Canadian vs. U.S. 2008 vehicle MSRP prices

Many people have wrote in asking how much they can actually save on a vehicle imported from the USA versus the same model vehicle puchased in Canada. Typically a vehicle imported a car imported from the USA, even after fees, taxes and other costs, is about 20-30% cheaper than one bought in Canada, but in some cases, some vehicles are as much as 50% cheaper.

Below is a list of common vehicles, and their Canadian an US MSRP prices to be compared. Obviously exact prices and savings would depend on the model and package of a specific vehicle. But, to give an idea, here are the 2008 vehicle MSRP prices from both countries:

Make & model Canadian MSRP ($CAD) U.S. MSRP ($USD)
Acura MDX 52,500 – 62,200 40,195 – 47,995
Acura RDX 41,400 – 45,100 33,195 – 36,695
Acura RL 63,900 – 69,500 46,280 – 53,700
Acura TL 42,700 – 47,800 33,725 – 38,425
Acura TSX 36,200 – 40,300 28,190 – 30,290
Audi A3 32,300 – 43,700 25,930 – 34,915
Audi A4 35,350 – 64,900 28,900 – 47,900
Audi A5 51,850 – 51,850 39,900 – 41,200
Audi A6 59,900 – 96,900 42,950 – 56,300
Audi A8 95,000 – 166,400 70,690 – 120,100
Audi Q7 57,800 – 75,100 42,500 – 58,600
Audi RS4 70,400 – 94,200 66,910 – 81,900
Audi S5 65,900 – 65,900 50,500 – 50,500
Audi TT 46,900 – 61,450 34,800 – 45,900
BMW 1 Series 33,800 – 47,200 28,600 – 34,900
BMW 3 Series 35,800 – 66,500 32,400 – 49,100
BMW 5 Series 59,800 – 113,200 44,300 – 58,500
BMW 6 Series 102,800 – 138,800 75,600 – 82,700
BMW 7 Series 108,400 – 174,400 75,800 – 122,600
BMW X3 45,200 – 51,000 38,000 – 38,000
BMW X5 61,900 – 73,500 45,900 – 54,500
BMW Z4 55,300 – 64,800 36,400 – 42,400
Buick Allure (LaCrosse) 26,495 – 38,765 23,725 – 31,855
Buick Enclave 40,895 – 51,295 32,770 – 37,040
Buick Lucerne 31,790 – 44,800 26,755 – 38,630
Cadillac CTS 38,900 – 41,400 32,745 – 35,045
Cadillac DTS 53,415 – 65,800 42,620 – 50,120
Cadillac Escalade 72,175 – 80,515 55,990 – 58,490
Cadillac SRX 46,695 – 60,300 37,615 – 44,615
Cadillac STS 57,910 – 102,955 43,215 – 64,405
Cadillac XLR 98,995 – 115,140 80,650 – 85,650
Chevrolet Avalanche 40,020 – 54,375 33,435 – 43,875
Chevrolet Aveo 12,995 – 15,495 12,170 – 13,920
Chevrolet Cobalt 15,175 – 22,815 13,925 – 22,335
Chevrolet Colorado 21,135 – 34,255 14,885 – 26,605
Chevrolet Corvette 69,500 – 91,685 46,100 – 77,820
Chevrolet Equinox 26,870 – 35,745 22,740 – 29,445
Chevrolet HHR 19,855 – 28,240 16,515 – 22,375
Chevrolet Impala 25,695 – 35,475 21,650 – 29,030
Chevrolet Malibu 22,995 – 33,610 19,345 – 26,795
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 23,520 – 45,870 17,500 – 38,860
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 32,280 – 53,105 24,370 – 40,680
Chevrolet Suburban 48,455 – 66,995 38,085 – 50,405
Chevrolet Tahoe 45,455 – 64,595 34,630 – 48,490
Chevrolet TrailBlazer 39,695 – 52,655 27,405 – 37,385
Chevrolet Uplander 24,390 – 32,615 21,540 – 29,330
Chrysler 300 31,895 – 52,695 24,595 – 41,585
Chrysler Aspen 49,995 – 49,995 32,005 – 34,880
Chrysler Crossfire 48,050 – 51,900 34,735 – 39,130
Chrysler Pacifica 34,995 – 46,795 24,635 – 36,195
