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It Takes Roughly 40,000 Gallons of Water to Make a Car

Big Island, Hawaii, United States
Balazs Gardi, August 22, 2013

Each year roughly 16 million new cars are sold in the United States alone. The US is home to the largest car market of any country in the world with an estimated quarter of a billion registered passenger vehicles. Forty percent are less than six years old. It takes approximately 40,000 gallons of water to make a car.