Considering the amount of recalls that have hit the auto industry in the last few years (read: there was a record high in 2014 with nearly 600 recall notices in Canada alone, and 8 million vehicles affected by faulty ignition switches and airbags), it’s no wonder people are skeptical on the reliability of modern cars. Read More
While hybrid electric vehicle sales make up a small percentage of total vehicle sales in Canada, big incentives and increased competition within this segment have increased sales over the past several years. There are a number of financial and environmental reasons to consider making your next vehicle purchase a hybrid one. To assist you in making this decision we’ve compiled some essential questions you might want answered before buying a hybrid. Read More
With summer approaching fast, you might be wondering what to do with all the extra hours of daylight. Why not take to the open road and embark on a great Canadian tradition: the road trip. To help plan your journey, we at Unhaggle have complied a list of 5 routes we think you’ll enjoy driving on, as well as our vehicles of choice for making these journeys.
One of the most overlooked yet important steps in the car buying process is the paperwork that follows the agreement to buy the car. So, even if you have already successfully negotiated your ideal price with the dealer and figured out your monthly payments, you are not on the clear just yet.
Once the deal is reached, you need to arrange financing, sign sales contracts and register the car. This may sound simple, but the process often takes hours. This is also when the dealer will try to sell you extra features, most of which we explain in this article. So, before you head over to the dealer to settle everything, make sure you are prepared. Read More
A common misconception among car buyers is that dealers are out to make a quick buck on them. The truth, however, is that most dealers just want to sell a car and satisfy their customers. The last thing on any salesperson’s agenda is to accumulate a list of returns, complaints and negative reviews.
While we won’t go into details as to why car dealers are vilified, we’ve put together a list of the most common misconceptions about them:
Many car shoppers see leasing as nothing more than glorified renting due to the lack of ownership and restricted mileage. However, none of these detriments make leasing worthless. There are several big perks to leasing a car, including lower monthly payments and in some cases better incentives. Read More
A car costs a lot of money, whether you purchase it with cash or finance it. If you are wondering what you should do to go about getting the absolute lowest price, knowing the invoice cost of your preferred vehicle is a great starting point. Read More
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Most people assume that the only way to lower the price of a new car is through negotiations with a salesperson or dealership. However, if you already own a car, you may be eligible to a loyalty rebate on your next purchase. Read More
The 2016 Toyota Highlander is a three-row crossover that’s right up there with its competitors, such the Nissan Pathfinder and Honda Pilot, in terms of overall quality. With more space, luxury and a Hybrid trim option, there is a lot going for the Highlander. Read More
Cars are expensive, which is why many of us are aggressively looking for all kinds of discounts – whether they are provided by manufacturers or dealerships themselves. Sometimes customers ask for a discount that a dealer cannot afford, prompting a quick rejection. The reason why they ask for so much off the retail price is because they often have no idea how much money exactly dealers make from the sale of a single car. We might think that since we’re dropping so much of our own money on a vehicle, the dealer gets a huge cut, but that’s not the case. Read More