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Importing Vehicles and Engines into the U.S.

1996 Model Years

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LIST OF 1996 MODEL YEAR CANADIAN VEHICLES CONSIDERED
BY EPA TO CONFORM WITH U.S. EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Note: All 1988 through 1995 Canadian automobiles (gasoline or diesel fueled), light-duty trucks (gasoline or diesel fueled) and heavy-duty gasoline fueled engines are considered by EPA to conform with U.S. emission requirements.

EPA will update this list as necessary to add new models as they are being introduced into commerce and to reflect changes as reported by the manufacturers or importers.

NOTE TO IMPORTERS OF VEHICLES OR ENGINES FOR PURPOSES OF RESALE

1. Clean Air Act Section 216 defines an importer of vehicles or engines for resale as a "manufacturer." An importer for resale must therefore comply with the labeling requirements of 40 CFR §86.0xx-35, where xx is the model year of the vehicle imported, e.g. §86.095-35. The importer must affix the following label in a readily visible position in the vehicle engine compartment (if light-duty) or on the engine if heavy duty:

This vehicle or engine was originally produced by (manufacturer) in (month and year of original production) for sale in Canada. It has been imported by (company name, address and telephone number) and conforms to U.S. emission regulations applicable to the (year) model year

2. An importer for resale must also comply with the maintenance instruction requirement of 40 CFR §86.0xx-38 (see above), e.g. §86.085-38, and the record keeping requirements of 40 CFR §86.0xx-7 (see above), e.g. §86.078-7 retaining records of the importation for six years, as applicable.


I. 1996 VEHICLES AND ENGINES
ALFA ROMEO
  • NO U.S. IDENTICAL CARS
BMW
  • All car models
  • All motorcycle models
CATERPILLAR
  • Engine Families:
    • TCP403DZDAAA
    • TCP403DZDABA
    • TCP403DZDARK
    • TCP442DZDAAA
    • TCP629EZDARK
    • TCP629EZDARM
    • TCP638EZDARA
    • TCP729EZDARL
    • TCP893EZDARW
    • TCP893EZDARK
CHRYSLER, JEEP AND AMC
  • All car/truck models
DETROIT DIESEL
  • All truck models
FIAT
  • Ferrari F355 Berlinetta
  • F355 GTS
  • F355 Spider
  • 456 GT
FORD AND MERCURY
  • All car/truck models
GENERAL MOTORS
  • All car/light-duty truck (gasoline engine) models are subject to the following:

    The importer of a 1996 General Motors Corporation vehicle from Canada as "U.S.-identical" affirms that the vehicle's on-board diagnostic (OBD) system has been recalibrated to GM's U.S. Federal specifications prior to importation. The importer must obtain a signed mechanic's certification demonstrating that the vehicle PROM was calibrated to GM's U.S. Federal specifications using GM authorized equipment and software prior to importation. The importer agrees to display or provide the certification to EPA, U.S. Customs, any State motor vehicle program officials, or to subsequent vehicle purchasers upon request. Importers for resale must also retain the certification for six years (40 CFR §86.078-7), as well as observing the stipulations shown on the cover page of this document.

HONDA
  • All car/truck models
HYUNDAI
  • Engine Families:
    • THY1.5VJGKEK Accent
    • THY1.5VJGFFK Accent
    • THY1.8VJGFFK Elantra
    • THY2.0VJGFFK Sonata
    • THY3.0VJGFFK Sonata
JAGUAR
  • XJ6
  • Vanden Plas
  • XJ12
  • XJS 4.0 Convertible
LAMBORGHINI
  • NO U.S. IDENTICAL CARS
LAND ROVER
  • All car/truck models
LEXUS
  • 1MZ-FE (3.0L) ES300
  • 2JZ-GE (3.0L) GS300
  • 1UZ-FE (4.0L) SC400, LS400
MACK
  • All truck models
MAZDA
  • All car/truck models
MERCEDES BENZ
  • All car/truck models
MITSUBISHI
  • Eagle Summit 1.5L
  • Eagle Summit 1.8L
  • Eagle Summit Wagon 1.8L
  • Eagle Summit Wagon 2.4L
  • Dodge Stealth 3.0L SOHC
NAVISTAR (INTERNATIONAL)
  • All truck models
NISSAN
  • Engine Families:
    • GA16DE Sentra
    • SR20DE Sentra
    • KA24DE Stanza Altima
    • VQ30DE Maxima, I30
    • VG30DE J30, 300ZX
    • VH45DE Q45
    • VG30E Quest
    • VG33E Pathfinder
NISSAN DIESEL AMERICA
  • NO U.S. IDENTICAL CARS/TRUCKS
PORSCHE
  • All car models
ROLLS ROYCE
  • All car models
SAAB
  • All car models
SUBARU
  • Impreza FWD/FAWD SFI 1.8L
  • Impreza FWD/FAWD SFI 2.2L
  • Legacy FWD/FAWD SFI 2.2L
  • Legacy FWD/FAWD SFI 2.5L
  • SVX FAWD SFI 3.3L
TOYOTA
  • Engine Families:
    • 5E-FE (1.5L) Tercel, Paseo
    • 4A-FE (1.6L) Corolla
    • 7A-FE (1.8L) Corolla, Corolla Wagon, Celica
    • 5S-FE (2.2L) Celica, Camry, Camry Wagon
    • 1MZ-FE (3.0L) Camry, Camry Wagon, Avalon
    • 2TZ-FZE (2.4L) Previa, Previa All-Trac
    • 2RZ-FE (2.4L) Toyota Tacoma 2WD
    • 3RZ-FE (2.7L) Toyota Tacoma 4WD, 4Runner 4WD
    • 5VZ-FE (3.4L) Toyota T100 2WD, Toyota T100 4WD, Toyota Tacoma 2WD
    • Toyota Tacoma 4WD, 4Runner 4WD
VOLVO
  • VIN Position #(6,7,8)
  • 960 (9,6,0)
  • 850 (20-valve) (5,5,1) (5,5,4) (5,5,5)
  • 850 Turbo (Auto Trans) (5,7,2)

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