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20 odd trucks to celebrate Ugly Truck Day

July 20 is annually celebrated to recognize ugly trucks, vans and SUVs

Although its origins are debated, Ugly Truck Day is widely celebrated every July 20 to give recognition to the ugliest trucks to ever grace public roads. Read More

Classic Cars Auto Awards Car Nuts Jul 20, 2018, 2:30 AM

10 good and 10 not so good brands in Initial Quality

J.D. Power polled 75,000 new buyers during their vehicle’s first 90 days Read More

Auto Industry Auto Awards Jun 20, 2018, 8:00 AM

Toyota products again judged tops in value

Vincentric hands out 2018 Best Value in Canada awards to top brands, models Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Car Buying May 31, 2018, 9:25 AM

Subaru makes Crosstrek its first plug-in hybrid

Crosstrek Hybrid will pair Toyota Hybrid System (THS) to Boxer engine Read More

Green Cars New Cars May 13, 2018, 2:30 AM

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Subaru celebrates 30 years of STI with limited editions

Production-run limited to 500 versions of WRX STI Type RA and BRZ tS Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Apr 3, 2018, 2:30 AM

QUICK TAKE: 2018 Subaru BRZ tS a bundle of driving fun

Developed with expert help of engineers at famed STI performance division

Numerous changes and upgrades applied to limited-edition sport coupe are aimed at improving driving feel, handling precision and overall performance. Read More

New Cars Dec 22, 2017, 9:30 PM

FIRST LOOK: All-new 2019 Ascent adds size to Subaru SUV lineup

Everything about the Ascent has been geared for the North American market

Subaru rounds out its vehicle roster with the debut of the all-new, seven-seat (or eight-seat), three-row 2019 Ascent SUV, which will be made in the U.S.A. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Nov 29, 2017, 7:25 AM

What’s new with the 2018 Subaru Legacy and Outback

Subaru’s mid-size models get minor updates; major overhauls not needed

The Legacy is now in its sixth generation and the Outback is in its fifth generation, but the CUV outsells the sedan by almost four to one. Read More

New Cars Sep 26, 2017, 4:05 AM

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20 vehicles that show naming rhyme and reason

From people to word-blends, there is a strategy behind naming a vehicle

Car names are usually meant to convey some whimsical image in the buyer’s mind, but some are real or obscure references that play on a buyer’s thoughts. Read More

Auto Industry Aug 25, 2017, 9:45 AM

Just how much do Subaru owners love their Subies?

Enough to gather by the hundreds with others of their own ilk to share their enthusiasm

The Toronto Subaru Club’s annual Hyper Meeting is a fundraising event in support of Ronald McDonalds Children’s Hospital in Toronto. Read More

Car Nuts Auto Shows Classic Cars Jul 10, 2017, 12:00 PM

We preview the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek on its home turf

The second generation of Subaru’s popular compact crossover is almost entirely new

More-comfortable, more-capable 2018 Crosstrek should prove popular with those who want all-wheel drive without the size of a Forester or Outback. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Jun 26, 2017, 8:55 AM

Subaru offers limited edition BRZ, WRX STI

Subaru Tecnica International fine-tunes Subaru's sportier models

WRX STI Type RA enhances performance through weight reduction, and suspension and engine upgrades. BRZ tS delivers better control and stability. Read More

New Cars Jun 8, 2017, 9:55 PM

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First Drive: Enthusiast-friendly 2018 Subaru WRX and STI

Subaru’s pragmatic performance leaders get meaningful upgrades for 2018

Now differentiated from each other more than ever, the WRX and STI are the high-value, high-performance standard bearers among compact sedans. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Car Nuts May 23, 2017, 4:35 AM

Subaru ready to climb to new SUV heights with Ascent

Large 3-row, 7-seat sport utility will be exclusive to North America

Last large Subaru SUV was 2014's awkwardly-named Tribeca, with Ascent topping it in all dimensions. Power to come from a new turbocharged 4-cylinder. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars New Cars Apr 14, 2017, 3:05 AM

Subaru to introduce new Outback in New York

Front end revisions promote ruggedness, provide better engine breathing

New features include steering response headlights that aim in as car steers, automatic high-beams, tire monitoring and enhanced multimedia system. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Apr 6, 2017, 10:00 PM

Outback vs Alltrack: Which sport-wagon suits you best?

