Acura MDX and RDX Take Two of Top 10 Spots in 2019 American-Made Index

Acura's two top-selling models, the 2019 Acura MDX and RDX SUVs, are featured on the 2019 American-Made Index, taking two of 10 spots on a list of vehicles that have the greatest impact on the U.S. economy and labor force: Acura was the first international luxury automaker to design and develop cars in America.

Acura in the U.S. Highlights:

  • Around 99% of all Acura vehicles sold in the U.S. are made in America, the highest percentage of any international luxury brand1
  • The Acura NSX is the only supercar built in America, at the Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio
  • Acura was established in the U.S. in 1986, as the first luxury brand from a Japanese automaker
  • Acura has been designing, developing and manufacturing vehicles in America for nearly 25 years – the first was the Acura CL, in 1995, and the latest is the 2019 Acura RDX
  • The Acura MDX and RDX are produced at the company's East Liberty Auto Plant in East Liberty, Ohio
  • The current generation RDX and MDX were designed in California and developed in Ohio

About Acura
Acura delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a commitment to evocative styling, high performance and innovative engineering, all built on a foundation of exceptional quality and reliability. The Acura lineup features six distinctive models – the RLX premium luxury sedan, the TLX performance luxury sedan, the ILX sport sedan, the five-passenger RDX luxury crossover SUV, the seven-passenger Acura MDX, America's all-time best-selling three-row luxury SUV, and the next-generation, electrified NSX supercar.

Five of the six Acura models sold in North America are made in central Ohio, using domestic and globally-sourced parts, including the ILX and TLX luxury sports sedans (Marysville Auto Plant), the RDX and MDX luxury SUVs (East Liberty Auto Plant) and the Acura NSX supercar, which is built to order at the Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio.

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1. Using domestic and globally-sourced parts.