Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The number one American made car is the Toyota Camry

Here is the Top 10 list from Notice the criteria that excluded cars built outside the US and those with parts content rating below 75 per cent

The American-Made Index

What Are the Top American-Made Cars?'s American-Made Index rates vehicles built and bought in the U.S. Factors include sales, where the car's parts come from and whether the car is assembled in the U.S. We disqualify models with a domestic parts content rating below 75 percent, models built exclusively outside the U.S. or models soon to be discontinued without a U.S.-built successor.
RankMake/ModelU.S. Assembly LocationLast Rank
1.Toyota CamryGeorgetown, Ky.;
Lafayette, Ind.
2.Honda AccordMarysville, Ohio;
Lincoln, Ala.
3.Ford EscapeKansas City, Mo.
4.Ford FocusWayne, Mich.
5.Chevrolet MalibuKansas City, Kan.3
6.Honda OdysseyLincoln, Ala.4
7.Dodge Ram 1500*Warren, Mich.
8.Toyota TundraSan Antonio7
9.Jeep WranglerToledo, Ohio
10.Toyota SiennaPrinceton, Ind.6
Excludes hybrid variants (applies to Camry, Escape and Malibu). The Camry excludes the related Venza; the Accord excludes the related Crosstour. 

*Quad cab and crew cab only. Excludes Ram 1500 single cab, which is assembled in Mexico. 

Sources: Automaker data, Automotive News, dealership data, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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