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Canada vs. US: Do You Know Which Car Comes From Which Country?
By: Kennita Leon
5 Min Quiz
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About This Quiz
When we think about the world's best automakers, Canada isn't a country that comes to mind immediately, but that doesn't mean that no vehicles are made there. Today, we're pitting Canada against the USA in a quiz that'll test whether you know where each of these vehicles come from. So if you think that that's something you can do, then keep reading.
We've gathered a bunch of vehicles "from" the two countries. And although some of the manufacturers may hail from places like Japan, England and even Italy, these vehicles were specifically made for either the United States or Canada or have their largest markets in either of those nations. So don't be too thrown off if you see an Acura, Nissan or Toyota pop up. All we need to know is whether the vehicle came from the U.S. or Canada, or which of those countries its largest market is in.
So, if you think that you can tell us whether a car looks like it could be from Canada or whether it's from the United States, prove it to us by taking this quiz.
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The Lincoln Navigator is a popular SUV, but which country is it from?
This five-door luxury sports utility vehicle (SUV) is full-sized and sold mainly in the United States of America. The Lincoln Navigator is considered the brand's heaviest vehicle produced to date.
Bull-Doser via Wiki Commons
Which country is this vehicle from?
The Ford Expedition is manufactured by Ford and is the first of its kind with a four-door body. It was generated from the Ford F-150 and shares similar mechanical elements.
Sam CarLegion via youtube
Where do you think the Intermeccanica "D" hails from?
The name derives from its Italian origin. The company that produced the Intermeccanica D moved from Italy to the United States and later to Canada.
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In which country is this car a best-seller?
The Honda Accord has been produced by Honda from 1976. This line of automobiles is well-known in the United States as one of the best-selling cars since 1989.
Rudolf Stricker via Wiki Commons
Where is the bigger market for the Toyota Camry?
This series of cars has been created and sold since 1982 by Toyota. The model is the second best-selling car of the Japanese manufacturer.
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Is this vehicle from the U.S. or Canada?
The Dynasty Tropic is produced by Canadian manufacturer Dynasty Electric Car Corporation. It is a four-seater automobile with a convertible roof.
Arild Vågen via Wiki Commons
Can you tell us where this vehicle is from?
American manufacturer Chevrolet is the producer of the Chevrolet Camaro. It was a competitor of the Ford Mustang and was sold from September 29, 1966.
Electra Meccanica Vehicles via youtube
Influenced by the Porsche 356A, which country manufactured the vehicle seen here?
The Intermeccanica E-Roadster is a reproduction of the Porsche 356A, which was manufactured in late 1950s. It is a two-seater car that comes in a sky blue color.
IFCAR via Wiki Commons
Where do you think the Toyota Highlander is from?
It went on sale in North America in January 2001 and is also referred to as the Toyota Kluger. The Highlander is a mid-sized crossover vehicle that was built on the same platform as the Camry.
Bull-Doser via Wiki Commons
Where does this vehicle come from?
The HTT Plethore was developed by Canadian based company HTT Automobile. As the premier Canadian supercar, it consists of three seats and two doors.
IFCAR via Wiki Commons
Can you tell us where this Ford vehicle was made?
The Ford Escape's 2001 model year was distributed in 2000 and was the earliest model. It was developed in partnership with Mazda of Japan and sold over three generations by Ford.
Navigator84 via Wiki Commons
Which of these two countries is this vehicle from?
The BMW X5 is a luxury five-door sports utility vehicle (SUV) with four-wheel drive. The first generation of the X5 was introduced in 1999.
Big Bus Conversions USA via youtube
Can you tell us where the Prevost H3-45 VIP luxury motorhome calls home?
The Prevost H3-45 VIP is a luxurious motorhome or touring coach. It is constructed with optimal lighting, temperature control units, generous spacing and isolation against exterior noises.
dave_7 from Lethbridge, Canada via Wiki Commons
Which country sells more Honda Civics?
The Honda Civic is a mid-sized vehicle manufactured by Honda. It has a joint cargo and passenger room of approximately 119.9 cubic feet.
