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Should You Buy a Winter Beater?

Tempted to buy a second car as a winter beater just to bear the brunt of Old Jack Frost? You aren’t alone. A winter beater is a vehicle that you drive for four to six months per year so that your ‘good’ car isn’t exposed to harsh, sub-zero conditions. Some Canadians are attracted to the idea of protecting their main vehicle from the harsh elements, but there are pros and cons to consider...

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