November 15, 2019
Winter arrived early to Canada this year. Edmonton was getting snowfalls by early October and now in November, Ontario and Quebec were getting 20cm along the Saint Laurent river. Anyways, winter… + read more
November 12, 2019
The new Rogue is available in Canada since October 2019! Once again, Nissan is packing up a lot of features in its top-selling vehicle in North America (and the world, I think). It is available on… + read more
November 8, 2019
And the inevitable is on the way. The Prairie Provinces have been receiving snow since late October, and now Central/Atlantic Canada has welcomed the first snowfall of the season. The Winter Driver… + read more
November 7, 2019
Volvo builds amazing vehicles. I remember as a child that my dad used to have a Volvo 960 from a friend of his because it was way safer than a Nissan Sentra we had. It was the mid-90s, and I remember… + read more
November 6, 2019
We are on track to 2019-2020 winter, and new car deals are here. If you are looking for your next vehicle or are considering options, welcome to our market review for the month of November 2019… + read more
November 6, 2019
If car leasing sounds like a too advanced thing to you, then you are on the right place. The purpose of this guide is to demystify and clarify all details regarding new car leasing and help you… + read more
November 5, 2019
In many ways, used cars are more advantageous than brand new cars. You won’t have to worry about losing significant value in your car, you won’t put a massive dent in your wallet and you can research… + read more
October 22, 2019
After more than 18 continuous months seeing more than 3,000 lease takeover deals fly around our marketplace, I think it is time to drop here some key tips here. If you are a Lease Takeover Hunder… + read more
October 21, 2019
Trade-Ins are not a bad idea. Your current vehicle plays a "downpayment" role while you are actually doing a swap, but it doesn't work on all cases. In fact, I wouldn't encourage anyone to do a trade… + read more
October 20, 2019
New year, new models and terrific players on the SUV game. If there is a year where Sports Utility Vehicles have performed better than ever, it was this one: SUVs are the #1 choice of vehicle… + read more
October 15, 2019
AccuWeather has released its 2019-2020 Winter predictions report. Depending on where you live, you'll find it very useful and to have an idea of how the next few months should be. You can read… + read more
October 11, 2019
And there is a high chance that it is also executed in Canada. Very similar to the Nissan/Infiniti recall from a couple of weeks ago, BMW is notifying more than 200,000+ customers in the U.S. to fix… + read more
October 9, 2019
While most mainstream manufacturers continue bringing CVT transmissions into the market, one of LeaseCosts visitors reached out to make a few questions regarding its performance. As I use to do… + read more
October 2, 2019
LeaseCosts™ Canada Inc. is happy to announce that our Canadian online inventory of lease takeover vehicles has reached more than 3,000 units. The service started back in June 2018 and has grown… + read more
September 25, 2019
Car leases can be "terminated" anytime just by paying the remaining value of the contract. That is one of the typical four ways of terminating a lease agreement. This actually means that you buy the… + read more
September 24, 2019
Nissan has announced that it will begin recalling a significant volume of vehicles in the next few months due to a small issue with the backup camera software. You can find all the details on… + read more
September 20, 2019
Improving our the value of the tools we provide to our customers is a critical factor for LeaseCosts. As we progressively do, we have launched a new tool in our Lease Takeover Marketplace: the… + read more
September 17, 2019
We are happy to see how our marketplace grows. It demonstrates inventory movement, audience acceptance and effectiveness but more than anything: value. We are helping people. We are making their… + read more
September 3, 2019
One of our customers came up with a good set of questions we would like to share here (together with the corresponding answers) for everyone to better understand the process. Still, I would suggest… + read more
August 29, 2019
If you are looking for a 7-seater, there are very good choices out there nowadays. I would say a lot, but there are 6 that rank among the best alternatives for me. So I won't give numbers to these,… + read more
August 26, 2019
If you have leased your car and need or want to terminate it, you have options. You can terminate the lease, purchase the car outright, and even swap a lease. Before you take action, find your lease… + read more
August 25, 2019
Volkswagen Canada is recalling about 117,000 vehicles in Canada and more than 600,000 in the United States. The recall fixes an issue that occurs when the ignition key can be removed while the… + read more
August 19, 2019
Turo has been gaining a lot of terrains lately. Last time I used it was in Toronto for a business trip back in June, and it was terrific. Airport delivered, nicely kept and super comfortable, I was… + read more
August 5, 2019
MONTRÉAL, QC -- LeaseCosts™ Canada Inc. has acquired the company behind the popular Canadian lease transfer marketplaces and for an undisclosed amount.  LeaseCosts Canada is a… + read more
July 29, 2019
Did you know that 70 percent of Canadians prefer leasing cars instead of purchasing them? They do so for a variety of reasons. These include the inherent flexibility that comes with leasing a vehicle… + read more
July 24, 2019
A few days ago I received a recall letter from Volkswagen Canada regarding a Recall on my VW Atlas. Not a big deal, just some missing screw caps of the headlights that need to be checked. I did… + read more
July 19, 2019
You see and hear the term used all the time in advertisements. But for those unfamiliar, what exactly is auto leasing, and is it something you should consider? In today’s blog post we cover some of… + read more
July 16, 2019
I don't drive a Tesla yet, but probably will soon. Those are the best affordable, most optimal, and safest vehicles out there. Maybe later in early 2020, I do a lease transfer on the marketplace and… + read more
July 15, 2019
While overall luxury automobile sales in Canada fell some last year following a hot 2017, that hasn’t deterred Maserati from continuing to offer some fantastic alternatives to German products on the… + read more
July 12, 2019
I drove the new KIA 7-seater about two months ago. It was still spring, there were about 12 degrees back in May, and it was raining a lot. Even tough, I have to say that it is the first time I… + read more
July 10, 2019
The hottest month of the year has arrived! And not only because of the thermometers, but because it is the peak moment of the year when it comes to vehicle sales and deliveries. Today, the market… + read more
July 8, 2019
Even taking a short drive through Metro Vancouver and it becomes evident the region is BMW friendly. And why not? The west coast’s mild climate allows drivers to pilot everything from a Z4 to an X5… + read more
July 2, 2019
A new car in Canada costs upwards of $30,000. For those that find this figure too steep, leasing is a popular option. Aside from the monetary advantage, leasing makes it possible to get a new car or… + read more
June 24, 2019
When it comes to doing a lease takeover, there is always a fee involved. It is a paperwork process that requires time, a credit application, and a new financial contract. This article is very simple… + read more
June 20, 2019
A close friend of mine mentioned he was interested in having an affordable car he may need for only a few months. "Not a big deal, just something reliable that didn't cost much" as it was going to be… + read more
June 19, 2019
Canadians love their cars, and it shows in the stats — people bought nearly two million vehicles up here last year alone. The top dogs in the auto industry for 2018 were, according to data aggregator… + read more
June 14, 2019
Summer is here!  Once again, here we are with our best new car deals in Canada for June 2019 list. A fantastic summer season we have ahead, lots of new models in the last months and more to come (… + read more
June 14, 2019
