If you're shopping for a vehicle in Ontario, it is a long and involved process that can be difficult to navigate. There is the actual process of finding and purchasing a vehicle - all the laws and regulations, all the paperwork for fees and payments, and all the pros and cons on the various types of vehicles you can buy. There's the process of leasing or financing your vehicle purchase. There's the process of getting a driver's license. Finally, there's the process of getting auto insurance. See our sections below to learn more about everything that is involved in buying and owning a vehicle in Ontario.
Buying a Vehicle in
Buying a New Vehicle in Ontario
Buying a Used Vehicle in Ontario
What Are My Consumer Rights?
Immigrant Car Buying Guide
This section of the guide
answers any questions you might have about the buying process: from a
guide to the whole process involved in buying a new vehicle or the
different but similar process to buy one that is used, to tips to make the process easier and cheaper.
How to Exchange a Foreign License for an Ontario
How to Renew, Replace or Reinstate Your Driver's License
Guide to Ontario Driver's License Tests
To buy and
operate a vehicle in Ontario you have to have a driver's license. We
have a guide to all the tests and fees for Ontario's Graduated Licensing
Program for new
Financing a Car in
Buying a Vehicle with Bad or No
Credit in Ontario
How Lease Payments Are Calculated
What's The Difference Between Leasing And Financing A Car?
When you buy a vehicle you
have some options that allow you to afford one you wouldn't be able to afford with the money you can spend at the time. You
can finance your purchase with a bank or dealership where they give you a
loan to pay for the full value, or take out a lease on a new model
where you only pay for partial value over a set period of time. There
are benefits and drawbacks to both, and we outline them in our financing
Auto Insurance in
How to Get Cheaper Auto
Insurance in Ontario
What to Do If You Are In An Accident
Car Insurance Scams
According to Ontario
law, in order to buy, establish legal ownership, and operate a vehicle
in the province you must have an insurance policy on it. We have a guide on
how to get insurance, what costs to expect, how auto insurance works for
new drivers, how temporary insurance policies work, and privacy of
your personal information.