by Lori Straus Exotic cars are not vehicles that you drive on roads in -30˚C Canadian winters. Far from utilitarian machines, exotic cars are machines to be savoured and cherished. Are you considering buying one yourself? It’s certainly not a question to be taken lightly. Given that these vehicles start at five figures and reach... Read More.
by Lori Straus Most people buy a used car because of the lower cost. Although used cars have almost the same financing options as new cars, there are a few minor differences. Below we’ll cover five things you should keep in mind if you’re planning to finance a used car. Set Your Budget First Remember... Read More.
Despite their high profile in the media, electric vehicles make up a small percentage of vehicle sales. For the most part, that’s because many drivers aren’t sure if an EV would suit their lifestyle. But another thing that has hurt take-up is the perception that charging an electric vehicle at home would be more expensive... Read More.
By Chris Chase Automotive Lease Guide (ALG) published its 2020 Canadian vehicle residual value awards in January, naming Toyota and Porsche its top brands for this model year. These annual awards recognize the vehicles that ALG’s industry watchers predict will hold their value best as they age; the company calculates residual value (also known as... Read More.
by Chris Chase 3.8/5 stars The Lexus UX is a subcompact crossover made by Toyota’s luxury brand. Introduced for the 2019 model year, it’s the least-expensive Lexus model, and the only one with a price that dips under $40,000. Based on the same underpinnings as the Toyota C-HR, the UX boasts flashier styling and nicer... Read More.
If you’re a used-car buyer looking for a good deal, don’t expect to drive home something in an interesting colour. That’s the gist of iSeeCars’ latest study, which looked at which vehicle paint options were most likely to come with discounted prices on used-car lots. Buyers of beige cars are most likely to score a... Read More.
by Chris Chase — Rating: 4/5 Last year, Toyota kicked off an effort to sell its Corolla compact to drivers looking for something more than basic transportation. A redesigned hatchback introduced in the summer of 2018 was the first Corolla in a long time that looked anything like sporty. An all-new 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan... Read More.
How do you know it’s time to trade in your current vehicle for a new one? Should you trade in your car every five years? We’ve listed a few questions to ask yourself to help you decide.... Read More.
Whether you buy a used vehicle from an OEM (an original equipment manufacturer) or independent dealer, you usually have warranty options. In this blog post, I’ll explain some of the issues you should be on the watch for when researching extended warranties.... Read More.