Chrysler PT Cruiser 20,895 – 29,695 15,015 – 22,660
Chrysler Sebring 22,995 – 39,995 18,690 – 27,515
Chrysler Town & Country 35,995 – 42,895 22,825 – 35,985
Dodge Avenger 21,995 – 30,895 18,590 – 25,270
Dodge Caliber 15,995 – 25,295 14,000 – 22,435
Dodge Charger 28,695 – 46,395 21,320 – 36,355
Dodge Dakota 25,695 – 36,895 19,435 – 31,100
Dodge Durango 43,545 – 43,545 26,455 – 37,215
Dodge Grand Caravan 26,495 – 26,845 21,930 – 27,140
Dodge Journey 19,995 – 29,995 19,360 – 27,670
Dodge Magnum 29,395 – 47,195 23,420 – 38,105
Dodge Nitro 23,595 – 30,395 19,595 – 27,84
Dodge Ram 1500 26,995 – 47,070 21,215 – 40,415
Dodge Ram 2500 32,860 – 50,125 25,770 – 42,500
Dodge Viper 98,600 – 99,600 84,460 – 85,210
Ford Edge 32,999 – 38,999 25,565 – 32,305
Ford Escape 23,999 – 34,499 19,005 – 25,755
Ford Expedition 46,499 – 63,199 31,120 – 46,015
Ford Explorer 41,399 – 53,699 26,010 – 36,090
Ford Explorer Sport Trac 32,099 – 42,499 24,950 – 30,805
Ford F – 150 22,199 – 48,799 17,520 – 35,920
Ford F – 250 28,999 – 47,999 26,135 – 37,770
Ford Focus 15,999 – 19,999 14,300 – 16,835
Ford Fusion 23,899 – 31,399 18,010 – 24,625
Ford Mustang 24,799 – 38,099 19,490 – 32,085
Ford Ranger 15,399 – 25,099 14,220 – 23,965
Ford Taurus 30,899 – 39,699 23,485 – 29,320
Ford Taurus X 33,999 – 42,499 26,855 – 32,425
GMC Acadia 36,495 – 45,885 29,735 – 38,280
GMC Canyon 21,235 – 34,450 14,885 – 24,870
GMC Envoy 40,495 – 51,755 27,620 – 36,745
GMC Sierra 1500 23,520 – 52,615 17,500 – 38,510
GMC Sierra 2500HD 32,280 – 53,105 24,370 – 40,450
GMC Yukon 45,895 – 66,295 35,345 – 44,420
GMC Yukon XL 48,855 – 68,795 38,915 – 47,815
Honda Accord 25,090 – 38,290 20,360 – 30,510
Honda Civic 16,990 – 26,680 14,810 – 24,590
Honda CR – V 27,790 – 37,790 20,700 – 28,400
Honda Element 25,290 – 31,590 18,980 – 23,575
Honda Fit 14,980 – 20,880 13,950 – 16,070
Honda Odyssey 31,490 – 48,890 25,860 – 40,610
Honda Pilot 36,820 – 46,690 27,595 – 35,645
Honda Ridgeline 35,820 – 45,220 28,000 – 35,090
Honda S2000 50,600 – 50,600 34,300 – 37,300
Hummer H2 70,395 – 72,295 56,690 – 56,7350
Hummer H3 40,995 – 40,995 30,595 – 39,160
Hyundai Accent 13,595 – 18,145 10,775 – 14,575
Hyundai Azera 35,995 – 39,195 24,600 – 28,550
Hyundai Elantra 15,845 – 23,195 13,625 – 16,325
Hyundai Entourage 30,995 – 39,495 23,995 – 29,895
Hyundai Santa Fe 25,995 – 36,945 21,150 – 29,800
Hyundai Sonata 22,295 – 29,995 18,120 – 25,670
Hyundai Tiburon 18,995 – 29,095 17,025 – 22,525
Hyundai Tucson 21,195 – 30,995 17,235 – 24,585
Hyundai Veracruz 39,995 – 46,595 26,900 – 35,750
Infiniti EX 40,400 – 40,400 31,300 – 36,250
Infiniti FX 55,050 – 62,950 38,050 – 50,100
Infiniti G 39,990 – 49,950 31,850 – 35,800
Infiniti M 49,400 – 67,150 43,350 – 52,000
Infiniti QX 79,600 – 79,600 49,950 – 55,550
Jaguar S – Type 62,000 – 86,400 48,335 – 64,335
Jaguar XF 59,800 – 77,800 49,200 – 62,200
Jaguar XJ 85,000 – 118,000 63,835 – 94,085
Jaguar XK 103,000 – 127,000 74,835 – 92,035
Jaguar X – Type 45,000 – 49,000 34,330 – 39,330
Jeep Commander 42,295 – 53,395 27,415 – 42,950
