Honda Leads All Automakers with Five Models in Top 10 on Cars.com 2023 American-Made Index

June 27th, 2023 by

Honda led all automakers with five Honda and Acura models in the top 10 and nine models ranking among the top 15 on the Cars.com 2023 American-Made Index. Based on its longstanding commitment to build* products in America, Honda has consistently been a leader in the number of vehicles making the top of the list since Cars.com created its American-Made Index in 2006. Bianchi Honda is proud to offer the Honda products named on this list.

For the 2023 American-Made Index, top 10 models included the Alabama-made Honda Passport sport utility vehicle, Ridgeline pickup, Odyssey minivan and the Ohio-made Acura MDX and RDX sport-utility vehicles while the Honda Accord, Acura Integra, Acura TLX and Honda Pilot placed in the top 15.

  • Nine Honda models place in the top 15 American-Made Index
  • Alabama-built Honda Passport, Ridgeline, Odyssey and Ohio-built Acura MDX, RDX in top 10
  • More than two-thirds of Honda automobiles sold in the U.S. are made in America

All five of the Honda and Acura models in the top 10 — Honda Passport, Ridgeline, Odyssey and Acura MDX and RDX — were designed and developed by Honda engineers in the U.S.

The Honda models in the top 10 and the engines that power them are produced exclusively at the Honda Alabama Auto Plant in Lincoln, Alabama, with the transmissions produced at the nearby Honda transmission plant in Tallapoosa, Georgia. The Acura models in the top 10 are produced exclusively at the East Liberty Auto Plant in Ohio, with engines from the Anna (Ohio) Engine Plant and transmissions from Georgia.

“We’re proud of our team of Honda associates in the U.S. who work together each day to create high quality products for our customers,” said Bob Schwyn, senior vice president of Honda Development & Manufacturing of America, LLC. “Honda has been building automobiles in America for over 40 years, and our commitment to local production continues today as we invest in our U.S. plants and associates to build Honda and Acura EVs.”

Cars.com criteria for the American-Made Index includes: location of final assembly; percentage of U.S. and Canadian parts; country of origin for available engines; country of origin for available transmissions; U.S. manufacturing employees relative to the automaker’s footprint. More information about the “Cars.com 2023 American-Made Index” can be found at Cars.com/AMI.

* Using domestic and globally sourced parts

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