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MARYSVILLE, Ohio (June 21, 2023) — #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.
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.
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.
Honda U.S. Manufacturing Highlights
Honda Manufacturing in America
Honda has been producing automobiles in America for over 40 years, beginning in November 1982 with the start of automobile production at the Marysville #auto Plant.
In 2022, more than two-thirds of all #honda and #acura automobiles sold in the U.S. were made in America, using domestic and globally sourced parts. Honda’s cumulative #auto production in America now exceeds 30 million vehicles.
Honda established manufacturing operations in America in 1979 with the start of motorcycle production in Marysville, Ohio, and today has one of the largest and most diverse U.S. manufacturing footprints of any international company. More than 23,000 U.S. associates support the company’s 12 manufacturing plants in America, supporting operations that have an annual capacity of more than 1.27 million automobiles, 1.52 million engines, 500,000 power equipment products and 300,000 powersports products, as well as the HondaJet advanced light jet and GE #honda HF120 turbofan engines.
Cumulatively, #honda has invested $19 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations, including more than $3.6 billion over the past five years alone. The company also works with 600 U.S. original equipment suppliers, with U.S.-sourced parts purchases of approximately $492 billion since 1979.