Honda is More American Than You Think

September 10th, 2018 by

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Most drivers know that Honda is a Japanese automaker, but many might be surprise to learn of its long history of manufacturing models and parts in the United States. Since 1982, Honda has built 25 million vehicles in the U.S. and American Honda is the most represented automaker in Cars.com 2018 American-Made Index, which assess where foreign automakers manufacture their vehicles. In 2017 alone, nearly two-thirds of the Honda and Acura models sold in the U.S. were made in the U.S.

American Manufacturing Facilities

Honda has 12 manufacturing facilities across the United States. The Acura NSX supercar is exclusively produced at the Honda facility in Marysville, Ohio, making it the only supercar to be produced in the U.S. Other facilities produce Honda and Acura models along with their component parts, including the industry’s first 10-speed automatic transmission for front-wheel drive, which is produced in Georgia. Drivers can find this transmission inside the Honda Odyssey and the Acura RLX.
In addition to manufacturing facilities, Honda also operates 14 research and development centers in the U.S. These facilities are hubs for the innovations, technology advancements, and pioneering designs that Honda brings to the auto industry as it continues to be on the cutting edge of technology.

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American-Made Honda Models

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama in Lincoln, Alabama exclusively produces all the Honda Odyssey minivan, the Ridgeline pickup and the Pilot SUV. Earning the #2 spot on Cars.com American Made Index, the Honda Odyssey is the second most produced vehicle in the U.S. Offering drivers a spacious and versatile interior for both passengers and cargo, the Odyssey is the ultimate minivan. Inside, there are features for the whole family to get excited about including an available rear entertainment system, a built-in vacuum, an in-car PA system, and more.

Find Out More

Find out more information on Honda’s long history of manufacturing in the United States by contacting us or visiting your nearest Mid-Missouri Honda Dealer. Explore current offers and sit behind the wheel of an American-made Honda model with a test drive today.

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