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The most “American” car on the road? Toyota Camry

Want to buy American and keep it for a while? Go for a Ford.

by on Jun.29, 2016

The 2016 Toyota Camry is the "most American" car in the United States, according to Cars.com's latest American-Made Index.

For the second year in a row the Toyota Camry is the “most American” vehicle on U.S. roadways, according to Cars.com’s annual American-Made Index.

The index determines the most American vehicle based on factors such as American-made parts content, location of the final build and overall sales. In order to get on the list, vehicles must have at least 75% of their parts produced domestically.

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This is the stumbling block for most vehicles. In fact, only eight vehicles made this year’s list, and five of the eight come from foreign nameplates. The last time an American vehicle topped the list was in 2014 when the Ford F-150 was top dog; however, less than 75% of its components are made in the U.S. (more…)