6 Best Car Buying Sites in Canada

6 Best Car Buying Sites in Canada

September 22, 2017    Auto News

Looking to buy a new (or new-to-you) car? Filter out the noise and start your search on the right foot by visiting some of these helpful and easy-to-use Canadian car buying sites.

Best Car Buying Sites Canada

Auto Trader

The gold standard for buying and selling used cars, this site boasts extensive Canada-wide listings for both dealer and private vehicle sales. Using their “Compare” function compiles an at-a-glance spreadsheet of up to four different vehicles, so your final decision will be even easier!

Cost: Free.

Car Cost Canada

Car Cost Canada provides a comprehensive breakdown of makes, models, features, and incentives for all new cars in Canada, so you can be sure you’re getting the best price available. Simply choose and customize the car you want, find the best price, and then get connected to a dealer.

Cost: $30 plus tax for five detailed dealer invoice reports. Get one dealer invoice report free when you sign up for a free trial.

Canadian Black Book

This site offers one-stop shopping for both new and used cars across Canada. Simply choose the make, model, and price that fit your criteria to be presented with a selection of options close to you, or search by location for most major Canadian cities. CBB also provides the useful “Average Asking Price” function, allowing you to compare your findings against average market prices for any car you’re considering.

Cost: Free to use for buyers.


A brand new way of new-car shopping that lets the dealers fight for you! Simply sign up and select the make, model, and features of the car you want. You’ll receive a free cost report showing the average price and dealer’s wholesale cost. If you want to go forward with the car, Unhaggle will conduct a reverse auction with up to 10 dealers in your area, letting them submit their lowest prices in an effort to win your business.

Cost: $99 plus tax for the premium service, which will conduct an auction between up to 10 dealers, and send you detailed information on the best bids.

Used Cars Canada

Easily adjust search settings to find the exact vehicle you’re after in the price range you want. Or, search by dealer to see who has the best deals in your area. Save cars to your compare list to easily weigh your options, and contact the dealer directly through the website.

Cost: Free for buyers.

Car Pages

Get extensive listings for both new and used vehicles with the click of a button. Car Pages has an exclusive agreement with the Used Car Dealers Association, providing exceptionally accurate information and fair pricing from listed dealers. All private sellers listed on the site are identity-verified.

Cost: Free for buyers and private sellers.


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