Although the title of this article seems very "ideal," it is actually possible. Since we started our Lease Takeover Marketplace, I've seen deals go away in less than 12 hours and some other to take 8… + read more
June 12, 2019
With about 44 percent of Canadians admitting in 2018 that they purchase new cars, it shows that assuming a lease takeover is evidently the best way to obtain a vehicle. It’s essential to understand… + read more
June 6, 2019
For whatever reason, Volvo is sometimes not included in the same conversation as other luxury automakers like BMW or Mercedes-Benz — unfortunate because it makes stylish and safe vehicles. Fun fact:… + read more
June 1, 2019
In a couple of weeks, we will arrive at our first year of Marketplace operations. It has been long and hard, but we couldn't be more proud of our team. And the best way to know it is just by asking… + read more
May 31, 2019
All new cars come with a manufacturer warranty. It doesn't matter if it is leased, financed, or just a cash purchase. All of these come with it. We all know what does that means, but, have you ever… + read more
May 30, 2019
It’s no joke — Jeep has built a mid-size pickup (historians may remember the brand has tried this before, for example in the mid-1980s with the Cherokee-based Comanche). Called the Gladiator, think… + read more
May 28, 2019
Two years ago, Volkswagen made a smart move when releasing the VW Atlas. The model sales have filled in a high demand hole that was mostly occupied before by the Ford Explorer, the Honda Pilot, and… + read more
May 27, 2019
If you have a car, then you have car insurance: It is the law. In Canada, the regular for Auto insurance contracts is to last two years. After those two years, you can either renew it or change to… + read more
May 14, 2019
During my last trip to Europe to test the Audi Q2, I went to a VW dealership in Luxembourg to test-drive the new (born in 2017) VW T-Roc. I could compare it, in size, to a shorter Tiguan, but not as… + read more
May 13, 2019
During the next few years, the automotive industry will tend a lot towards the electrification of the vehicle fleets. We are in 2019 now, but so much has happened in the last 10 years, that we can… + read more
May 12, 2019
The American electric automaker has started releasing a quarterly report regarding the safety of their vehicles. Essentially, they are releasing a small update that compares the average safety… + read more
May 8, 2019
Will Audi release the new Q2 in Canada by 2020? Not sure about it yet, so the best way to give it a shot, before it comes to North America is going to the only place in the world where it is already… + read more
May 7, 2019
Android Auto has spread like a virus among auto manufacturers across the world. I've even seen some "custom" kits that people can adapt as we use to do with Pioneer stereo systems on older vehicles… + read more
May 3, 2019
Are you looking to get a new car? Leasing could be a much better option for you than buying. But, what if your current financial situation won’t allow you to take a full lease? Well, a lease… + read more
April 13, 2019
Lease Takeover deals have a slightly little difference compared to any other variant of car purchase: it is a contract takeover, not an actual vehicle purchase. Although not that simple at the clear… + read more
April 12, 2019
Our marketplace is growing at an incredible speed. We have helped more people completing their lease takeovers during the last 60 days than during the previous eight months we were running. Thousands… + read more
April 5, 2019
LeaseCosts has been steadily becoming the number one choice for Lease Takeover listings in Canada. With a rhythm of about 40 - 60 new listings every week and increasing, we are heading towards the… + read more
April 4, 2019
Spring has arrived! And this is also an exceptional month for us: we will be featuring only SUVs. Coincidence? Maybe. But numbers are there, and SUVs have taken over the market, popularly… + read more
April 2, 2019
Yuri and Jakub are still keeping it up in my favorite Car Review Channel on YouTube. They have reached more than 400,000 subscribers so far and will probably hit one million by the end of the… + read more
April 1, 2019
The Model 3 is still breaking lots of records since it was released a year ago in the U.S. During 2018, Tesla sold 245,240 vehicles, including all of their models. It is more than the total… + read more
March 20, 2019
A client of ours sent an email today addressing this specific concern: what are the procedures to take over a car lease? He specifically split it over with five questions I will discuss in… + read more
March 19, 2019
We can't complain too much about the 2018-2019 winter here in Montreal. Although very tough at the very beginning with more snow and cold than usual, it softens down later in February and March has… + read more
March 15, 2019
You want to go to a dealership, that's fine, but I hope you were not looking for one of these models as, for sure, there is no way you will find a better deal than these. As we always say: "before… + read more
March 12, 2019
Winter is almost gone! At least here in Montreal, in just a couple of weeks of temperatures between 0 and 10 positive, it will be over (I hope). The high season for the auto industry begins (… + read more
March 12, 2019
Having a Seven-Seater is one of the most significant advantages anyone with a big family can enjoy. Either for all the kids, going out with many friends and let's mix both, your kid's friends, it… + read more
March 1, 2019
With more than 700 listed vehicles in our marketplace, we have started to notice some trends among the results experienced by our customers. There are many, and we will be talking about it in further… + read more
February 28, 2019
Canada is a vast country with a very particular snow season, including the biggest center/eastern cities during every winter. I'm my opinion; this may be probably one of the main reasons you will… + read more
February 21, 2019
Well, when an excellent opportunity shows up, there is nothing else to do than going after it. And if you live in the GTA and like high-end German vehicles, then there is a chance that your attention… + read more
February 19, 2019
We have added a long-requested feature to our Lease Takeover Marketplace: the Payment Analysis. This new section is automatically available to all of our customers (including old listings) and is… + read more
February 18, 2019
Trucks/pickups are the most popular vehicles in Canada. Believe it or not, it is not the Honda Civic or the Toyota RAV4, and the reason is very simple: the weather conditions and the popularity of… + read more
February 15, 2019
Oil change is a must. There is no way you can escape from it. Well, there are Electric Vehicles (EVs), but there is still a regular maintenance period. So, going back to oil change, I've known people… + read more
February 11, 2019
Jumping into a dealership on the last day of the month has many particular things. I won't try to be sensationalist or "revealing," just go straight to the key elements that are strictly attached to… + read more
February 7, 2019
If I were in front of a group of "everyday drivers" and ask: "Who enjoys doing safe snow drifting on your street once a while?". If not all, most of the people will raise their hand. It is fun, but… + read more
February 6, 2019
When it comes to doing a lease takeover, there are two (at least) people involved and a transfer of debt. In case you don't know it, all car lease contracts are treated as a loan, from a Credit… + read more
February 4, 2019
We are halfway done with the winter, the first significant Canadian auto show happened in Montreal a week ago, and new ones are ready to launch soon. First Toronto, then Vancouver and… + read more
January 30, 2019
When it comes to car brands available in Canada, there are actually more than 35 different brands. But, again, when it comes to brand, it doesn't mean explicitly the same as the Company. The… + read more
January 28, 2019
If you live in any of the major Canadian urban areas, there is a high chance that you will evaluate acquiring a compact car. Big cities are hard to deal with if you have a big SUV or a pickup truck… + read more
January 28, 2019
Nissan is pushing harder for the sedan sector in Canada. I saw it on the Montreal Autoshow last week, and now it is officially available anywhere in Canada. The 2019 Nissan Altima AWD is here. Great… + read more
January 25, 2019
