AUTOCANADA INC.

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AutoCanada : Q4 2021 Investor Presentation

03/30/2022 | 10:33am

Forward-Looking Statements

Forward-Looking Statement

Certain information contained in this presentation is forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. The use of any of the words "could", "expect", "believe", "will", "projected", "estimated" and similar expressions and statements relating to matters that are not historical facts are intended to identify forward-looking information and are based on current belief or assumptions of AutoCanada Inc. ("AutoCanada" or the "Company") as to the outcome and timing of such future events. In particular, forward-looking statements in this presentation include, but are not limited to, references to: the operations and performance of the Company; the Company's milestones, key priorities and future intentions and results of the Go Forward Plan; the financial results and financial condition of the Company; the Company's future sales revenue and profitability; the Company's general strategic and growth strategies, including with respect to the Used Digital Retail Strategy; the market and expected developments in the retail automotive industry; future operating results of acquired dealerships; the successful integration of such dealerships into AutoCanada's business; the growth of the Company's collision and RightRide divisions; and the potential continued impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the Company's business operations. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected by the forward-looking statements presented in this presentation are reasonable, these statements have been based on assumptions and factors concerning future events that may prove to be inaccurate. Actual future results may differ materially. The annual information form for the year ended December 31, 2021 and other documents filed with securities regulatory authorities (accessible through the SEDAR websitewww.sedar.com) describe the risks, material assumptions and other factors that could influence actual results and which are incorporated herein by reference. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Documents Incorporated by Reference

Information has been incorporated by reference in this investor presentation from documents filed with securities commissions or similar authorities in Canada. Copies of the documents incorporated herein by reference may be obtained on request without charge from the General Counsel of the Company at 200 - 15511 - 123 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5V 0C3, telephone: (780) 732-3135. In addition, copies of documents incorporated by reference may be obtained from the securities commissions or similar authorities in Canada through the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") website atwww.sedar.com.

The following document of AutoCanada Inc. is specifically incorporated by reference in this investor presentation:

(1) the management's discussion and analysis of the financial condition and results of operations of the Company for the year ended December 31, 2021 (the "Annual MD&A").

Documents referenced in any of the documents incorporated by reference in this investor presentation but not expressly incorporated by reference therein or herein are not incorporated by reference in this investor presentation.

Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures

Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures

This investor presentation contains certain financial measures that do not have any standardized meaning prescribed by Canadian GAAP. Therefore, these financial measures may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other issuers. Investors are cautioned these measures should not be construed as an alternative to net earnings (loss) or to cash provided by (used in) operating, investing, financing activities, cash and cash equivalents, and indebtedness determined in accordance with Canadian GAAP, as indicators of our performance. We provide these additional non-GAAP measures, capital management measures, and supplementary financial measures to assist investors in determining our ability to generate earnings and cash provided by (used in) operating activities and to provide additional information on how these cash resources are used.

Adjusted EBITDA, adjusted EBITDA margin, normalized adjusted EBITDA, adjusted EBITDA on a pre-IFRS 16 basis, adjusted EBITDA margin on a pre-IFRS 16 basis, pro forma normalized adjusted EBITDA, free cash flow, net indebtedness, and net indebtedness leverage ratio are not earnings measures recognized by GAAP and do not have standardized meanings prescribed by GAAP. Investors are cautioned that these non-GAAP measures should not replace net earnings or loss (as determined in accordance with GAAP) as an indicator of the Company's performance, of its cash flows from operating, investing and financing activities or as a measure of its liquidity and cash flows. The Company's methods of calculating referenced non-GAAP measures may differ from the methods used by other issuers. Therefore, these measures may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other issuers.

It should be noted that certain of the financial measures include pro forma items estimating the impact of the acquisitions if they had occurred on the first day of the relevant period, or as of a specified date. Readers should understand that these estimates were determined by management in good faith and are not indicative of what the historical results of the businesses acquired in the acquisitions actually were for the relevant period, or what those results would have been if the acquisitions had occurred on the dates indicated, or what they will be for any future period. As a result, the pro forma financial measures may not be indicative of the Company's financial position that would have prevailed, or operating results that would have been obtained, if the transactions had taken place on the dates indicated or of the financial position or operating results which may be obtained in the future. These pro forma financial measures are not a forecast or projection of future results. The actual financial position and results of operations of the Company for any period following the closing of the acquisitions will vary from the amounts set forth following pro forma financial measures, and such variation may be material.

These measures are identified and described under section "15. NON-GAAP AND OTHER FINANCIAL MEASURES" of the Annual MD&A. Refer to section "16. NON-GAAP AND OTHER FINANCIAL MEASURE RECONCILIATIONS" of the Annual MD&A for reconciliations of non- GAAP and other financial measures.

WHO WE ARE

AutoCanada Overview

A Leading North American Multi-Location Automobile Dealership Group

  • One of Canada's largest multi-location automobile dealership groups with ~4,000 employees

  • Only publicly listed auto dealership group in Canada (TSX:ACQ)

  • Attractive mix of luxury, domestic, and import brands

  • Geographically diversified across 8 provinces in Canada and a group in Illinois, U.S.

  • Five inter-related business operations:

    • o New Vehicle Sales

    • o Used Vehicle Sales

    • o Parts and Service

    • o Collision Repair

    • o Finance & Insurance (F&I)

60

Franchises in Canada

28

Automotive Brands

36K

New retail vehicles2 sold

$4.7B

Revenue

  • 1 As at December 31, 2021

    18

    Franchises in Illinois, U.S.

    829K

    Service & collision repair orders2

    49K

    Used retail vehicles2 sold

    +63% YoY

    $252M

    Adjusted EBITDA3

  • 2 See "NON-GAAP AND OTHER FINANCIAL MEASURES" for further information regarding these supplementary financial measures

3 See "NON-GAAP AND OTHER FINANCIAL MEASURES" for further information regarding this non-GAAP measure .

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