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CARPROOF Used Car Value Guide

How much is my car worth?

Anyone who has ever bought or sold a used car has probably wondered – what’s my car really worth? This information helps sellers set a competitive asking price, and allows buyers to confidently negotiate their purchase. Every used car is unique – and their values are unique too. Just because two cars of the same ye...

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CARPROOF Car Tire Guide

How much do you know about car tires? You know it’s important to have them, but do you know if you should switch them out when the seasons change? Do you know the difference between the main types of tires? How about your pressure – do you know how that impacts the way your car handles?

Here are the most popular types of tires:

All-season tire...

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Pothole Season – Prevent Vehicle Damage from Potholes

Welcome to spring! The snow melts, the ice disappears … we take off our winter tires, put away our parkas… it’s a wonderful season! But while spring may mean April showers and May flowers, it is also a frustrating time of year for drivers – pothole season! As vehicle owners, we groan when we think about hitting one of those nasty suckers, a...

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DIY Tire Inspections – How to Check Tire Tread, Tire Pressure and More!

Tire inspections are important for used car shoppers, but they’re also important for drivers that want to be sure their vehicles are safe for the open road.

Tires are an important (and expensive) part of your car, and no one wants to be surprised by having to replace their tires just a few months after buying their ‘new-to-you’ ride. Before...

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When you’re looking to buy a previously-owned car, the appearance of the vehicle can be a great indicator as to what’s happened to that car during its lifetime. It’s important that as a potentia...

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Top Safety Factors You Should Consider When Buying a Car

A recent Ipsos Reid survey conducted on behalf of ICBC (Insurance Corporation of British Columbia) found that only 32 percent of car buyers in B.C. named safety as one of their top three consideration...

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How to do a Proper Test Drive

You’ve done your homework and narrowed down your next potential car purchase to a select few. Now it’s time to get behind the wheel to see how your shortlist stands up to your needs and wants. But...

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How to Avoid Buying a Flood Damaged Used Car

When you’re buying a used car, you want to make sure you know what’s happened to the vehicle during the time it spent with previous owners. One thing you might not think to check for is whether or...

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