July 2019 archive

2019 Volkswagen GTI: Say no more!

When driving a 2019 Volkswagen GTI the word that most readily comes to mind is “balance.” Well, balance is a beautiful thing, right? You want people to be well-balanced; you work for a balanced portfolio; you balance wants and needs. It’s an aspiration, a goal, an ideal. And in a car it can be a …

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Limited: All-new 5th generation RAV

All-new for 2019, the Toyota RAV4 may be nothing like your mental image of this vehicle. It’s bigger, tougher-looking, ready for adventure. Nothing like the little cute-ute that debuted so long ago. But just like people, vehicles evolve, change, grow up (we hope) as the years pass. This is the fifth generation “RAV,” adapting to …

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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: charging ahead… for the time being

Released in Canada in 2017 as a 2018 model, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) quickly became Canada’s best-selling plug-in hybrid. That shouldn’t be too surprising because there wasn’t a mainstream mid-size SUV plug-in hybrid on the market until Mitsubishi released the Outlander PHEV. And guess what? Canadians love their compact and mid-size …

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