Used European Luxury Compact Crossovers

by Chris Chase For the final instalment in our series of articles about buying a used compact luxury SUV, we’re examining the “other” half of the European slice of this vehicle segment. While BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo helped establish the compact luxury SUV category, later entries from Land Rover, Porsche, Jaguar, and Alfa Romeo

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Old vs New, Jeep, Ford, Chevrolet

In the sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment’s early days, they were some of the least fuel-efficient mainstream models you could buy, as many of them were based on truck platforms. A move toward crossover SUV models that share underpinnings with cars helped reduce their fuel consumption, making them cheaper to run and boosting their popularity.

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JD Power 2021 Initial Quality Study

by Chris Chase Ram, Dodge, and Lexus are this year’s top-ranked brands for initial quality, according to J.D. Power’s 2021 Initial Quality Study (IQS), which was pubished August 31. As well, seven models from the Hyundai Motor Group’s Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis brands were rated best in their vehicle segments, the most for any car

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Armoured Cars and Canada’s Leading Manufacturers

Armoured vehicles are tailored to their individual customers and are truly custom built with varying degrees of bulletproof glass and accessories. In this blog post, we’ll cover five different categories of armoured vehicles: cash in transit, emergency response vehicles (ERV) or special purpose, limousines, armoured SUVs, and armoured sedans. Prices are not shown for most

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Buyers Guide Compact SUVs

Compact crossovers are among Canada’s most popular new vehicles, favoured for their combination of practical interior space and affordable fuel economy. So far in 2021, the segment’s best-selling models are the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, Hyundai Tucson, and Nissan Rogue, which means you’re probably seeing a lot of them on the road. Perhaps

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What’s in a Car’s Name? The Longest-Running Nameplates in Canada

Some cars have unique names that are instantly recognizable. These names are not just decided overnight: car manufacturers spend tons of money in product planning with each vehicle to develop names that match concept and appeal to consumers. Some nameplates that are really well known don’t last due to a myriad of reasons, but some

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Used Compact Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more affordable as the technology improves and the cost of making EV-specific components like batteries and motors comes down. But while new electric vehicle (EV) prices are decreasing, they are still more expensive than comparable gas and hybrid models and may be out of reach even with government rebates. One

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