Articles Written By Simon Hill

Test Drive: 2016 Jeep Wrangler Sport S
By Simon Hill
March 24, 2016

Jeep's advertising often boasts that driving one of their vehicles will allow you to get out there and commune more closely with nature.

2017 Acura MDX gets fresh styling and sport hybrid option
By Simon Hill
March 23, 2016

Updates to Acura's top seller are more than just skin deep.

Toyota Prius Prime Charges into New York
By Simon Hill
March 23, 2016

Plug-in version of Toyota's popular Prius gets improved efficiency and a new name.

Honda Brings Star Power to Civic Hatchback's North American Debut
By Simon Hill
March 23, 2016

Production version of new five-door Civic is expected this fall.

Test Drive: 2016 Dodge Dart Blacktop
By Simon Hill
March 08, 2016

As honeymoons go, the Dodge Dart's sure didn't last long. Fiat-Chrysler's lovechild sedan burst onto the scene in 2012 amid great...

Test Drive: 2016 Nissan Rogue SL Premium
By Simon Hill
March 04, 2016

Over the past decade compact CUVs have become the family car of choice for many Canadians, so while the fourth-best selling Nissan Rogue...

Test Drive: 2016 Nissan Maxima SR
By Simon Hill
February 10, 2016

Re-imagined and redesigned for the 2016 model year, Nissan's flagship Maxima sedan is car that resists easy definition.

First Drive: 2017 Hyundai Elantra
By Simon Hill
February 03, 2016

For the Canadian introduction of its redesigned 2017 Elantra, Hyundai scheduled a day of driving in and around Victoria, BC.

Test Drive: 2016 BMW 328i xDrive Touring
By Simon Hill
January 27, 2016

While North America's automotive marketplace is awash in wagon-like vehicles of various stripes – from mainstream compact hatchbacks to...

Test Drive: 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan
By Simon Hill
January 12, 2016

Introduced to North America for the 2009 model year, Volkswagen's Tiguan has never exactly sold like the proverbial hotcakes.

Test Drive: 2016 BMW M6
By Simon Hill
December 22, 2015

I picked up the 2016 BMW M6 on a Monday afternoon, resplendent in its stunning San Marino Blue Metallic paint and gorgeous 20-inch...

Test Drive: 2016 Mazda MX-5 GT
By Simon Hill
December 11, 2015

Somehow, over the years, cars seem to have lost their joy. Today's hordes of bulky crossovers and over-engineered sedans offer up loads...

Preview: 2017 Hyundai Elantra
By Simon Hill
November 25, 2015

Hyundai's Elantra is one of the Korean manufacturer's all-time best selling models and the second-place finisher in the knock-down...

2017 Kia Sportage North American Debut
By Simon Hill
November 19, 2015

Kia unveiled the fourth generation of the Sportage in Los Angeles, taking to the market for 2017.

Simon Hill

Simon Hill

Simon Hill rebuilt his first engine, an air-cooled Volkswagen, at 14. He started writing professionally about cars in 2009 and was also the editor of Boat Journal magazine. He lives in Vancouver, BC.