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Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2013, 11:32 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

And of course over time categories can change, outside of manufacturers control or influence. Look at something like the Subaru Impreza, initially revered by enthusiasts as a rally car for the road,...
Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2013, 11:25 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

He may have the same issue - credit history, or lack thereof.




Amended for accuracy. :)
Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2013, 10:22 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Cool Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

You might wish to know that the poster who's opinion you're decrying has an Asian other half.

I was a marketing consultant for a number of years on behalf of several premium brand automotive...
Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2013, 6:06 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

Read this: http://www.motortrend.com/womt/112_9903_tire_myths_and_reality/viewall.html
Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2013, 5:53 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

I think you're over-egging things somewhat. Leaving glow plugs for several minutes will soon kill your battery, and there's no need to leave a diesel running for half an hour before driving it in the...
Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2013, 5:49 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

All luxury brands do - China's their growth market and cash cow:

China premium car sales will probably surpass the U.S. as early as 2016 and equal that of Western Europe by 2020, driven by rising...
Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2013, 12:25 am
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

My diesel farm machinery was parked outside year round. In the winter it was often used from 4am onwards to clear snow. Never needed a block heater, just healthy glow plugs.
Forum: Canada
Apr 8th 2013, 9:11 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

Take a look at something like the Swedish round of the World Rally Championship on You Tube. The tires are almost comically skinny given that the cars have 300+ hp.
Forum: Canada
Apr 5th 2013, 3:59 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

As a new immigrant you have to make compromises. Spend your lump sum on a vehicle that will see you through for a while until your credit history improves, or future prospects in the country are more...
Forum: Canada
Apr 5th 2013, 3:45 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

Putting in a large deposit on a lease makes no sense to me if you have no business to offset the costs against. Are you only planning on being here for the length of your TWP? I'd buy outright if...
Forum: Canada
Apr 5th 2013, 3:14 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

Many of what you call European imports are actually manufactured in North America. The comparative cost to purchase is dependent on whatever exchange rate you're using, which has little relevance -...
Forum: Canada
Apr 5th 2013, 2:54 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 11,977
Posted By R I C H

Re: Advice on 4X4 lease and types.

If you're leasing, the majority of your monthly payment is the cost of the vehicle's depreciation, so that aspect is moot. You're effectively just renting a car every month.
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