Are Chevrolet Cars Made in the USA?

Chevy is one of the iconic American brands. The bowtie is one of the most recognizable logos in the world. Chevrolet was founded in Detroit, Michigan, with support from investors from Buick and General Motors. By 1918, General Motors purchased Chevrolet, which is formally known as the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company.

Chevrolet has been a divisional branch of General Motors since its original purchase over 100 years ago. General Motors is also an American automotive company that also has international assembly plants in China, Mexico, and others. How many of their vehicles are still made in the USA? We did the research to find out. Our verdict is below.

Verdict: Where are Chevys Made?

Because Chevrolet is owned by General Motors, some Chevrolet cars and trucks are assembled in countries that also make General Motors vehicles. However, the United States makes many of the Chevrolets that are driven today.

Chevrolet recently brought back their Blazer sport utility vehicle. Many expected the Blazer would be made in the United States; however, Mexico completes its final assembly. The United States manufactures many of the parts that go into the Blazer as well as other Chevrolet vehicles.

Chevrolet Manufacturing Plants in the USA

Facility Name Location Year Opened Primary Models Number of Jobs
Arlington Plant Arlington, Texas 1954 Suburban, Tahoe 4,976
Fort Wayne Plant Roanoke, Indiana 1986 Silverado 1500 4,433
Wentzville Plant Wentzville, Missouri 1983 Colorado, Express 4,148
Bowling Green Plant Bowling Green, Kentucky 1981 Corvette Stingray, Z06, Grand Sport, ZR1 1,445
Lansing Delta Plant Lansing, Michigan 2006 Traverse 2,497
Detroit-Hamtramck Plant Detroit, Michigan 1985 Chevrolet 858
Lansing Grand River Plant Lansing, Michigan 2001 Camaro 1,437
Fairfax Plant Kansas City, Kansas 1998 Malibu 2,385
Orion Plant Lake Orion, Michigan 1983 Sonic, Bolt EV, Cruise AV test vehicles 1,125
Flint Plant Flint, Michigan 1947 Heavy-Duty 5,241
Spring Hill Plant Spring Hill, Tennessee 1990 Engines for Tahoe, Silverado, Suburban, Blazer 3,808

The amount of American jobs that Chevy is responsible for is great to see, and these are just their assembly plants. Okay, let’s move on to their international facilities.

International Chevrolet Manufacturing Plants

Facility Name Location Year Opened Primary Models
Bogota Plant Bogota, Columbia 1956 Aveo
Daewoo Incheon Motor Company Plant Incheon, South Korea 1962 Aveo
CAMI Automotive Plant Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada 1988 CUV, Equinox
Oshawa Car Assembly Oshawa, Ontario, Canada 1907 Impala, Camaro
GM facility Ramos Arizpe, Mexico 1981 HHR
Silao Assembly Silao, Mexico 1994 Avalanche

How to Tell Where Your Chevrolet is Made

If you purchased your Chevrolet from a dealership, it should come with a Buyers Guide. This information sheet tells you essential information about your car, like its gas mileage and MSRP. The Buyers Guide will also tell you where your Chevrolet is assembled and where the parts are made.

If you no longer have the Buyers Guide, you can also determine where your Chevrolet is from by looking at the vehicle identification number (VIN). Cars from the United States will have a VIN that begins with a one, four, or five, whereas vehicles built in Mexico will have a VIN that starts with the number three. Use a site like faxvin.com to enter your VIN and get a full breakdown of manufacturing locations and other details.

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