CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 2/17/2021

Wholesale Prices Average wholesale used vehicle prices in Canada remained almost flat this past week, however, there was a slight decline in prices similar to the prior week’s performance. This week’s declines in prices were far better than seasonal norms (2017-2019) for the overall market, as well as for Car and Truck/SUV segments. Furthermore, this […]

Is the Honda Odyssey the Best Minivan Available?

The Honda Odyssey was THE family vehicle of the 1990s and 2000s but almost overnight, sales dried up and the minivan plunged in popularity. Nothing had gone wrong with the vehicle but its fate was sealed by the appearance of the SUV. Able to offer lots of seating with a more appealing aesthetic, the SUV […]

How Does the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon Perform as a Family Vehicle?

Mercedes have a reputation of being a luxury car manufacturer but that doesn’t mean that they’re not capable of delivering a vehicle that’s practical too. Enter their station wagon, a long-roofed vehicle which is taking on SUVs and crossovers for the mantle of being the most family-friendly car.  Part of their C-Class, this Mercedes-Benz straddles […]

Why the Chevrolet Equinox is a Great Family Vehicle

The Chevrolet Equinox is classed as a compact crossover, with the five available seats but make no mistake, it’s a heavyweight in its class. Now in its third generation, the Equinox has proven to be one of Chevrolet’s top sellers, only being beaten by the Silverado.  In 2018 the Equinox got a complete makeover, with […]

Taking a Closer Look at the Ford EcoSport

Since the Ford EcoSport was first announced on Snapchat, there’s been a noticeable buzz around this car. We reviewed it before it was released onto the market, with a run-through of the features we expected to see.  Now that the car has had some time to settle in, how has it performed? Let’s take an […]

CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 2/9/2021

WHOLESALE PRICES Average wholesale used vehicle prices in Canada softened again this past week, however, the decline in prices was much less than what we saw the prior week. This week’s performance marks yet another week of decreases for both segment groups, however, this week’s declines in prices were better than seasonal norms (2017-2019) for […]

Is the Toyota Tacoma the Top Mid-Sized Pickup in Canada?

The Toyota Tacoma has been around for years and for many, has become the yardstick by which other pickups are measured, such has been its popularity. Reliable and holding its price well, there’s lots to recommend the Tacoma.  However, in recent years it’s not always had everything its own way with the emergence of rival […]

Is a Used Dodge Journey Right For You?

Originally launched in 2009, the Dodge Journey rolled off from the same manufacturer’s production line who created the minivan. A crossover with style, the Dodge Journey went on to become a big seller offering an appealing combination of space and car-like comfort.  The Journey isn’t a premium buy but it packs in lots of features […]

Comparing the Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Hatchback to the Volkswagen Golf Diesel

The Volkswagen Golf is an auto that’s been around for four decades, and to date, has seen off most other contenders to remain right at the top of the popularity lists. However, the Chevrolet Cruze is putting up a good show – could this be the car that finally topples the VW from its billing […]

COVID-19 Weekly Automotive Market Update 2/2/2021

WHOLESALE PRICES Average wholesale used vehicle prices in Canada showed another negative result, in terms of weekly price trends, this past week. Declines in prices for the week were slightly steeper than seasonal norms for Cars, and closer to historical averages for the Truck segment. This marks sixteen weeks of decreases for both segment groups. […]