With more than 14 million habitants (almost the 40% of all Canada), Ontario is the province where most cars are sold in the entire country. Only during 2018, more than 830,000+ new vehicles were… + read more
January 24, 2019
The Automotive or Car Warranty is one of the critical values people take into account when deciding between different manufacturers. Of course, it won't apply if you are actually running after a… + read more
January 23, 2019
Although it not may be your primary alternative as coupe cars are less than the 10% of Canada's yearly vehicle sales, we all would love to have one available for fun once a while. Mostly if you are a… + read more
January 23, 2019
With the world waiting for the widespread adoption of autonomous or self-driving cars, the perception is that the price will be too high to enjoy this convenience. While that may be true of a new car… + read more
January 22, 2019
Anyone who’s spent some time in Vancouver during the winter knows to dress for all different types of weather when leaving the house — a sunny afternoon can be followed by showers or even a short… + read more
January 21, 2019
Most times, people who search online for a car try to make up a decision that balance between price, reliability, quality, and popularity. If you are specifically looking for an expensive car,… + read more
January 19, 2019
Although we are receiving the worst winter storm of this season, the show must go on. The 2019 Montreal Auto Show has started! The traditional expo distributions: 3 floors, you start up and go all… + read more
January 17, 2019
Although crossovers and SUVs is still the trendy segment of late, the compact car remains a popular choice for consumers — especially here in southern B.C. with our tight urban parking and narrow… + read more
January 16, 2019
Happy New Year to everyone! First monthly report for the new year with lots of 2019 models at the dealerships for test-driving, automotive events beginning in a few days/weeks all across Canada and… + read more
January 15, 2019
Canadians are two times more likely to buy a Truck (SUV & pickup truck) than a passenger car, as you can just check out at Statistics Canada. It is just a fact. We are used to publishing… + read more
January 14, 2019
I've never driven a Jaguar, but I'm for sure running after their new EV. Bringing electric power to the Jaguar I-PACE is a major move by the British manufacturing. It's exhilarating to look at and… + read more
January 11, 2019
Small SUVs are becoming more and more popular nowadays. We've seen how, a sector mostly dominated by the Subaru Crosstrek in Canada for the last five years, has seen emerging models from all around… + read more
January 10, 2019
As a big auto fan, I'm anxious for the upcoming 2019 Montreal Auto Show from Jan 18th to 27th. The event will take run at the usual place: Palais des congrès de Montréal. Although people in the… + read more
January 9, 2019
The #1 question most of our clients have when it comes to transferring their leases is pretty straightforward: "how much should I put as a cash incentive"? Fair question. In fact, the most important… + read more
January 8, 2019
Since the early 2000's, when Toyota launched the Prius in North America, many manufacturers have been chasing the "hybrid vehicle" sector with caution. Hybrid and Electric vehicles have made it to… + read more
January 4, 2019
If there is an effective way to help (or assist) a group of people spread geographically across a country, is online. It has been LeaseCosts objective since the very beginning and how we made it… + read more
January 3, 2019
We receive a lot of requests/inquiries every month at LeaseCosts. Most of these through our contact form and some other also through our corporate phone number, the one you can find at the bottom of… + read more
January 1, 2019
When it comes to family vehicles, SUVs rank among the most popular ones because of two simple reasons: passenger and cargo space. When you have a family to "carry on," on the best sense of the… + read more
December 28, 2018
Two days ago I wrote an article about short-term car leasing with insurance coverage and talked about Turo. It sparked my curiosity to start exploring some available stats, regarding how Turo works… + read more
December 27, 2018
Starting last Dec 18, 2018, the new Impaired Driving laws of the Canadian Criminal Code are in place. Following, the most important details of the new Alcohol Law, the limits and penalties related to… + read more
December 26, 2018
When it comes to renting a vehicle, either for a long or short period, it is a good idea to evaluate the insurance options. Shit happens, and the law requires everyone to be covered. So, if you are… + read more
December 21, 2018
If you have a big family, you like to travel, move things around or just love to have space, then for sure, you have heard about minivans. Minivans have been around for more than 60 years, but it is… + read more
December 19, 2018
I did a test drive today on the all-new 2019 Audi Q8. General impressions? Top tech vehicle with lots of enjoyable features, digital cockpit, screens, and a fair starting price. Ther showroom unit… + read more
December 17, 2018
The purpose of this article is to help you think and understand one of the most challenging aspects of transferring your car while doing a Lease Takeover: the timing factor. As somehow you may found… + read more
December 14, 2018
If you were looking for the cheapest car in Canada, then it will be better to see the top 10 and the reason is straightforward: on a successful search, you need to retrieve multiple… + read more
December 13, 2018
If there is a popular high-end compact vehicle in Toronto (and the GTA overall), that is the 3-series. I would say it is like the Audi A4 in Montreal: the most popular among clients who like to drive… + read more
December 13, 2018
I want to share a small winter tip that works pretty well for me: scheduling my refuelings according to the outside temperature. It is straightforward: when it is freezing, I don't fully refuel (1-2… + read more
December 12, 2018
Winter is here! Ski, snowboarding, skating, ice castles, sleds, Christmas and so the best car deals for December 2018! (offers are all valid until Wed Jan 2nd) If you are looking for a new car… + read more
December 4, 2018
We are happy to announce that we have more than 500+ Lease Takeovers listed (527 as of today) in our Marketplace! It is a very important milestone in our objective of becoming the #1 Lease Takeover… + read more
November 25, 2018
For a long time, we've been listening that there are two main types of car transmission: automatic & manual. Well, there is a new one and will stay for long: CVT or Continuous Variable… + read more
November 7, 2018
We have entered the Electric Vehicle (EV) Era, that is undeniable. A few years ago that was the future, but today, it is precisely that moment. Most manufacturers started building hybrid vehicles a… + read more
November 6, 2018
I've been involved in the math of the lease vs. finance of cars for a while now. The "right way" approach is always as variable as any other controversy can be. It depends on so many factors that the… + read more
November 5, 2018
Every November, as soon as the month jumps in, I have this feeling that "I should, but I shouldn't switch to winter tires." The fact is that, even after waking up every morning with 0 to 4 degrees… + read more
October 19, 2018
I've been in the car industry for a while now, and there is one thing I can certainly say about the sales process: all new vehicles of a specific model are the same, what makes the real difference is… + read more
October 18, 2018
There is a specific feature I recommend to everyone looking for a car: get a remote car starter. Your "winter perception" will change, even more, if you live in Canada. For some parts of the… + read more
October 12, 2018
Halloween, falling leaves, rain and even a crazy 35cm snowfall in Calgary that created a severe amount of crashes... this is just Canada and winter is not yet here. Anyway, we need to hit the road… + read more
October 12, 2018
Want to know the status of the most recent Mercedes-Benz vehicles? Well, as usual, Yury and Jakub are creating these amazing reviews I love and want to share with you today. If you just want a sneak… + read more
October 4, 2018
