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  • GETTING YOUR CAR READY FOR WINTER

    May 12, 2020

    Ensuring that your car is in good condition is important all year round. Though when it comes to winter, driving can become more dangerous and that’s when preparing your car is essential. Here are some tips and tricks on how to get your car ready for the upcoming winter months. CHECK YOUR BATTERY The average life of a car battery is about 3 to 4 years. Although batteries come under much more strain in winter....

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    TOP 10 USED CARS FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS

    April 28, 2020

    You’ve finished all your hours and have passed your Learner’s test, now its time to buy your very own car. We have complied a list of the top 10 used cars for first-time buyers. Hyundai Accent Available in both sedan and hatch variants, the Hyundai Accent is extremely reliable. Delivering exceptional comfort with plenty of interior space. The Accent is packed with plenty of well-appointed features throughout and offers a 5 Star ANCAP rating, leaving...

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    TIPS ON LEARNING TO DRIVE

    April 14, 2020

    Learning to drive a car for the first time can be extremely terrifying. Teaching someone to drive for the first time can be just as daunting. We have put together a list to help with learning the car basics, setting up to drive, how the car works, skills and tips for the teacher. LEARNING THE CAR BASICS Every car is different but before jumping behind the wheel, take a walk around and make yourself familiar...

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    USING A MOBILE PHONE WHILE DRIVING

    March 31, 2020

    A mobile phone is an essential part of many peoples lives. They help us stayed connected to family and friends through phone calls and social media, access emails for business use, take and store photos and videos, provide access to the internet and possibly help saves lives in an emergency. But what if it was the mobile phone that caused the emergency? Cars are safer than ever but the number of people killed on Australian roads rose...

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    Instant Asset Write-Off

    March 16, 2020

    The instant asset write-off was introduced in 2015 to help small businesses through a tough period of economic change, and has increased from $20,000 in 2015 to $30,000 in 2019. The Government has now increased the instant asset write-off threshold from $30,000 to $150,000. How will the higher instant asset write-off benefit your business? The higher IAWO threshold will provide cash flow benefits for businesses as you will be able to immediately deduct purchases of...

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    WHEN TO CHANGE YOUR TYRES

    March 3, 2020

    The lifespan of your tyres has many varying factors: the design, the driver’s habits, road conditions, the age and how well they are cared for. So how do you know when to change your tyres? TREAD DEPTH Tread wear indicators (TWIs) are small bars of rubber that run across the grooves in between the tread at regular intervals. When they tyres are worn to the legal limit, the bars will be flush with the surface...

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    VEHICLE FINANCE

    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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