Subaru’s Outback and Volkswagen’s Alltrack are different approaches to the sport-wagon

The Outback and Alltrack are two different interpretations of the sport wagon theme, designed to suit different types of buyers. Read More

New Cars Off Roading Automotive Reviews Mar 13, 2017, 4:35 AM

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Subaru updates WRX and STI for 2018

More aggressive cars also enhanced in performance, comfort and safety

WRX gets power from the 268-hp, 258 lb-ft 2.0-litre horizontally-opposed 4-cylinder; WRX STI continues with the 305-hp, 290 lb-ft 2.5 Boxer “four.” Read More

New Cars Jan 4, 2017, 4:30 PM

All you need to know about the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza

If you want AWD in a compact passenger car the Impreza is your only affordable choice

The 2017 Impreza is the fifth generation of Subaru’s popular compact car, and it’s almost entirely new, including its core platform. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Car Buying Jan 2, 2017, 8:25 AM

All-new Subaru Impreza is 2017 Japanese Car of the Year

Subaru’s new compact beat out the Toyota Prius and Audi A4 for Japan’s top honour

The all-new Subaru Impreza is built on a new global platform that will underpin nearly all the brand’s vehicles over the next decade. Read More

New Cars Auto Awards Auto Industry Dec 9, 2016, 6:55 AM

Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV Concept predicts new production model

VIZIV-7 SUV Concept makes its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show

The new Subaru concept gives us a good idea of what its upcoming three-row SUV is likely to look like and how big it might be. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Nov 17, 2016, 9:20 AM

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Subaru launches new Impreza

Fifth generation Impreza starts at $19,995 or $20,895 for the hatchback

Impreza is the first car to use Subaru’s new global platform that will eventually be the foundation for all new Subarus coming down the road. Read More

New Cars Oct 21, 2016, 10:50 PM

Should you buy a used Subaru Forester?

Foresters have a lot to recommend them but can develop a thirst for oil

Subaru is becoming more accepted by the mainstream these days so the bandwidth of potential buyers for used models is expanding as well. Read More

Used Cars Car Buying Automotive Reviews Jun 15, 2016, 1:25 PM

Limited Edition Subaru BRZ far from mellow

Series.Yellow limited to 500, with unique design and control cues

Power continues to come from the 2.0-litre Boxer 4-cylinder, which gets a power boost to 205 hp (up from 200) and 156 lb-ft of torque (up from 151). Read More

New Cars Jun 13, 2016, 10:30 PM

Kia, Honda most attractive to families

Asian brands dominate top 10 list, with only one North American entry

Ten vehicles chosen as new car purchases blessed with style, substance and kid-friendly features, in sizes and shapes to suit all family needs. Read More

Auto Awards Jun 11, 2016, 10:30 PM

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Subaru BRZ spins into the record books

Car was driven by Alastair Moffatt, who holds six driving records

Moffatt had to execute a 360-degree manoeuvre between rows of parked cars, in a gap just 2.25 metres more than the length of the car (4235 mm), and had to do it twice. Read More

Auto Industry People Auto Shows Jan 18, 2016, 11:20 AM

2016 Subaru Crosstrek plays dirty while keeping clean

Crosstrek straddles the line between compact SUV and subcompact crossover

The 2016 Crosstrek makes a strong argument for being the vehicle of choice of those who live – or aspire to live – active, eco-friendly lifestyles. Read More

New Cars Off Roading Car Nuts Dec 13, 2015, 9:15 PM

Subaru to build 7-seater in Indiana

New, as yet unnamed vehicle will be larger than current Tribeca

New crossover will likely take after a recent Subaru concept, the latest of which was the Viziv Future Concept introduced at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. Read More