A lease takeover is what is commonly known as a contract "transfer," "transfert de bail‎" or "cession de bail". Basically, it means that, if you have a contract, you can transfer it to another… + read more
October 4, 2018
There are multiple alternatives to leasing a vehicle for a short time, let's say, under two months. You can go to Enterprise, Alamo or any other of the car rental agencies in North America and more… + read more
October 2, 2018
If you have ever purchased (or sold) a vehicle in Canada, you may have heard about CarProof® Reports. Well, they are the top authority in Canada for vehicle information, insurance claims, accident… + read more
October 1, 2018
Electrek blog announced today that about 80,000 vehicles were produced by Tesla during the last three months. Just to give you an idea: Honda's U.S. plant in Ohio is capable of delivering 12,600… + read more
October 1, 2018
We started the Lease Takeover Marketplace about 3 and a half months ago and we cannot definitely complaint :) Things have been going great since: Almost 400 vehicles listed, with an average of 20-… + read more
September 17, 2018
The fast answer is "Yes", it is worth. I use to say the "it depends" on most of my articles, but a dashcam, today, is a must. Why? Well, this article will be about that, but more than anything, the… + read more
September 13, 2018
We are back now back on fall's way, which should be starting in the next couple of weeks, LeaseCosts Canada turns 2, and more new offers are back on the table. September is, for sure, the month of… + read more
September 11, 2018
Vehicles are way smarter today than a decade ago. I want to make this short post just as a heads up, nothing serious, but a good tip to always keep in mind: Adaptive Cruise Control and the Road… + read more
September 10, 2018
And I'm sure this won't be the #1 forever, although it is tough to beat. Who wouldn't like to drive a Lexus RX350 for only 140CAD + tax per month in the GTA? Well, that was one of the amazing… + read more
September 8, 2018
I love driving a lot, but like "most people," I love doing it safely. And there is a "fact" that I notice a lot when I travel to Europe: the use of DashCams. Although not (yet) so popular here in… + read more
August 31, 2018
Our Lease Takeover Marketplace has grown like crazy in the last three months. And I mean it in many ways: every single day, thousands of people jump into our listings, contact vehicle owners,… + read more
August 8, 2018
August has arrived and so very aggressive heat waves. Here in Montreal, we went from having the coldest winter streak ever registered back in December and now in July to have the second worst… + read more
August 2, 2018
And TheStraightPipes impressive project keeps going on. With almost 250,000 subscribers and more than 300 Patreon supporters, Yuri & Jakub keep doing really great stuff. Their videos from the… + read more
July 30, 2018
Starting in July 2018, Quebec residents can now order a custom License Plate. Although the website experienced some downtime when the service was originally launched, you can order it now. Following… + read more
July 13, 2018
Previously only available to the 1,000CAD downpayment pre-orders from 2017, now anyone can order a Tesla Model 3 and expect the delivery to occur from 1 to 4 months. The ordering fees are deducted… + read more
July 12, 2018
And our marketplace has been running so far for almost two months, and the amount of visitors is astonishing. We are delighted to announce that every day, between 2,300 and 2,500 visitors from Canada… + read more
July 11, 2018
A finance takeover may not sound as popular as a lease one but, you know what, lots of people do it too. If you are not new to it, there aren't many options to show it to everyone out there. At our "… + read more
July 10, 2018
I will make a short article about a topic that creates a lot of confusion when it comes to converting a bi-weekly payment to a monthly one. Especially since we launched our new Lease Takeover… + read more
July 9, 2018
Although the purpose of leasing and financing is different, mainly the way the vehicle is "paid" is very similar. You make a monthly payment; you pay insurance, you have warranty coverage (or not),… + read more
June 29, 2018
A couple of weeks ago we published an article with an analysis of the best alternatives to Toyota's Extended Warranty Costs in Canada. Lots of people liked it, so here we are now doing the same with… + read more
June 28, 2018
Closer in distance to Montreal than Toronto itself, New York City is a popular destination. On this article, I will share with you multiple tips that may help you if you ever decide to do the road… + read more
June 27, 2018
This weekend I made a road trip to NYC (I'll be talking about it later in future articles) from Montreal, QC. The most noticeable point when you drive from one country to the other one,… + read more
June 22, 2018
About six months ago I wrote an article about acquiring a vehicle without Winter Tires during winter. Yes, you can drive your new car out your dealership with summer tires during a snowstorm,… + read more
June 21, 2018
If you are not too convinced if by any chance is okay to take over a lease, then I suggest you take 5 minutes of your time and carefully read this article. Basically, I won't say today that every… + read more
June 19, 2018
Once again, my favorite YouTube channel: TheStraightPipes. Already with more than 200k+ subscribers, Yuri and Jakub's dedication has been slowly harvesting amazing results. Unique and natural little… + read more
June 18, 2018
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Toyota's Warranties in Canada, and there is a specific part of it that is worth to talk more: wearable components. If you plan to own your car for more than… + read more
June 15, 2018
June 2018 is here (and so the FIFA World Cup!) and also our monthly best deals updates. Basically, not much changes, as every year happens during these months. From June to August, when most… + read more
June 12, 2018
Even dealerships. Yep. If you have a leased car, and it is in excellent condition, with proper care, still under warranty and with a lower mileage than expected, you have a piece of jewelry in… + read more
June 11, 2018
About a month ago, I wrote an article about What to do if you estimated your Free Km wouldn't be enough. But it was written from a preventive point of view, so multiple clients have asked… + read more
June 8, 2018
We promised it and here is it. From this month on, the same way we feature and analyze the new car leasing market, we will do with the latest and top car deals in our Lease Takeover Marketplace… + read more
June 5, 2018
Extended Warranty is a controversial topic. But let's keep that for another day and let's enjoy today it's peace if mind cost. Let's analyze the facts surrounding how it works in one of the companies… + read more
June 2, 2018
A lot of people get in touch with us every week with questions and requests for assistance in their car leasing process. WIth the purpose of helping others and to maintain our publishing process… + read more
June 1, 2018
Since we launched our brand new Lease Takeover Marketplace two weeks ago, dozens of Canadians have listed their contracts for transfer. And so after that, multiple other visitors have started… + read more
May 31, 2018
Over the last three years, fuel prices have been moving up and down steadily on the average 1.20CAD per liter. Please note all my references will be related to the Greater Montreal Area, it is clear… + read more
May 30, 2018
I like watching cars out there and figuring out the year, the model, how many I've seen so far and somehow feed my passion for numbers and statistics. But there is a small detail that I have… + read more
May 18, 2018
When you sign a contract for leasing or renting a vehicle during a determined period, there is always a chance that something happens that will require you to evaluate different alternatives for… + read more
May 16, 2018
When you are looking for a car to lease, there are two mainstream alternatives: getting a new contract on a car dealer or acquiring someone else's lease contract. On this article, I will talk about… + read more
May 14, 2018
And we are late this month! Sorry about that but a lot of good things were happening at LeaseCosts, and we had to deal with all of these at the same time. We use to release our monthly market reviews… + read more
May 8, 2018
