We have collected a list of resources to help you maintain, search for and insure your used car, truck, suv or van. Many of these resources will help local Galaxy Motors clients from Duncan, Nanaimo, Colwood and Victoria. Remember we have our own licensed auto service shop. Enjoy your used car from Galaxy Motors!
Maintenance & Auto Repair
Victoria Transmission & Auto Care
Vic Trans is a locally owned and operated mechanics shop located in Victoria, BC. It specializes in oil changes, tune-ups, maintenance services and electrical and computer diagnostics as well as transmission, brakes and engine repair.
Speedy Auto Service
Originally opened as Speedy Muffler King in 1956, it eventually expanded its service offerings. In 1993, it was renamed Speed Auto Service. There are many mechanic and repair shops across Canada. Find the one nearest you.
Car Associations & Insurance
BCAA – British Columbia Automobile Association
BCAA offers more than just car insurance and roadside assistance. It also offers home insurance, health and dental insurance, travel insurance and much more.
CAA – Canadian Automobile Association
CAA is one of the largest consumer based organizations in Canada with 5 million members. It offers a range of services from emergency roadside assistance to comprehensive insurance.
New Car Dealers Association of BC
The New Car Dealers Association of BC represents more than 350 new car dealers throughout BC. It provides services, products, consultant and benefit partnerships to its dealer members.
Motor Vehicle Sales Authority of British Columbia
The VSA is an administrative authority delegated by the provincial government to administer and enfoce the Motor Dealer Act and its regulations.
Used Car Review Sites
This Canadian website offers good reviews of used cars. You can search by the year, make and model and you’ll be given a brief article describing that vehicle’s features. It’s a good place to start your search.
Driving.ca is a very useful and user friendly way to do research into used cars. One of its features lets you compare vehicles side by side. Although the dealership search isn’t that great, it gives you a good idea of what’s out there in the Canadian market.
How Stuff Works: Consumer Guide Automotive
From the popular ‘How Stuff Works’ team comes this comprehensive and user friendly guide to used cars. They have suggested prices and use a numbered rating system to evaluate each used vehicle.
Autopartsway is an online autoparts store. It allows you to ask questions of mechanics online and search through parts to get an idea of how much they cost.
From ‘www.about.com’, this page offers a list of common repairs and has articles describing how the procedures are done.
This website offers easily searchable short descriptions of repairs along with estimated prices. There is also a live chat option.
Canadian Automobile Brands
Land Rover Canada