Cars

Everything Canadian car owners need to know about car maintenance, car repair and accessories. Consult our car buying guides and reviews to help you get the best deals on new cars and used cars.

View More in:

A Truckload of Memories: The Story of Our 1950 Dodge Ram Truck

Bought new more than 70 years ago, this 1950 Dodge Ram is still trucking for the family that purchased it—with a grandchild at the wheel!

Why You Should Never Keep Your Phone in the Glove Compartment

It may seem like a good idea, but it also has damaging consequences.


Why You Should Always Keep a Carpet Remnant in Your Trunk

Hint: it'll help you out in a (literal) jam in the snow and ice.


Tout icon

Tips For Buying a New Car You Can Actually Afford

There are more than monthly car payments to consider when calculating the cost of a new car. Here’s some invaluable...


Tout icon

How to Improve Brake Performance and Extend Wear

The secret is to use a new high-temperature grease.

Tout icon

13 Car Hacks That Will Make Driving So Much Better

Whether you’re gearing up for a road trip or just want to make your daily commute less of a chore,...


Tout icon

13 Weird Car Features You Probably Didn’t Realize You Had

You might be missing out on safety lights, extra storage and more.


Winter Driving Safety Tips Every Canadian Should Know

Don't let the winter weather catch you—and your ride—by surprise. To make sure you're prepared, check out these winter driving...


Tout icon

9 Times You Should Be Using Your Emergency Brake—and 3 Times You Shouldn’t

It was one of the first things you learned in driver's ed, so of course you know when to use...


Tout icon

13 Car Problems You’ll Regret Ignoring

From the dreaded "check engine" light to dangerously low tire pressure, here are the automotive issues you should deal with...


Tout icon

How to Change a Fuel Filter in 4 Easy Steps

Dirt is the number one enemy of your engine's fuel system. A clean fuel filter is one of the best ways...


How to Handle Road Rage: Safety Tips For Dealing With Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive driving contributes to 56 per cent of all fatal car crashes. Here's expert advice on how to avoid becoming...


This Impressive Model A Ford Restoration Took 40 Years to Complete

Rebuilding, sanding, grinding and upholstering... Breathing new life into a classic is never easy, but in the case of this...

This Is the Number One Mistake Parents Make with Car Seats in Winter

Failing to take this step before strapping your little ones into their car seats presents a major safety risk.


Tout icon

10 Things That Will Kill Your Car’s Resale Value

Everyone wants to get top dollar when selling a car. But these red flags stand out to potential buyers—and can...


Tout icon

12 Things to Never Do While Driving

Unfortunately, there's no shortage of apparently brainless drivers on our roads.


Tout icon

How to Charge a Car Battery Quickly—and Safely

Discovering you’ve got a dead car battery after turning your key in the ignition and hearing nary a click from...


Tout icon

13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Car

Put the brakes on these common mistakes to help keep your car on the road and out of the shop.


Classic Spotlight: 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Heads turn each time this classic Camaro SS comes to a red light—and for good reason!


15 Vintage Cars You’ll Wish You Could Drive Today

Print advertisements for cars back in the day used to look a lot different!


Tout icon

6 Essential Tips for a Safe Winter Road Trip

Hitting the road for a quick winter getaway? Don't pull out of the driveway before reviewing our checklist of winter...

Tout icon

5 Headlight Upgrades for Better Style, Safety and Performance

These headlight upgrades give your ride a fresh set of eyes—with improved nighttime vision.


5 Car Insurance Myths—Busted!

Ever heard that red cars cost more to insure? Our auto expert sets the record straight on five of the...


How to Remove Rust From Brake Rotors

Rusty rotors peeking out from behind your expensive alloy wheels? Here's how to remove rust from brake rotors.


20+ Car Gadgets That Make Driving Safer

From backup cameras to LED road flares, these cleverly-designed auto accessories can make driving safer—and more enjoyable.


Tout icon

Can You Name These 12 Car Dashboard Lights?

Do you know what all of the different lights on your car's dashboard mean? Or do you just ignore them...


My First Car: Remembering the 1931 Chevy Berline

After selling it in the '70s, I never imagined I'd have the opportunity to restore my first car to its...