Have you heard of car deals with 6,000CAD downpayment upfront and thought it wasn't a good idea? As most of my articles, I always say: "it depends." While numbers are literally white/black… + read more
May 6, 2018
Would you put a "for sale" sign outside of your house just to know if somehow someone is interested? Probably not, and even more if it will cost you lots of money to get an agent and set it up.… + read more
May 5, 2018
We have all been there. Also, we all haven't, but that is how estimates work. Those are just estimates. Our daily driving habits depend on multiple things like if we got a new job or if we moved… + read more
April 23, 2018
A few days ago, a friend of mine gave me a call because he was really in a rush to transfer his lease. He is single, no kids, no significant ties here for the next couple of years and had a… + read more
April 21, 2018
And the 2018 Montreal Electric Auto Show is on! It started yesterday April 20th and will last until tomorrow April 22nd! Online tickets are available now at only 13CAD tax included, and it is… + read more
April 18, 2018
Doing a lease transfer is one of the alternative ways of ending up a lease contract for a person and continuing for another one. Although I've written multiple articles about doing a lease… + read more
April 16, 2018
At LeaseCosts we've been recently adding new features and sections for the purpose of making the market browsing experience as enjoyable as possible. As the market is enormous, available vehicle… + read more
April 9, 2018
While things are still cold as winter, it is "legally" spring in Canada. It is the moment of the year where, people who struggle through the winter, feel the most positive: "At least 8 - 9 months to… + read more
April 6, 2018
Your Credit Score may be affected by multiple reasons: a late payment, an unpaid debt, multiple inquiries on your financial status and so. Keeping it healthy is as important as thinking about your… + read more
April 5, 2018
Have you ever been in a vast artisanal vegetable marketplace with tons of alternatives and sellers offering "deals" while you shop around? Well, while it may work well for multiple kinds of… + read more
April 4, 2018
Last week I was heading to the airport and, as usual, requested an Uber. I was surprised when I saw that a driver with 18,699 completed trips (mine was going to be number 18,700) and a 4.95 score was… + read more
March 29, 2018
"Yuri & Jakub go for a drive" every Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am (EST time) on the popular Youtube channel TheStraightPipes. Yes, it is like that TV show you wait every week with some… + read more
March 28, 2018
Among more than 1,900+ salary reports at indeed during the past 36 months, an Uber driver in Canada makes an average 20.02CAD/hour. Depending on how many hours you drive for Uber per week, it can… + read more
March 27, 2018
I saw both at the 2018 Montreal Auto Show, and definitely, you notice how hard Korean manufacturers are catching up on very competitive playgrounds. And guess what: "they are beating out a lot of… + read more
March 26, 2018
The first thing to note: the Nissan Rogue front-end as a header image. Why on a Car Accident article? Well, if you look closely, you will notice there is an actual difference between the 2016 model… + read more
March 23, 2018
Yesterday I wrote an article about how good the Honda Civic is for a first-time buyer. It is definitely a fantastic option, but I would like to extend this topic a little bit more. Based on my… + read more
March 22, 2018
The Civic is an iconic vehicle. You see it every day on the road, one or more of your friends has one, one of your family members once drove one... it is the most popular car in Canada. In the U.S.… + read more
March 21, 2018
If you live in the Greater Montreal Area and drive a car, you will likely have paid parking on one of the more than 18,000+ "blue" parking spot multiple times. Either in the downtown area,… + read more
March 20, 2018
We've been recently promoting a lot the videos from Yuri & Jakub, from TheStraightPipes. At the moment of writing this article, they have reached an outstanding amount of 25k new… + read more
March 19, 2018
Is it possible to return a vehicle before the end of the lease? Of course! That is why you have to learn to negotiate with your dealer and, it can be actually for the benefit of both: you and… + read more
March 15, 2018
What a white morning the one we received today at Montreal. Everything is white and melting, but still, really white. We got between 15-25cm in the Greater Montreal Area last night, which still moves… + read more
March 14, 2018
A few months ago I made an article about stolen vehicles stats from 2014 to 2016. Well, 2017 numbers are already out, once again, thanks to the IBC report. As expected, the most sold vehicle in… + read more
March 13, 2018
It is the lowest season for car manufacturers, but still, people acquire new cars. On this article, I just want to list the most popular 2018 SUV sales so far this year and analyze some curious… + read more
March 12, 2018
Knowing your credit score and actual credit status is vital to any financial decision. Either for a credit card, a mortgage, a credit line, or any kind of loan, such as an actual car lease, it is… + read more
March 9, 2018
And the worst winter from the last ten years is finally fading away earlier than expected. At least here in Montréal, spring arrived by mid-February and so the demand for new cars (although we are… + read more
March 8, 2018
The automotive market, like any other, is ruled by the offer & demand. Holidays, taxes, vacation, global economy, media and any other factor can affect it, but it is somehow regular and cyclic.… + read more
March 6, 2018
It's been already three months that I've been driving the gray VW Atlas that moves from dealership to dealership all around Québec & Ontario with LeaseCosts signs on the sides. Yep, that is… + read more
March 5, 2018
The guys from TheStraightPipes reached more than 100k Youtube subscribers last month. They are definitely doing a fantastic job en every single video, making their project boost up incredibly. With… + read more
March 4, 2018
Yes, the market is enormous: more than 35 brands and then, more than 400 base models available. That is definitely a lot of alternatives. This is why, if you feel somehow "confused" or overwhelmed… + read more
February 26, 2018
There are more than 30 available car brands in the Canadian market, where actually, half of these, are luxury car brands. On this article, I've grouped these all by origin and the average total… + read more
February 23, 2018
Among the hundreds of thousands of people that lease a new car in Canada every year, many, although a low proportion, buy the vehicles at the end of the lease. There are multiple reasons for… + read more
February 20, 2018
And it is also valid anywhere else in Canada, not just in Toronto, but there is where our primary audience is based. So, if you are looking for cheap car insurance in Toronto, then you are in… + read more
February 19, 2018
As I've mentioned before, and multiple times, Jakub and Yuri from TheStraightPipes Youtube Channel are my favorite car reviewers in Canada. They release a new video every Tuesday and Thursday, making… + read more
February 9, 2018
This is one of the most controversial topics when it comes to a new car acquisition. Here at LeaseCosts, we promote car leasing over financing for one simple reason: it is better in all categories… + read more
February 8, 2018
It has multiple names: "Lease End Protection", "Lease Guard", "Wear & Tear", "Excess Wear & Use Protection"... But it is essentially the same coverage. It covers up to a maximum amount of… + read more
February 5, 2018
We are half the way done with 2017-2018 Winter; I would say more close to the end than to the beginning. 2017 was an excellent year for the automotive industry, with around 2,040,000+ new vehicles… + read more
February 4, 2018
Parking in Montreal is complicated... very complicated. After a few years, you get used to it and understand how signs work, but today I'll try to make it as clear as possible, at least from my own… + read more
January 31, 2018
We've been doing multiple reviews lately about the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas. Main reasons? It is just an impressive vehicle and, because of that, we actually acquired one for our marketing/sales… + read more
January 28, 2018
