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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 (www.tc.gc.ca) 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 (www.nhtsa.dot.gov), the Transportation Research Board (www.trb.org), and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (www.iihs.org).

Automotive organizations

A good source of information is www.canadiandriver.com. 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 (www.ccmta.ca), a transportation and highway-safety organization, is another resource.

Make Local number Toll-Free number Web address
Acura 905-888-8110 888-922-8729 www.acura.ca
Audi NA 800-822-2834 www.audi.ca
BMW 905-683-1200 800-567-2691 www.bmw.ca
Buick 905-644-5000 800-263-3777 www.gm.ca
Cadillac 905-644-5000 800-263-3777 www.gm.ca
Chevrolet 905-644-5000 800-263-3777 www.gm.ca
Chrysler 519-973-2000 800-465-2001 www.chrysler.ca
Coda NA NA www.codaautomotive.com
Dodge 519-973-2000 800-465-2001 www.chrysler.ca
Fiat NA 800-521-9900 www.fiatcanada.com
Fisker NA NA www.fiskerautomotive.com
Ford 905-845-2511 800-565-3673 www.ford.ca
GMC 905-644-5000 800-263-3777 www.gm.ca
Honda 905-888-8110 888-946-6329 www.honda.ca
Hyundai NA 888-216-2626 www.hyundaicanada.com
Infiniti 905-629-2888 800-361-4792 www.infiniti.ca
Jaguar 905-696-9147 800-668-6257 www.jaguar.ca
Jeep 519-973-2000 800-465-2001 www.jeep.ca
Kia NA 877-542-2886 www.kia.ca
Land Rover NA 800-346-3493 www.landrover.ca
Lexus 416-438-6320 800-265-3987 www.lexus.ca
Lincoln 905-845-2511 800-565-3673 www.lincolncanada.com
Mazda NA 800-263-4680 www.mazda.ca
Mercedes-Benz 416-425-3550 800-387-0100 www.mercedes-benz.ca
Mini Cooper 866-378-6464 866-378-6464 www.mini.ca
Mitsubishi NA 888-576-4878 www.mitsubishi-motors.ca
Nissan 905-629-2888 800-387-0122 www.nissan.ca
Porsche 770-290-3500 800-767-7243 www.porsche.com/canada
Scion NA 866-972-4661 www.scion.ca
Smart NA 877-627-8004 www.thesmart.ca
Subaru 905-568-4959 800-894-4212 www.subaru.ca
Suzuki 514-956-7986 NA www.suzuki.ca
Tesla 416-969-8800 NA www.teslamotors.ca
Toyota 416-438-6320 888-869-6828 www.toyota.ca
Volkswagen 248-754-5000 800-822-8987 www.vw.ca
Volvo 416-493-3700 800-663-8255 www.volvocars.ca
   

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