Posts in Kijiji Autos

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10 Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Car

There are many factors to consider when buying a used car. We want to make this decision a little bit easier to make, so we’ve come up with a simple infographic below that lists 10 important questions you should ask when shopping for a used car. Make sure you get as much of this information from the seller as possible to avoid any surprises.

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Local Heroes Inside Story: Canadians Finding Their Dream Cars Through Kijiji

For years, Canadians across the country have come to know Kijiji as a go-to destination when purchasing a quality used vehicle. Not only are we the largest automotive site in the country, but have almost 350,000 cars listed coast-to-coast at any one time. This isn’t surprising, as the latest National Kijiji Auto Survey tells us that 65 per cent of Canadians feel that it’s more important to have a reliable car than a reliable government! Based on our Local Heroes submissions, our readers have told us how they’ve had tremendous success in buying and selling used vehicles on Kijiji. In this week’s highlights, we’re showcasing how our latest car ownership stats are evident in some recent stories you’ve sent in…. read more

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The Cars of Kijiji in 2013

As Canada’s biggest cars site, we see a huge amount of cars of all varieties bought and sold every day! In 2013, 2,882,023 cars for sale were posted, plus 686,780 trucks for sale, 698,398 SUVs, and 768,527 motorcycles across Canada. In the General Toronto Area, those numbers were 494,043 car ads, 50,869 truck ads, 108,633 SUVs for sale, and 121,193 motorcycles. Across the country, there were over 3.1 million cars listed by private sellers, and over 1.1 million cars listed by dealers were on Kijiji in 2013. Every minute in the autos section, there was an average of 68 searches, and 21 replies. The priciest car listed in 2013? A 2012 Bugatti Veyron, for $900,000. Bugatti was also the most… read more

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Start Your Engines Montreal, See You at the Auto Show!

We’ve packed up the K-Team Van and are heading towards Montreal for the 10-day Montreal International Auto Show! As the largest autos site in Canada (as well as Québec!) with more than 4.2 million vehicles posted in 2013, Kijiji is the national leader in automotive sales featuring the best selection. Whether you’re looking for a practical commuter or a speedy racer, you will always be able to find your perfect car on Kijiji. This year, we have decided to present a spectacular booth that will bring you back to the golden age of auto garages : the 1950s-1960s. The Kijiji Garage will be located on the 5th floor of the Palais des congrès de Montréal (Montreal Convention Centre). Come visit us to shop online… read more

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Is your car ready for the next snowfall?

When winter approaches, many Canadians turn to classified sites to find good deals on winter tires that meet their needs and still offer good mileage – whether new, previously owned or gently used. With an estimated 30,000 tire listings on Kijiji, the number of winter tires ads has increased by 33% between 2011 and 2012. As for the total value of transactions, it increased by 94% since 2011 to reach $11.5 million in 2012. To help Canadians look for winter tires at a good price without compromising road safety, Kijiji has some key tips to keep in mind: Check for wear and tear. It is recommended to check the general wear and tear of tires. Check the entire circumference of… read more