The Acura RDX and MDX Earn Spots on the American-Made Index

July 30th, 2019 by

2019 Acura MDX on the road
Two of Acura’s top-selling models have earned the honor of being named to the American-Made Index for 2019. The Acura RDX and Acura MDX took two of the ten spots on this prestigious list, which highlights the cars that have the most impact on the economy and labor force in the United States. Learn more about the 2019 American-Made Index and about the two Acura vehicles that made the list.

What is the American-Made Index?

Many drivers in the Spring and Sugarland areas will want to purchase a vehicle that will have a positive effect on the economy in the United States. This is why the American-Made Index was created. It takes a variety of factors into consideration when calculating which vehicles have the greatest effect on the U.S. economy. It shows that an automaker’s home country does not necessarily play a role in how sales of that vehicle influence America’s labor force and economy. The factors looks at include:

  • Its domestic parts content
  • Where the vehicle is assembled
  • Where the engine and transmissions are produced
  • The number of factory workers employed by the automaker in relation to vehicle sales

Acura and the Economy

Did you know that Acura was the first international luxury vehicle brand to develop and design cars right here in the United States? In fact, approximately 99% of the Acura vehicles sold in America are made in the U.S. The Acura NSX, which is created at the Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio, is the only supercar produced in America. It’s no surprise that two popular Acura vehicles, the RDX and MDX, made the 2019 American-Made Index.

  • The latest generation of both the RDX and the MDX were designed in California and then developed in Ohio.
  • The East Liberty Auto Plant in Ohio produces the MDX and RDX.
2019 RDX on the road

More Honors for the RDX

The Acura RDX did not just show up on the American-Made Index for 2019. It was also included on CNET’s list of the hottest crossovers and top-rated SUVs in 2019 so far. Reviewers loved the aesthetics and comfort of the RDX and called it “the best value in the luxury SUV class.”

Explore the RDX and MDX at John Eagle Acura Today

There are so many reasons why the RDX and MDX should be at the top of your list when shopping for a luxury SUV near Katy. Stop by John Eagle Acura today to set up a test drive. Contact us today with any questions. While you’re exploring the RDX, check out the 2020 RDX interior guide to find out about the latest features in the newest model!

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