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Apart from the speedometer/odometer being in primary kms vs miles, are there any other differences? I'm looking for a 2007 or 2008 Element so any info on these years would be appreciated. Did US Elements have daytime running lights in 2007/08?
Thanks in advance for any info.
 

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No daytime running lights on U.S. Elements - that's the only other difference I'm aware of. Canucks who bought U.S. Elements and imported them, had to have the daytime running lights done with an after-market kit at Canadian Tire, or similar. Around a $400 "fix".
 

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It is not the taxes that is the issue....It is the price of the vevicle before taxes.
Ouch! was thinking it was the VAT (haven't lived in Canada since that went in) - guess its just the hold-over from the old difference in currency value.
 

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Ouch! was thinking it was the VAT (haven't lived in Canada since that went in) - guess its just the hold-over from the old difference in currency value.

Thankfully the GST (goods & services tax) was dropped to 5%. The 8,000 difference goes into Hondas pockets. That doesn't effect me too much. What does hurt me dirrectly is the price difference between US & Canadian parts and accessory prices.

My apologies to Box Car Willy for the off topic stray.
 

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I buy all my parts and accessories in NY State.
 

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Not only is the E $8000. more in Canada before taxes but now Honda dealers in the USA have been ordered not to sell vehicle to Canadians.
 

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Grumble

The Canadian washer reservoir also holds more fluid than the U.S. version. Apparently Honda didn't consider that the lower-48 states that border Canada (3,400 miles) also get snow. Not to mention, you know, Alaska. That's the kind of "We can save $0.02 per unit" crap that I associate with GM and Ford.
 
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