Category: Buying Tips

3 Things to Know Before Buying a Used Car

Finding the right used car can feel like a chore – the process of browsing through hundreds of vehicles to find one that you want through to test drives and financing. Save some time shopping for your next used with some tips to make the process run more smoothly. What is Your Used Car Budget? It’s hard to start shopping for used cars in BC if you don’t know how much you can spend. Narrow down the options by narrowing down your budget – in turn, that will help point you towards which vehicles meet your requirements. Keep in mind that newer vehicle models will typically have more options, but also a higher price tag,… Read more »

Top Used Cars for Students

Whether your student is planning on attending a local university, college, or trade school, a good used car is important to ensure that they arrive safely (while saving you money). What types of used vehicles are best for students? We have a few types of reliable, affordable used cars you can consider: Used Small Cars for Students A compact car is an excellent choice for a students’ vehicle as they are reliable and have good fuel economy. For regular commuters travelling to campuses across the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, fuel efficiency is a key feature – particularly when those tuition bills come due. Most major car manufacturers offer at least one compact car model… Read more »

5 Tips For Buying a Used Car

If you know what you’re doing, buying a used car needn’t be a shot in the dark sent on a wing and a prayer to the used-car gods. You can get amazing deals on excellent used vehicles if you just know where to look and what to look for. 1. Know what type of used vehicle you are looking for Yes, you need to have an open mind, but it helps to start your search with at least some broad understanding of what you’re going to use your car for. Do you need to fetch and carry kids – yours and the neighbours – and all their kit and caboodle? Do you want high-tech features like bluetooth?… Read more »