When the Canadian dollar is near par with the US Dollar (which is not that common), they are cheaper in the US.
This is due, in large part, to taxes.
Canadian taxes in most categories are much higher.
However, when the Canadian dollar is low (which is usually the case), cars are actually cheaper in Canada.
Can I buy a car in the USA if I live in Canada?
Importing a Car or other Vehicle From the U.S. or Canada
Many Canadians come to the United States to buy cars because the prices can be as much as 20-30% lower than buying the same car in Canada. U.S. regulations are extensive and frequently require vehicle modifications that can be costly.
How much does it cost to import a car into Canada?
RIV fee: In order to process a US vehicle, the Canadian Registrar of Imported Vehicles collects a fee of $195.00 + GST in all provinces except Quebec where it is $195.00 + GST and QST immediately when you bring the car over the border. This fee applies to all vehicles imported into Canada.
How long can I drive Canadian car in USA?
You can use your vehicle in the U.S. for up to one year with Canadian licence plates and a Canadian driver’s licence. To leave a Canadian-registered vehicle in the U.S. beyond one year, you’ll need proper U.S. vehicle registration.23 Jan 2012
Can I drive a US car in Canada?
Can I drive a US registered car in Ontario, Canada? Depends on the driver’s residency status in Canada. Strictly speaking, a Canadian resident is not permitted to drive a US registered vehicle in Canada which has not been properly imported by the owner.
Can I drive my car into Canada?
Canadian law requires all persons entering Canada from the U.S. by car present proof of citizenship and identity. However, be warned that if you go to Canada by car with your driver’s license and birth certificate but no passport you will not be able to re-enter the U.S. with these documents.20 Oct 2017