Practical guide will provide consumers with insurance tips

TORONTO, October 24, 2011 - For many consumers, shopping for a car can be overwhelming. - a quote comparison service for a variety of insurance and financial-related products - understands that with so much to think about, many people forget to consider the cost of car insurance when purchasing a new vehicle.

The guide, Looking for a new set of wheels? Don't forget the cost of auto insurance, is an easy-to-use tool for consumers who may be unfamiliar with auto insurance and how it factors into buying a new or used vehicle. The shopping resource, a first for Kanetix, explores the:

  • Top 10 quoted cars on
  • Top 10 most expensive cars to insure
  • Top 10 least expensive cars to insure
  • Ten most stolen cars in Canada
  • Ten cars least likely to be stolen in Canada
  • Top 10 trucks in Canada
  • Top 10 hybrids
  • Top 10 convertibles for any budget

The guide also provides consumers with tips on how to find a car suitable for their budget and insurance needs, how to protect their vehicle from theft, and how to lower their automobile insurance rate.

It is common for consumers to shop around for vehicles without factoring in the cost of insurance. Kanetix recognizes this oversight and wants to help consumers get the facts, and find the best vehicle and auto insurance rate for their needs.

About Kanetix®

Launched in October 1999, Kanetix was Canada's first online insurance marketplace and today provides over a million quotes per year to consumers looking for insurance, as well as comparisons for mortgage rates and credit cards.

The Kanetix comparison service is a one-stop shopping environment for consumers. Each day, thousands visit the Kanetix website at to comparison shop their various financial needs. Shoppers choose what they want to compare, obtain a quotation and complete an online application or, with the help of Kanetix, connect with the provider to purchase or apply for the product over the phone.

Through its Development Services division, Kanetix is also the leading provider of online insurance quotation technology, developing online quotation systems, mobile solutions, actuarial tools and websites for many of Canada's largest insurance brands.

For more information, visit or contact:

Kanetix Ltd.

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