Arrais, Pedro


Times Colonist



I swear I was born with oil in my veins. I have been in, on, under and around cars for as long as I can remember.
I have funnelled that energy and passion into my writing about what I know best.
I strive to inform, entertain, educate and sometimes, even inspire.

Recent Articles:

  1. Pedro Arrais review: Hyundai Accent an entry-level contender

    Pedro Arrais

    The subcompact field has taken a leap upward with the introduction of an Ultimate trim level in the 2019 Hyundai Accent line. Subcompacts have always been entry-level vehicles — the ones with the. . .

  2. Pedro Arrais review: Kia Stinger offers performance, luxury on a budget

    Pedro Arrais

    The introduction of the 2018 Kia Stinger has been a game-changer for the sports/luxury car segment. The thought of Kia, a brand more synonymous with practical economy cars, building a premium . . .

  3. Pedro Arrais review: GMC Sierra 1500 pushes the competition ahead

    Pedro Arrais

    It’s probably redundant to say “Go big or go home” to the 2019 GMC Sierra. The phrase is an exhortation to go all out in life, sports — and in this case, a full-size pickup truck. Sales of . . .

  4. Pedro Arrais review: Entry-level XT4 is still a Cadillac

    Pedro Arrais

    Cadillac, a brand synonymous with luxury, is sending a shudder down the spine of the non-luxury segment by pricing its new XT4 compact crossover/SUV for as little as $34,400. The non-luxury . . .

  5. Pedro Arrais review: Iconic Mini Cooper still tons of fun

    Pedro Arrais

    The classic Mini is alive and well — and just as relevant in 2019 as it was 60 years ago. If you are of a certain age, you might remember the original Mini, produced by British Motor Corporation,. . .

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