Whether online or from your friends, you probably hear all kinds of questionable advice about car insurance. Here, we’re going to bust common car insurance myths and set the story straight.
Car insurance is a requirement across Canada. Whether you’re buying it for the first time or renewing with your current provider, it’s valuable knowing how it works to ensure you’re getting the best insurance policy for your needs.
Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft provide a great way for car owners to take advantage of the shared economy and maximize the utility of their vehicle while making a relatively easy buck. However, not all cars are ideal for running a cab service. We list out some of our favourites and list current offers on them. Read More
If you find yourself in a sinking car, what is the first thing you should do to maximize your chances of survival? As strange the question sounds, knowing the answer beforehand may help you save your and your loved ones’ lives if you are ever faced with the unfortunate situation. Read More
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: