla S
new version of an old workhorse

Porsche Cayenne Turbo S
a 550 horsepower SUV!

Mercedes-Benz E 250 Bluetec
Diesel power - and TORQUE!

Jeep Cherokee
Wild new look, great new features

Mazda3 Sport
TechnoFile's Car of the Year

Porsche Cayman S and 911 4S Cabriolet
Double dose of driving joy

Honda Civic Coupe
not hot coupe

Jaguar XKR
a snarling beast

Hyundai Santa Fe XL
"Xtra Long" Crossover/SUV

Mini John Cooper Works ALL 4Countryman
Maxi Mini

BWM X1 x35
Fun in an SUV

Lexus RX 450h and Mazda MX-5
Mostly unchanged, and that ain't bad!

Subaru Forester
New and improved for 2014

Toyota Avalon
Big, but no longer boat-like

Porsche Boxster S
S-ublime!

Volkswagen Jetta Turbo Hybrid
Fun, for a hybrid

Hyundai Elantra GT
Winning new version of a great car

Mazda CX-5 and CX-9
SUV Crossovers, both now with "Zoom"

Mercedes-Benz GLK 350
Luxurious cute ute

Porsche 911 Cabriolet
a soft top classic

Ford C-MAX
A hybrid that's nice to drive

BMW 328i xDrive Luxury Edition
Still the ultimate driving machine?

Honda Accord Sedan -
Canadian Car of the Year

Mazda3 Sport SKYACTIV
"Zoom-Zoom" that sips gas?

Porsche 911 Carrera/Carrera S
- 2013 Best new design!

Honda Ridgeline
Soldiering on in a changing market

Acura ILX
The old TSX, new again?

VW Passat Diesel
How is it on a road trip?

Lexus GS 350 awd
New, sportier luxury sedan

Porsche Panamera S Hybrid
Electrifying!

Toyota Venza
Cool crossover

Mazda MX-5
Mazda's little bundle of joy!

Honda Fit Sport
Flexible, economical, fun

Dodge Charger V6
Non-muscular muscle car?

Toyota RAV4
Toyota's Cute Ute V6

Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9
Nice, big, three row SUV's

Kia Rio
Entry level in price only?

Nissan Titan and Toyota Tacoma
Big or small, trucks for all

Volkswagen Jetta GLI
the "Hot" Jetta!

Porsche Carrera 4
Goodbye, old 997 friend!

Volkswagen Passat
VW Makes a Big Statement

Volkswagen Beetle
Meet the New Bug!

Infiniti M hybrid
Fun, and eco-friendly?

Hyundai Accent
Excllence in Entry Level?

Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid
Pleases drivers, and Al Gore, too?

KIA Sportage
Turbocharged power

Porsche 911 GTS Cabriolet
Soft top hardbody

Hyundai Elantra
Upmarket low market?

Mercedes-Benz SLK 350
Sporty, Luxurious Fun

MAZDASPEED3
"ZOOM-ZOOM" vs. "Zoom-Zoom"

Mazda MX-5
Mazda's little bundle of joy

Nissan Rogue
Cuddly Crossover?

Subaru Legacy
Affordable AWD

Lexus CT 200h
Sporty hybrid? Or Pretentious?

Porsche 911 Turbo S
On the road with a classic powerhouse

PORSCHE CAYENNE AND PANAMERA 4
V6 x 2 = "All Porsche"

MAZDA6 V6 2011
V6 power, Fun to drive "Zoom-Zoom"

NISSAN JUKE
Froggie goes Courtin' buyers

TOYOTA PRIUS 2011
Smug, but snug

HONDA CIVIC (and Si-Tech Wipers)
Still good, after all these years

SCION xB and tC
A toy, and a box to put it in?

JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
Grand, indeed

TOYOTA CAMRY AND HONDA CR-Z
What's new for 2011?

FORD MUSTANG V6 Convertible
Drop Top Ponycar fun

CANADIAN CAR OF THE YEAR 2011
The best of the newest, back to back

MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
V6 sedan, V8 Cabriolet

NISSAN 370Z ROADSTER
Poor Man's Boxster?

