10 things under $50 that will make your car safer for the winter
Spending $500-1000 on winter tires is fine, but there are a few inexpensive things you can do in order to keep your vehicle safe during the winter
Winter Maintenance Guide
People who live in warm climates just don't get it. Winter driving is a whole different ball game with a whole new set of dangers. Follow our maintenance guide to stay safe and in control in the most inclement weather.
10 Things to check before winter
In case you haven't notice, the winter is on its way. Yeah, lame. We know. But we've got a list of some things you can do in a few minutes to help keep your ride hunky-dory during the winter months.
A winter debrief for your ride
From your engine to interior, here's an in-depth look at what your vehicle needs as we move into warmer climes.
The basics of skid control
How to stay safe and avoid collisions during winter driving.
How to get your car unstuck from deep snow
Three techniques to prepare you for the next time your car is stuck in deep snow.
Winter tires vs. all-seasons
We test both sets of tires on a snow and ice track to examine the difference in performance.
The $500 winter beater: What to look for?
Right off the top I'm going to come out and say that I really don't
think a $500 winter beater is a good idea. The chances of a $500 car
meeting your province's safety requirements is pretty slim but even if
it does, how reliable could it be?
Top 10 vehicles for our winter dream garage
Devoid of lottery winnings, we're forced to merely consider the ten vehicles we'd use in all types of winter driving, from pulling people from ditches to high-speed jaunts across frozen northern highways.
10 Winter Beaters under $10K
If you're buying a car to take the abuse that Canadian winters are known for then you want it to be cheap. Here are ten choices under $10,000. All the cars on this list have AWD or 4WD and, with the exception of the two Germans and the Jeep, have reputations for decent reliability. In most cases the mileage will be quite high but what do you care? It's a beater.
What to look for in a winter beater
With all the AWD cars on the market not to mention the overwhelming
number of SUV models to choose from it's unlikely that your car can't
cope with the winter given a good set of snow tires. Naturally it’s more
likely that you simply don't want your precious ride exposed to the
ravages of salt and snow. Never mind other drivers on slick surfaces. A
winter beater is what you need but we prefer to call them winter
Tips for storing your vehicle for the winter
If your car's your pride and joy and you've got a car dedicated to
suffering through the winter then you might want to follow these simple
steps for storing a car during the winter months. Some points are only
relevant if you don't plan on driving the car at all for months on end
but changing the fluids and using a battery tender apply to infrequent
use as well.
How to keep your car going in the cold
Even though modern cars are tested in extreme climate conditions there are a few things you should do to keep your car running properly through a Canadian winter.
How to boost a car
We all know how dad did it but with a modern car's sensitive electronic
systems it's important to boost your car's battery properly. Do it
wrong and it could mean serious harm for your car and for you.
The Right Antifreeze for your Vehicle
One antifreeze will take you 150,000 miles while the other won’t last more than two years. Which one is right for you?
9 Critical Ways to Prep for Winter Driving
What fluid is essential for winter driving? So why do most of us not have it in our car? We explain this and more.
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