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21 cars, SUVs from foreign automakers that are manufactured in the U.S.

When people think of cars and SUVs made in the United States, they think of the usual Chevy, Ford and GM products. But today, several foreign automakers manufacture cars in the United States as well, as Acura, BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Subaru and Volkswagen make some of their models at various plants around the country.

Find out which foreign-brand automakers' models are manufactured at plants around the United States below.

Acura MDX

Acura's MDX is manufactured in the company's East
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Acura's MDX is manufactured in the company's East Liberty, Ohio, plant, which opened in 1989 and makes cars and light trucks for Acura and Honda.

Acura TLX

Like the MDX, the Acura's TLX is manufactured
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Like the MDX, the Acura's TLX is manufactured at the company's East Liberty, Ohio, plant, back to when the model was first introduced in 2014.

BMW X3

Starting in September 2010, BMW shifted production of
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Starting in September 2010, BMW shifted production of its X3 model from Austria to Greer, S.C., which has produced the vehicle since the 2011 model year.

BMW X4

The X4 has been produced at BMW's factory
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The X4 has been produced at BMW's factory in Spartanburg County, S.C., since its introduction in 2014.

BMW X5

BMW's mid-size luxury crossover X5 is manufactured at
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BMW's mid-size luxury crossover X5 is manufactured at its $2.2 billion plant in South Carolina, which employs around 8,000 workers.

BMW X6

BMW's X6 was introduced as a concept in
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BMW's X6 was introduced as a concept in 2007 that was built at the Greer, S.C. plant, and continues to be produced there.

Honda Accord

The Honda Accord became the first model from
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The Honda Accord became the first model from a Japanese automobile manufacturer to be built in the United States back in 1982. The Marysville, Ohio plant still produces the car today.

Honda CR-V

One of the plants that manufactures Honda's CR-V
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One of the plants that manufactures Honda's CR-V is in East Liberty, Ohio. The plant started making the compact crossover in 2007.

Honda Civic

The Honda Civic has been produced at the
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The Honda Civic has been produced at the company's Greensburg, Ind., plant since 2008.

Honda Odyssey

Since 2001, the Honda Odyssey has been built
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Since 2001, the Honda Odyssey has been built at a plant in Lincoln, Alabama.

Honda Pilot

Honda's Pilot SUV has been manufactured at the
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Honda's Pilot SUV has been manufactured at the company's plant in Lincoln, Alabama since 2007.

Honda Ridgeline

Honda's Ridgeline truck has been manufactured in Lincoln,
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Honda's Ridgeline truck has been manufactured in Lincoln, Alabama since 2008.

Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai's Santa Fe SUV has been manufactured in
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Hyundai's Santa Fe SUV has been manufactured in West Point, Ga., since 2010. Before then, it was manufactured in Montgomery, Ala.

Hyundai Sonata

The Sonata is built in Montgomery, Ala., at
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The Sonata is built in Montgomery, Ala., at Hyundai's first U.S. plant, which opened in 2005.

Kia Optima

Kia began manufacturing the Optima at its West
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Kia began manufacturing the Optima at its West Point, Ga., plant in 2011, and has produced the model since the 2012 model year.

Kia Sorento

The Sorento was Kia's first model built in
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The Sorento was Kia's first model built in the United States, with production at the $1 billion Georgia plant beginning in 2010.

Mercedes-Benz GL Class

Outside a couple of cars manufactured in Germany,
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Outside a couple of cars manufactured in Germany, most Mercedes-Benz GL Class models were manufactured in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.

Mercedes-Benz M/GLE Class

The Mercedes-Benz M Class (renamed the GLE Class
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The Mercedes-Benz M Class (renamed the GLE Class in 2015), are manufactured in Alabama, as many of the models have been since the plant opened in 1997.

Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy has been built at the
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The Subaru Legacy has been built at the company's Lafayette, Ind., plant since February 2004, building from model year 2005 to today.

Subaru Outback

Subaru has also produced the Outback at the
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Subaru has also produced the Outback at the Indiana facility since 1999.

Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen's Passat model has been built at a
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Volkswagen's Passat model has been built at a plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., since 2011.

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