HONDA CR-Z
Sporty hybrid debuts

PORSCHE PANAMERA
"S" and Turbo Magnificence

ACURA ZDX
Batmobile meets F22

FORD FLEX
EcoBoosted, indeed!

MAZDA CX-9
Big, but still with Zoom

HONDA CR-V
Tweaked for '10, too

VOLKSWAGEN JETTA DIESELS
Wagon and sedan spell fun, ecomony

TOYOTA RAV4
Sport, maybe not, but still good!

ACURA MDX
Tweaked for 'Ten

TOYOTA 4RUNNER
Off-road and On-road capable

CANADIAN CAR/UTILITY OF THE YEAR
Hot VW, Subaru "Sport Ute"

ACURA TSX V6 And TL SH-AWD
Better, and with more oomph!

FORD TAURUS SHO
It's SHO! Time

LEXUS HS 250h
Entry Level Luxury Hybrid

NISSAN CUBE
a square deal?

PORSCHE BOXSTER AND CAYMAN S
PDK means Pretty Darn Kool!

CANADIAN CAR OF THE YEAR TESTFEST
Testing Feast

TOYOTA COROLLA SEDAN
Still great after all these years

FORD MUSTANG
Big Muscle, Free Market Style

HYUNDAI ELANTRA TOURING
Korean "Zoom-Zoom"?

TOYOTA VENZA
A True Crossover

LINCOLN MKZ
Upper Crust Fusion?

PORSCHE 911 CABRIOLET 4
With PDK

HYUNDAI GENESIS
Korea's Star for Trekking

LEXUS RX 350
The Emperor has New Clothes

MAZDA3 SPORT
Zoom-Zoom Forever!

LEXUS GS 450h UPDATE
Still fast and frugal

HONDA RIDGELINE
Ugly, but Comfy and Capable

NISSAN MURANO
a Family Friend

MITSUBISHI LANCER EVOLUTION
Fast, furious fun

FORD F-150 vs DODGE RAM
Head to head haulers

PORSCHE 911 S PDK
Sportiness for the shiftless

SUBARU IMPREZA WRX
Turbocharged fun

MAZDA CX-7 vs. ACURA RDX
Head to Head Matchup!

VOLKSWAGEN ROUTAN
VW "Dodges" the Minivan market

MAZDA6 2009
Upping the "Six" appeal

HONDA ODYSSEY
Fine minivan

VW JETTA TDI
Not TD-ous!

PORSCHE 911s
For chocoholics!

FORD FLEX
Capable Crossover

SUBARU LEGACY
Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle

PORSCHE BOXSTERS
Fun times two!

VOLKSWAGEN GTI
Fun to Frolic With

SUBARU FORESTER
A Clear Cut Alternative

SATURN ASTRA
For "Astra-Nuts?"

FORD FOCUS
Keeping in Sync with Drivers?

ACURA TL Type S
TL with more "A-PL?"

PONTIAC VIBE PREVIEW
Catching the Vibe...

HONDA CIVIC HYBRID
Gas-sipping Sedan

CHEVY MALIBU
Is GM Back for good?

PORSCHE CAYENNE TURBO
Tall, fun - and fast! - Sports Car

LEXUS LX 570
Luxury, in an Off-road package

LEXUS GS 450h
Fast hybrid

CADILLAC CTS4
Caddy's Terrifc Sedan

DODGE DAKOTA
Flex Fuel Pickupt

VOLVO XC70
"Family Activity Vehicle"

TOYOTA AVALON
Large Family Size

MAZDA MX-5 HARD TOP
Sweet - and Tight!

2008 PORSCHE CAYENNE S
Sweet SUV

MAZDA CX-7
Zoomy SUV

TOYOTA HIGHLANDER
Suitable for a long term fling

FORD TAURUS
It's no bull!

TOYOTA SIENNA
People Hauler, plus

DODGE AVENGER
Dodge Avenges the Nitro

TOYOTA TUNDRA
Civilized Brute Force

DODGE NITRO
Easy to Dodge this SUV

HYUNDAI ACCENT
Charming Little Critter

PORSCHE 911 TURBO
Can you say "Whee!?"

