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.
Planning a summer vacation? If you’re staying within Canada or considering a trip into the US, you may debate whether it’d be cheaper to drive or fly. In this post, we’ll look at the average costs and additional fees of each to help you decide. Cost of Flying There are many destinations you can’t drive... Read More.
Previously, we discussed how to find the most fuel-efficient vehicle by class. In this post, we’ll look at some vehicles with a long driving range on one tank of fuel or, in the case of electric vehicles, one full battery charge. First, let’s go over some terminology. Fuel efficiency refers to how much fuel (gas,... Read More.
Aside from safety and reliability, one of the most important factors car buyers look for in their next vehicle is fuel efficiency. In this blog post, we’ll help you find the most efficient vehicles by class. What Is Fuel Efficiency? Fuel efficiency, also referred to as fuel economy, is a measurement of how many litres... Read More.
You may have noticed that gas prices have been on the rise. In April 2020, because of the pandemic, the average gas price sat at just 76 cents. In early July 2021, the average soared to $1.36, almost double that. As the spread of COVID-19 finally appears to be slowing down, experts expect pump prices... Read More.
Ontario’s gas prices jumped in April when the federal government’s carbon tax went into effect and Ontario’s Conservatives countered with a cut to the province’s gas tax. But as we write this during the lead-up to Canada Day, Ontario’s average gas price is just under $1.20/litre, only two cents more than the national average.... Read More.