Auto Industry New Cars Nov 12, 2015, 7:00 AM

Subaru points to new Impreza in concept form

5-door Concept also shows company design direction

Historically functional Subaru hatchback bodystyle shows evolutionary rather than revolutionary exterior design for better aerodynamic performance. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars New Cars Oct 28, 2015, 2:35 AM

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Honda Fit again named top Back To School car

KBB.com offers its list of top 10 Best Back to School cars for 2015

Fit might be the most versatile vehicle, able to carry as much as a small crossover, yet boasting a smaller footprint and better fuel economy. Read More

New Cars Auto Awards Aug 1, 2015, 1:00 AM

Edmunds, Parent offer Top-10 family car choices

Utility vehicles still hot but hatchbacks popular for budgetary reasons

The car is an extension of home for a family — the place where days are rehashed ... and quality time is shared.~ Parents Editor-in-Chief Dana Points. Read More

Car Buying New Cars Jun 4, 2015, 7:00 PM

Subaru Legacy: 2015 Canadian Car of the Year reviewed

Subaru's mid-size sedan has moved solidly into the mainstream, AWD and all

The 2015 Canadian Car of the Year is likely to find a new set of fans if they take the time and make the effort for a test drive. Read More

New Cars Auto Awards Feb 17, 2015, 4:20 AM

Subaru Legacy is Canadian Car of the Year

Ford F-150 Pickup is AJAC's Canadian Truck/Utility Vehicle of the Year

AJAC's jurors selected the Subaru Legacy and Ford F-150 as the 2015 Canadian Car and Truck/Utility Vehicle of the Year winners respectively. Read More


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2013 Subaru BRZ Photo Gallery

This new Subaru lives up to the hype – move over Mazda MX-5, you've got a legitimate competitor

It’s finally here. After months of waiting and speculation, the Subaru BRZ has surfaced in production form. Read More

Automotive Reviews Jan 1, 2015, 12:00 AM

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Subaru Impreza

Never mind the price, the traction is the attraction

Don't think of Subaru's Impreza as an expensive small car but rather as a sophisticated and surprisingly affordable all-wheel drive car. Read More

New Cars Nov 14, 2014, 1:55 PM

ROAD TEST: 2015 Subaru Outback

Over the past decade or so, quirky Subaru has become mainstream Subaru

Subaru still colours outside the lines, with its horizontally-opposed engines and full-time all-wheel-drive, but not as far outside as it used to. Read More

New Cars Off Roading Nov 10, 2014, 4:40 AM

Subaru Canada prices 2015 Impreza

Canadian pricing for the updated 2015 Subaru Impreza starts at less than $20K

2015 Impreza gets more standard features, an expanded range of options and improved fuel economy while maintaining all its core competencies. Read More

New Cars Car Buying Oct 11, 2014, 6:20 PM

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Ten choice used car buys for under $15,000

Used vehicles outsell new ones by a ratio of almost two to one for good reasons

Reliability is an especially important factor when buying used and these ten have proven their mettle in customers' hands. Read More

Used Cars Car Buying Oct 10, 2014, 3:25 PM

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Subaru Outback

Fifth-generation Outback is bigger, more fuel-efficient and more refined

The 2015 Outback is available in Canada in three four-cylinder trim levels and two with the six-cylinder engine, all with prices reduced by $500. Read More

New Cars Jul 11, 2014, 1:00 PM

Special Edition BRZ brings more STI goodness to Subaru lineup

New 2015 Sport-Tech Aozora Edition adds another level performance

Subaru Canada announces details of its 2015 BRZ, which starts at $27,395 for RWD performance and 200 horses Read More

New Cars Jun 8, 2014, 8:00 AM

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Subaru Legacy

All-new Legacy proves worthy of mid-size sedan shoppers’ attention

Subaru’s American-made Legacy intermediate sedan gains a stylish makeover, along with increased refinement, efficiency, comfort and safety features. Read More

New Cars Jun 3, 2014, 1:00 AM

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