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Tesla Model 3 is now the 'most American-made car'

This is also the first time an electric vehicle has topped the list.

The Tesla Model 3 is the 'most American-made car'. According to a new study, the Model 3 topped the American-Made Index (AMI) for the first time, beating the likes of the Ford Mustang. This is also the first time an electric vehicle has topped the list, in the AMI's 16-year history.

According to reports, as many as 344 different car models are on sale in 2021. However, among them only 90 vehicles made it to the list and among those, the Tesla Model 3 came out on top, while the Ford Mustang came in second. The Tesla Model Y occupied the third position, while the Jeep Cherokee and Chevrolet Corvette completed the top five, respectively.

The American-Made Index (AMI) takes into account a number of factors. This includes where the parts are sourced from, country of origin of all the engine & transmission options, the location of the vehicle's final assembly and the US workforce in the vehicle manufacturing process. Based on the above factors, each car is scored out of a 100 points.

Here are the top-10 most American made cars of 2021:

  1. Tesla Model 3
  2. Ford Mustang
  3. Tesla Model Y
  4. Jeep Cherokee
  5. Chevrolet Corvette
  6. Honda Ridgeline
  7. Honda Odyssey
  8. Honda Pilot
  9. Honda Passport
  10. Toyota Tundra

Source: Cars.com

 
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