Jeep® Cherokee Named ‘Most American’ Vehicle for Second Consecutive Year

 

The Jeep® Cherokee was named the ‘Most American’ vehicle on Cars.com’s American-Made Index for the second year in a row.

You’re probably wondering how a vehicle can be declared as ‘Most American’, let alone just ‘American’. Believe it or not, it’s simpler than it sounds.

It was recently proposed that President Trump was going to raise and implement tariff taxes to any car or car part that was not made in the United States. To avoid this possible 25% tax increase rate on purchased car models or car parts not produced in the United States, it sounds like the only reasonable thing to do is purchase car models or car parts that were made in the United States. With that being said, how are you to find which vehicles were made in America?

To spare you some research time, here at Wilson Motors, in Corvallis, OR, we actually carry the ‘Most American’ vehicle right in our inventory!

The 2019 Jeep® Cherokee was named the ‘Most American’ vehicle because a majority, 72% in fact, of the 2019 Jeep® Cherokee was actually made in the United States, in Belvidere, Illinois. The 2019 Jeep® Cherokee wasn’t the only Jeep® model to be named ‘Most American’ by Cars.com.

The 2017 Jeep® Wrangler, which can also be found at Wilson Motors, was declared the ‘Most American’ vehicle back in 2017. Before production on the 2019 Jeep® Cherokee moved to Belvidere, it was originally assembled in Toledo, OH. From what it seems, it sounds like these two models are almost perfect for getting you out of that tax increase.

Because some of the parts of the 2019 Jeep® Cherokee are produced in the United States, 82% of Americans believe that American-made vehicles will help create more jobs in the United States. Who knows as to whether or not this was the president’s original tactic, but let’s just say we’ll stick with our current tax wages for now.

Thankfully, this proposition has now been postponed, but rather be safe than sorry right?

You can find the 2019 Jeep® Cherokee at Wilson Motors, near Lebanon, OR.

Stop by Wilson Motors today to browse through our new and used car inventory. Visit us today for more information or to schedule a test drive. Now serving Corvallis, Lebanon, Salem, and Albany, OR areas.

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