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Importing Vehicles and Engines into the U.S.

1997 Model Year

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LIST OF 1997 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. 1997 VEHICLES AND ENGINES

BMW

318i (Sedan)

318is (Coupe)

318Ti (Hatchback)

318iC (Convertible)

328i (Sedan)

328is (Coupe)

328iC (Convertible)

M3 (Coupe/Sedan)
Z3 roadster (Convertible)

528i (Sedan)

540i (Sedan)

740i (Sedan)

740iL (Sedan)

750iL (Sedan)

840Ci (Coupe)

850Ci (Coupe)

CHRYSLER, JEEP AND AMC

All car/truck models.

FIAT

Ferrari F355 and 456 models

FORD

Aspire

Contour

Crown Victoria

Escort

Mustang

Mystique

Probe

Sable Wagon

Taurus

Thunderbird

Villager

Aerostar

Expedition

Explorer/Explorer 4X4

Ranger

Windstar

E-150 series

E-250 series

F-150 series trucks

F-250 series trucks

GENERAL MOTORS

All light-duty truck (diesel engine) models are "U.S. identical."

All car/light-duty truck (gasoline engine) models are subject to the following:

The importer of a 1997 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

**CONTACT MANUFACTURER @ 1-800-633-5151**

INFINITY

I30 with 3.0L

J30 with 3.0L

Q45 with 4.1L

QX4 4WD with 3.3L

JAGUAR

XJ6 sedan

XJ6 L sedan (long wheel base)

Vanden Plas sedan (long wheel base)

XJR supercharged sedan

XK8 coupe - sports

XK8 convertible - sports

LAND ROVER

Range Rover 4.6

Range Rover 4.0

Discovery A-4

Discovery M-5

LEXUS

(LDV)

1MZ-FE (3.0L) ES300

2JZ-GE (3.0L) GS300

1UZ-FE (4.0L) SC400, LS400

(HLDT)

1FZ-FE (4.5L) LX450

MAZDA

Protege

MX-5

626

MX-6

Millenia

MPV

B-Series Pickup Truck

MERCEDES-BENZ

All car models.

MITSUBISHI (Distributed by Chrysler Canada Ltd.)

Eagle Talon

Dodge Avenger

Chrysler Sebring

NISSAN

Sentra/200SX with 1.6L

Stanza Altima with 2.4L

240SX with 2.4L

Maxima with 3.0L

Truck 2WD with 2.4L

Truck 4WD with 3.3L

Quest with 3.0L

PORSCHE

All car models.

SAAB

All car/truck models.

SUBARU

Impreza - All AWD SFI 1.8L, 2.2L

Legacy - All FWD/AWD SFI 2.2L, AWD SFI 2.5L

SVX - AWD SFI 3.3L

TOYOTA

(LDV)

5E-FE (1.5L) Tercel, Paseo

4A-FE (1.6L) Corolla

7A-FE (1.8L) Corolla

5S-FE (2.2L) Celica, Camry

1MZ-FE (3.0L) Camry, Avalon

2JZ-GTE (3.0L) Supra

(LDT)

3S-FE (2.0L) RAV4 2WD, RAV4 4WD

2TZ-FZE (2.4L) Previa, Previa all-trac

2RZ-FE (2.4L) Tacoma 2WD

3RZ-FE (2.7L) Tacoma 4WD, 4Runner 4WD

5VZ-FE (3.4L) T100 2WD, T100 4WD, Tacoma 4WD, 4Runner 4WD

VOLVO

Model (US Identical)
VIN Code/Engine Emissions
960

850

850 Light Pressure
Turbo, Auto Trans

850 Turbo
Auto Trans

850 Turbo 5
Auto Trans
960

554, 555


564


572


582

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