It used to be that American cars were made in America, and foreign cars were made overseas and imported. In that environment, it wasn’t a surprise that many people sought to “buy American” to support American workers. That simple vision has long since become obsolete, with “foreign” cars manufactured in factories based in the United States while “American” cars are manufactured overseas then shipped in for sale. The Chevrolet I’m reviewing is similar, with less than 50% of its components manufactured in the United States or Canada. 27% of its components are from manufacturing facilities in Mexico. In fact, the engine is from Mexico, though the final assembly point is Lansing, Michigan.
Old habits die hard, however, so when I get behind the wheel of a Chevrolet, a Ford, a Dodge, a Chrysler, I still envision it as an American car, a vehicle made in America. When Chevrolet offered me the chance to drive the 2022 Chevy Traverse AWD RS, I was quite interested and looked forward to it showing up in my driveway, particularly on the tail of a week driving the lovely…[ My car reviews are now on PlanetDave.com. Please click through on the following link to continue reading this review: Solid American Luxury: The 2022 Chevrolet Traverse AWD RS ]