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Match this vehicle to the country it's from.
The Chevrolet Silverado was originally introduced in 1998. These heavy-duty pickup trucks are manufactured by General Motors.
WeBe Autos via youtube
Of the two options, which makes the Intermeccanica "S"?
The Intermeccanica "S" is a remake of the legendary 1958 model. This sports car is custom-built and of high quality, equipped with a built tubular steel perimeter frame.
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This hyper car goes from 0 to 60 in seconds. But where is it from?
The HTT Plethore LC 750 was introduced in Canada in 2007. This three-seater hypercar can reach 0 to 60 miles per hour in 2.8 seconds.
Big Johnson Guns and Gear via youtube
A vehicle used by the military, where would you say this is from?
The Terradyne RPV is produced by an Ontario-based company. This armored vehicle is utilized by the military, border patrol, government agencies and other law enforcement groups.
OSX via Wiki Commons
Of the two countries, where is this SUV from?
It is ranked at number one in compact SUVs and is one of the top in its class. The Honda CR-V features spacious passenger and cargo space with a high-quality interior.
Itis Electric via youtube
Which North American company makes the Dynasty Utility?
The Dynasty Utility is equipped with a third door which provides access to cargo. Considered the workhorse of the Dynasty family, it has a curb weight of 1450 pounds.
Ermell via Wiki Commons
Produced by Ford, where is this car from?
The Ford Mustang is a sixth generation car and has gone through numerous transformations since its introduction in 1962. This American automobile is produced by Ford.
Matti Blume via Wiki Commons
Where do you think this one is from?
Manufactured by Mercedes-Benz, the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class is a luxury sports utility vehicle (SUV). This five-door consists of three rows and comfortably sits seven passengers.
Lester Klaassen via Wiki Commons
Where is this custom-built vehicle from?
The Intermeccanica Kubelwagen is a custom-built automobile and features high-quality materials and components. It is family-friendly and can seat up to four passengers.
The NYC Transit Productions via youtube
If you had to say where the Nova Bus LF Series is from, where would you choose?
The Nova Bus Low Floor (LF) Series are transit buses similar to the popular European style. These are manufactured specifically for North American customers.
U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration via Wiki Commons
A luxury crossover with five doors, can you tell us where this vehicle is from?
The Acura RDX has five doors and is the first compact luxury crossover SUV. It was previously constructed upon the exact platform used for the Honda Civic before gaining its own platform from the third generation.
HotRodHarrys via youtube
The Dynasty van is usually used for transporting cargo. Which country makes it?
The Dynasty Van is suitable as a delivery vehicle with 42 cubic liters of space for cargo. It consists of two rear doors and is 140 inches long and 60 inches wide.
Pit-Stop via youtube
Tell us which of the two countries this vehicle is made in.
As a remake of the 1955 "Bee Hive" Speedster, the Intermeccanica "S Pre-A" features "Beehive" lights. It is customized and has a classic appearance with modern specifications.
OSX via Wiki Commons
Where's the bigger market for the Toyota Avalon?
This full-sized car was designed and built by Toyota. The Toyota Avalon was first produced in 1994 and sold in the United States and Canada.
Dennis Elzinga via Wiki Commons
Can you tell us in which of the two countries does this car sell better?
The Honda Odyssey is a five-door minivan produced by the Japanese manufacturer since 1994. The Honda Odyssey (North America) is mainly sold in the United States, with a few in Canada.
jerjozwik via Wiki Commons
Where do you think this one hails from?
This vehicle is completely electric-powered. The Tesla Model 3 has an acceleration rate of 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.3 seconds.
BrokenSphere via Wiki Commons
This vehicle has been in production since 2005, but where?
The Toyota Tacoma has been produced in the United States since 1995. In 2005, Motor Trend Magazine recognized the pickup truck as "Truck of the Year."
Michael Gil from Calgary, AB, Canada via Wiki Commons
Which of these two countries makes the Ford F-150?
As Ford's top-selling vehicle in its class, the Ford F-150 is a full-sized truck. It has been one of America's top sellers for the past 40 years.
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