2019 VW Jetta Execline

by Jason Ladopouloson July 18, 2018
Fuel Saver Award
Smooth and frugal, it proudly showcases a nice 8-speed transmission and decent performance.


2016 Acura ILX A-Spec

by Jason Ladopouloson February 25, 2016
An obvious improvement, inside and out.


2015 Acura ILX Dynamic

by Steve Giftakison January 10, 2015
Does some luxury on top of a Civic Si hurt?


2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

by Jason Ladopouloson June 23, 2014
Fuel Saver Award
The best car for a road rep. Eats up highway miles quicker than diesel liters.


2015 Subaru WRX

by Jason Ladopouloson June 22, 2014
Driver's Car Award
First time ever I want a WRX. As mature and complete it will ever get.


2014 Toyota Corolla LE CVT

by Jason Ladopouloson May 5, 2014
Reliability King Award
If I was to show you a picture of the brand new 2014 Toyota Corolla and told you what it was, you would call me a liar. Indeed, when I first saw it, I had a pretty hard time believing it too. The design might have gone extreme but prices remain down to earth making […]


2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Highline

by Jason Ladopouloson February 28, 2014
Most European manufacturers started downsizing their engines couple of years ago due to the rise in fuel prices. Of course, they also had to stick a turbo on the new tiny engines so that horsepower and torque remained good enough for decent performance. On the other side of the world, in Japan, manufacturers started developing […]


2014 Mazda 3 GT

by Jason Ladopouloson January 21, 2014
Editor's Choice Award
It’s been a while since the last time I was in a sub $30k car that had heads-up-display and so many different sensors on its windscreen. Come to think of it, that’s never happened… Apart from that I am astonished that a mainstream compact car feels like it has been tailored to my body; a […]


2014 VW Jetta TSI Highline

by Jason Ladopouloson November 25, 2013
Plush Ride Award
The return of the 1.8T in the Jetta lineup can only be good news especially when with it it brings back the multilink rear suspension and soft materials on the dash. The sixth generation VW Jetta has been a huge success despite being a cheapened version of its upmarket European version. VW however, who is […]