Matthew Guy

Matthew Guy

Contributor Send a tip Living in rural Canada, Matthew has immersed himself in car culture for over 30 years and relishes the thought of a good road trip. A certified gearhead, he enjoys sharing his excitement about cars and is very pleased to contribute at AutoGuide. Matthew is a member of Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC).

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Get a Grip: Yokohama Advan Sport A/S+ on

Good Tires are One of the Most Important Parts of Your Car It’s true – tires aren’t necessarily the most interesting of purchases for one’s vehicle. Compared to forking out cash for obvious upgrades like a banging audio system in your hot hatch or a new winch for your off-roader, fresh tires don’t rank too…

How Much Does A New Car Actually Cost?

Trying to make sense of new car prices can feel quite intimidating. There’s a base price, options list, rebates, incentives … and what’s this about destination and delivery? But fear not, we’re here to demystify the basic elements which comprise the price of a new car.

Should You Lease or Buy Your Next Car?

Knowing the pros/cons of leasing vs buying is a smart way to guard against making a bad fiscal choice. Our goal is to arm you with the information before hitting the dealer lots and make the best decision possible.

How Does a Zero Percent Deal Work?

These days, 0% offers are flung around like rice at a wedding, with customers being presented with such advertisements on just about every form of media. But how does such a loan work?

How to Negotiate Car Price: 10 Things You Need to Know

Negotiating a price on a vehicle generally ranks up there with a root canal in terms of the amount of aggravation it invokes in most people. But the price quoted on a car is not set in stone and there are ways you can make that work in your favor. Here’s how.

How to Test Drive a Car

Whether it’s taking a used car out to make sure everything’s working correctly or simply trying on a new car to make sure you and the family fit properly, test driving a vehicle is a key part of warding off disappointment.

Wheels & Deals: Your Credit Score and Car Buying

A low credit score is a far more common problem that can adversely affect your ability to buy a car. In this article, we help you figure out what bad credit is and how you can work around it to procure your new set of wheels without breaking the bank.

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