General Motors is the largest automaker in the world, and not just because we buy its products here in the U.S. These are the American cars that sell well abroad.
Top-Selling American Car: Buick Excelle
Popularity: Number one seller
GM sells more Buick Excelles in China each year—a quarter-million of them—than all Buicks combined in the U.S. The Excelle comes in several models, the most popular built by GMDAT (GM Daewoo Auto and Technology, a company GM owns in South Korea). The compact sedan powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder is also known as the Daewoo Lacetti and was called the Chevrolet Optra when it sold in Canada until 2008. These days an Excelle runs the equivalent of about $21,000.