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5 Best Boring Cars Of 2013

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1. Toyota (TM) Camry
MSRP: $22,235
Number sold through September: 31,871
Difference from 2012: 1.3%

Recall? What recall?

The Camry has put some serious mileage between itself and its troubled past and remains the most popular car in the U.S. Its sales are nearly identical to the Chevy Silverado and exceed those of the Dodge Ram. For yet another year, it's going to be the best-selling non-pickup vehicle in the U.S. Is it the combine 30 miles per gallon? The pindrop-quiet interior? The Bluetooth connection or the Entune App Suite entertainment and information center?

Maybe its the fact that it's tied with the soon-to-be-departed Dodge Avenger for the title of Most American-made midsize. A full 75% of its parts are made in the U.S., with the folks on the line in Georgetown, Ky., handling the assembly. Toyota's been churning out the Camry here since 1998 and, unlike its counterparts making the Avenger, doesn't plan to stop any time soon. 


-- Written by Jason Notte in Portland, Ore.

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Jason Notte is a reporter for TheStreet. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Esquire.com, Time Out New York, the Boston Herald, the Boston Phoenix, the Metro newspaper and the Colorado Springs Independent. He previously served as the political and global affairs editor for Metro U.S., layout editor for Boston Now, assistant news editor for the Herald News of West Paterson, N.J., editor of Go Out! Magazine in Hoboken, N.J., and copy editor and lifestyle editor at the Jersey Journal in Jersey City, N.J.
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