Something that no longer exists, and hasn't for a long time. Many of the cars produced "Big 3" (Chrysler is now owned by Italian company Fiat BTW, so it's really the big 2 now) are made in Mexico or other foreign nations, while Toyota, BMW, and other foreign car companies have plants in the U.S. Either way, the majority of the parts in the car come from Japan, China, and Korea anyway.
Chevy Owner: "Junk that Beemer and BUY AN AMERICAN CAR!
BMW Owner: "That piece of shit Cobalt was made in Mexico, my 325i was made in South Carolina."
by A.C. Sativa March 11, 2013
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A car made in North America. Stereotyped to be large, ugly, slow, thirsty, poorly manufactured, terrible handling and shoddy. For the most part, this stereotype rings true. Just look at all the fanboys who defined corvette. It is a really awful car with shit handling, nil suspension, dreadful ride, alcoholic consumption, abismal comfort level, but these jackasses seems to like cheap cars that go well in staright lines, because american roads don't have corners.
Wow, 90K miles, isn't that a lot... /sarcasm

The cadillac has 99,995 miles on the clock. The scrap yard is six miles away, and I only have the energy to push it half a mile- see my dilema?
by Gumba Gumba March 12, 2004
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A system of parts created in America in order to get from point A to Point B. In fact, its the least it can do; spend $35,000 on a chunk of steel that could fit a circus and takes more fuel to get to the corner grocer if compared to the amount of fuel needed to get to the moon.
Stay away from American cars. Mercedes-Benz was the first; I think by now you realize who knows how to engineer.
by idonthavaname October 1, 2006
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Quite possibly the worst cars ever made. They are generally, giant, loud, slow and have super soft suspension. They have giant V8 engines that make a lot of noise and aren't actually that fast, whether that be because they are poorly manufactured or because the car itself can weigh up to 5 tonnes.

The main companies making these shit-box cars are: GMC (who owns Buick,Cadillac,Chevrolet,GMC,Hummer,Pontiac,Saturn and Oldsmobile), Ford Motor Company (Who owns Ford, Lincoln and Mercury) and Chrysler (Who owns Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Plymouth, AMC and Eagle).

These major companies are years behind in their car output, in that they still seem to think it's a good idea to make large cars, even though basically every other reputable car company makes small cars, and often these small cars are the best-selling in the range. This is evident in that the best selling car in the US is the Toyota Camry.
American Cars are useless.
by Defenestrations Expert August 3, 2011
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Also referred to as Domestic cars. These vehicles are not neccisarily bad (Ford Focus, Dodge SRT-4). American cars in general have lower build quality than thier European and Japanese counterparts. However, Amercian cars are catching up in build quality in order to be competitive with thier imported rivals.
I cannot understand why people just can't like both import and domestic cars. I think a Camaro is just as cool as a turbocharged honda civic. Both are cool. No one is better than the other. so can't you ricers and muscle-heads shut up?
by sun1988tzu June 18, 2004
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Any car that is made in America.
Most of these do not neccesarily suck, as I own a car that had 90,000 miles on it, coming close to 100,000.

Buying a foreign car does not put ANYONE out of work, becuase there are more than one hundred-fifty million people who own cars. At least three-quarters of whom own a $20,000 American car (on average).
by TheTRUTH June 3, 2003
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