Who Makes Acura?

February 28th, 2019 by

White Acura sedans and SUVs lined up

If you’re shopping for a luxury vehicle, there’s a good chance you’ve looked at the incredible Acura lineup of high-end sedans and SUVs. Those doing their research might be wondering who makes Acura cars, or asking, “does Honda make Acura?” The answer is yes, Honda makes Acura vehicles, and there’s plenty more to learn about how the Acura lineup is produced. Learn more about who owns Acura, then shop for your very own luxury vehicle at Weir Canyon Acura today!

Who Owns Acura?

So, who owns Acura? Honda is the parent company that owns the Acura brand, and it was launched in 1986. Honda introduced its luxury Acura lineup to the U.S., and Acura was originally known as Channel II. Today the Acura brand has gained as much popularity as the Honda brand.

Where are Acura Vehicles Made?

Most of the Acura models, including the ILX, TLX, RDX, and MDX, are made in North America. Acura has roots throughout Ohio. The Marysville plant has the largest production capacity of the four locations in the state. There’s also a plant in East Liberty, Anna, and Russells Point, Ohio. Now that you know who makes Acura, see where they are made below:

  • Marysville: Acura ILX, Acura TLX, Acura NSX
  • East Liberty: Acura RDX, Acura MDX
  • Anna: Engine and drivetrain components
  • Russel Point: Transmissions and four-wheel-drive system

Marysville is where you’ll find the Acura performance manufacturing center, and this is where the Acura NSX supercar is produced.

Explore the Acura Lineup at Weir Canyon Acura

Now that you’ve seen who owns Acura, explore the Acura lineup in person, when you stop by our showroom in Anaheim. We can show the exciting features of the Acura cars and SUVs, and you can take your favorite model for a test drive. We can also show you how to enter an Acura radio codeContact us with any questions about shopping with us, automotive financing, or about the Acura lineup in general, such as what’s included in the TLX Technology Package or, “Do Acura vehicles require premium gasoline?”.


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