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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
If you’re in the market for a used car and respond to a classified ad from a private seller, make sure they’re not a curbsider. Curbsiders are people who pose as private sellers, but are actually running a business selling cars.... Read More.