Report: The Top 5 Most “American-Made” Cars in 2020

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Report: Top Most "American-Made" Cars in 2020
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If you want to support American-made products, buying a vehicle produced in the USA is a great way to start. But you may be wondering what “American-made” means.

Cars.com recently released its American-Made Index (AMI), which shows just how “made in the USA” some vehicles really are.

To come up with its list, Cars.com says it used five primary factors:

  • Final assembly location
  • Percentage of U.S. and/or Canadian parts
  • Origin country for available engines
  • Origin country for available transmissions
  • U.S. manufacturing workers relative to the automaker’s footprint

Let’s take a look at the top five American-made cars, according to Cars.com:

Report: These Cars Are the Most “American”

RankMake/Model

U.S. Assembly Plant
Location(s)
1.Ford Ranger

Wayne, Mich.
2.Jeep CherokeeBelvidere, Ill.
3.Tesla Model SFremont, Calif.
4.Tesla Model 3Fremont, Calif.
5.Honda OdysseyLincoln, Ala.

The index ranks 91 vehicles. See the full report on Cars.com.

Is it a good time to buy a car right now no matter where it was made?

Money expert Clark Howard says while you might be able to find a great deal on a car, you need to make sure that your finances are stable before you consider purchasing a vehicle.

“If you are a lucky person who has a job that is secure and you were planning to buy either a new or used vehicle, this is a great time to buy,” Clark says.

If you’re interested in buying a used car, here are the steps you need to follow

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