Among the many casualties of the auto industry’s transition to crossovers and SUVs is the subcompact car, which has largely disappeared from Canada’s new-vehicle market as subcompact crossovers have become the new entry-level offerings in many automakers’ portfolios. One effect of this change is that there are no longer many new vehicles you can buy... Read More.
Have you ever tried to track your car’s fuel efficiency? Being aware of your efficiency and how to improve it is beneficial for both the environment and your wallet, especially with today’s soaring gas prices. In this blog post, we’ll share with you a few tips on how to easily track your vehicle’s fuel efficiency.... Read More.
The mid-size pickup truck segment is a relatively new one, effectively created in 2015 when General Motors redesigned its Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon models. The new trucks were larger and more refined, with interior space that qualified them for the mid-size designation instead of their predecessors’ compact classification. Since then, other small trucks have... Read More.
Pickup trucks are some of the best-selling new vehicles in today’s marketplace, which is why it seems like they make up half the vehicles you see on the road. If there’s a V8 under the hood, they’re not especially thrifty for everyday use, but the burly V8s popular among pickup drivers have become more efficient... Read More.
by Lori Straus Tracking fuel economy will help you better understand the costs that go into your vehicle. Although government data will tell you the average fuel economy for your vehicle, real mileage for your vehicle is actually a range that will fluctuate throughout the year. In this blog post, we’ll cover why you should... Read More.
If you’re really serious about using less fuel, you could trade-in your car or truck for a smaller one. The smaller and lighter the vehicle, the less gas you’ll need to make it go. A hybrid is another option. These vehicles help you save fuel by driving the vehicle partly using electricity.... Read More.
Hypermiling refers to the practice of squeezing every last possible mile out of a gallon of gas. Judging by the numerous news articles from 2008, when gas prices soared and the economy tanked, the practice became known through Wayne Gerdes, publisher of cleanmpg.com. The movement has its supporters and detractors.... Read More.
Subcompact cars are priced to appeal to first-time car buyers and more mature drivers on a budget. These small hatchbacks and sedans have grown up a lot in the last decade to become surprisingly refined modes of transportation.... Read More.