INFINITI G35x
Taking on the "3 Series?"

PORSCHE CAYMAN
"Entry Level" Super car

MAZDA CX-9
Big Zoom Zoom

BMW X5
More Utility for your Activities

NISSAN SENTRA
Bread and butter sedan

LEXUS LS 460
Magnificent Sequel

ACURA MDX
Moving Up Market

NISSAN QUEST
Interior Renovations

MAZDA3
Quick Sedan and Speedy Wagon

SUZUKI SX4
Nimble Little All Wheeler

NISSAN MAXIMA
"Shift" goes Shiftless

MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER
Ragtop Fun

PORSCHE CAYENNE S
What a way to travel!

MITS LANCER SPORTBACK
Wagons Ho!

LEXUS GS 450h
Hybrid goes High End

AUDI S4 AVANT
A Wagon with "Whee!"

AUDI A8 L
Big and beautiful Cruiser

ACURA TSX
Totally Seductive Xperience

DODGE DURANGO
Powerful and Plush

FORD FUSION
Taurus No More-us

BMW 530ix SPORTS WAGON
Ultimate hauling machine?

HONDA CIVIC HYBRID
Gas sipping Sedan

HYUNDAI AZERA
Mission Statement?

MERCEDES-BENZ B200
Compact Sports Tourer

MINI COOPER S
Mini car - Maxi fun!

TOYOTA TUNDRA TRD
Racing Development?

PORSCHE BOXSTER S
Classic Motoring

MAZDASPEED 6
Zoomy, Zoomy!

BMW 750Li
Luxury, Indeed

MAZDA 5
Multi-Activity Vehicle

LEXUS IS 250
Another Home Run?

TOYOTA CAMRY
Ubiquitous and competent

HYUNDAI SONATA
The gauntlet is thown down

PORSCHE CARRERA
Hard top S, and Soft Top

CHEVROLET CORVETTE
Rocket Sled

SUBARU B9 TRIBECA
Benign SUV

FORD MUSTANG GT
This Pony's no Phony!

TOYOTA SOLARA
Sporty Camry

MAZDASPEED MIATA
Smiles for the Miles

HYUNDAI SANTA FE
3.5 V6 Sweet

ACURA RL
Four Door Flagship

INFINITI M35x
Your "M"-inence

VOLVO XC90 V8
Previewing Grunt w/o Guilt

JEEP vs 4RUNNER
Wheel to Wheel matchup

LEXUS GS 300 AWD
Third time's a charmer

PREVIEW: LEXUS RX 400h
Luxury SUV Hybrid

MAZDA 6 SPORTWAGON
Zoom Zoom, with Room

HYUNDAI TUCSON
New Korean SUV

SUBARU OUTBACK
New for '05

MAZDA 6
Sporty Sedan

SUBARU FORESTER
Turbo Terrific

HYUNDAI SANTA FE
Torque of the town!

ACURA TL
TL has real Appeal

HONDA ACCORD COUPE
Fast, Fun, but...

ACURA TSX
Honda Hits a Homer

TIBURON TUSCANI
Even More Fun

MAZDA PROTEGE 5
2003 Model update

DENALI/ SILVERADO
with 4 wheel steering

SUBARU BAJA
Truckin' in a Car

SATURN L200
Mid Size Sedan

IMPALA / LE SABRE
"General" Purpose Sedans

HYUNDAI TIBURON
Racy and fun

SUBARU IMPREZA TS
Entry Level Fun

CHEVY S10 XTREME
Eye Catching Head Turner

ACURA 3.2 TL TYPE S
Stealth Rocket

HYUNDAI SONATA
Fine Korean Wheels

CADILLAC CTS
Look Out, BMW?

ACURA 3.2 CL Type S
Road Rocket

HYUNDAI Santa fe 2WD
Cute Ute

HONDA CIVIC COUPE
Economical Fun

GMC ENVOY
Another Big, Fun SUV

CHEVY TRAILBLAZER
Big, Fun SUV

OLDS BRAVADA 2002
Superior SUV

How reliable are today's cars?

