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Top 20 American-made cars, trucks, and SUVs revealed

A few Ford models made the list.

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A new study by Cars.com lists the most American-made vehicles. The 2020 American-Made Index ranks vehicles based on five factors: assembly location, parts sourcing, engine sourcing, transmission sourcing, and U.S. factory employment relative to vehicle production.

There are around 350 new vehicle models for sale today. Of those, 91 qualified to be ranked by Cars.com based on some level of impact to the U.S. economy. Those 91 represented 13 automakers in 14 states.

Scroll down to see the 20 most American-made vehicles and click over to Cars.com to see where all 91 slotted on the list.

No. 20 - Ford Expedition

2020 Ford Expedition

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Assembly Location: Louisville, Kentucky
The three-row Ford Expedition checks a lot of boxes for families. Not only is it spacious and stylish, it is as capable as many trucks. The model features F-150-like interior design with top trim levels delivering luxury-like appointments. For 2020, Ford added new Expedition King Ranch and Platinum grades, and made the FX4 Off-Road Package available.

No. 19 - Cadillac XT4

2019 Cadillac XT4 Sport

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Assembly Location: Kansas City, Kansas
The Cadillac XT4 is a subcompact size SUV that gives buyers a high-quality interior for a steep price. The XT4 is comfortable and plush with refined aesthetics in the top grade. The SUV is most noted for its large cargo area and spacious legroom for second-row passengers.

No. 18 - Cadillac CT5

2020 Cadillac CT5

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Assembly Location: Lansing, Michigan
The CT5 is a fresh addition to the Cadillac lineup for the 2020 model year. It's stylish and sophisticated, delivering what buyers are most looking for - a comfortable and smooth ride. The car has a long list of standard and available features.

No. 17 - Acura MDX

2020 Acura MDX

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Assembly Location: East Liberty, Ohio
The Acura MDX is a three-row SUV that is the automaker's premium counter punch to the Honda Pilot. The MDX hasn't had any major changes for the 2020 model year as production of the current generation winds down to make room for the next. Still, it's a comfortable and fuel-efficient option for families.

No. 16 - Toyota Tundra

2021 Toyota Tundra Trail

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Assembly Location: San Antonio, Texas
There's a redesigned Toyota Tundra on the horizon but that hasn't stopped Toyota from selling a significant number of current model year Tundras. The model has a dated interior and is fuel inefficient, but it's comfortable and has a long list of standard and available features.

No. 15 - Honda Accord

2019 Honda Accord Photo courtesy of American Honda Motor Co., Inc

Assembly Location: Marysville, Ohio
The Honda Accord is near the top of every sedan shoppers wish list, and for good reason. It is a near-premium car in its top trim levels, fuel-efficient (especially as a hybrid), and comfortable. The Accord has an easy-to-use infotainment system and good legroom.

No. 14 - Acura RDX

2019 Acura RDX

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Assembly Location: East Liberty, Ohio
The Acura RDX offers an engaging drive, gobs of cargo space, and premium appointments, all at a cost lower than its top German competitors. The SUV has a stylish front end, available A-Spec package that gives the SUV black accents, and plenty of power.

No. 13 - Honda Pilot

2020 Honda Pilot Elite

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Assembly Location: Lincoln, Alabama
The Honda Pilot is a three-row SUV with a lot to offer. It has gotten more robust over the years and now offers torque-vectoring technology and drive modes. The Pilot is a more capable off-roader than many give it credit for. It's also got plenty of space for adults in its third row, which is not something many three-row SUVs can brag about.

No. 12 - Chevrolet Camaro

2019 Chevrolet Camaro

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Assembly Location: Lansing, Michigan
Despite being around for decades, the Chevrolet Camaro still wins plenty of fans each year. It's easy to see why. The car is exciting to drive when equipped with its most powerful engines, has engaging handling, and its infotainment system is easy to use. Chevy has given the car comfy front seats though the rear seats are a tight squeeze.

