No, they don’t all drive snowmobiles, nor mush sled dogs north of the border. (And, indeed, you have to go south from Detroit to visit our neighbors “up north.”) Just check out the list of the dozen best cars, trucks and crossovers that members of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) have chosen as favorites for 2010.
The U.S. and Canadian markets have many things in common. With a few notable exceptions, everything you can buy in the States is available there, but Canadian motorists tend to opt for vehicles a size class smaller, whether that’s due to higher taxes or higher fuel prices.
But the members of AJAC covered virtually every segment of the market, picking these as the cars they’d recommend: