McIntosh, Jil


Autosphere, Old Autos, National Post, Post Driving, Automotive News Canada,


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I've been writing about cars since 1983, and my work appears in a variety of places. I review new vehicles, write feature articles, and write about old cars.

You can catch me regularly in the National Post and its; at; in the antique-car newspaper Old Autos; in Automotive News Canada; and in the industry magazines Tire News, AutoJournal and Fleet Digest. For many years I was also the Assistant Editor for (formerly

I was a contributor to the Toronto Star's Wheels section beginning in 1987, and for Metro since 2009, until those outlets dropped their freelance writers in 2016.

I also write on other subjects. I'm a contributor to Pen World, a U.S.-based magazine for fountain pen collectors. In the past, I've also written about cocktails and collecting for Sharp magazine, on rural living for Rural Delivery magazine, and for Harrowsmith, Maclean's, Where New Orleans, Collision Management, Cars & Parts, and Canadian Street Rodder.

Join me on my website at, where you can find a link to all of my online car reviews and some of my stories.

Articles récents:

  1. Canada's cheapest vehicles in each segment for 2024

    Jil McIntosh


  2. 2024 Buick Envista Review

    Jil McIntosh

    Quite possibly Buick’s most impressive model.


  3. 2024 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter First Drive Review

    Jil McIntosh

    Commercial vehicles are plugging in.


  4. 2024 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

    Jil McIntosh

    A compelling case for going gas-electric.


  5. 2024 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Review

    Jil McIntosh

    A great little car for city driving, but best for just two


  6. SUV Review: 2024 Chevrolet Trax

    Jil McIntosh


  7. 2024 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review

    Jil McIntosh

    If you want a Toyota hybrid but not a Prius, give this little sedan a look.

  8. 2024 Hyundai Kona Electric First Drive Review

    Jil McIntosh

    A well-done compact commuter that happens to be electric.


  9. Final Drive: 2023 Chrysler 300C

    Jil McIntosh


  10. 2024 Toyota Tacoma First Drive Review

    Jil McIntosh

    Did Toyota get the recipe right with this redesigned best-seller?



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