Used PHEV Hatchback Buying Guide: Chevrolet Volt, Hyundai Ioniq, Toyota Prius Prime

The world’s automakers are putting a lot of money and engineering into electric vehicle (EV) technology, and if those efforts pay off, hundreds of new EVs will go on sale by the end of this decade. So if you’re thinking of buying an EV, you’ll have a lot more of them to choose from in

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Innovative Pickup Truck Features

Selling pickup trucks is a competitive business in North America: The Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, and Ram 1500 full-size trucks are some of the most popular new vehicles in Canada. Full-size models are the stars of the pickup segment, but smaller trucks have made a comeback. The market for mid-size pickups took off

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Eight Fuel-Efficient Subcompact Crossovers Available today

by Chris Chase If you read OntarioCars.ca regularly, you’ll have seen us mention many times that small cars are disappearing, often to be replaced with subcompact crossovers and SUVs. That’s great for people who like SUVs, and for the car manufacturers who sell them. But what about fuel economy? If you’ve spent decades driving small

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Old vs New, Jeep, Ford, Chevrolet

In the sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment’s early days, they were some of the least fuel-efficient mainstream models you could buy, as many of them were based on truck platforms. A move toward crossover SUV models that share underpinnings with cars helped reduce their fuel consumption, making them cheaper to run and boosting their popularity.

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JD Power 2021 Initial Quality Study

by Chris Chase Ram, Dodge, and Lexus are this year’s top-ranked brands for initial quality, according to J.D. Power’s 2021 Initial Quality Study (IQS), which was pubished August 31. As well, seven models from the Hyundai Motor Group’s Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis brands were rated best in their vehicle segments, the most for any car

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What’s in a Car’s Name? The Longest-Running Nameplates in Canada

Some cars have unique names that are instantly recognizable. These names are not just decided overnight: car manufacturers spend tons of money in product planning with each vehicle to develop names that match concept and appeal to consumers. Some nameplates that are really well known don’t last due to a myriad of reasons, but some

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Used Compact Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more affordable as the technology improves and the cost of making EV-specific components like batteries and motors comes down. But while new electric vehicle (EV) prices are decreasing, they are still more expensive than comparable gas and hybrid models and may be out of reach even with government rebates. One

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