Dear Kelley Blue Book: In Search of an Affordable Station Wagon
With over 300 new models in Canadian showrooms, it can sometimes be challenging to nail down the vehicle that meets your needs and wants. If you are in the market for a new car, truck or SUV with specific requirements, drop us an email at Dear Kelley Blue Book [KBBSupport@coxautoinc.com] about your new vehicle requirements to get unbiased car-buying advice.
10 Most Popular Compact Cars for 2020
Trucks and SUVs have never been more popular with Canadian consumers. However, when compared to U.S. buyers who like their cars to be larger, when shoppers in this country consider the purchase of a new passenger car, they tend towards the compact segment for many good reasons.
Buying a Used Car? Check the Tires
There are a number of things that come to mind when shopping for a used car. For instance, how much will it cost? How high is the mileage? How does the car look? Markedly absent from that list is the subject of tires—the things that actually attach your vehicle to the road. Tires affect a vehicle’s braking, handling, comfort, and fuel economy. When buying a used car, it can pay dividends to take a closer look at the tires. This quick inspection can save you money in the long run and tell you a little bit more about the life that the vehicle has lived.
Buying a Used Car? Certified Pre-Owned Pros and Cons
During these hard economic times, credit is a lot harder to get than it used to be. Shoppers who would ordinarily have searched for a new car might no longer qualify for a loan of that size. Fortunately, they have a less-costly alternative: the Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) car.
10 Most Affordable New Convertibles for 2020
After being cooped up indoors for typically long winters, Canadians look forward to the warmer weather spring perennially delivers. This long-awaited annual seasonal change usually leads drivers to desire the wind-in-the-hair feeling that only a convertible vehicle can provide.
Tips & Advice
The Pros and Cons of Buying a New EV During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic will almost certainly impact our lives in ways that are difficult to predict. However, one thing that isn’t likely to change is our need for safe, affordable transportation. With this in mind, you may be wondering what path to take regarding an electric vehicle (EV) purchase during the current crisis.
KBB Expert Reviews
What's That Dripping Under My Car?
It’s an annoying predicament. You pull out of your garage only to discover that some leaking fluid has stained your perfectly clean garage floor. Whether it’s green, red, brown or black, rest assured the remnants of drips and leaks do nothing to improve the value of your home, and worst of all, it could signal the start of major auto repair bills. What to do?
Why Don’t We Have Self-Driving Cars Yet?
For the past decade, self-driving cars have captured a lot of the industry's imagination and research dollars. That line of thinking is great for headlines and driving traffic to websites, but it’s quite far from the reality of autonomous vehicles. This topic raises a bunch of questions, the biggest of which is, “why don’t we have self-driving cars yet?”
10 Best Selling New Vehicles Q1 2020
These aren't normal times, and the sales of Canadian new vehicles during the first three months of 2020 reflected that abnormality. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, across Canada by the end of March, municipalities and provinces enacted stay-at-home orders. In most regions, dealer service operations—considered an essential service—remained open to address vehicle needs for government agencies customers.
10 Top Concepts Heading to Production
Automakers have been teasing car buyers with concept cars since the dawn of the automobile age. Some are pure flights of fancy, never to go on sale to the buying public. But some hint at vehicles that car buyers will find at their local dealers sooner than later. Alphabetically, here are KBB.ca’s Top 10 Concepts Heading to Production.