Mitsubishi's Winter driving experience

VW, Subaru score Car, SUV of the Year honours!

Hyundai scores a CCOTY twofer!

Canadian Car of the Year TestFest 2017

Mastering Performance with
Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy

AutoTrader's 2016 convertible buying guide

J. D. Power rates car company websites

Previewing Mike Horn's Pole2Pole Mercedes-Benz G-Class adventure

Ford makes backing up a trailer easier!

Honda Civic is Canadian Car of the Year

Canadian Ute of the Year: Mazda CX-3

A guide to buying an armoured car
(a special Guest Column)

Of driving shoes and snow brushes

Finding an honest mechanic

Canadian Car of the Year TestFest 2016

Mercedes celebrates R&D in CA (pt. 1)

Mercedes celebrates R&D in CA (pt. 2)

Passport, BlueDriver updates

Autonomous Cars? Yea or nay?

Road Rage 2015 - a TechnoFile rant

Ford's winter driving tips

TechnoFile's Fave Vehicles of 2014

New: Canadian Car of the Year 2015 category winners announced!

BlueDriver vehicle home diagnostic tool

Canadian Car of the Year TestFest 2015

Mazda6, Jeep Cherokee named 2014 Canadian car, SUV/CUV of the year!

Canadian Car of the Year TestFest 2014

Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy teaches safety

Ford showcases baddest F-150's in Badlands

TechnoFile's most interesting of 2012

Canadian Tire Winter Driving Tips

2013 Canadian Car of the Year TestFest

New fuel economy targets mean higher car prices

TechnoFile's Most Intriguing Vehicles of 2011

Koreans Shine at Canadian Car of the Year TestFest

Classic Racing Movies come to Blu-ray

Toyota's Exoneration - where's the apology? A special TechnoFile rant.

TechnoFile's 2010 Automotive Awards

Big Time RVing - a special TechnoFile report on a summer adventure

OHM Bicycles
Power to the Peddler

GE Nighthawk Platinum Replacement Headlight

LED Lighting - The Wave of the Future?

Cars 2009 - Most (and least) Interesting

Escort Passport 9500ix Detector
Arm yourself!

Small Car Safety
- a TechnoFile rant

Big Brother Comes to Cars?

NavAlert / Rugged Roll WorkSeat

Ford's Model "T Party"

Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy

GM's Spring Fling

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue

Better Driving With Nanotech?

HornTones - Beef up your Beep

Detroit Fights on Streets, Screens

RAIN-X Wipes for your Windshield

GM's Multi-pronged Green Strategy

Preview: 2008 Audi TT (Car and Driver)

Ford unveils plug-in hybrid vehicle (AP)

GRAND PRIX TORONTO 2006
Wheel Edge gives us a fan's look

HYBRIDS
Tour de force, or Placebo?

THE CAR CHIP
Trackin' your Wheels

MICROSOFT STREETS & TRIPS
Drivers' Aides

MR. CLEAN AUTODRY
Wishy washy?

DVD-AUDIO GOES AUTO
Sound with Fury

ONLINE CAR RESOURCES
Empowered Horsepower?

TIRES 101
When rubber meets road

CVT'S
Shiftless, and smooth

HIGH PERF. DRIVING
Rushing to Skill

HORSEPOWER / TORQUE?
Which is Which?

CONVERTIBLES 2002
Drop-Top Dead Gorgeous

TOYOTA COPS OUT
Buys Off Racial Thugs

MOLLER SKYCAR
Fancy Flights?

GPS GONE WRONG?
Big Brother's Watching

CADILLAC NIGHT VISION
Driving Safety?

NISSAN NEWS
The "altimate" family car?

GAS PUMP ADVERTISING
Warning! Avoid!

2002 PREVIEW
Wizard New Wheels

2001 VEHICLES!
SUV's/Hybrids Rule?

FORD ONLINE/M-B SLK
E-sales, and "Whee!"

SOLOTREK XFV
You can Fly!

2001 LUXURY
Big Bucks = Boffo Wheels

MAZDA 2001
Paying "Tribute"


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