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  • A Guide to Buying a New Car When You’re Expecting: Essential Considerations for Parents-to-Be

    Congratulations, you’re expecting! Bringing a new life into the world is one of life’s most exciting and transformative experiences. As expectant parents, there are numerous decisions to make, including one that often gets overlooked amidst the excitement: choosing the right car for your growing family. Parenthood introduces a new set of priorities when it comes…

  • The Smart Buyer’s Guide to Purchasing a Used Truck

    When life demands versatility and functionality, the pickup truck stands as an emblem of practicality and rugged capability. Whether you’re hauling lumber for a weekend DIY project, towing a camper for a cross-country adventure, or simply navigating through everyday life, a pickup truck offers unmatched utility. But with the ever-growing list of options and models,…

  • Conquering Canadian Roads: Buy the Top 10 Compact SUVs Online

    Known for their practicality and capability, compact SUVs have become the vehicle of choice for many Canadians. Offering a perfect balance of versatility, comfort, and capability, these vehicles are well-suited to handle the diverse terrains and weather conditions that Canada has to offer. Let’s take a look at some of the features and benefits that…

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    Using a Car Payment Calculator to Find Your Perfect Ride

    Buying a car is an exciting yet significant financial decision, one that requires careful consideration and planning. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or looking to upgrade your current vehicle, determining what you can afford is a crucial first step in the car buying process. Fortunately, with the advent of technology, tools like our car finance…

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    Car Financing Is Easier Than You Think: Online Financing with CarDoor

    Financing a car is often considered a daunting task for many people. In today’s fast-paced world, convenience and efficiency are paramount, especially when it comes to major purchases like buying a used car. Enter CarDoor – your one-stop destination for seamless and stress-free online financing when purchasing a used car. Let’s explore how CarDoor simplifies…

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    Online Car Buying in Ontario: CarDoor vs Canada Drives and Clutch

    The digital era has transformed the way Canadians buy cars, with online platforms offering convenience, transparency, and a world of choice. Let’s take a closer look at how CarDoor compares to two of our major competitors: Canada Drives and Clutch. By comparing features, services, and unique offerings, we aim to help you make an informed decision…

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    Navigating the Canadian Automotive Market: 2024 Trends and Insights

    The Canadian automotive market, much like its global counterparts, is constantly evolving, influenced by technological advancements, shifting consumer preferences, and regulatory changes. As we move through 2024, it’s a great time to take a look at the current state of affairs within this industry. From electrification to changing ownership models, let’s explore the trends shaping…

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    Support Better Than Disruption

    How Internet car dealerships are faring in a post-COVID world A few years ago, in the heat of the pandemic, with uncertainty at every angle, a new kind of car dealership was born. One that skipped all of the in-person aspects of car-buying, adhered to COVID distancing regulations and allowed people to do all the…

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    Revitalize Your Ride: Top Spring Tips for Maintaining Your Car

    Spring is the perfect time to give your car some much-needed attention after a long, harsh winter. As the weather starts to warm up, it’s important to take some proactive steps to ensure that your car is in top condition. Here are some top spring tips for maintaining your car. Clean Your Car Thoroughly The…

  • Selling your car with CarDoor

    Selling your car with CarDoor couldn’t be easier. We’re a completely turn-key solution we’re you simple submit details of your vehicle and we take it from there. You can just sit back and wait for us to provide a great offer, transfer you the money and pick up your car! So you know what to…

  • New Cars Cost What???

    All time highs! For new cars that is. The average price paid for a new vehicle crossed the $48,000 mark and landed at $48,043 in June. The previous champ was December in 2021 with a high of $47,202. Even with the prices of used cars falling the demand is still high for new vehicles and the supply is still limited. Allowing dealers to sell these cars over the…

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    How to properly remove ice from your car

    Frozen outside of your car? Blow-drying your windshield not working? Wipers cracked from the cold? You should have used a de-icer  It’s an experience all too familiar to Canadian drivers in the winter time: You bundle up and lean into the chilling wind, trying to shield your face from the frozen sleet riding its gusts. …

  • How much is that new car really going to cost you?

    So you want to buy a new car.  Well, knowing how much it costs to purchase that car is really only half the battle. You also need to figure out how much cash it will take to actually own it. The basic idea behind calculating something like that is simple: add up essential costs like…

  • 20 tips to make your car last longer

    No question about it, a car is a significant financial investment. So keeping it reliable, running well and looking good means you’ll have a sweet ride for a long, long time.  Replace worn tires and rims First, start at the bottom — literally. Because when it comes to the condition of your tires and rims,…

  • Everything you need to know about using a dash cam in Canada

    How difficult is it to install a dash cam? Can I share the footage online? Are they even legal here? We answer your questions about in-car dash cams Most people are familiar with dash cams, the dedicated video cameras installed in all police cars, and, increasingly, in many private vehicles, too.  Designed to keep a…

  • Synthetic Oil 101

    What makes synthetic oil different? As the name indicates, synthetic oil isn’t refined from centuries of mashed dinosaurs like regular mineral oil. Rather than refining crude oil, it is created through what is called the Fischer-Tropsch process. We won’t get too Bill Nye on you with this, but basically it is created from a base…

  • Selling Your Car Online

    The options for selling your vehicle have changed a lot in the last few years. While the two most common options used to be selling your car to a dealership as a trade-in when buying a new one or selling privately, there are a few additional car selling options that are convenient and often have…

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