And I don't mean it is the "unique" way, but definitely is the only significant practical variable that would make me suggest someone finance a vehicle. Yes, Leasing is the best way to go on 90% of… + read more
January 26, 2018
Google Maps is amazing. I've been using it for a long time and the peak of the experiences came up when I finally started using it on Android Auto. But Waze is damn amazing too. That's why it doesn't… + read more
January 25, 2018
We live in a place where transportation needs are very variable, and we should educate our kids to get onboard with it. Canada is huge... crazy huge. If you live in a dense urban area, public… + read more
January 24, 2018
Some people love snow, some other prefer cold, but for sure, everyone hates freezing rain. It is probably the worst and more dangerous winter weather condition. Well, this week we got a cocktail of… + read more
January 24, 2018
"Knowing your credit score is the most important step you should take before jumping into a dealership(...)". That is my opening statement to anyone who is looking for a car. If you know it, then you… + read more
January 24, 2018
Those who follow LeaseCosts articles will know we love the videos from Jakub & Jury, from the Straight Pipes. So, without trying to go directly to any "system-specific" comparison, as they do it… + read more
January 23, 2018
The Stinger is the new bet from KIA for chasing the sector dominated by Honda Accord & Toyota Camry. Finalist with those two on the "2018 North American Car of the Year" prize, it is a bold… + read more
January 21, 2018
Hyundai is presenting the All-new 2018 Hyundai Kona at the Montreal Auto show. While the Tucson sales have been doing well in the last few years, the Korean manufacturer is going more seriously after… + read more
January 20, 2018
And the Auto Show started! Amazing stands, product presentations, setups and brochures and more than 150 vehicles to check on the showroom. I will be test driving new models this week, specially the… + read more
January 18, 2018
This is a controversial question, for sure. And my usual fast response: it depends. Car Loans, like any other kind of loan, have to be eventually paid off, but that is not the biggest deal because if… + read more
January 17, 2018
I made a post a week and a half ago, and now a new one. I live pretty close to the event venue, so it wasn't that hard to pass by and see what was in place today: Nissan, Infiniti & Lexus are… + read more
January 17, 2018
The future is electric. In 5 years, 10, 20... at some point, almost everything will be electric. If you have (or are planning to have) an EV in Ontario, then this post is for you. in the last few… + read more
January 15, 2018
It was -38 freezing today in the morning at Montreal Downtown, but the 2018 Montreal Auto Show starts next Friday 19th, and the show must go on. Volkswagen was delivering the show vehicles, and I was… + read more
January 13, 2018
I saw an Acura ad a few days ago that stated: "(...)Enjoy driving while you still can." I guess we are getting closer and closer to that future where we won't need to touch the steering wheel at all… + read more
January 12, 2018
I love cars, but I find exciting to meet and see more enthusiasts online that share the same passion. Jury & Jakub created the TheStraightPipes Youtube Channel in 2012, and since, they have… + read more
January 8, 2018
New year, a new month and new offers. Also tons of snow, cold and ice on one of the coldest winters ever. Just on the past holidays, Montreal got hit by the coldest winter streak ever registered in… + read more
January 6, 2018
If you like cars, if you are projecting to acquire one, or just would like to have a lovely time attending a high tech vehicles show, this is an excellent opportunity. I love cars. Maybe because the… + read more
January 6, 2018
Car leasing has been around for a long time. More than 60 years, in fact. Why are there so many ads out there that show Lease prices first over Financing? Pretty easy, if you ask the dealerships… + read more
January 5, 2018
If you were considering getting a Nissan SUV this January, then it is the right moment to go for an AWD model. Nissan Canada is discounting the AWD on the purchase price of selected SUVs. The offer… + read more
January 3, 2018
You may have heard/read lots of discussions about this topic. In fact, this is probably the most polemic topic about winter driving in Canada. So, keeping driving habits away, fuel economy, and… + read more
January 2, 2018
One of the first cars I had was a 2005 Mazda3. I loved it, but there was something noticeable when I was driving around during the 2012-2014 period: most of the similar models on the road… + read more
December 31, 2017
If you drive in Canada, and mostly on the province of Quebec, chances are you have a set of 4 tires somewhere that you replace every 4-5 months with the ones you have on your vehicle right now. Yes,… + read more
December 30, 2017
During the holiday season, it is a good idea to speed up your new car delivery, but there are some pros and cons related to it. I will always encourage driving with Winter Tires under 7 degrees… + read more
December 29, 2017
We are having a crazy cold weekend in eastern Canada. There was -32 today in the morning with the wind chill. Holy... Still, the new year is just a few days away, and I wanted to post about the Best… + read more
December 27, 2017
I love visiting dealers, either for test-drives, helping friends decide or assisting my clients. I really love it. While many people see car dealers as "bad persons," based on their personal… + read more
December 26, 2017
Fiat Chrysler will start recalling more than 1,800,000+ RAM trucks due to a problem with the shift that would potentially release vehicles from the Parking position without pressing the brake pedal.… + read more
December 21, 2017
Presented two weeks ago at the LA Auto Show, the new 2019 Subaru Ascent will be the alternative of the Japanese manufacturer to compete with the 3 row SUV segment. We've seen manufacturers… + read more
December 18, 2017
On the following article, I will talk about my personal experience doing an actual lease transfer in Canada. I will go to every single detail, step and overview of how the process was executed.… + read more
December 15, 2017
UPDATE: How long? With us, your lease can be transferred in less than 30 days. I love car leasing, and most of it because it is the best balance between affordable alternatives, warranty and the low… + read more
December 13, 2017
From the whole X-series from BMW, the X4 is the only one to have received a 2018 edition update so far. The new 2018 xDrive28i is a small luxury crossover SUV with an all-wheel… + read more
December 9, 2017
If you haven't ever been involved in a Lease Takeover (or Lease Transfer), you will find the following article very useful. The thing is that when you need to transfer your contract to someone else,… + read more
December 8, 2017
I've been talking about the Atlas a lot in the last couple of months. The thing is that it is, by far, the best option available in the market so far for a 7 Seater SUV., making it run away from… + read more
December 5, 2017
Christmas, snow, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," a new year and lots of 2018 models already available on the market. If you were looking to change your car, then I invite you to read our most recent… + read more
December 4, 2017
For the past few years, Quebec has been in the forefront of promoting electric vehicles (EV). From providing up to 8,000CAD downpayments on EV acquisition for residents to having today about 1,… + read more
December 3, 2017
With a lot of StarWars marketing opportunity and even a special Black Edition, Nissan has released the new 2018 Rogue last Friday in Canada. It is already available for sale all across the country… + read more
November 29, 2017
Canada is a very vast country with a complicated set of weather conditions. If you compare it, for example, to Europe, where is pretty common to drive a small compact vehicle because of old cities… + read more
November 28, 2017
We are still in November, but winter has already arrived, at least in Montreal. In 2015, snow started on Dec 29th, in 2016, almost a month earlier, on Dec 4th, and now, it is already here. Winter… + read more
November 27, 2017
