About Sean Mackay

Sean writes about cars, golf and events going on in British Columbia, Canada. He is also the editor for The Automotive Review - an automotive publication bringing a West Coast flavour to its editorials.

2014 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T

The 2014 Volkswagen Jetta is VW’s offering for a compact sedan and with a huge range of options, packages and engines there’s a Jetta for any driver. Being quite spacious for a compact sedan, the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta should almost be classified as a mid size sedan. At first glance,… Continue reading

2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Review

The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible holds true to its Beetle roots, but is brought into the present day with an automatic convertible top, front mounted engine and all the latest technology and conveniences. With many of its original “punch buggy” styling cues, the new 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is a… Continue reading

2014 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L TDI Comfortline Review

Although not much has changed on the new 2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI since last year’s model, the Jetta TDI is still able to deliver amazing fuel economy, performance and interior space. Keeping the same uninspired yet pleasing exterior body as last year’s model, the 2014 VW Jetta, as Volkswagen says,… Continue reading

2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR

The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR is the remade version of the 1973 special edition Super Beetle. With a production run of only 3,500, half will be sold in the United States and half sold in Europe. The GSR translated to English means Yellow Black Racer and comes equipped with Volkswagen’s… Continue reading

2014 Mazda 3 GS Review

The fully redesigned 2014 Mazda 3 has more features, a better look and great fuel economy while keeping its original roots as a small sedan. The 2014 Mazda 3 comes equipped with the fully integrated Skyactiv technology to provide better fuel economy without sacrifice to the power at hand. All… Continue reading

2014 Kia Rondo EX Luxury Review

In the market for a low cost all purpose family vehicle? The newly redesigned 2014 Kia Rondo EX Luxury provides convenience, comfort and value all tied into its small stylish package. The 2014 Kia Rondo can almost be classified as a minivan because of the exterior shape and interior layout… Continue reading

2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid Review

The introduction of Ford’s hybrid only vehicle line brings the 2013 Ford C-MAX and C-MAX Energi Hybrids to the market. Introduced to the North American market in 2012, the Ford C-MAX is considered a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV). The small exterior, roomy interior, many storage compartments and great fuel economy make… Continue reading

2013 Lincoln MKZ Review

The 2013 Lincoln MKZ replaces the Lincoln Zephyr as the entry level sedan in Lincoln’s luxury vehicle line up. The 2013 Lincoln MKZ showcases modern interior and exterior design while incorporating the latest technology. With the available Ford Ecoboost engine and paired with the traditional Lincoln lavishness, you will be… Continue reading

2013 MAZDASPEED3 Review

The 2013 Mazdaspeed3 is the modified upgrade of the 2013 Mazda3 GT, which includes the addition of a turbo charged engine tuned for racing and sport tuned parts. The 2013 Mazdaspeed3’s acceleration is astonishingly fast and provides a thoroughly adrenaline filled ride. The aggressively styled exterior complete with hood scoop… Continue reading

2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata GS Review

The 2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata GS is Mazda’s two seat hardtop convertible sports car that provides a thrilling ride. Although pretty bare bones as far as features go, the 2013 Mazda MX-5 is geared to those who can appreciate an exhilarating drive – proven by its record breaking 900,000 units… Continue reading

2014 Kia Forte SX Sedan Review

The 2014 Kia Forte SX offers so many options and configurations that everyone is bound to find a combination ideal for their need. With choices between the four door sedan, two door coupe or five door hatchback, the mid-sized 2014 Kia Forte offers a perfect combination of technology, convenience and… Continue reading

2014 Kia Cadenza Premium Review

The 2014 Kia Cadenza is the latest addition to the Kia vehicle fleet. Considered Kia’s new flagship sedan, the 2014 Kia Cadenza is focused on bringing luxury back to the masses at a modest price point. With two models to choose from – the Cadenza or the Cadenza Premium –… Continue reading