Jeep Compass 17,995 – 24,995 16,475 – 22,255
Jeep Grand Cherokee 41,095 – 56,295 28,520 – 42,540
Jeep Liberty 27,695 – 32,795 20,330 – 26,125
Jeep Patriot 16,995 – 24,695 15,475 – 21,945
Jeep Wrangler 19,995 – 30,595 18,660 – 27,220
Kia Amanti 37,195 – 37,195 25,495 – 25,495
Kia Magentis (Optima) 21,895 – 27,995 16,355 – 20,500
Kia Rio 13,595 – 19,445 10,890 – 13,615
Kia Rondo 19,995 – 26,095 16,395 – 20,195
Kia Sedona 29,745 – 38,195 20,695 – 26,195
Kia Sorento 32,495 – 38,995 20,995 – 26,195
Kia Spectra 15,995 – 22,375 15,995 – 15,995
Kia Sportage 21,695 – 30,935 16,050 – 22,895
Land Rover LR2 46,295 – 46,295 33,985 – 33,985
Land Rover LR3 57,990 – 69,800 48,525 – 54,025
Land Rover Range Rover 100,900 – 121,400 76,535 – 92,035
Land Rover Range Rover Sport 78,300 – 94,400 58,225 – 71,675
Lexus ES 42,900 – 42,900 33,820 – 33,820
Lexus GS 59,900 – 73,000 44,150 – 54,900
Lexus GX 68,600 – 68,600 46,815 – 46,815
Lexus IS 36,550 – 47,900 30,555 – 36,005
Lexus LS 86,500 – 132,000 62,000 – 104,000
Lexus LX 101,400 – 101,400 73,800 – 73,800
Lexus RX 51,550 – 62,250 37,400 – 42,680
Lexus SC 93,250 – 93,250 65,455 – 65,455
Lincoln Mark LT 55,399 – 55,399 38,340 – 41,440
Lincoln MKX 43,299 – 45,299 35,605 – 37,355
Lincoln MKZ 39,499 – 41,499 30,790 – 32,660
Lincoln Navigator 64,899 – 76,299 48,430 – 54,330
Mazda3 16,895 – 31,095 13,895 – 20,195
Mazda5 20,795 – 25,915 17,995 – 22,365
Mazda6 24,495 – 35,095 18,990 – 27,750
Mazda B – Series 14,995 – 23,775 15,535 – 26,590
Mazda CX – 7 32,095 – 37,295 23,750 – 28,000
Mazda CX – 9 39,995 – 46,825 29,400 – 34,655
Mazda MX – 5 Miata 28,195 – 35,755 20,585 – 26,760
Mazda RX – 8 37,295 – 40,495 26,435 – 31,370
Mazda Tribute 23,450 – 32,150 19,135 – 26,505
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 41,000 – 50,100 31,600 – 36,900
Mercedes-Benz CL 131,900 – 236,500 103,600 – 197,500
Mercedes-Benz CLK 68,100 – 117,900 46,450 – 89,500
Mercedes-Benz CLS 93,200 – 128,000 67,950 – 93,550
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 65,800 – 121,100 51,200 – 86,050
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 71,500 – 91,000 53,400 – 77,375
Mercedes-Benz M-Class 59,900 – 97,500 44,000 – 87,000
Mercedes-Benz R-Class 63,500 – 78,200 42,100 – 45,600
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 115,500 – 229,500 86,700 – 194,000
Mercedes-Benz SL 135,000 – 248,000 95,300 – 187,200
Mercedes-Benz SLK 60,500 – 87,500 44,150 – 63,200
Mini Cooper 24,800 – 36,500 19,950 – 25,400
Mitsubishi Eclipse 25,998 – 38,498 19,999 – 28,599
Mitsubishi Endeavor 35,998 – 43,298 19,999 – 27,149
Mitsubishi Galant 24,998 – 34,998 21,099 – 27,299
Mitsubishi Lancer 16,598 – 22,798 13,990 – 17,990
Mitsubishi Outlander 24,998 – 33,698 19,990 – 25,110
Nissan 350Z 49,948 – 56,498 28,120 – 40,500
Nissan Altima 24,498 – 33,998 18,330 – 28,380
Nissan Armada 63,298 – 63,298 35,500 – 44,800
Nissan Frontier 24,448 – 40,448 16,250 – 28,050
Nissan Maxima 36,998 – 41,498 28,270 – 30,520
Nissan Pathfinder 38,298 – 49,298 25,920 – 38,920
Nissan Quest 32,598 – 46,998 24,750 – 34,450
