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Do odometers in cars sold in Canada read in kilometres?

Asked by Harp (19152points) May 23rd, 2008
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paulc's avatar

Yes, the metric system (ISU) is the official measurement system in Canada. Odometers are in kilometers. You do get some grocery stores that sell things by the pound which I find mildly annoying.

Maverick's avatar

in addition the odometers also show miles, but kilometers is the most prominent. I suspect Canada is the only country in the world to do so, thanks to stradling America which is stuck in the 1500s.

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