I have always heard so: "As soon as the Car leaves the dealer, the value drops dramatically." Moreover, it is true. A car is as same as any other product and even worst. If you buy a new… + read more
November 26, 2017
Like every single thing around us, "a specific thing" represents a different and "specific value" to different persons. Understanding this is crucial for decision-making purposes, including the one… + read more
November 22, 2017
And I'm talking about costs. So, I guess that if you are reading this is because you want to check some math before making any decision. And that is what we do at LeaseCosts: we do a lot of math and… + read more
November 21, 2017
The response to this question is probably extensive as the Canadian vehicle market is very nicely populated with vehicles that perform the best in the country winter conditions. The fact that you see… + read more
November 14, 2017
Today I took a test on the most attractive seven-seat I've seen in the last couple of years: the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas. This masterpiece of a vehicle with a "German" signature was definitely amazing… + read more
November 10, 2017
It is very typical to see people stuck in the snow during winter. Either after a significant snowfall or a freezing rain, the surface conditions are very likely to affect how vehicles behave and then… + read more
November 9, 2017
November! Wow, and so many changes in the market. It is so complicated that takes us more time than usual to come up with the actual monthly report. While many manufacturers have cleared out 2017… + read more
November 8, 2017
A Remote Car Starter may sound a little weird if you haven't heard about it before or you are new to Canada. Well, if you park outside, either on the street or in a driveway, I strongly suggest you… + read more
November 7, 2017
Chances of having a car accident during Winter triple up compared to Summer. Winter Tires, AWD, ABS, Traction Control, Collision Avoidance Systems and even Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC Advanced Technology… + read more
November 6, 2017
If winter tires are a must during Canadian winters, Car Snow Shelters, also known as "Tempo" are very important (and almost "a must"). I park on the street, as driveways are more likely… + read more
October 30, 2017
Originated from an actual marketing concept, the term "crossover" is used to refer to a small-size SUV or compact SUV. During the past four-five years, a considerable trend has been growing up of… + read more
October 29, 2017
The Q5 is one of the most popular Luxury Vehicles in Canada and the #2 most popular by the German manufacturer. The new 2018 Audi Q5 is ready for the Canadian playgrounds again. Since its inception… + read more
October 19, 2017
Explore the Updated "Best 2019 SUV in Canada" Review! Updated JUNE 2018: SUVs are among the most popular vehicles in Canada: versatility, comfort, safety and "winter ready", for sure. This year, new… + read more
October 18, 2017
Mmmmm.... an excellent question many people do us every month. As I use to say on my articles, this kind of issues have a particular response: it depends. On the following post, I will try to go as… + read more
October 16, 2017
Well, I guess we can't complain: the 2017 Summer has been one of the longest ever recorded in Canada, which usually means "a shorter winter," but we will have to wait to confirm that. As usual,… + read more
October 10, 2017
Ready to close a deal? Well, this is something that is always worth to think more than once. No matter how many times you think about it, you will still find a new opportunity to improve it and get… + read more
October 4, 2017
October!!! Halloween, rain, winter boots and the second best month of the year to buy a car, right after November. While most models are being updated, 2017 stock is running out of the parking lots,… + read more
October 3, 2017
It may sound redundant, but the fact that there are three different ways of acquiring a vehicle, makes "the price" of a car change concerning the Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price or MSRP. On the… + read more
September 29, 2017
During your next vehicle exploratory phase, during a new car lease calculations and even during the actual deal negotiation, the Residual Value term will come up to the table. Are you aware of what… + read more
September 28, 2017
The first step anyone will do before jumping into a new vehicle finance/lease will be "doing a test drive" Although there are many ways to do so, on the following article I'll be addressing the top 5… + read more
September 27, 2017
Year after year, the IBC(Insurance Bureau of Canada) publishes a list of the top stolen vehicles in the country. The IBC has been doing so for the last 13 years, and it is a good way to understand… + read more
September 20, 2017
I've talked about the new Camry on previous articles: the new 2018 Toyota Camry is the new bet from the Japanese manufacturer to re-consolidate on the mid-size Sedan dominance on the Canadian Market… + read more
September 13, 2017
Either if you are new to Canada, you had debt problems during your life or made mistakes while managing your finances, your Credit Score will affect the way you acquire new loans. Those I just… + read more
September 12, 2017
When you lease a car, the fact of having "a rent" contract may sound really scary for people who are used to buy and actually own. Car leasing is an entirely different way of solving your… + read more
September 5, 2017
New 2018 models, clear out offers for many 2017 ones and the summer is gone. Yes, but that is what is Canada is in September every year. So we welcome you again to LeaseCosts and, as usual, our… + read more
September 1, 2017
Changing your car is something you will inevitably do multiple times during your life. The fact that you live in Canada, the second biggest country in the world and that Canadian cities tend to… + read more
August 29, 2017
Since launched in 2011, the Crosstrek has been gaining a lot of terrain in Canada and North America. Today, the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is available for sale and has a lot to show. The subcompact SUV… + read more
August 28, 2017
Doing a lease transfer is one of the many, and in fact, the cheapest way to get someone else to get your lease. As I've explained in previous articles, multiple reasons would influence on that kind… + read more
August 26, 2017
The Electric Vehicle Show of Montreal will be back in April 2018, just three months after the Montreal Auto Show! Woohoo! Specifically the weekend of the 20th, 21st, and 22nd of April. The first… + read more
August 21, 2017
The 2018 Infiniti QX30 is an attractive looking luxury compact crossover with a gorgeous Infiniti look and feel. Besides the beautiful design, this small SUV/crossover initially launched last year… + read more
August 18, 2017
Safety is a big concern on the roads, no matter where you are. Either if you are traveling, commuting every day to work or on a family trip, you want to feel safe. On the following article, I will… + read more
August 9, 2017
Audi has been a success story for the last 30 years in Canada. The A4 model has particularly worked out well for the brand and for 2017, the model was redesigned, and the new iteration won a lot… + read more
August 7, 2017
Tesla has captured the imagination and passion of car enthusiasts all over the globe. Until now, their cars were not affordable for most people. Car lovers and fans went to vehicle shows and Tesla… + read more
August 3, 2017
Car dashboards are going through a revival. No more "old looking" physical music players. While they are being replaced with gorgeous digital displays and internet connectivity, both Apple and Google… + read more
August 2, 2017
And the most complex month of the year for the automotive market has arrived! And I say so because there are multiple things that make August a very difficult month to everyone involved with the auto… + read more
July 31, 2017
Nobody knows who created the "first car." However, we know that human beings were dreaming up transport technology as early as the 15th century. The sketches of self-propelled cars made by Leonardo… + read more
July 24, 2017
During our constant market research, we enjoy exploring customer preferences, when it comes to suggestions on where to go. While Audi is one of the most popular luxury brands Canada, high-end vehicle… + read more
July 20, 2017
