I want a car that lasts for a long time, but at the same time I feel guilty for not purchasing an American car, what should I do?

Hey everyone. I am planning on purchasing my first car possibly sometime as early as this fall. My main priorities are a high functioning car that has good control and safety, as well as longevity. My mom has a van that is a Toyota, and that car is currently at 220,000+ miles and stills runs excellent with no... show more Hey everyone. I am planning on purchasing my first car possibly sometime as early as this fall. My main priorities are a high functioning car that has good control and safety, as well as longevity. My mom has a van that is a Toyota, and that car is currently at 220,000+ miles and stills runs excellent with no malfunctions. It is not uncommon for Toyota's to go over 300,000+ miles in their lifetime, which is nothing short of incredible.

The problem is that Toyota and Honda and other cars that last for a very long time and are highly reliable cars is that they are not made in America. I was watching a youtube video of a classic car show and people were making fun of those who had Toyota Prius's calling them weenies for not having an American car.

The problem is a lot of American made cars just simply don't last anywhere near as long as a Toyota

I am not sure what to do and would like some advice for choosing a car brand to choose from
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