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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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CARFAX Canada Car Tire Guide

How much do you know about car tires? You know it’s important to have them, but do you know if you should switch them out when the seasons change? Do you know the difference between the main types of tires? How about your pressure – do you know how that impacts the way your car handles?

Here are the most popular types of tires:

All-season tire...

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How to Avoid Scams When Browsing Private Used Car Listings

Scams have always been around, and the automotive industry has seen more than its fair share.

There are several red flags you should look for when viewing a used car listing posted by a private sell...

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CARFAX Canada's Guide on How to Finalize a Private Used Car Sale

You’ve done your homework and researched what type of car you want. You’ve met with the private seller, gone for a test drive, asked all the right questions and taken the car for a pre-purchase i...

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Should I Trade in My Car or Sell It Privately?

At some point in your driving career you’ve probably asked yourself: Should I sell my used car privately, or trade it in to a dealership?

There are advantages and disadvantages to both options. When...

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Do Not Buy a Used Car Without Doing These Three Things

We get it – shopping for a used car can seem daunting. Should you buy privately or go through a dealer? If you buy privately, how do you know the seller is being honest with you? What if the car has...

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