2021 Toyota Tacoma Trail Review: Simplicity Is Key

There is a quote by a certain Zen author that states, simplicity boils down to two things: identify the essential, eliminate the rest. 

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2022 Volkswagen Taos Review: Second Drive

Volkswagen does not want you to call this a sub-compact crossover.

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2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review: Better, But Too Rich

There’s an important rule that applies to both cars and clothing: never skimp on what touches the ground.

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Volvo XC60 Vs Volvo XC90: Which Volvo SUV Is Right For You?

It can be argued that no automotive brand in the North American market has evolved in the past 30 years as much as Volvo.

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2021 BMW M440i Cabriolet Review: Cloth-Top Cruiser
We’ve talked about the 4 Series’ front-end enough; now, how about its roof?

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2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness Review: First Drive

The car ahead of me sounds like it has gas.

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2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible Review: The Friendly Supercar

Accelerate Yellow is the exact right color for the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible.

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2022 Genesis GV70 Review: First Drive

This is the most important vehicle launch in Genesis‘ short history.

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2021 BMW X5 XDrive45e PHEV Review: Strong and Silent Type

It seems like forever ago, but the BMW X5 practically began the modern luxury crossover movement.

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2021 Mitsubishi Mirage Review: Fitness for Purpose

“You are a perfectly adequate little car.”

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2021 Polestar 2 Review: Stuck in the Middle With 2

If you’re a new manufacturer wading into the EV market, do you build a car or a crossover? Polestar’s answer is “yes.”

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Making New Father's Day Memories With a Porsche 911 Turbo

I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for my dad.

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2022 Honda Civic Review: First Drive

It’s almost impossible to overstate the influence the Honda Civic has on the automotive landscape.

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2021 BMW M4 Competition Review: Smells Like Success

You don’t put much thought into the 2021 BMW M4’s divisive, elongated kidney grille schnoz from the driver’s seat.

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2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Review: The Great All-Rounder

Sometimes, you just want a car that does everything well. For those times, there’s the Honda Accord.

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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Diesel Review: When You Get It Right

North America isn’t big on diesel, maybe it should be.

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Review: EV Power to the People

I can’t write what the gentlemen said when he spotted the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E sitting at a red light.

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2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition Review: Halfway There

We’ve always wanted a “hot” Corolla. Have our prayers finally been answered?

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2021 Kia K5 GT Review: An Almost-Perfect Everyday Sport Sedan

You learn very quickly that the traction-off setting in the 2021 Kia K5 GT really means off.

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2021 Porsche Taycan RWD Review: Base is Just as Sweet

“It’ll be a pink Porsche.” Even I knew that sounded suspect.

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2022 Volkswagen Taos Review: First Drive

The 2022 Volkswagen Taos slots under the Tiguan in VW’s U.S. and Canadian lineup and is built on the company’s MQB architecture.

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2021 Kia Telluride Review: Living Up to the Hype

In this job, you try to avoid hearing others’ thoughts on new models.

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2021 Nissan Kicks Review: Rebranding the Modern City Car

“If you don’t like what’s being said, change the conversation.”

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2022 Genesis G70 Review: First Drive

You didn’t envy the Genesis team tasked with giving the G70 its mid-cycle update.

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2021 Dodge Challenger GT AWD Review: It's All In the Name

Gran Turismo. It’s more than a video game: clocking “GT” on the back of a car brings with it certain expectations. 

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2021 BMW X4 M Competition Review: Impractically Imperfect

It can be hard to take a “sporty” crossover seriously, but the 2021 BMW X4 M is not one of those times.

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2021 Lexus LS 500 Review: Smooth Operator

When Lexus first arrived in the US with the LS 400 it took the luxury sedan market by storm. Its engine smoothness and in-cabin experience were unparalleled.

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2021 Buick Envision Review: For Your Consideration

The outgoing Buick Envision had an unenviable position in the brand’s lineup.

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2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid Review: Stylin' On You

I think something might be stuck to the front bumper.

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2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Review: First Drive

Apparently I can’t just write “a Wrangler with an EV mode” and say this review is done.

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2021 Ford Mustang GT Convertible California Special Review: Cloudy With a Chance of (V8) Thunder

If you have a Mustang Convertible for a cloudy and rainy week, you would drive it with the roof up, right?

