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Have You Heard About the House of Cars Referral Program?

We all hear about the benefits of networking in Calgary. Here's a way that networking benefits everyone involved! Have you heard about the House of Cars referral program? When you refer a friend or family member to House of Cars, they drive home in a great vehicle from our used vehicle inventory, and you receive $500. Win-win for everyone!

Here's what you need to do: start by filling out our quick and easy online referral form, providing us with both your info and that of your friend.

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The Toyota Highlander Lands High Marks for Safety

The best kind of road in Calgary is a safe road. Part of making a road safe is the way you drive, but also how equipped your vehicle is to protect from and prevent accidents. If you drive the Toyota Highlander, not only are you driving a vehicle full of space and capability, but one that can keep you save.

The Toyota Highlander has been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick…

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Cheap Choices: Cars for $15 000 or Less

 

Cars are meant to make life easier, not cause more problems with financial stress. And when you buy a new car it can feel like a trade-off; you can drive off in something affordable, but not necessarily up to all of your standards. Buying used allows you to get both. Here are some excellent choices all in stock and on sale for $15 000 or less at House of Cars locations in Calgary and across…
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Think You Need New Tires? Here's What to Look For

Once you've purchased a quality used vehicle from House of Cars, taking care of it is crucial on the Calgary roads. That not only includes routine maintenance, like oil and filter changes, but also knowing when to have worn out parts replaced. Eventually, even your tires will need replacing, and it's important to recognize the signs.

Worn Tread: Are your tires going bald? Meaning, is your tread wearing out? Worn out tread prevents your tires from being able to grip the road well, resulting in poor and unsafe handling.

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The BMW 2 Series and 3 Series Earn Top Safety Ratings

When high performance driving comes so easily in Calgary, high performance safety should too. BMW delivers in both categories. The BMW 2 Series and 3 Series have received the Top Safety Pick+ designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

How did the 2 Series and 3 Series earn the highest safety rating given by the IIHS? Premium design and engineering.

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Kickback with a Kia Optima

 

Looking for a reliable used vehicle in Calgary or Medicine Hat with convenient features? 
Perhaps also something that is easy on the eyes and wallet? 
Maybe something fuel efficient that still has some kick? 
It might not be the first car you think of, but the 2015 KIA Optima is all those things and more. 
 
Don’t believe us? In a March 2012 comparison test by Car and Driver the Optima won third place, competing…
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Fuel Efficient Driving Habits for the Calgary Roads

Many drivers in Calgary are looking to stay on budget. That's often times why they purchase a great used vehicle from House of Cars. But how can you stay on budget after you've bought a vehicle? That's where fuel efficiency comes in. Not only does a fuel efficient ride keep you away from the pump, but it also helps your wallet. Try some of these fuel efficient driving habits in your vehicle:

  • The faster you go on the highway, the more fuel your engine uses to overcome the extra wind resistance. If you have some time in…
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Keeping a Clean Car: Exterior Edition

 

Rust sucks. There’s no two ways about it. If you’ve purchased a used vehicle that’s rust free or close, you want to keep it that way. Good news, it’s easy to keep rust away while you keep your car sparkling – you just have to pay a little attention and put in a little elbow grease.

First we recommend that you be proactive. Wash your car at least once a month, and…
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