Features and Tips

Features and TipsShould You Put Nitrogen in Your Tires?
We’ll say it again: improperly inflated tires can have a significant impact on your driving, your safety, and your fuel consumption, not to mention the resulting premature wear. In Canada, an estimated 25% of all road vehicles have at least one tire with a pressure that’s too low by 20% …
Features and Tips5 Myths About Drugs and Driving
Distractions caused by cell phones and other technologies while driving are often under the spotlight these days, but let’s not forget that the use of alcohol or drugs behind the wheel is also becoming a worrying issue. If you think police officers can’t detect if someone has been smoking cannabis …
Features and TipsShould You Clean Your Vehicle Before Selling It?
No matter what your reasons for getting rid of your vehicle are, you’ll probably want to get the best value out of it and make sure the transaction happens quickly. Time is money, after all! Trading it in with a dealer is an easy solution, but the price you’ll be …
Features and TipsBlinded by the Light: 5 Tips to Drive Safely in the Sun
Whether they are rigorously scheduled or spontaniously improvised, road trips are always fun. During their summer vacations, many Quebecers want to hit the road looking for new adventures, but they should always do it as safely as possible. There’s nothing like sunshine, right? Yes, but driving while blinded by the …
Features and TipsHow Useful Is the Start-Stop Technology?
Technologies are everywhere in modern vehicles, but they were not all created equal. Some are far more useful than others and can have a big impact on performance and handling. The device we will focus on today is the idle start-stop, a system designed to reduce fuel consumption. With the …
Features and TipsWhat Maintenance Work Is Required After 100,000 km?
Many people wonder if they should sell their car or maintain it to make it last longer, and it’s understandable given the significant increase in used cars' values since the pandemic. With more and more people working from home and the high fuel prices, we don’t use our vehicles the …
Features and Tips5 Advantages of Buying OEM Parts
Maintaining your vehicle, whether it’s used or brand-new, is an important thing to do. But in these times of inflation and high fuel prices, many owners are tempted to take shortcuts and skip a few visits to the garage. Others decide to buy cheaper replacement parts, hoping they will last …
Features and TipsHow Dangerous is it to Use Regular Instead of Premium Fuel?
Gas prices being what they currently are, many motorists are wondering just how useful filling up with premium fuel really is. This is normal. Other people are questioning the potentially harmful effects of low-octane gas. So, let’s try to address the issue described in this article’s title with the three …
Features and TipsAll-Wheel Drive: Do You Really Need It?
Whether you’re looking for a pre-owned or a brand-new vehicle, you might be wondering if an all-wheel drive is relevant for you or not. While some think it’s a staple nowadays, others can easily live without it. Of course, these systems drive the price up and add to the vehicle’s …
TechnologyWhat Is Honda's Magic Seat?
Honda ’s engineers are not wizards, but they were still able to design a wonderfully versatile and convenient back seat that they've called “Magic Seat”. The name is sometimes used to refer to the Odyssey minivan third-row seats that fold into the floor in a jiffy, but generally, the real …
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