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You are lucky living in Quebec with the provincial rebate added onto the federal one. We just get the $5000 federal one, which I am grateful for.

For me the cutoff price Canadian is around $48,000 for the 3LT. Once it gets close to the $50,000 mark, the Ioniq 5 will be a better option for me.

I do really like the Eq EV and I am hoping it will be what I will be driving in 2024.
 

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You are lucky living in Quebec with the provincial rebate added onto the federal one. We just get the $5000 federal one, which I am grateful for.

For me the cutoff price Canadian is around $48,000 for the 3LT. Once it gets close to the $50,000 mark, the Ioniq 5 will be a better option for me.

I do really like the Eq EV and I am hoping it will be what I will be driving in 2024.

Look at my taxes, then tell me how lucky I am :)
Our household pays 18K more in taxes every year over what we used to pay in Ontario, so I'm pretty much paying for that rebate+an an extra 5K every year. And it's not like I'm using most of the services the extra taxes pay for, because my wife and I are child-free (from choice), and Quebec uses most of the taxes to heavily subsidize kids.
 

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I did enjoy the much less tax moving from Quebec to Alberta. I lived in Quebec in Pincourt (on L’Île Perrot) for two years, but we enjoyed it. Beautiful province, but I find all provinces beautiful.
 

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I did enjoy the much less tax moving from Quebec to Alberta. I lived in Quebec in Pincourt (on L’Île Perrot) for two years, but we enjoyed it. Beautiful province, but I find all provinces beautiful.
Yeah, it's hard to find a place that isn't amazingly beautiful in Canada. I'm not a fan of the large major cities, but all the others are amazing. I used to live in Ottawa. It used to be a large city with a rural vibe, but after the 2020 housing boom, it became a traffic mess just like the others. We moved to Gatineau in 2020. If Quebec didn't have such high taxes, it would be perfect, but the house we got in Gatineau was 1\2 price for the same size (400K instead of 800K), and it's the same distance to downtown Ottawa as our old house in Ottawa was... So there is that. But you get to keep your house equity, you don't get back the taxes you paid.

We might be moving back to Ottawa if the market crashes 50%, because then our house will be 200K, and the same house in Ottawa will be 400K, so we'd only need to get 200K difference instead of 400K that we need if we want to move now.
 

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Yeah, it's hard to find a place that isn't amazingly beautiful in Canada. I'm not a fan of the large major cities, but all the others are amazing. I used to live in Ottawa. It used to be a large city with a rural vibe, but after the 2020 housing boom, it became a traffic mess just like the others. We moved to Gatineau in 2020. If Quebec didn't have such high taxes, it would be perfect, but the house we got in Gatineau was 1\2 price for the same size (400K instead of 800K), and it's the same distance to downtown Ottawa as our old house in Ottawa was... So there is that. But you get to keep your house equity, you don't get back the taxes you paid.

We might be moving back to Ottawa if the market crashes 50%, because then our house will be 200K, and the same house in Ottawa will be 400K, so we'd only need to get 200K difference instead of 400K that we need if we want to move now.
After having lived in cities for much of my adult life, (born in a small town), I am fortunate now to live on a lake in a rural area. Traffic congestion for me is when someone is coming up from the dock, while I am going down. I would not trade where I live, but one disadvantage of living in rural areas is less services, such as internet, but more on topic with this site, car dealerships. Our small town has a GM and a Ford dealer and that is it. Hence my special interest in the Equinox. It is always better to have your dealer close by, as opposed to an hour and half away, that the Hyundai dealer is for me.
 

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Our small town has a GM and a Ford dealer and that is it. Hence my special interest in the Equinox. It is always better to have your dealer close by, as opposed to an hour and half away, that the Hyundai dealer is for me.
Yes, lack of local, reliable service would concern me. And of course there are good dealers and bad. A bad dealer can make owning a good car an awful experience. Hopefully yours are in the "good" group.
 
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