Where Are Acuras Made?

Five out of six Acura models are made in the United States. The Acura brand has become much more of an American brand over the last few decades. Vehicle and parts manufacturing are two factors in the equation. Research and development is also done, by and large, in the United States. As such, Acura, the luxury division of Honda, seems to have its finger on the pulse of American luxury car buyers.

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Vehicle Assembly Plants

State-of-the-art manufacturing centers are in Ohio and Alabama. Until recently the MDX was made at the Acura Alabama plant, but the three-row model is now manufactured with at the East Liberty, Ohio, plant. It is in good company since this is also where the RDX sport utility vehicle is made. Consumer Reports has called the Acura MDX one of the ten best cars made in America. The Marysville, Ohio, plant produces Acura ILX sport sedans and TLX performance sedans. A new performance center was just set up in Ohio to assemble the exciting Acura NSX. This makes it the only supercar built in the United States. Purchasers can ask to watch the process, enjoying a close-up view of how humans and machines work together to produce these remarkable cars.

Acura Excellence

From start to finish, Acuras are designed and equipped in the United States. Acura puts an emphasis on flexible manufacturing. This allows it to shift production to models as needed. To support production, it recently invested $85 million in equipment. Engines are made at a plant in Anna, Ohio. A Russells Point, Ohio, factory manufactures transmissions and all-wheel components.

The NSX and other Acura products are developed and tested at both a Los Angeles Research and Development facility and the Raymond R&D Center in Ohio. This puts developers in close proximity to the manufacturing process where they can oversee the implementation of their engineering plans. Designers can monitor the quality of the craftsmanship and materials that go into every luxury Acura.


You can find out more about Acura quality when you contact Pohanka Acura or visit our dealership in Chantilly, VA for a test drive.

Which Acura Model is the Fastest?

Although Acura is a luxury brand, it has also produced some of the most engaging performance cars on the market. Cars such as the high-revving Acura Integra Type R became instant classics. Meanwhile, the sleek Acura NSX coupe is currently among today’s top thrill machines. Acura’s lineup also features a number of other fast vehicles.

Fast and Reliable

Acura takes pride in producing fast cars that offer bulletproof dependability. The Acura NSX is perfect for drivers who demand the ultimate level of performance. For good reason, it was chosen as Road & Track’s Performance Car of the Year. Under the hood sits an advanced hybrid engine, which pushes out a stunning 573 horsepower and 476 pound-feet of torque. You can expect to be amazed by this car’s amazing performance capabilities. When tested on the track, the Acura NSX recorded a blistering 0-60 time of 2.9 seconds and a top speed of 191 mph. World-class handling makes the NSX even more impressive. Continue reading “Which Acura Model is the Fastest?”