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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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How to Get the Most Out of Your Fuel

The rising cost of fuel has made fuel efficiency top of mind for drivers and car buyers. Natural Resources Canada put together a Fuel Consumption Guide in 2014 to help Canadians maximize their fuel ef...

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Five Steps to Finalizing a Private Used Car Sale in Alberta

Buying a car from a private seller in Alberta? Here's what you need to know:

You've found the car you love and now it's time to finalize the deal with the seller. Each province in Canada has differe...

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Preparing Your Vehicle for a Road Trip

When the summer months hit, road trips are a great way to explore a new area of the country or a fun way to seek out new adventures south of the border. Before you set off on a trip, it’s always a g...

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How to Protect Your Car From the Summer Heat

During the hot summer months, your car spends most of the day parked out in direct sunlight, roasting on hot pavement. In the same way you need protection from the heat and UV rays, your vehicle also...

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