Car Brands that Americans Love
American card brands are known for speed, luxury and affordability. The brands that Americans love are often divided into four main automakers: Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Tesla.
Among these brands are several other brands with their own models.
An iconic name in American automobiles. The Ford Motor Company has been in business since 1903 and is the second largest U.S. automaker behind GM. The brand has a lot of subsidiaries under the parent company:
The most well-known vehicles sporting the Ford logo include:
- Super Duty
Lincoln is a luxury brand under the Ford Motor Company that offers the:
The company also owned Mercury, Ashton Martin, Jaguar, Volva, Mazda, Land Rover and several other companies that are no longer produced by Ford or have ceased production.
The General Motors Company was founded in 1908, and is another brand with a lot of subsidiaries under its umbrella corporation. The company focuses most of its production on four main American brands:
Known for their muscle cars the Camaro and Corvette, Chevy produces over a dozen different car models every year. The most popular models include:
- SS Sedan
Luxury, high-end vehicles. Cadillac is the luxury brand under the GM Company and offers mid- to high-end vehicles. The company’s most popular models include:
Buick is another brand produced under GM. The company is known for mid-priced vehicles, reliability and performance. The newest models under the brand include:
GMC is a brand known for their powerful trucks and crossovers. The models under the brand’s name include:
- Sierra 1500, 2500, 3500
Many brands that are now either discontinued or no longer part of General Motors include: Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Saturn, Geo and Hummer.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
A company that is now Italian-American. FCA US was previously Chrysler LLC and has numerous American brands under its name. These brands include:
Chrysler has greatly lowered the models under the brand to just 3 in recent years:
- Town & Country
Dodge has something for everyone from small, affordable vehicles to muscle cars. The company’s most popular models include:
- Grand Caravan
Jeep is an off-road specialist that offers several models:
- Grand Cherokee
Fiat is also owner of several luxury brands, such as Ferrari and Alfa Romero. These brands are not produced in the United States and are not considered American brands.
Tesla is an American automaker that offers electric vehicles and several products under the Tesla Motors brand. The company’s car models include:
- Model S
- Model X
Still a small automaker, the Tesla brand is revolutionizing the American auto industry, and is a small brand outside of the “Big 3” previously mentioned.