In this installment in our series of articles aimed at helping you buy a used luxury compact crossover, we’re looking at a handful of the earliest European models to join this now-popular segment. BMW has one of the longest track records in this field, having introduced its X3 in 2004. For this article, though, we’re... Read More.
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Compact cars are still an important part of the Canadian auto marketplace, but you wouldn’t know it if you visited a General Motors, Ford or Dodge dealership. These domestic brands, formerly known as the Big Three, have abandoned most of their car models in favour of satisfying the market’s appetite for SUVs. That makes the... Read More.
Selling pickup trucks is a competitive business in North America: The Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, and Ram 1500 full-size trucks are some of the most popular new vehicles in Canada. Full-size models are the stars of the pickup segment, but smaller trucks have made a comeback. The market for mid-size pickups took off... Read More.
by Chris Chase If you read OntarioCars.ca regularly, you’ll have seen us mention many times that small cars are disappearing, often to be replaced with subcompact crossovers and SUVs. That’s great for people who like SUVs, and for the car manufacturers who sell them. But what about fuel economy? If you’ve spent decades driving small... Read More.
Whether you travel on the road or just like to work in your car for a change of scenery, having these items on hand can make your working time in your vehicle more comfortable. Plug-in Cooler Healthy foods and drinks can keep your brain functioning all day. Moreover, you’ll save tons on takeout. Although a... Read More.
Before you purchase an RV, try renting different sizes of RVs on your next family trips first. This will help you determine which RV is best suited for your lifestyle and needs. Renting an RV gives you the ability to spend an extended period of time with an RV while offering unlimited trip possibilities. Not... Read More.
When we think of a self-driving car, the first car that usually comes to most of our minds is KITT from the 1980s TV show Knight Rider. But we’re far from there. So, how far have self-driving vehicles come? And most importantly, will they include an eject button? We’ll answer those questions in this blog... Read More.
Often, car manufacturers decide to use their capital and knowledge to enter a new market. For example, Honda and BMW are known producers of motorcycles. But what if car brands made things that didn’t have four wheels and drive, like houses, boats, or planes? In this blog post, we’ll explore eight car brands that build... Read More.
Whether you need to work in your car because your job is on the road, or you just want some quiet space outside your home, you can turn your car into a mobile office. In this blog post, we will look at six tips for a better mobile office. How to Take Advantage of Working... Read More.
Where the engine is placed in a vehicle affects how it handles and drives. For the most part in Canada, we have front-engine vehicles. But you can also find rear- and mid-engine vehicles. In this blog post, we’ll first explore why front-engine vehicles are so popular. Then we’ll talk about the advantages to performance that... Read More.