No. 11 - GMC Canyon

2021 GMC Canyon AT4

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Assembly Location: Wentzville, Missouri
The GMC Canyon is the premium version of the Chevrolet Colorado. The two trucks match each other in almost every capability respect, but the Canyon has different styling that's most apparent on the interior. GMC sells a Denali variant of the truck and the Canyon AT4 grade is coming soon.

No. 10 - Chevrolet Colorado

2021 Chevrolet Colorado

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Assembly Location: Wentzville, Missouri
The Chevrolet Colorado benefits from its strong engine lineup, diverse array of build options, comfortable ride, and high towing capacity. For the 2020 model year the Colorado has gotten an updated infotainment system and an extended list of standard and available features.

No. 9 - Tesla Model X

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Assembly Location: Fremont, California
The Tesla Model X is the most family-friendly model the California-based automaker delivers. It seats up to seven and has unique features like falcon wing doors, a mostly spartan interior, large infotainment screen, and a panoramic sunroof. The Model X can be optioned as a fairly typical EV daily driver or landed up to be a zippy hauler.

No. 8 - Chevrolet Corvette

2020 Chevrolet Corvette

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Assembly Location: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Chevrolet redesigned the Corvette for the 2020 model year. The new edition moves the engine to the middle and keeps airplane-inspired design, kicking it up a notch. The car is fast and capable of taking on the track with ease.

No. 7 - Honda Passport

2020 Honda Passport Photo courtesy of American Honda Motor Mfg. Inc.

Assembly Location: Lincoln, Alabama
The Honda Passport is back. Designed to be trail-ready, this luxe family hauler is a good choice for families or empty nesters who want and upgraded, near-premium two-row SUV but don't want to break the bank. The Passport was especially capable and comfortable when AutomotiveMap tested it in Yosemite National Park last year and while camping in the Roofnest Sparrow.

No. 6 - Honda Ridgeline

2020 Honda Ridgeline Photo courtesy of American Honda Motor Co., Inc

Assembly Location: Lincoln, Alabama
The Honda Ridgeline has as nice of an interior as you'll find in a midsize pickup. Its engine is powerful enough and paired with a standard nine-speed automatic transmission. It can tow and haul, but not as much as much of its competition. Still, its unique tailgate and in-bed trunk set it apart.

No. 5 - Honda Odyssey

2019 Honda Odyssey

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Assembly Location: Lincoln, Alabama
The Honda Odyssey is built alongside the Ridgeline and Passport at Honda's facility in Alabama. The models share many components, which is obvious to even the casual observer who sets foot inside any of the three. What they also have in common is their family-friendly appeal and high crash test ratings.

No. 4 - Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3

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Assembly Location: Fremont, California
The Model 3 is the smallest car in the Tesla lineup. AutomotiveMap recently test drove one for 90 days and the results were ... mixed ... but all in all, pretty positive for the EV.

No. 3 - Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S

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Assembly Location: Fremont, California
The Tesla Model S is currently the oldest car the company is selling, but it just hit a major innovation milestone. The Environmental Protection Agency just confirmed that you can get over 400 miles of range from the model making it the first production car to register that figure.

No. 2 - Jeep Cherokee

2020 Jeep Cherokee Photo courtesy of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.

Assembly Location: Belvidere, Illinois
The Jeep Cherokee is compact, but it packs a heck of a punch. Four adults can fit comfortably into the modern four-wheel drive SUV. It has one of the easiest-to-use infotainment systems available. Jeep has made the Cherokee's steering properly weighted to allow for easy maneuvering through rocks or parking lots.

No. 1 - Ford Ranger

2020 Ford Ranger

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Assembly Location: Wayne, Michigan
The Ford Ranger made a big splash when it was re-introduced, giving American buyers a smaller Ford truck to spend their money on yet again. Though it wasn't a completely new truck when it made its U.S. debut, Ford engineers had significantly modified the model for North American customizers, making it plenty off-road capable and a viable daily driver.

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The 2022 Acura TLX has the technology enabled.

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Toyota and Lexus announced that the WarnerMedia RIDE app would be coming to their models earlier this year. Now, Honda and Acura will be offering the same.

