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Get the FACTS: Winter Tires

Don’t have winter tires yet and wondering if they’re worth the expense? Though the evidence of their effectiveness is strong there are still some misconceptions, so we provided everything you need to know about winter tires below to help you make an informed, cost-effective decision.

Winter tires in Canada and your safety

We have harsh winters...

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Avoid Winter Related Damage with Proper Winter Maintenance

As Canadians, we’re familiar with all the wonders and challenges of winter. Slippery roads can send you sliding, but they’re not the only hazards out there.

There are many elements of winter that can damage your car. Proper winter maintenance provides short-term benefits in that it stops you from dealing with damage or repair expenses, but it is...

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Winter Driving Means More Damage That Impacts Used Car Value

Mother Nature can make the roads tricky for even the most seasoned drivers.

When the temperature drops, it’s usually a sign that snow and ice aren’t far behind. When roads get more slippery, driving becomes more complicated which unfortunately means more accidents.

The winter season can see more accident claims than other times of the year. For...

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CARFAX Canada Used Car Value Guide

How much is my car worth?

Anyone who has ever bought or sold a used car has probably wondered – what’s my car really worth? This information helps sellers set a competitive asking price, and allows buyers to confidently negotiate their purchase. Every used car is unique – and their values are unique too. Just because two cars of the same ye...

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What is a Lien?

When you’re shopping for a used car, it’s important that you check the vehicle for an outstanding lien. Statistically, it’s pretty common for a car to have a lien – 37 percent of vehicles sear...

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What You Need to Know About Your VIN

Your vehicle’s VIN (vehicle identification number) is what sets it apart from other vehicles and it includes important information about the appearance of your car as well as its origins. The VIN...

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CARFAX Canada's Guide on the 10 Question to Ask Before You Buy a Used Car

The questions you need to ask in order to buy a used car with confidence.

Here's a list of questions you should ask the seller before you commit to buying.

  1. What’s the condition of the car and t...
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10 Strange Canadian Car Facts

Canada is currently the world’s tenth largest auto producer, producing 2.1 million cars each year. There is a long history between Canada and the automobile, which has led to some of the interesting...

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