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  • Knowing when to replace your tires is one of the most important parts of basic vehicle maintenance, but unfortunately, thousands of drivers hit the road every day on old, warn or damaged rubber, endangering not just themselves but their passengers and fellow motorists as well. If you don’t know much about tires, read on, because knowing if or when it is time for a fresh set just might save your life this year.   Damaging signs Inspect your tires regularly and if you notice anything strange or concerning head straight to your mechanic as it is never worth the risk ...

  • Wasting fuel means wasting money, not to mention causing unnecessary harm to the environment, so be sure that you are making the most of every precious drop this year. The key to maximising your fuel efficiency is to drive smarter, treat your vehicle right and keep the following savvy tips in mind. Slow down The faster you drive the more fuel you will burn; therefore, slowing your speed even just a little can save you a considerable sum over the course of the year. This is particularly true when it comes to city driving because speeding up and slowing down ...

  • If you are looking to invest in a new or used vehicle there are plenty of easy ways to do so, with two of your best options being leasing and financing. While both approaches will get you into a quality vehicle fast, the right choice for you will depend upon your budget, needs and lifestyle. Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of these two extremely popular approaches. Leasing (Pros) Keep it fresh With leasing, not only can you drive the latest model vehicles for a small monthly fee, but you can upgrade to a newer model ...

  • If you want to keep your new ride looking good and running smoothly you need to be proactive with its care and maintenance; otherwise, it won’t be at its best for very long. Here we take a brief look at a few easy ways to ensure that your new ride is turning heads for all the right reasons for years to come. Interior mats One of the most inexpensive and effective ways to protect a new vehicle against dirt, mud and moisture is with a set of protective interior mats. Apart from helping to keep things clean inside your vehicle, ...

  • If you are looking for a stylish vehicle that is comfortable, efficient, reliable, safe and packed full of modern features, prepare to meet your new favourite ride. The 2016 Chevrolet Spark won’t just exceed your expectations at every turn; it will ensure that you are turning heads everywhere you go. Let’s take a look at what all the fuss is about. Efficiency If you are looking for a vehicle that you can feel good about driving look no further, because this impressive fuel efficient ride will save you a small fortune at the pump and shrink your environmental footprint as ...

  • GMC’s industry leading quality, performance and durability have been well known for decades; however, there are likely more than a few things about this amazing brand that you probably aren’t aware of. Here we will take a brief look at some of the lesser known facts about one of the most famous names in the automotive industry – GMC. One hundred years and counting The GMC name was born way back in 1912 when the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company joined forces with Reliance and Randolph. GMC would build on the solid foundation established by these three smaller companies and go ...

  • Here at Revolution Chevrolet Buick GMC we love it when our customers trade in their vehicles, especially when we can give them a great return on it. To ensure that you get the best possible value for your trade in keep the following factors in mind. Looks matter Regardless of how well your vehicle runs or how few kilometres it has on the odometer, the way it looks, inside and out, will drastically effect its value. While cleaning your vehicle yourself will certainly make a big difference, for maximum effect consider investing in some professional detailing. Prioritise major elements Most ...

  • There are plenty of great ways to pay for your next vehicle, though few can compare with the benefits you get from dealership financing. Regardless of whether you are looking to upgrade your current ride or are in the market for your very first vehicle, dealership financing provides a fantastic way to get the vehicle you want on terms that suit you, right now. Here is a brief look at just a few of the many benefits you can expect. Get a better vehicle Having a little extra money to play with will mean that you can afford to invest ...

  • Winter conditions in Canada are no joke, especially when it comes to keeping you, your vehicle and your passengers safe on ice and snow covered roads. While common sense will always go a long way, your preparations are vital, and here we take a brief look at some of the things you can do to stay safe on the roads this winter. Get your vehicle winter ready Winterizing your vehicle is vital. Not only should all those fluids be topped up, your tires properly inflated and your battery checked for charge, but you also won’t want to be in the ...

  • While hybrid vehicles have built their reputation around being environmentally friendly vehicles, they have certainly evolved into highly impressive vehicles of late that can compete in every regard. The following is brief look at what you can expect from a hybrid and why you should consider one for your next vehicle purchase. It’s true! Hybrids have amazing fuel efficiency Hybrid vehicles have long been known for their incredible fuel efficiency, which isn’t just great for the environment, it also saves you a fortune on fuel as well. (Some hybrids can now even reach up to 60 miles per gallon!) While ...

  • A simple guide to safer towing Having the ability to tow a trailer, a boat or even another vehicle can be extremely useful, but unless you know what you are doing it can also be quite dangerous. Make sure that you can get your load from point A to B safely by keeping the following guide in mind. Know your limits Towing more weight than your vehicle can handle will put you, your vehicle and others at risk, so before you do anything else find out what your vehicle can safely accommodate. Your vehicle’s manual will have detailed information regarding ...

  • Comparing The GMC Terrain With KIA Sportage In the compact crossover sector every brand is making its best attempts to give consumers exactly what they want. So as a consumer, when considering your purchase it’s important to have all the facts and do comparisons to make the decision that’s right for you. We thought we’d do some of the legwork for you by comparing two popular models so you can spend your free time doing what matters most. We’re comparing the GMC Terrain with the KIA Sportage. The KIA Sportage initially comes in at a lower starting price ($22,995), and ...

  • The Sierra is GMC’s highest volume vehicle on the Market and has a balance of strength and sophistication. Car and Driver has given the Sierra a Five Star rating and the 6.2L V8 engine has been dubbed the “Corvette Engine” by truck enthusiasts. The engine has been built and long recognized as a workhorse that will get the job done and is a staple to farmers, contractors and small business owners of all kinds of trades. That says a lot about trucks, reviews and awards are great, but when a truck is trusted by real life people decade after decade, ...