Add it to a list of "American-made" cars to illustrate how globalization affects US consumers.
The top model in Cars.com annual American Made Index is a long-standing US brand that falls under common international ownership: Fiat Chrysler
Jeep Cherokee. It rolls off the line in Belvidere, Ill.
Runner-up is a Japanese manufacturer assembled in Alabama: Honda
The automatic index traces vehicles with most domestic parties and labor, but increasingly so-called US-made vehicles have some international connection.
In fact, nine of the 15 biggest "American-made" cars came from Honda or Toyota
Among the 10 largest vehicles, Honda Passport, Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, both from US-based General Motors
GM, + 2.23%
and the older Honda brand Acura RDX are new to AMI or have returned in 2019 after an absence.
Ford Motor Co.s