The appearance of self-driving cars these years feels like science fiction becoming a reality. In the 1990’s sci-fi movie Total Recall, we see the main protagonist Douglas Quaid (played by Arnold… + read more
July 10, 2017
When you decide to get a car for the first time, it is normal to find a lot of available options, but there is a major group of options where we actually make the choice from: New cars and used… + read more
July 8, 2017
And July has arrived! The month of the Summer, rain, festivals, camping and driving across Canada for many people. Well, If you were planning to get you new car this month and were expecting a… + read more
June 27, 2017
Compact Cars are among the most convenient options in the market for the small-mid budget. Although usually with a MSRP under 22,000CAD and a leasing monthly price under 330 CAD/month (at most… + read more
June 22, 2017
With more than 1,000 different base offers for around 500 different vehicles in the market, seeing what people around you prefer is one of the best indicators to start looking for. The following… + read more
June 18, 2017
While leasing is a concept associated with new cars, there are many alternatives for leasing used ones. Used Car Leasing or Lease Transfer has been around as far as the actual new car leasing… + read more
June 14, 2017
Either if you are new to car leasing, you don't have a huge family to move around or just need a small vehicle to solve your transportation needs; there are very attractive options in the market that… + read more
June 13, 2017
Yes, Volkswagen was the 2016 Worldwide Top Seller, taking the first position that Toyota held for a long time. Although in North America, the Japanese brand is way more popular, among Europe, Latin… + read more
June 11, 2017
There are many ways to be up to date with the latest models in the market. If you are thinking about a new car, this is for sure the starting point of your search. On the following article, I will… + read more
June 2, 2017
June is here! And so the new offers. June is the month of the year when some manufacturers start releasing new models in the market, either next year (2018) or brand new ones. So, as usual, we do our… + read more
May 27, 2017
When looking for a new car, studies have shown that the regular client takes up to 50 days to decide the final one. While doing so, we spent hours and hours jumping site to site trying to understand… + read more
May 20, 2017
Car Leasing isn't a new stuff. It has been around for decades (you will be surprised to know that in the 50's cars could be leased). So, what is the thing about it? Why so many people lease cars… + read more
May 19, 2017
Although I would always suggest studying the new car market before getting a car, there are many cases where you will choose used cars above new ones. I won't discuss in this article what is… + read more
May 12, 2017
The Audi A4 is, by far, the most requested vehicle at Lease Costs Canada. No matter where our clients are from, between a 15%-25% of them are looking for an A4. The Audi A4 in Canada is one of… + read more
May 4, 2017
While not among the most popular brands, Mini vehicles are driven with pride all across Canada and have a unique and stylish look. On this article, I will talk about the Mini Cooper Canada presence… + read more
May 3, 2017
This month, LeaseCosts is featuring models like the Sentra, the Elantra, the Rogue and again, the Audi A4 for the most popular options. As usual, we review the market and come up with our monthly… + read more
April 24, 2017
Explore the Updated "Best 2019 SUV in Canada" Review! When looking for the best SUV in Canada, it is important to note that SUVs are the most popular kind of vehicles in the country. That is a fact… + read more
April 12, 2017
Nissan is the fastest growing car manufacturing company in Canada over the last decade. The appearance of the Rogue in 2008 and its effectiveness all across North America. Just in March 2017, Nissan… + read more
April 11, 2017
No matter where you are in Canada, you will have a lot of options of Dealers for your next new car purchase/lease. On the Greater Montreal Area, specifically, some big Dealer groups like Gabriel… + read more
April 5, 2017
If you have a car, either a new or an old one, it means you have to visit "the car doctor" at least twice a year. Don't forget it, don't avoid it and don't pass it. Oil Changes are required by your… + read more
April 4, 2017
April is that month of the year when the Spring arrives an all snow starts melting on most of the mid-east side of the Country. As usual, Car Manufacturers adjust a little bit up the offers and… + read more
March 23, 2017
The main idea behind LeaseCosts is to provide a friendly tool that allows anyone to check the status of the Canadian Cars marketplace. This is what is commonly known as the Canada car lease… + read more
March 21, 2017
As winter is coming to an end, it is good to have in mind an approximate date for switching back to summer/"all season" tires. If you are getting out of your first winter with a car, I strongly… + read more
March 21, 2017
Except for kids and cross-country skiers, everyone else hates blizzards. This year's winter was kind of soft, compared with the last one regarding temperature, but surely we got more snow than… + read more
March 18, 2017
Browsing my photos from the last 2017 Montreal Auto Show, I found a set of interesting ones from one of the most exclusive parts of the expo: Bentley and Rolls-Royce stands. (adsbygoogle =… + read more
March 18, 2017
If you have never leased a car before, this will be one of your primary concerns: "How do I get into a Car Lease? How is the New Car Leasing process itself?"  Well, for sure it is not a one day… + read more
March 16, 2017
If you are like me, that I save a week of vacation every year for February/March and take a break from the hard Canadian winter and jump into the Caribbean, then there are high chances you've… + read more
March 2, 2017
March has arrived and with superb news! Prices are way better than the previous months, so if you were thinking of a good moment to exchange your car, this is the opportunity you were waiting for.… + read more
February 22, 2017
Snow Removal season in Montreal starts officially on December 1st and ends on April 1st. During this time, you will be pretty happy with the parking prohibition that once a week takes place on each… + read more
February 14, 2017
As there is a chance you are reading this very angry, I'll leave you the link right away:  Find my towed vehicle in Montreal Yes, towing happens... We all love the feeling of knowing that… + read more
February 4, 2017
February is already here and manufacturers are updating their prices to attract potential car buyers. Following our regular monthly list of vehicles, we suggest our customers take a look at during… + read more
January 28, 2017
Driving in the winter is definitely challenging for everyone. Even the most adventurers find it difficult, but it doesn't mean that you should park your car for 3 months. The following is a list of… + read more
January 20, 2017
Getting a new car is a huge step many of us need to take once a while. My intention with this blog posts is to give you a set of tips and suggestions of things you can do to get a good deal while… + read more
January 17, 2017
The Palais du Congress is getting ready for the new Autoshow starting this Friday January 20th. Following, the 3 stands that are being set at the ground floor of the venue and you can just visit by… + read more
January 13, 2017
To participate, just like our Facebook page. No signup or subscription required. The winners will be randomly chosen from all the page "like" followers. On Thursday, January 19th at 22:00 hours,… + read more
December 17, 2016
Leasing has some general benefits. I have already talked about it on my "Benefits of Leasing a Car" post. On addition to it, there are some factors that, when it comes specifically to Canada, it is… + read more
November 15, 2016
November is usually one of the best months of the year to get a new car. Of course, there is a good reason for it: Clearance of 2016 and Competition among 2017 models to penetrate the market… + read more
November 8, 2016
"Buying a new car" or "leasing it" is kind of a popular dilemma nowadays. Although it is a topic that can be discussed from many different approaches, I'll limit myself to talk about only of the pros… + read more