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Canadian car resources

Last updated: February 2013

Whether you're looking for information about a specific car model or looking for more general automotive and transportation information, the Internet and your telephone provide access to a wide variety of sources.

Automobile manufacturers

Most manufacturers have a local phone number and a toll-free phone number for calls from anywhere in Canada. The table below provides those numbers, along with each company's Web address. "NA" indicates that we could not obtain a phone number.

Federal and provincial governments and organizations

Transport Canada can provide general information on vehicle-safety standards, vehicle-restraint systems, fuel-consumption ratings, emissions, collision statistics, tires, and other topics. From Canada (except Ottawa), call 800-333- 0371; from Ottawa and from other countries, call 613-998-8616.

Transport Canada's website ( has information on topics such as road safety and Canadian automotive regulations. You'll also find a number of other useful resources, including Natural Resources Canada (environmental information), Statistics Canada (information on a wide variety of subjects, including data derived from the national census), the Canadian Automobile Association (information on safety, travel, and other consumer topics), and the Transportation Association of Canada (technical and advocacy transportation issues).

You'll also find links to U.S. organizations and government agencies, including the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (, the Transportation Research Board (, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (

Automotive organizations

A good source of information is It has links to various groups, including the Canada Safety Council (for driving safety and other safety-related topics). The Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (, a transportation and highway-safety organization, is another resource.

Make Local number Toll-Free number Web address
Acura 905-888-8110 888-922-8729
Audi NA 800-822-2834
BMW 905-683-1200 800-567-2691
Buick 905-644-5000 800-263-3777
Cadillac 905-644-5000 800-263-3777
Chevrolet 905-644-5000 800-263-3777
Chrysler 519-973-2000 800-465-2001
Coda NA NA
Dodge 519-973-2000 800-465-2001
Fiat NA 800-521-9900
Fisker NA NA
Ford 905-845-2511 800-565-3673
GMC 905-644-5000 800-263-3777
Honda 905-888-8110 888-946-6329
Hyundai NA 888-216-2626
Infiniti 905-629-2888 800-361-4792
Jaguar 905-696-9147 800-668-6257
Jeep 519-973-2000 800-465-2001
Kia NA 877-542-2886
Land Rover NA 800-346-3493
Lexus 416-438-6320 800-265-3987
Lincoln 905-845-2511 800-565-3673
Mazda NA 800-263-4680
Mercedes-Benz 416-425-3550 800-387-0100
Mini Cooper 866-378-6464 866-378-6464
Mitsubishi NA 888-576-4878
Nissan 905-629-2888 800-387-0122
Porsche 770-290-3500 800-767-7243
Scion NA 866-972-4661
Smart NA 877-627-8004
Subaru 905-568-4959 800-894-4212
Suzuki 514-956-7986 NA
Tesla 416-969-8800 NA
Toyota 416-438-6320 888-869-6828
Volkswagen 248-754-5000 800-822-8987
Volvo 416-493-3700 800-663-8255

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