Nissan Rogue 24,998 – 29,598 19,250 – 21,990
Nissan Sentra 16,798 – 24,298 15,830 – 20,260
Nissan Titan 33,498 – 51,498 24,390 – 38,530
Nissan Versa 14,598 – 19,098 12,710 – 15,460
Nissan Xterra 34,598 – 38,298 21,240 – 28,740
Pontiac G5 15,595 – 22,815 15,175 – 19,350
Pontiac G6 23,395 – 35,995 18,225 – 29,910
Pontiac G8 31,995 – 36,995 26,910 – 29,310
Pontiac Grand Prix 26,230 – 36,760 22,210 – 29,325
Pontiac Montana SV6 25,060 – 32,465 20988 – 27712
Pontiac Solstice 27,670 – 35,800 22,165 – 27,845
Pontiac Torrent 27,575 – 36,375 23,220 – 29,445
Pontiac Vibe (2009) 15,995 – 24,995 15,310 – 19,310
Pontiac Wave 12,995 – 15,495 12995 – 15495
Porsche 911 93,200 – 235,400 73,500 – 136,000
Porsche Boxster 59,070 – 73,900 45,800 – 55,700
Porsche Cayenne 55,200 – 115,300 43,400 – 93,700
Porsche Cayman 63,500 – 75,300 49,400 – 59,100
Saab 9-3 35,950 – 60,490 28,080 – 45,640
Saab 9-5 43,900 – 47,000 37,200 – 39,585
Saab 9-7X 49,295 – 54,950 39,880 – 46,010
Saturn Astra 17,900 – 21,225 15,375 – 17,875
Saturn Aura 24,240 – 31,270 19,745 – 25,375
Saturn Outlook 34,535 – 41,430 28,260 – 32,670
Saturn Sky 33,125 – 38,380 25,525 – 29,785
Saturn Vue 26,990 – 38,605 21,250 – 29,300
Smart ForTwo 14,990 – 21,250 11,590 – 16,590
Subaru Forester 26,995 – 38,995 21,195 – 27,895
Subaru Impreza 20,695 – 34,995 16,995 – 34,995
Subaru Legacy 26,995 – 44,995 20,495 – 33,995
Subaru Outback 30,995 – 45,995 19,995 – 31,495
Subaru Tribeca 41,995 – 52,495 29,995 – 33,595
Suzuki Grand Vitara 25,595 – 30,745 19,349 – 25,149
Suzuki SX4 17,195 – 23,795 14,770 – 16,870
Suzuki XL-7 30,995 – 37,390 21,349 – 28,899
Toyota 4Runner 40,580 – 52,585 28,015 – 38,735
Toyota Avalon 41,840 – 41,840 27,075 – 34,415
Toyota Camry 25,900 – 37,525 18,720 – 28,270
Toyota Camry Solara 36,975 – 39,900 18,570 – 28,120
Toyota Corolla (2009) 14,565 – 23,210 15,250 – 19,950
Toyota FJ Cruiser 30,725 – 31,725 22,545 – 24,135
Toyota Highlander 39,650 – 55,975 27,300 – 34,150
Toyota Matrix (2009) 15,705 – 26,775 15,510 – 17,820
Toyota Prius 29,500 – 29,500 21,100 – 23,370
Toyota RAV4 29,400 – 35,745 21,250 – 26,820
Toyota Sequoia 44,675 – 59,900 34,150 – 55,600
Toyota Sienna 31,750 – 51,620 24,340 – 37,665
Toyota Tacoma 22,760 – 34,195 14,280 – 26,115
Toyota Tundra 23,475 – 50,245 22,290 – 42,070
Toyota Yaris 13,915 – 20,085 11,350 – 14,450
Volkswagen Eos 37,175 – 38,575 28,990 – 38,100
Volkswagen GTI 29,575 – 31,975 22,800 – 23,300
Volkswagen Jetta 23,475 – 33,575 16,990 – 22,900
Volkswagen New Beetle 22,775 – 29,195 17,475 – 25,740
Volkswagen Passat 30,975 – 49,775 23,990 – 39,200
Volkswagen Rabbit 20,175 – 23,075 15,600 – 17,575
Volkswagen Touareg 49,975 – 64,775 39,300 – 68,340
Volvo C30 27,495 – 34,995 22,950 – 25,700
Volvo C70 56,795 – 58,295 39,240 – 39,240
Volvo S40 31,495 – 41,495 24,365 – 30,365
Volvo S60 40,995 – 49,495 30,885 – 33,985
Volvo S80 54,995 – 64,995 38,705 – 49,210
Volvo V50 32,995 – 42,995 26,815 – 31,565
Volvo V70/XC70 41,995 – 47,995 32,465 – 36,775
Volvo XC90 50,995 – 71,495 36,210 – 49,870
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