On certain Wi-Fi enabled Honda and Acura vehicles, AT&T unlimited in-car Wi-Fi users will have access to the WarnerMedia RIDE app. The app allows users to connect multiple devices in their vehicles to browse, stream and share premium content from the WarnerMedia library while on the road.

Honda and Acura vehicle owners have been able to use their on-board modem as a hot spot for connecting up to seven devices since 2017. Models compatible for the new tech include the Acura RDX (2019-present), Acura TLX (2021), and Acura MDX (2022) across all trim levels. Honda vehicles with the tech include Accord (2018-present, Touring), Odyssey (2018-present; Touring, Elite), Insight (2019-present, Touring)., Passport (2019-present; Touring, Elite)., and Pilot (2019-present; Touring, Elite, Black Edition).

The WarnerMedia RIDE App allows passengers to access 1,000+ hours of live and on-demand entertainment. The app includes hit TV shows and movies from top brands such as Cartoon Network, CNN, HBO Max, TBS, TNT and TruTV, spanning animation, entertainment, news, sports and more.

WarnerMedia RIDE app The WarnerMedia RIDE app allows users to choose their own avatar.Photo courtesy of Acura

Users can set up profiles and personalize their user exerpience with an avatar from the WarnerMedia library. Profiles also ensure age-appropriate content with options for adults to restrict access to their profiles with an access code.

"Wireless connectivity and connected car services continue to be key features for customers and our long-standing relationship with AT&T continues to be one way we deliver exciting new content to Honda and Acura owners," said Art St. Cyr, vice president of North American Auto Strategy for American Honda. "Honda will continue working to enhance the in-car experience, including the capabilities of the AT&T network and access to top content with WarnerMedia RIDE."

"We're always looking for new and innovative ways to elevate the connected car experience for our customers. With WarnerMedia RIDE, we are delivering a connected experience that's perfect for journeys," said Joe Mosele, vice president, Mobility & Internet of Things, AT&T. "Our collaboration is keeping Honda and Acura owners connected wherever they travel with hours of news and entertainment for the whole family."

WarnerMedia RIDE is available now in the App Store and on Google Play for all U.S. unlimited data plan subscribers. WarnerMedia RIDE is included at no additional cost for existing and new unlimited subscribers.

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The LEGO Speed Champions series is adding two new Dodge models to its lineup.

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The new LEGO Speed Champions series is expanding by two. A 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A and Mopar Dodge//SRT Top Fuel Dragster are being added to the growing collection. They are the first purple vehicle and first Top Fuel Dragster in the Speed Champion series.

"Owning, or aspiring to own, a Dodge muscle car is as much about the lifestyle of joining the Brotherhood of Muscle as it is about the vehicle purchase," said Tim Kuniskis, Dodge Brand Chief Executive Officer – Stellantis. "As a result, our brand enthusiasts are passionate about all things Dodge, including the latest cool collectibles. So, following the success of the Dodge 2018 LEGO Speed Champion building set, fans will now be able to build and show off not only the first ever 8-inch-wide (8W) muscle car, but also the first ever Plum Crazy 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A, along with an incredibly detailed 13½-long Top Fuel Dragster."

LEGO Speed Champions Dodge box The 627-piece Challenger T/A and Dragster include box art of their Rea-life counterparts. Photo courtesy of Stellantis

LEGO has had the Challenger over two inches high, five inches long, and 2.5 inches wide. The Dragster is four inches high thanks to its wing, and has a body that is 13.5 inches long and 2.5 inches wide.

The set features a male Challenger driver in Dodge-branded clothing. The Dragster has a female driver in a Dodge race suit.

"In 2021, we are extremely excited to reteam with Dodge and expand the Speed Champions 8W Vehicle Collection even further by including new vehicle types and building experiences, for the first time, that appeal to vehicle fans of all ages," said Christopher Stamp, LEGO Design Lead.

LEGO Speed Champions Dodge The set includes two models.Photo courtesy of Stellantis

The models will be released on June 1, 2021 at LEGO.com. Pricing for the models is not yet available.

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