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    November 6, 2019

    Vehicle Finance Are you looking to upgrade your current vehicle? Maybe you are about to buy your first car? Are you paying cash or do you require a loan? Buying a new vehicle is an exciting time but it can be daunting, especially if you need vehicle finance. Westside Auto Wholesale is here to make the whole process as smooth and painless as possible so below are a few tips and tricks to help you...

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    AUSTRALIA’S BEST SMALL CARS

    November 1, 2019

    Australia’s Best Small Cars While Utility’s and SUV’s popularity is on the rise, small cars remain a favourite for affordability, practicality and good value. How are they good value? Well, they are generally cheaper to buy, cheaper to run and with fuel costs on the up an economical car is a sensible investment. There are plenty of small used cars in Australia to pick from, but how do they compare? Let’s review Australia’s best small cars....

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    TOP 5 SELLING SUVS IN AUSTRALIA

    July 19, 2019

    The sale of new SUV vehicles has continued to rapidly rise in Australia with SUV vehicles outselling the total number of passenger vehicles in 2017. The Japanese manufacturers have a stronghold in the Australian market, as they represent four out of the five top-selling vehicles brand new. SUVs come in all shapes and sizes and there are various classifications for the different products manufacturers are producing. Based on the results from 2017, medium-sized SUVs are...

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    TOP 5 SELLING UTILITIES IN AUSTRALIA

    July 19, 2019

    Utilities are a dominant force in the new car sales market with the Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux positioned as the top two selling new vehicles in the country. The Hilux is rarely toppled as the leader of overall vehicles sold, but the Ford Ranger did take top spot in September 2017. Let’s review the top 5 selling utilities Australians are buying brand new. Toyota Hilux Toyota coins its Hilux product as the ‘unbreakable’ vehicle. Toyota’s...

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    FIVE OFF-ROADING TRACKS WITHIN 150KM OF PERTH

    July 19, 2019

    Western Australia is often coined as the four-wheel-driving capital of the nation. As Australia’s biggest state in terms of land mass, there is a number of off-roading tracks that you can take your pride and joy to. If you own a four-wheel drive (4WD), or are looking to purchase one, below is a list of some of the most desirable off-roading tracks within a day’s drive from Perth. Lancelin Lancelin’s biggest attraction for 4WD goers...

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    TINTING YOUR VEHICLE FOR SUMMER

    July 19, 2019

    With the Western Australian summer rapidly approaching, is it necessary to have window tint on my vehicle? Before deciding whether you think it’s worth tinting the windows on your vehicle, it is important to get a brief overview of ultraviolet light. Western Australia has high levels of ultraviolet light (UV) during the warmer months, particularly summer.  Two forms of UV, known as UVB and UVA, are harmful to humans. UVB is the chief cause of...

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    CHOOSING A 200 SERIES LANDCRUISER

    July 19, 2019

    The 200 Series Toyota Landcruiser is one of Australia’s most sought-after vehicles due to its strong holding value, versatility and reliability. Since the introduction of the 200 Series in 2007, Toyota has continually updated its technology to improve fuel efficiency and performance. Toyota offers the 200 Series in a twin-turbo diesel V8 as well as a naturally aspirated V8 petrol. The engine specifications are kept the same across the 200 Series range, however, there are...

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    AUSTRALIA’S MOST OBSCURE ROAD RULES

    July 19, 2019

    After decades of work, in 1999 the first Australian Road Rules were published in an effort to bring all states and territories in line with one set of road laws. However many of us are unknowingly committing driving offences every day. So we are here to help clear up a few myths and let you know about some of Australia’s most obscure road rules. These apply Australia wide, not just in Perth, Western Australia. Body...

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    WESTSIDE AUTO IS EXPANDING!

    July 19, 2019

    Westside Auto is Expanding! You may have noticed some movement and activity going on around Westside Auto Wholesale; it is all due to our expansion! Space is a little tight and we need more room to be able to offer our customers an even greater selection of vehicles, so this meant we had to move our reconditioning department out of the warehouse. Our reconditioning department is in the process of moving to the old WA...

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    DRIVER DISTRACTIONS

    July 19, 2019

    We all know that getting distracted while driving doesn’t take much. A chatty passenger or a favourite song can easily divert your attention from the task of driving safely. With the increase of technology dependency comes the increase in temptation to participate in distracting activities. Driver distraction contributes significantly to serious road crashes. Although driving feels like second nature to most of us, it is a complex task, and to anticipate and avoid hazards on...

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