The more the electric vehicle marketplace grows, the easier it gets to find exactly the type of EV you want. While the segment started out small with compact cars like the Nissan Leaf and Ford Focus Electric, you can now choose battery-powered mainstream and luxury SUVs, small and mid-size cars, and even a full-size pickup... Read More.
Tag: Buying a car
Great First Cars
Deciding what car is a great first car for you can seem overwhelming. With so many vehicles in different shapes and sizes, it’s easy to get stressed. Today, we’ll break down the four foundations of what to look for in a great first car for you. Practicality is important in a vehicle because it has... Read More.
Is It Time for a New Car?
by Lori Straus You’ve held onto your car for over a decade. It’s driven you to high school and your first job. It was the vehicle of choice for your post-graduate road trip. It maybe even drove your wife or a close friend to the hospital to give birth. But that voice inside your head... Read More.
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 review
by Chris Chase — 4.3/5.0 The full-size pickup truck segment is one of the auto industry’s most competitive, and North America’s domestic brands own it. Ford’s F-150 is Canada’s best-selling vehicle overall, and the Ram 1500 and General Motors’ GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 twins are regular top-10 sellers. Understandably, those brands work... Read More.
Glossary of Automotive Terms for Car Buyers
Bookmark this page: It’s our glossary of automotive terms for car buyers. Anytime you or someone in your circles is in the market for a vehicle, check back here to learn the basics terminology for buying a car or to get a refresher. Buying a car can be exciting but also daunting, so it helps to learn a few words before you start.... Read More.
How Long Do You Keep Your Car Before Trading It In?
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.
Research Liens on Your Potential Vehicle if Buying Privately
A lien is a claim that a lender places on a vehicle for lending money to the vehicle’s owner. This is normal and perfectly legal. For example, when you take out a car loan from the bank to buy a car, the bank will place a lien on the car as security. If you don’t pay back the money you’ve borrowed, the bank can legally repossess the car.... Read More.
All-in Pricing Has You, the Car Buyer, in Mind
In this blog post, we’ll explain what all-in pricing is, what it includes, and what happens to dealers who don’t follow the law.... Read More.
Accident Disclosure When Buying a Used Vehicle
In this blog post, we’ll talk about accident disclosures for used vehicles. When buying a used car, its accident history will affect your decision to buy it or not. This is called accident disclosure and is one of 21 disclosures required by law in Ontario.... Read More.
6 Tips to Get the Most for Your Trade-In
Do you trade it? How much can you expect to get? The following tips will help you navigate the process of taking your car to a dealer to trade in for your next vehicle.... Read More.