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5 Ways the 2020 BMW M2 CS Marks the Glorious End of an Era
Massaging seats. Myriad driving assists. A cosseting ride. These are all things absent from the BMW M2 CS—and no self-respecting buyer will care.

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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid Review: Happier as a Hybrid

The Santa Fe has taken on many different roles in its two decades on our soil.

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2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid Review: Sneak Attack

On Tuesday night, CBC’s Kim’s Convenience came to an end after five seasons.

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2022 Infiniti QX55 Review: First Drive

The problem with name-dropping your inspiration is you immediately stack the deck against yourself.

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2021 Ford Bronco Sport Review: Full of Bucking Character

It’s after the tenth or so explanation that this is not the new Ford Bronco that I start saying sorry before the spiel.

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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Review: First Drive

For 2022, the Mitsubishi Outlander is getting some more Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance love as it now shares some of its underpinnings, its engine and its transmission with the recently redesigned Nissan Rogue.

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2021 Hyundai Elantra Review: Going Nitpicking, or at Least Trying To

Being a car critic is hard. Don’t believe me? Drive the new Hyundai Elantra. 

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2021 Jeep Gladiator EcoDiesel Review: No Apologies

Logic is probably not an off-road enthusiast’s strongest suit.

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2021 Kia Sportage Review: In Search of Mojo
Many moons ago, Kia’s commercials featured the Sportage, swamp tours, and plenty of enthusiast ayeeees.

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2021 Toyota Corolla L Review: Honest Work

It’s rare for a base model to show up on a manufacturer’s press fleet.

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2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Review: First Drive
On paper, pizza is pretty much the perfect food.

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2021 Toyota Avalon AWD Review: All-Wheel Conundrum
AWD or V6 power? You choose. 

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2022 Acura MDX Review: A Fitter Flagship

It’s going to be a while before AutoGuide can pit the 2022 Acura MDX against the competition. Before that, I can tell you it certainly offers more sure-footed grip than one alternative: my own two legs.

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2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Review: First Drive

Volkswagen touts the ID.4 electric crossover as a car that everyone can afford, not just the wealthy.

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2021 Genesis GV80 Review: Putting 'Em All on Notice

If you’re the type of person who craves attention, then the 2021 Genesis GV80 is for you.

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2021 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring Review: Mixed Signals

A large luxury SUV with almost 500 hp and enough torque to move the moon, what’s not to like? Right?

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2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo Review: First Drive

The ol’ “too much of a good thing” idiom doesn’t seem to apply to Mazda.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Review: Mild-Mannered Mild-Hybrid

For as long as AMG models have existed, their engines have dominated their personalities.

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3 Reasons the 2021 Mazda3 Turbo Succeeds as a Luxury Car (and 3 It Doesn't)

Mazda keeps inching towards the premium market, but this car right here does it best thanks to one key change: more power.

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas Review: A Passing Grade

If Volkswagen could embody an actor, it would probably be Aaron Eckhart.

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2021 Nissan Versa Review: First Drive

Nissan could have left things as they were in the current SUV-friendly market and not completely overhauled the Versa.

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2021 BMW M440i XDrive Review: Baby Grand (Tourer)
BMW wants you to know it still cares about enthusiasts. Just look at the manual-equipped, rear-drive M3 and M4.

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2021 Lexus RC 350 AWD Review: First Drive

My first drive of the 2021 Lexus RC 350 does not come at an ideal time.

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2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn Review: Putting the 'Light' in Light-Duty

Size does matter, and a week behind the wheel of the 2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn drove home the fact quite well.

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2020 BMW X3 PHEV Review: Plug-In the One to Have

Crossovers are, at their heart, about compromise.

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2021 Kia Sedona Review: Dead Van Walking

The Sedona is running on borrowed time.

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2021 Kia Sorento Review: First Drive

Kia is looking to satisfy every crossover buyer’s needs with its lineup of “just-right” models, the latest of which is this, the 2021 Sorento.

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2020 BMW 228i Gran Coupe Review: A Worthy Port of Entry
The great George Carlin had a classic, insightful bit about people and their stuff.

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2020 Cadillac CT4-V Review: Softer, but Still Single-Minded

Take this, the Cadillac CT4-V. I drove it back-to-back after the larger, more powerful CT5-V. That car was one of the more impressive ones I drove in the year, with handling as sharp as its looks, paired to a sweet-sounding, hugely flexible turbo V6. For contrast, the CT4-V has a repurposed Silverado engine.

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