Toyota Camry is No. 1 on American-Made Index for 2016

July 13th, 2016 by


This year marks the second consecutive year, and the sixth year overall that the Toyota Camry has been ranked the most American-made car by To create the American-Made Index, analyzes where each of a model's parts are sourced, as well as where they are assembled.

To be eligible for the AMI, a vehicle must be made with at least 75 percent of its components sourced domestically, and it must be completely assembled within the United States.

Only eight models were eligible in 2016, and of those, the Camry used the most American parts, and supported more assembly-plant jobs in the U.S. than any other nameplate.

"This recognition from is a tribute to Toyota employees, not only those at the plant who build the Camry, but the broader Toyota team who design, engineer, market and finance the vehicle in the United States," said Bob Carter, Toyota senior vice president of automotive operations. "We also support local suppliers and economies, and we have invested more than $6 billion into our Kentucky operations alone, which is growing with our new production engineering campus under construction there."

What other models are made in the U.S.? The Tundra and Tacoma are built exclusively in Texas, and the Toyota Sienna also ranked high on the AMI. Compare models in our new inventory and visit Street Toyota in Amarillo for a test drive.

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