McIntosh, Jil


Autofocus, 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. First Drive: 2022 Nissan Frontier

    Jil McIntosh

    It's been a long time coming, but the 2022 Nissan Frontier is finally here, and for those who want a midsize truck, it was worth the wait. Find out more in my "First Drive" review over at

  2. In Review: 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

    Jil McIntosh

    I usually hand back a test vehicle and look forward to the next one, but I was reluctant to return the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. It's bigger than I personally need, but it's extremely roomy and comfortable, and a pleasure to drive. Find out more in my review at

  3. Pickup Review: 2021 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition

    Jil McIntosh


  4. Ahead of the Curve: 6 things Cadillac did before anyone else

    Jil McIntosh


  5. In Review: 2021 Toyota Camry AWD

    Jil McIntosh

    Many drivers go for an SUV because they want all-wheel drive, and so some manufacturers are putting it in sedans, including Toyota's Camry AWD. It's a smooth and comfortable driver, but pricier than some of its all-wheel rivals. Find out more in my review at

  6. Should you sell your car now when prices are soaring?

    Jil McIntosh

    What are some of the hottest vehicles right now? Used ones, believe it or not - thanks to pandemic-related shortages of new vehicles, pre-owned ones are through the roof. So should you cash in on these historic high prices with your own vehicle? Check out these tips in my story...

  7. Shopping for a new vehicle? Be sure you know what car ads are telling you

    Jil McIntosh

    Watch for the pitfalls of small payments, big numbers, and confusing names for features

  8. SUV Review: 2021 Mazda CX-3

    Jil McIntosh

    The U.S. is dropping Mazda's tiniest crossover, but it's sticking around in Canada

  9. Pickup Review: 2021 Ram 2500 Mega Cab Limited

    Jil McIntosh

    A whole lotta luxury and diesel power, but a whole lotta money too


  10. In Review: 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

    Jil McIntosh

    Mitsubishi's Eclipse Cross sat out the 2021 model year, and returns as a 2022 with better styling and some new features. Find out more in my review at


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