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OMVIC Blog: Car Buying Tips

Buying a Car In Ontario? Test Your Car-Buying IQ

Nov 2

Written by: OMVIC Communications
Friday, November 2, 2018  RssIcon

Test your Car-Buying IQ

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Thinking about buying a car in Ontario? OMVIC has an interactive Car-Buying Quiz to help educate consumers about their rights when buying a car in Ontario.


Testing Your Car-Buying IQ

This fun and interactive tool “drives” consumers down an information highway where they can test their car-buying knowledge. Quiz topics include all-in price advertising,  spotting illegal, unlicensed dealers (curbsiders) and the amount of time (or lack of) allowed to cancel a contract. At the finish line quiz-takers discover if their car-buying smarts are stuck in park or are in top gear! Consumers can also choose to share their results (or simply share the quiz) on social media and invite friends and family to test their own car-buying IQs!


Additional Car-Buying Tips/Resources

In addition to the Car-Buying Quiz, OMVIC has significant resources and services available to inform and assist Ontarians looking to purchase a vehicle, whether they choose to buy from a dealership or privately including:

Omvic's Complaints and Inquiries Team also provides free assistance to consumers with issues arising from a transaction with a dealer. A free translation service is also available in 150 languages.


OMVIC Protects Car Buyers in Ontario

As the regulator of motor vehicle sales in Ontario, OMVIC protects consumers and maintains a fair and informed marketplace by:

  • Maintaining strict registration requirements for Ontario’s dealerships and salespeople
  • Regularly inspecting all Ontario dealers (new and used)
  • Providing free conciliation services to consumers
  • Developing/delivering consumer and dealer education/awareness programs
  • Investigating and prosecuting industry non-compliance and illegal sales (curbsiding)

 

Don’t forget, Take OMVIC’s Car-Buying Quiz   to find out if your car-buying smarts are stuck in park or are in top gear!

 

For more car-buying tips, visit omvic.ca.


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