Top 11 Best-Selling Pickup Trucks In America – March 2016 YTD


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Pickup truck sales jumped 10% to 238,000 units in the United States in March 2016, a year-over-year gain of more than 21,000 units.

Small/midsize pickup trucks were responsible for adding 6325 of those additional sales; full-size nameplates contributed another 15,013.

U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – March 2016 YTD

Led by the surging Toyota Tacoma and propelled along further by the Chevrolet Colorado’s best month since returning in late 2014, midsize truck volume rose 20% to 38,470 units – and rose 13% to 96,169 in 2016’s first-quarter – grabbing 16% of the overall truck market in March and in Q1. 

Full-size volume rose 8%, led by the Ford F-Series, America’s best-selling pickup line and best-selling line of vehicles overall. F-Series sales jumped 9%, a figure topped in the full-size category only by the much lower-volume GMC Sierra and Nissan Titan.

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Combined sales of GM’s two full-size pickups trailed the F-Series by 4370 units in March; by 6025 in the first-quarter. In the midsize sector, the Colorado and its GMC Canyon twin trailed the Tacoma by 5102 units in March; by 14,379 units in Q1.

You can click any model name in the table below to find historical monthly and yearly U.S. sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page. This table is sortable, so you can rank pickup trucks any which way you like. March best seller lists for cars and SUVs will be published soon.

Click Column Headers To Sort • March 2017 • April 2016 • February 2016March 2015

Rank
Best-Selling Truck
March
2016
March
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD
%
Change
#1
73,884
67,706 9.1% 186,121 177,312 5.0%
#2
47,966
45,193 6.1% 128,965 126,694 1.8%
#3 44,784 41,595 7.9% 113,367 101,511 11.7%
#4
21,548
17,395 23.9% 51,131 45,173 13.2%
#5
17,687
15,885 11.3% 44,576 39,666 12.4%
#6
10,002
11,508 -13.1% 25,535 28,757 -11.2%
#7
9718
6621 46.8% 22,620 19,126 18.3%
#8
8198
7128 15.0% 21,395 19,102 12.0%
#9
2867
2434 17.8% 7577 7152 5.9%
#10
1274
1048 21.6% 3271 2638 24.0%
#11
77 -100% 1 427 -99.8%
2 -100%
Total
237,928 216,590 9.9% 604,559 567,560 6.5%

Source: Automakers

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